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Derwentwater Arms

) #3 of 5 Restaurants in Calver $$ - $$$ , British,
Low Side | Hope Valley, Calver, Peak District National Park S32 3XQ, England
+44 1433 639211
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pie” (20 reviews)
“steak” (18 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Low Side | Hope Valley, Calver, Peak District National Park S32 3XQ, England
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1 - 10 of 204 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Today we had the BEST meal we've had since moving into the area 6 years ago, there was 6 of us that went and was pleasantly surprised by the menu it was lovely to find a pub that doesn't just serve roast dinners on a...More

1  Thank zoeweaver15
Kyk2010, Owner at Derwentwater Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Good Morning - thank you for your recent visit to the Derwentwater Arms - and for such a glowing review! We are so proud that you enjoyed your visit that much! We aim to serve good, honest homemade food at reasonable prices in a happy...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited as part of a weekend in the area. The pub was very welcoming with courteous, friendly staff who made us feel most welcome. We had a meal and can highly recommend the steak and ale pie and the pizza. Both were fresh, well...More

Thank Martin T
Kyk2010, Owner at Derwentwater Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good Evening, Thank you for your recent visit to the Derwentwater Arms. We are a small humble pub situated in the heart of the village of Calver. We aim to offer well cooked homemade food, fantastically kept ales; with our wines supplied by a local...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two of us had a meal here last night, at short notice - a decent meal, reasonably-priced, and friendly staff, but nothing special. The fact that they were only reasonably busy on a warm Saturday evening in June in the Peak District possibly says something:...More

Thank amdgriggs
Kyk2010, Owner at Derwentwater Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, thank you for your recent review. We are glad you chose to pop out to us this weekend. My husband and I returned back to the pub in December - after a management couple we placed in the pub unfortunately ran it down. Since...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the 3rd time in 5 years that I have eaten here. It is still good. The basic menu and a good specials board. The puddings were great and beautifully home made. Good value.More

Thank 57margaret1957
Kyk2010, Owner at Derwentwater Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good Evening, thank you for your recent review. I am glad that you have enjoyed your recent visit to the Derwentwater Arms. We aim to serve good home made food, fantastic ales, accompanied by great wines (and gins...) We are a traditional pub - with...More

Reviewed 21 May 2017

We were looking for somewhere to eat with our friends that would allow the dog. The Derwentwater Arms turned out to be perfect. Good beer, food cooked to our liking, excellent service, and a genuine welcome for the dog. In fact they even had some...More

Thank Paul H
Kyk2010, Owner at Derwentwater Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

Good morning, Thank you for your amazing review - we are just a humble pub that serves homemade food and well kept ales... our artisan pizzas are a must. We try and make a firefly and warm feeling for everyone - dog walkers, diners, outside...More

Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

We had been on quite a long walk and really needed some good food and a well deserved drink, and somewhere dog friendly. I'm so glad we came across the Derwentwater Arms. The location is fantastic if you are walking Curbar and Froggatt Edge as...More

Thank David1980z
Kyk2010, Owner at Derwentwater Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Good Evening, Thank you very much for your recent review of the Derwentwater Arms, Calver. All we try and do here at the Derwentwater is serve home cooked quality food at affordable prices in a comfortable and traditional pub setting. Our ales are well maintained...More

Reviewed 28 April 2017

Wen with husband for lunch. Warm welcome. Happy to find good choice on lite bite menu and at bargain prices. Husband had fish and chips and I had fish pie from specials board. All food cooked to order. Highly recommend and will return.More

Thank walton2diner
Kyk2010, Owner at Derwentwater Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2017

Good Afternoon - thank you for your recent review. We try and serve good honest homemade food at affordable prices. We use a fantastic fresh fish monger - which shows in the quality of our food. I am glad that you had a warm welcome-...More

Reviewed 24 April 2017

We arrived at the Derwentwater arms at about 8pm and it was heaving- the bar was full and so was the rest of the eating areas. Luckily we found a spot in the bar, which was great for our dog Maggie too!. I ordered the...More

Thank Emma J
Kyk2010, Owner at Derwentwater Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Good Evening - thank you for your return review. I am glad that you found that our standards have been retained here at the Derwentwater. As you can see that we have remained the same traditional style serving great foods, wines and ales in a...More

Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Turned up 'on spec' for lunch with a friend before a lovely walk in the peaks. We were warmly welcomed by the landlord and landlady before tucking into a beautifully home cooked, delicious 3 course meal. The decision on what to eat and drink was...More

Thank Hannah W
Kyk2010, Owner at Derwentwater Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Hello - thank you for taking to review our traditional /quaint little pub. We are trying hard to create a fantastic original pub that serves excellent food and great ales at affordable prices. Our aim is to make you feel like you are at home...More

Reviewed 22 April 2017

Stopped here early one evening after quite a long walk. Genuinely friendly staff and very much a locals pub that does food and take outs. Food was very good and tasty, all hot and no problems, the chilli & cheese fries {I think} which I...More

Thank NOmisK_13
Kyk2010, Owner at Derwentwater Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2017

Good Afternoon - Thank you for your recent review of the Derwentwater Arms, Calver. We appreciate all feedback. I am glad that you enjoyed our food and beer and that your service was friendly. Th hand dryer in the Gents is an ongoing joke with...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Low Side | Hope Valley, Calver, Peak District National Park S32 3XQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Peak District National Park  >  Hope Valley  >  Calver
  • Phone Number: +44 1433 639211
Description
The Derwentwater Arms is a warm & friendly Pub / Restaurant set high in the village of Calver it has great views of the surounding peaks and edges.It is set back from the main road in the 'old' village, a real hidden gem.
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