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The Horse & Jockey

Brackenfield Lane | Wessington, Alfreton DE55 6DW, England
+44 1773 309482
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good25%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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Restaurant Hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Brackenfield Lane | Wessington, Alfreton DE55 6DW, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In the middle of a village. Dark windy roads to get there but well worth it. Massive car park. Beautiful building from the outside. Inside is amazing. Oak flooring, beautiful bar. All staff dressed in uniform. I had booked online. They had my booking -...More

Thank Janet71sykes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thursday night, family party of 8. This recently renovated Country Pub has become very popular and I can see why. Plenty of menu choices, including gluten free and vegetarian, which suited members of our group. Decent range of keg beers. Everyone enjoyed their meals -...More

Thank jandlUk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed my visit to The Horse and Jockey for mid-week Dinner after reading good reviews on here and Facebook. The place is beautiful, excellently renovated and similar vibe to Morwood Moor. We were able to eat in the bar or restaurant, the only difference...More

Thank KevClarke0410
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Monday evening special Pie and a Pint - great value great service great pub - recommended - (superb gravy!)

Thank Graham H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After booking and being asked if we had any issues with the stairs we were seated in the basement. I didn’t know there was a basement , however we asked if we could move back upstairs which they did within 3 minutes of asking. Downstairs...More

2  Thank _vicki_wallis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service/accommodation, very friendly, welcoming and helpful with all our needs. Breakfast is superb only wish we had stayed longer to enjoy a lunch or evening meal but attended a wedding so other meals were elsewhere unfortunately. Thank you for the hospitality. Diolch yn fawr,...More

Thank Dayo56
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Horse & Jockey has a long held reputation for it restaurant and food. Since a lengthy refurbishment, the restaurant capacity has been greatly increased along with the addition of 14 bedrooms. The refurbishment has been carried out using lots of oak and done in...More

Thank Haslander
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

First impressions were good as we walked into a very pleasant bar area and were met by a smiling member of staff who efficiently escorted us to our table in the restaurant. We were served our choice of drinks quickly and our orders were taken...More

2  Thank Marky509
Reviewed 16 September 2017

We had booked in for a Saturday as a little, private celebration of my graduation and it was a disaster! Upon arriving the bar had one barman and a massive crowd. We waited for 10 mins to try and get drinks but to no avail,...More

6  Thank Victoria J
EmilyHarris2017, Reservations Manager at The Horse & Jockey, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your feedback, please accept our most sincere apologies for the issues you encounted during your visit to The Horse & Jockey. Our manager Lindsey has however since replied to the email sent by your partner regarding your visit in an attempt to...More

Reviewed 15 September 2017

Ref Sunday lunch... it was as expected to be All dente as this seems the norm with modern restaurants, but the veg was raw? and the plate cold, i enjoyed the chicken but let down by veg,.More

1  Thank Peter G S
EmilyHarris2017, Reservations Manager at The Horse & Jockey, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

Thank you for your feedback, we are sorry to hear you were disappointed with the vegetables served with your Sunday lunch. We do as you mentioned serve all of our vegetables al dente however we are always happy to cook this for longer to give...More

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howard p
24 February 2017|
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Response from EmilyHarris2017 | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry, unfortunately our hotel is not dog friendly however they are welcomed in our bar area. Kind regards, The Horse & Jockey Team.
Michelle H
21 February 2017|
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Response from EmilyHarris2017 | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry, dogs are welcomed in our bar area but unfortunately not in our main restaurant. We do however serve bar snacks and sandwiches for you to enjoy in the bar area. Kind regards, The Horse & Jockey... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brackenfield Lane | Wessington, Alfreton DE55 6DW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Alfreton
  • Phone Number: +44 1773 309482
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The Horse and Jockey is a contemporary Gastro Pub and Hotel in Wessington, Alfreton, Derbyshire. Located in a recently refurbished historical pub building, in the heart of the village. We are focused on providing friendly service in a wonderful setting whilst serving innovative, high quality food created from locally sourced produce to ensure the freshest of flavours. With 14 stunning en-suite bedrooms each with an individual design.
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