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The Cavendish Arms

$$ - $$$, British,
Derby Road | Doveridge, Ashbourne DE6 5JR, England
+44 1889 567500
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good9%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible24%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (2 reviews)
“sunday lunch” (4 reviews)
“real ale” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Derby Road | Doveridge, Ashbourne DE6 5JR, England
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

What a perfect local pub back in our village! The food is delicious and the staff very friendly and helpful! Thank you we will enjoy many more nights enjoying your food and hospitality x

Thank Newtothisreview
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Excellent meal and service. Lovely selection of gluten free food. Homely atmosphere and friendly staff.

Thank Carol A
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Four of us had Sunday lunch here recently. At £7.95 per head it represented excellent value and I've paid quite a lot more for an equivalent meal. The pub has a very friendly atmosphere, the staff were efficient, friendly and very helpful and the meal...More

Thank Glaws
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Doveridge FC U15s hosted Coventry Sky Blues. Following a comfortable 11-1 win The Cavendish Arms provided a superb lunch for both teams and parents - thank you very much. We look forward to our next home match and the after-match lunch.

1  Thank Keith F
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Our first visit to this recently re-opened pub. We spent a lovely few hours here, staff were all very friendly. Six of us ate and all enjoyed our meals and drinks. All meals were tasty, nice and hot and well presented. Would happily return next...More

Thank milliemum
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Invited some friends along for our first visit to the Cavendish since the changes. Friendly service, good beers and pub grub well done. We'll be back and so will our friends!

Thank Goes_nice_places
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Having seen the rundown state of The Cavendish Arms before Steve,Jen and Hayley got involved I must say that the transformation in such a short time is little more than amazing!!!.We have eaten there twice,once for a snack lunch and again for the Sunday Lunch.The...More

Thank derbydiner2016
Reviewed 10 September 2017

I have visited this pub 3 times since it opened a few weeks ago, the new owners are so lovely and friendly. The food is gorgeous and proper home cooked chips cooked to perfection id go as far as to say its the best meal...More

Thank Emma R
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

A beautiful place and clean pub and a first class meal well done Hayley & steve all the family enjoyed there meal .

Thank Mossy58
Reviewed 3 September 2017

First visit after the new landlord/landlady. The back ground music was too loud and was BOOM BOOM noisy kids . A lad was behind the bar in his football shirt an shorts , the barman didn't know how to pull a pint , it should...More

3  Thank Mr S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Bar, British, Pub
Drinks, Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Derby Road | Doveridge, Ashbourne DE6 5JR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Ashbourne
  • Phone Number: +44 1889 567500
A traditional country pub , with real ales and proper home cooked food ( real chips ) Gluten free menu available . A buzzing community local , with regular live music , popular events and themed evenings ! Able to cater for all occasions , of all sizes . Child friendly , dog friendly , with large outdoor gardens and rear car park .
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