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The Bowling Green Inn

2 North Avenue, Ashbourne DE6 1EZ, England
+44 1335 342511
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (258 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 North Avenue, Ashbourne DE6 1EZ, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited here with a group of friends. Had a great night. If you like steak then this is the place for you ... great quality beef, well cooked and presented ... the Scottish black pudding and haggis is the perfect side order or starter. It...More

Thank dinger2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were disappointed by the food and service and general lack of care when we visited here I am sorry to say as we had high hopes given reviews - maybe we caught you on a bad day but it wasn't full and that wasn't...More

Thank Sheree A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time here celebrating our anniversary. Shame to say that some of the members of staff are rude and unhelpful.

Thank owllover5
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is the 2nd time I have been to the Bowling Green Inn. I could not recommend it enough, the food is outstanding and the portions for the price are brilliant. If you are in the Ashbourne area you have to come here and try...More

Thank Jason H
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Had a fabulous night and a fantastic meal here. There was 6 in our party and everyone loved the food. I would and have recommended this to friends since our visit.

Thank Warren T
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We went for lunch here and the food is great. Good meat dishes and big portions! The staff were so accommodating and very child friendly. Although no baby change facilities, they were happy for me to change a nappy in a discrete part of the...More

Thank amy w
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Just eaten here after various local recommendations and we are glad we listened to them Great food and the staff were really friendly and attentive, had the steak and it was a really good cut of meat cooked really well. If you like steak it’s...More

Thank Nick F
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

A big thank you to all the staff at the Bowling Green. We paid a visit for our Easter Sunday lunch and were not disappointed. The Sunday roasts are amazing! The staff were fantastic - couldn’t have asked them to be more attentive. Well done...More

Thank Bernie-Ann
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

We was really looking forward to visiting here after reading some of the reviews. But overall the food let our evening down. Big portions does not make up for rubbish food! A few leaves on a plate is not a salad, peppercorn sauce was not...More

3  Thank hayleyjohn88
Reviewed 30 March 2018

Friendly staff and a really lovely meal. Starters were very good, and the steaks cooked perfectly. The chicken fricasse was beautifully moist with fluffy rice. Deserts were delicious. Service was excellent. We will definitely be back.

Thank Tibbsy14
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Questions & Answers
February 9, 2018|
Response from Ian B | Reviewed this property |
yes they are in the bar area
Elaine M
December 22, 2017|
Response from Cdr10gaa | Reviewed this property |
You have to ring before to confirm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$26
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 North Avenue, Ashbourne DE6 1EZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Ashbourne
  • Phone Number: +44 1335 342511
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