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 Selected Comments in Chesterfield

Anne
 Ok
Ok but the Shoulder of Mutton is cheaper the food better and better company
ok for a swift half
Monday, April 30, 2018Rating: rosettes

Stella the other half
 Give us a try
Good food great company
Sexy Landlord
Monday, April 30, 2018Rating: rosettes

James Ronain
 
Full of Chavs and wannna be Football Hooligans
Had one pint which tasted flat and left.
Saturday, April 28, 2018Rating: No rosettes

Jane
 Great Manager
Jane and Clare always go to the punch bowl on Saturday night. Mick is a great manager and a really nice guy.
Monday, August 22, 2016Rating: rosettes

Mrs K.Beer
 Sunday lunch
My 4 friends and myself went for lunch yesterday and the meal was not satisfactory it was nearly cold I had beef and just 2 very small pieces of beef on top of Yorkshire pudding which was like cardboard asked for no bean and 5 minutes later came with beans and the manager said it was already done beforer I asked . I asked for a place mat and it was given to me with gravy stains on it I had to ask for 3 knives and forks as they were not brought with the meal.i complained about the 2 small pieces of meat and when I finaley saw the manager about it he said the kitchen manager had said they were all the same but mine wasn't.. When I confronted him about this he walked away and said he wasn't argueing about it.The potatoes had lumps in and the gravy like water .I shall not be going in that pub ever again,and it wasn't busy with food.. He charged me the full price and as good as called me a liar how unprofessionable.
Monday, May 16, 2016Rating: No rosettes

Mr Morris
 25th August 7.30pm
It says welcome over the door but the bar staff are anything but! Pony tailed barmaid drinking tea, chatting to a friend, ignoring a customer in favour of one who walked in after them.(and its not the first time its happened.)
A positive customer experience - I dont think so !
Sunday, August 25, 2013Rating: No rosettes

Judith Knighton
 
Had lunch today and it was the nicest meal we have had for some time..The fish pie was particularly good and the deserts delicious.The service was a little slow as they were quite busy but it was well worth waiting for and beautifully presented .We will return
Monday, August 27, 2012Rating: rosettes

BEN
 IDIOTS
this pub does not keep proper cider but magnars and strongbow and they put ice in the cider????????
why the f..k would you put ice in cider ,you wouldnt put ice in lager.
Thursday, August 23, 2012Rating: rosettes

HARRY BARNWORTHY
 STINKY TOILETS
TRIED TO ORDER A VEGITERIAN MEAL WAS TOLD THIS WAS NOT POSSIBLE THEN ASKED FOR A PINT OF NATCH AGAIN THE SPOTTY BOY BEHIND BAR DIDNT HAVE A CLUE WHAT I WAS TALKING ABOUT WONT BE GOING BACK. AND THEY REALLY SHOULD DO SOMETHING ABOUT THE SMELL COMING FROM THE GENTS. OVERATED
Wednesday, August 22, 2012Rating: rosettes

Pete
 No Thank You
Blokes dressed as women dancing with other men. hardly a fun night out for a family.
Thursday, June 28, 2012Rating: No rosettes

HOWARD
 Tasted like piss
ale was weak
Thursday, June 7, 2012Rating: No rosettes

Reb
 Terrible food & service!
I have heard a lot of great things about the Cock and Magpie Inn, but have just been for a meal for my mothers birthday and we are all very disappointed. We waited half an hour to order, to be told that there are no chips (served with every dish), understandable when busy... No need when there is a supermarket on your doorstep!
When the food finally arrived the steaks were tough and not cooked as ordered, the gammon and pork were dry and inedible. The tuna was destroyed due to over-cooking and the service was terrible.
When speaking to the Landlady, she raised her voice, was extremely rude, aggressive and disagreed with every point we had to make! I was actually embarrassed and appalled by her performance.
Wednesday, June 6, 2012Rating: No rosettes

Dawn
 Gone down hill
Tuesday, May 29, 2012Rating: rosettes

Sue and David Black
 
Mr. Pickering must have visited the Nettle on a rare 'off day'. My wife and I take close family, including a six year old, to The Nettle regularly.
Our difficulty is that we struggle to find enough superlatives between us, to describe our enjoyment of food, drink and atmosphere of this special place.
The draught beer and wines we regard as libation, the food is epicurean..and anyone who crosses the threshold over the Christmas period will quickly be warmed with festive spirit and a feeling of 'bonhomie'.
I would most earnestly suggest to Mr. Pickering that a return visit would be worthwhile, even if only to try the spiced plum crumble for dessert. We had some today.
One of our number thought this to be 'SPICED RUM CRUMBLE', which is was not, but even without any alcoholic content it was intoxicating......from a family recipe, I believe...... and a remarkable confection...truly superb!!
In adding this comment, I am fully aware that any readers of these words will rush to try some, and it may become more difficult to book a table. But it would be unfair to leave Mr. Pickering's comment as the last entry on this web site. The Nettle is part of the Sloan family, the building would be an empty husk without them, and they, and their staff are fully deserving of our patronage, our support and our thanks.
Sunday, December 11, 2011Rating: rosettes

