We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Bonnie Prince

166 Swarkestone Road, Derby DE73 5UE, England
+44 1332 702275
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good21%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible21%
Travellers talk about
“cake” (6 reviews)
“pudding” (8 reviews)
“curry” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
166 Swarkestone Road, Derby DE73 5UE, England
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (412)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 412 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Drinks are overpriced and glasses aren't filled to the top? Food comes so quickly which probably reflects the lack of time and effort that goes into it, such poor quality and portions are tiny. The chips were okay though. Food is average price but not...More

Thank Rockiscarlett
Reviewed yesterday

Excellent food at excellent at excellent priiv3s and a warm welcome And eat here anytime also great for parties

Review collected in partnership with Greene King
Thank Susan M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Friendly spacious local pub. Quite a large place - you could get lost after a few drinks! Plenty of outdoor seating and plenty of indoor seating and tables. Food is fairly typical pub menu but good and they have some vegan/veggie options including a vegan...More

Thank Treehugs
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went today for a pre Christmas family meal. We booked a table for 3pm ordered at around 3.30 didn't receive mains till 5pm even then they were coming at least 5 mins apart then had to wait ages for deserts the food was nice but...More

Thank rachelchich123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

No staff on (well 3 for 15+ waiting ordering food) limited food available, 10 minute wait for a drink ( on both visits to the bar). This has occurred last 3 visits to this place, "we are short / down on staff" typical staff response...More

1  Thank SayIthowyoufindit
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in having been shopping in the area. Not busy but quite a welcoming pub both staff and the dining area. Found a table by a window, menus on the table were extensive and offered food for all occasions. We priced a Nacho's sharer and...More

Thank Maurice J
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Excellent reasonably priced food plus the added bonus of a large play area for the kids. Service was brilliant.

Review collected in partnership with Greene King
Thank 228daniellam
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Had a nice meal here...quick service albeit expensive bar prices (which all Hungry Horses seem to have compared to other chains) but after a considerable wait for puddings the jam rolly polly was served cold with barely warm custard. It was replaced with a hot...More

Thank Paul9978
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Food served COLD & returned back to the kitchen within 9 MINUTES of ordering (although told there was a 45 MINUTE wait). Meals returned back to us in approx 5 MINUTES (Micrwaved)? Meal was Fish/Chips & Mushy Peas .

Review collected in partnership with Greene King
Thank 20davide2016
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Nice restaurant kids play area outside in good condition, food quality was excellent for a pub and price was reasonable

Review collected in partnership with Greene King
Thank unknown450
Nearby Restaurants
The Lawns Hotel
115 reviews
.76 km away
The Garden Restaurant at Swarkestone Nursery
143 reviews
1.56 km away
The Crewe and Harpur
498 reviews
1.41 km away
Curry art
8 reviews
.33 km away
Nearby Attractions
Trent Adventure
53 reviews
3.79 km away
Elvaston Castle
276 reviews
4.42 km away
Chip and Pin Micropub
98 reviews
4.44 km away
Calke Abbey
1,957 reviews
4.81 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
27 November 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from rachelchich123 | Reviewed this property |
there is seating out side of the play area so no
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$18
Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 166 Swarkestone Road, Derby DE73 5UE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Derby
  • Phone Number: +44 1332 702275
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing