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The Royal Telegraph

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73 London Road, Derby DE1 2QS, England
+44 1332 360634
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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We had just arrived in Derby and decided to try lunch in the pub. It has a lovely bar and the staff were very helpful and approachable. We ordered Sunday lunch- my partner had roast beef and I had the chicken. We have tried Sunday lunch in numerous fine dining places in London and Windsor and I have to say... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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220 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

I gave this place a visit having stayed over the Night in Derby only recently.Having spent the early part of the Night chatting and having a few Drinks with someone I had met in the Hotel I were staying,I decided to have a Wander towards the Town Centre for a Couple of Beverages once my Company decided to retire to... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Whenever me and my family are in town we always go here for a bite to eat. Bar staff are always lovely! Food is amazing...but not this time I don't know if there's been a change in chef's (if so get a new one!) I had the large brunch. My sister wanted the Brinner but got told they had no... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

excellent service with friendly staff good quality beer and food brilliant good relaxing atmosphere will visit again soon

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derby
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Every time I visit this establishment, I am amazed at quality of the food and drink at the price. It is my first choice go to or a decent lunch when I visit the City centre.

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dannyhj, Owner at The Royal Telegraph, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We appreciate your kind words and look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Durham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

My sisters and I chose the Royal Telegraph for our lunch. We all enjoyed our well-cooked food (chicken fajitas and rump steak) and a couple of bottles of really nice white house wine at only £7.25 a bottle!

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Thank Linda W
dannyhj, Owner at The Royal Telegraph, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind words. We are happy you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Went here with my husband for drinks ,service was good ,atmosphere good and the locals friendly ,outside is lovely and nicely done up .staff friendly and efficient .would visit again when in the area

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Thank Heather L
dannyhj, Owner at The Royal Telegraph, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

A dubious experience at best, but as a city centre pub it has a few good points. Foof was well presented and above average for a CC pub. the bar staff, obviously hardened by the job (hopefully) would not get a job in any 5* establishment but are efficient and fairly friendly. I'd go back but not for football on... More 

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Thank Cyst2016
dannyhj, Owner at The Royal Telegraph, responded to this review

Thankyou, I think! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

Great pub! Great atmosphere Friendly staff!, Loving the beer garden for a drink in the sun, great offers on shots and so clean everywhere xx

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

Go to telegraph when in town for shopping.Strangely never busy at lunchtime but it is a good place to eat and drink.Had great fish and chips and partner liver and onions both well satisried!. Good pint or Pedigree and 18quid bill won't better that value in Derby wherever you go!!.Service good and only negative is high volume of TVs but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73 London Road, Derby DE1 2QS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Derby
  • Phone Number: +44 1332 360634

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?