David Beresford
 
I lived for most of my life within half a mile of this pub.
It was then called 'The Steelsmelters Arms' due to the 'Smelting' of steel at local steelworks. I dont know why the 'S' has been dropped over the years. Probably as a result of the lowering standards of education in ur system.
Tuesday, September 6, 2011Rating: No rosettes

Pete Pickering
 Extremely poor
We were greeted in a friendly enough fashion, then completely ignored. When I enquired, 25 minutes after our booked time, what was happening, we were shown through to a nearly empty dining area, with no apology or explanation. We had been forgotten. The carvery was dismal by any standards. I don't know if someone had forgotten to put the joints in the oven, or if they were economising on gas, but the beef was running blood, and the lamb wasn't much better. The pork was encased in a huge layer of fat, a lamentable carvery trick to serve less meat, as is the small plate and large Yorkshire. All three were well in evidence. Meat is supplied by someone named, maybe they should consider their client list. Potatoes were obviously supplied by World of Leather and Solvite. Veg had the taste and texture of yesterday's leftovers. Dessert was not disastrous, but did have a tough, cardboard-like side to it. Nothing was very warm, including the plates, nobody bothered to ask if everything was ok, no sauces or condiments were offered, and the eventual complaint was simply ignored. I would say it was cliquey, except that everyone seemed to be treated with equal disdain. At £14.30 for two courses, the value is simply appalling, especially when the (very) local competition is considered. The gentleman I assumed to be the proprieter also tried to serve me at least 1/4 pint short and disappeared, thankfully the other barman rectified this. Nice cars outside, slow down to look, but definitely drive on by.
Monday, July 25, 2011Rating: No rosettes

Jack1947
 Listed in the CAMRA Good Beer Guide 2011.
Wednesday, June 15, 2011Rating: No rosettes

Jack1947
 Listed in the CAMRA Good Beer Guide 2011.
Wednesday, June 15, 2011Rating: No rosettes

Pete
 
Excellent old-style pub with loads beer memorabilia and, more importantly, a large range of excellently kept draught beers. A bit out of the way, but well worth that bit of extra effort to get there.
Sunday, June 12, 2011Rating: rosettes

Janet Williams
 Fantastic!
Myself and my partner visited The Nettle recently on a Tuesday evening and had one of the best meals we have had in a long time! The food was delicious and very well presented, the staff were friendly and welcoming and went out of their way to accomodate to my partners special dietry requirements. 10/10 we will be returning soon!
Thursday, September 2, 2010Rating: rosettes

Sandra M
 Friendly, inviting, great customer service
I love the nettle, a quiet drink or a meal what a great place to be. We are going to take the in-laws next weekend as they are keen to try it because we have spoke of the 'special place' with great food on so many occasions. Not too far from where we live and on a hot sunny day you could be in Provence (another of our favourite places). The food was absolutely divine, yes the service was perhaps a bit slow but we were in no rush and perhaps other restuarants just rush you through, eagerly wanting your table for the next lot of customers and that is what we are used to in this fast pace of life! So if you want to relax, enjoy some good food in excellent surroundings this is the place to go.
Friday, August 13, 2010Rating: rosettes

down right disappointing
 
After walking out of here a few months ago having seemed to have been forgotten by waiting staff we thought we'd give it another chance. Well wish we hadn't we finally after a long wait(considering there were only about 10 other people in, including ourselves and we ordered 2 sandwiches and a salad!) two of us finally were served, we had to ask for the second sandwich sometime later as it seemed to be forgotten. I had a prawn and chorizo salad which came with two prawns which was incredibly disappointing and I had also asked to leave the onion off my salad, unfortunately the chef mustn't be able to read as it came with the onion!! We weren't asked if we would like sauces etc and never offered anymore to drink till they came to clear our plates. The staff seem to wander round like zombies with no intent of actually doing their job. Most disappointing again, don't think there'll be anymore chances for this place!
Saturday, June 12, 2010Rating: No rosettes

Mark Allsop
 Lovely food. Welcoming staff. Nice.
Monday, May 17, 2010Rating: rosettes

sue
 
hi nat, my auntie dot worked there as a bar staff when it first opened around 1988/89 after running her own pub the old feathers for years, it's demolished now i believe though. i moved to benidorm whilst she worked at your nan's pub, she loved it there so i knew i could leave england with piece of mind. after being her own boss for all those years at the old feathers i worried she would adapt to being employee, not the boss. i doubt your nan and grandad are the people she was employed by, but the pub is the same i guess. my aunt “dot” dorothy jarvis sadly died while working there, she went home to her home on holme hall after a happy night at work, but passed away in the night. it was thanks to a concerned team of staff from the pub they went to her home and found her before she was dead too long, then they contacted me here in spain. she was so happy there in that pub, if kept her going i will one day come to visit that lovely pub, h hope i meet your nan and grandad. sue loveland(nee gallimore) benidorm, spain
Tuesday, April 20, 2010Rating: rosettes

ben hunter
 great food and service
We really like this place, cosy surroundings and great service- nice staff who leave you to it, rather than asking if you are enjoying your meal every 5 minutes - which is bloody annoying! I cannot fault this place. The carvery is first class and delicious with everthing you could want. We travel miles to visit this place and it is worth it every time.
Saturday, April 3, 2010Rating: rosettes

