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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%
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“pie” (20 reviews)
“pizza” (12 reviews)
“steak” (18 reviews)
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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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61 - 70 of 211 reviews

Reviewed 18 April 2016

Always good going to a local where you get great service and decent pub food washed down by a nice pint. Wont break the bank either. Last visit approx. 1 month back with family of 6 and it was less than £100 for 2 courses...More

Thank G6rby
Kyk2010, Owner at Derwentwater Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2016

Hello and thank you for your recent review. Its fantastic to hear such lovely feedback.mm we endeavour to keep on with the great service food and pricing. Its great to see you would recommend us! We look forward to seeing you again soon! Thank you.

Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

As a Group of ladies we visited Chatsworth House and stopped off to eat here after, staff very friendly , Pub just average ,service was good and being a Sunday, most of us had Sunday Lunch, was nice enough but I would just rate it...More

Thank Chris F
Kyk2010, Owner at Derwentwater Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2016

Hello, thank you for reviewing. We are very lucky to be placed in close proximity to some fantastic local tourist attractions. I am sorry you found it average, we are a pub that serves honest homemade food. We are proud of what we do..perhaps if...More

Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

Nothing posh just honest pub grub. Lovely gravy! I'd like to return on a summers evening & sit outside.More

Thank shazbatzannie
Kyk2010, Owner at Derwentwater Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2016

Hello, thank you for your review... Everyone's point of view is precious to us. We aim to sell good quality home cooked food that is affordable... We are a pub through abs through and this is an identity we intend to keep. We look forward...More

Reviewed 6 March 2016

My Daughter took me here today for Mothers day. The service was really good, Warm and friendly staff, old cosy and clean surroundings and amazing food, The portions were very generous and well presented. Flavours were really good, Everything was the best it could be,...More

Thank debbie t
Kyk2010, Owner at Derwentwater Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2016

Hello, thank you for your review. We are working on our signage to try and help others find our country gem - so sat navs and new signs should help people find us :) I am so glad you enjoyed your meal here, using local...More

Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

Haven't been here for a while and wondered if they had changed hands but spotted the sign for pizza and popped in for dinner. We were then pleasantly surprised to find out it was 2 pizzas for £10 on a Thursday. Service was quick, the...More

Thank Lovelylaura66
Kyk2010, Owner at Derwentwater Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2016

Hello, thank you for your recent visit to the Derwentwaters Caver... I am glad you have enjoyed our delicious pizzas... We aim to have a thin and crispy bottom (achieved using our stone based pizza oven)... We use fantastic quality meats and cheeses to create...More

Reviewed 3 January 2016

I only rediscovered this superb pub a few weeks ago on a visit to the area. Have returned twice as the atmosphere is incredibly welcoming, warm and friendly. I haven't eaten here, but have enjoyed calling in for a couple of pints, with my dog....More

Thank Guido1597
Kyk2010, Owner at Derwentwater Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2016

Hello, thank you for your recent review- we really appreciate everyone's opinions... I'm glad you have enjoyed your drinks and the atmosphere... We try and make it as friendly and relaxed as possible. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

I'm losing track of the number of Sunday visits we have made to this lovely family run pub now but the Sunday roasts are so good we keep returning. Very friendly staff, always a great selection of food on offer and reasonably priced. Very lucky...More

Thank Katie S
Kyk2010, Owner at Derwentwater Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2015

Hello, and thank you your recent lovely review. We are pleased that you enjoy our delicious home cooked Sunday lunches so much you are a frequent visitor to our establishment. We pride ourselves on friendly service, good home cooked food and fantastic ales. Happy New...More

Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

Came here for lunch on Boxing Day wit my family. The food was excellent, very generous portions and a great choice on the menu. Friendly staff and lovely cosy atmosphere. Would highly recommend.

Thank Champers_21
Kyk2010, Owner at Derwentwater Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2015

Hello, thank you for your delightful feedback. We are a pub that serves home made portions - proper pub portions, great ales and good service. We hope you have a fantastic 2016, and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

A friend living in the area took us to this pub. Car park was empty on arrival so straight away you think oh no why. We were welcomed on arrival and pleased food was being served. Pub was warm on such a cold afternoon. I...More

Thank Katie B
Kyk2010, Owner at Derwentwater Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2015

Hello thank you for your review - we are always glad to receive everyones points of view. We are glad that you have enjoyed your vist to the derwentwater arms. We are very proud of our produce, menus, staff, local wine supplier- Hatterslys of bakewell...More

Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

Really nice pub with the best food we had all week on family holiday to Derbyshire. Steak and Ale pie was fantastic. Having Hobgoblin on draught always a bonus too. All the family enjoyed what they ordered. Ned..More

Thank nedtherossi
Kyk2010, Owner at Derwentwater Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2015

Hello, thank you for your recent review. We really appreciate you have taken your time to do this for us. We are glad that you found our food truly delicious during your recent break. We are very proud of then food we produce here and...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$19
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, View
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
  • E-mail
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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