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The Old Dog

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Thorpe $$ - $$$ , British,
Spend Lane, Thorpe, Ashbourne DE6 2AT, England
+44 1335 350990
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (59 reviews)
“sandwiches” (20 reviews)
“fries” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Spend Lane, Thorpe, Ashbourne DE6 2AT, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect find on our way to Dovedale. What a stunning place, candles, blankets, sheepskins and for me the icing on the cake the cowbell table identifiers - stunning all of it and the food was fantastic If my local was this fabulous I would be...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Planned to stop for lunch here while walking on Tissington Trail. 2.5 miles (ish) from car park to pub and back again. Very nice selection of drinks there and some ones that senior had not had before, very nice burgers and chips. Also had bowls...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent burgers, great deco and cool atmosphere. Really enjoy after a long day of hiking in Peak District

Thank Pierre L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We called in here after walking on the Tissington Trail with our dog and found that this pub really does welcome dogs both outside and inside. Good food too. And they serve Orangina which is unusual in an English pub.

Thank BalletRusse
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good- lovely public house near Thorpe cloud and Dovedale . Excellent for walkers. Bad- menu has been changed recently and its is very small expensive and limited. This is a lovely pub and when complained we were told they wanted it to be an "...More

Thank Ash C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walked down from a local campsite. Lovely pub, with helpful staff and great seating outdoors (but also sheltered). Only down side was the 45min wait for food, but its was delicious when it did arrive :) Limited 'kids' menu ('sides') but mine loved the chicken...More

Thank The_stobas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the place as soon as I walked in, good to see locals and walkers in the pub with there dogs. Still had that old feeling to it, lit up by real candles, the atmosphere was great, reminded me of an old spit and sawdust...More

Thank madster80
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a brilliant walk to the pub from Ilam park and arrived wet and hungry for lunch at this fantastic country pub. Staff were most welcoming to ourselves and our dogs and we could sit anywhere we liked with them. The pub is furnished...More

1  Thank Rachael W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nicely done up pub, very welcoming, short menu of burgers, hotdogs, ribs and salads. All v nice, great beer selection.

Thank Likesitlux
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The exterior of this pub doesn't look much - plain apart from the two dark grey boards with the name of the pub in cream. However, inside the pub has a very warm and inviting atmosphere. I imagine that it has been modernised fairly recently...More

1  Thank Hugh B
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siobhan h
21 August 2017|
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Response from strawberrypig | Reviewed this property |
Hi The Old Dog has the same menu on all days, the beer is excellent food is in my view secondary. Locally the Okeover Arms at Mappleton does an excellent traditional Sunday lunch, booking is essential as it is very popular.
Pete M
4 May 2017|
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Response from bron m | Reviewed this property |
Sorry only just seen this. You can't book. But you will be fine.
6 September 2016|
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Response from James C | Reviewed this property |
Yes definitely.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$19
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Spend Lane, Thorpe, Ashbourne DE6 2AT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Ashbourne  >  Thorpe
  • Phone Number: +44 1335 350990
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