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The Old Nags Head

Grindsbrook Booth, Edale, Peak District National Park, England
+44 1433 670291
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good25%
  • Average18%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“kinder scout” (31 reviews)
“long walk” (27 reviews)
“pool table” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Grindsbrook Booth, Edale, Peak District National Park, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Really nice food, with excellent choices, specially the Carvery on Sundays with the trying to be funny carvery guy haha lovely man and the friendly staff, behind the bar, the only downfall with this pub is the limited parking and the lack of music choice,...More

Thank Alex N
Reviewed 1 week ago

This pub has something of a captive audience (thought there is another eatery by the station) so bargains are not to be expected here. It is a pleasant olde worlde ambience and there appeared to be a range of real ales but sadly only a...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this pub on the basis of a gushing review in The Times. It was the only one they could find in this part of the country between the Pennines and the North Sea . I had fond memories of the Nags from fifty...More

Thank sailor62Nottingham
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ate at the pub following a long walk and was very hungry. My friend's meals looked substantial and generally most were satisfied with their meals. However I had the Steak and Kidney with puff pastry and when I removed the pastry I found one...More

Thank Malcolm C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the Kinder Scout walk from Edale and after a long exhausting day we stopped at The Old Nags Head for dinner. When we walked into the pub it was like stepping back into the past. Inside we found a cosy atmosphere in a...More

Thank Alex G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The pub is at the start of the Pennine Walk in a beautiful surroundings but the food and impersonal service spoilt the whole. We ordered fish and chips and boy, they were so greasy dripping of oil. The service was not particularly friendly (was not...More

Thank Diotima2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came on a Sunday for lunch, had the pick and mix sausage recommended by the staff and my wife had the ham egg and chips, the chips where slightly crispy but apart from that everything tasted really good, we had a couple of drinks after...More

1  Thank Nathan E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited The Old Nags Head recently and had the classic burger following a walk to Kinder Scout. Sadly, the meat was of a quality akin to that of a greasy burger from a late-night, car park burger van. I wouldn't usually have minded save...More

Thank jwj921
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely looking pub at the start of the Penine Way. It is in all the guide books, so is very famous and great to look at. We had lunch there and the food was good, as was the beer. However it felt that we...More

Thank Doghank01
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not just a perfect place to have a pub due to its location and the fact myself and my girlfriend love a daytime drink and a great place to walk about but this pub has the lot. The staff are lovely not sure if I...More

1  Thank Alex K
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“Hi all at the Nags Head, I have seen on various sites that you are mountain bike friendly. Can you please confirm that you have undercover/secure storage for the bikes if we were to book a cottage? Thanks in advance”
22 March 2017|
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Are dogs allowed in accommodation?
17 January 2017|
Response from ukmule | Reviewed this property |
yes, dogs are welcome inside.
Ruth M
Are dogs allowed in accommodations
17 January 2017|
Response from Linda P | Reviewed this property |
Unsure to be honest but you are allowed to take them into the bar - worth giving them a call - sorry I can't be any more help
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Grindsbrook Booth, Edale, Peak District National Park, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Peak District National Park  >  Hope Valley  >  Edale
  • Phone Number: +44 1433 670291
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