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The Peacock at Rowsley Restaurant

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Bakewell Road, Rowsley, Peak District National Park DE4 2EB, England
+44 1629 733518
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had dinner in here last night on way home from a six mile walk,have been once before some time ago,& it didn't disapoint still some of the best food we have ever had anywhere & can highly recommend. only had mains,i had fish & chips gorgeous,& the portion size is enormous,my partner had steak in ale pie which i tasted... More 

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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are looking for an amazing experience that is going to make you feel like a King, then The Peacock at Rowsley is the venue for you! I can only imagine how spectacular their 15 Rooms must be to stay in, alas we were here only to dine. From Reception we were taken through to the bar where we... More 

Thank Greg W
Matlock, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is some years since we last ate at the Peacock. On our return, we were not disappointed. The ambiance is still that of an old, comfortable country house hotel. The dining room is relatively small and intimate. The bar has a fine atmosphere and the lounge is comfortable. The food is excellent, interesting, imaginative and above all tasty. The... More 

Thank TheWeedons
Derby, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A regular get together for 5 friends, on this occasion we chose the Peacock & were very satisfied. We had a drink in the cosy bar while we looked at the menu & all chose from the lighter lunch choices. This simply means a main sized starter & sweet & a half size main. I think we all agreed that... More 

Thank Kathryn R
Bude, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is some 40 years since I last visited the Peacock, and I am pleased to report that the welcome, food and ale are as good today as they were the last time I visited!

Thank alanl58_10
East Midlands
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I came here because I was in the area and needed somewhere to chill for an evening. There is a good choice of beer - mostly Marstons - but there is a bit of a feel of a commercial chain about the place, rather than a local. The beer is good but the food menu is grim.

Thank AChir
Jess G, Public Relations Manager at The Peacock at Rowsley Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello there. This review doesn't seem to be for us - The Peacock. Was this for the Grouse and Claret next door? If so, could we ask you to delete this review and repost? More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We have visited this lovely old hotel before and enjoyed a perfect Sunday lunch. On this occasion we went with 2 friends on New Year's day. The food was superb, beautifully coooked and presented and generous portion sizes. The staff are extremely pleasant, very helpful and although aware of their diners requirements are not intrusive in any way. They also... More 

Thank Joyce_gas
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We regularly use the Peacock as a convenient place to meet in the afternoon and the the service is always good. There is not a large range on offer but what is offered is good. It is sometime since we have had an evening meal there but when we did the food and service were excellent.

Thank loxleybottom
Matlock, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Have called in several times and food I'm the bar has always been good. Not the cheapest place around, but quality of food and ambience makes it good for a treat.

Thank rowsleymarine
Derby, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

My family and I booked a Christmas Day dinner at the peacock on Christmas Day. There were 12 of us in our party and the whole experience from start to finish was exceptional. The food, the service and the attention to detail was fantastic! Yes it was pricey, but worth every penny, in our option you get what you pay... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$77
Bar, British, European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bakewell Road, Rowsley, Peak District National Park DE4 2EB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Peak District National Park  >  Rowsley
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 733518
  • This restaurant is at The Peacock at Rowsley
A perfect spot for visiting the Peak National Park, Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall. The Peacock is located in the small, pretty village of Rowsley. We serve delicious food both lunch and dinner in the warm and cosy surroundings of our atmospheric bar. Our 3 dining rooms overlook our gardens and lunch is served from 12 noon til 2 pm and dinner from 7pm to 9 pm (8.30 Pm) on Sunday. We offer something for everyone from a bowl of homemade soup to our fine dining experience in the evening and we have been awarded 3 rosettes by the AA. Reservations for our dining rooms and first come first served for our bar. We look forward to welcoming you.
The Peacock at RowsleyBakewell Road, Rowsley, Derbyshire. DE4 2EB

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