John Major
 Best pub in Chesterfield
This pub really is the best pub in Chesterfield. My wife and I were made to feel very welcome. The choice of real ales, ciders & wines is second to none. Treat yourself next time you are in Chesterfield
Tuesday, March 23, 2010Rating: rosettes

Mick Coleman
 Good local food
I happened upon this pub whilst en route to Ashover. It looked charming from the outside. The interior did not disappoint - log fire, cosy welcoming atmosphere. Good pint of Farmer's bitter. Great ribeye steak sandwich, meat froma local butcer, bread from a local baker, Buxton cheese (all suplliers were credited on a list in the pub). Delicious food, promptly served - just £7 which was great value. The barman even came out into the carpark to tell me my meal was almost ready, as I had returned to my car to attaned to my dogs. He invited me to bring the dogs into the pub!
Nice food, nice people - i do not recognise the negative nature of the earlier reviews at all. Is it the same pub?
Friday, March 12, 2010Rating: rosettes

k nemeth
 would like to know if this pub is opening
i am interested in the terms of this public house and if a landlord has already been chosen i am interested as a previous landlady with restaurant and pub experience would like to know the conditions and risks in this venture as i know too well the disadvantages
Tuesday, March 9, 2010Rating: rosettes

Mrs J Elsworth
 
Visited today hoping we could get a table as usually at weekends we would book as it is very popular. Not actually visited here for a while and really so astonished that what was good is now extreemly good !!
Always enjoyed our meals but tonight there was a different feel. The food was more than excellent and you have to remind yourself just what you are paying !! We are very used to the Chequers up the road, but trust me this is worth the journey. If you want a similar menu for less !! than the so called buy one get one free ie the Chequers at Dronfield, venture here to the Cock and Magpie 'two for one', which they do mid-week . Our experience tonight which was steak evening with a free sweet..The food is presented so well and to be honest we have got so used to the buy one get from free meal regime this was totally ..well how it used to be..!! It was excellent The food was cooked well ,and to our liking and the service was excellent..I really feel we have lost our sense of venturing out to little pubs like this one ..who have so much to offer ,,we need to get away from the likes of what really is fast food at these so called restaurants,,I would recommend eating at the Cock and Magpie. It caters for all tastes and budgets; I forgot to mention the desert was devine. Well done to the staff and owners who I think are new since the last time we visited.
I certainally will be revisiting this little piece of food heaven again.
Friday, January 22, 2010Rating: rosettes

John Smith
 The Blue Bell Inn, Station Road, North Wingfield,
A beautiful olde worlde pub and restaurant approx. 10 mins. from M1 jct. 29.
Tasty bar snacks and a wonderful restaurant. Very welcoming.
Wednesday, January 6, 2010Rating: rosettes

Karen Bull
 POOR QUALITY EXPENSIVE FOOD
We went to this pub today for a family lunch of 10 people. The food was not good, poor standard carvery, which would have been better with freshened up veg instaed of the lukewarm overcooked slop. The veg option was a joke, just rissotto which was unpleasant and badly cooked. So expensive, £20 for 3 inferior courses. We won't be going again ever.
Sunday, December 20, 2009Rating: No rosettes

Edie Seiffert
 Miners Arms - stools
Hello, I have an unusual question. Years ago, the Miners Arms, Milltown, Derbys. had wonderful food, but the world's most uncomfortable, no-back stools to sit on. Are the stools still in use there? We plan to return on holiday next year but only if there are chairs. Thanks
Saturday, December 5, 2009Rating: rosettes

bruce
 
Having visited the nettle on numerous occasions, i find the quaint pub delightful to visit.
Both me and my partner, Darren enjoy the wine and when we do occasionally eat, we find the food served there to be of the highest quality. All of the food is fresh and seasonal and all staff are welcoming when approached.
One point however, is that the males who work there have thick curly hair, and whilst lovely to look at, they could need a hairnet when working with food.
Me and darren will certainly return!
Monday, October 12, 2009Rating: rosettes

richard
 good food good ale
the pub now has new owners and is called the fidlers rest
Saturday, September 12, 2009Rating: rosettes

nicolle roberts
 absoloutely disgusting
we entered the restaturant and waited to be seated as the sign told us to wait for assistance; after 10 minutes we had to ask for the management to seat us. We had only just entered the restaurant and the mood was set, rubbish. We were seated by one of the waiters that clearly had no clue on what he was doing wandering around wondering where to seat us. After ordering our drinks we waited for a further 10 minutes before suggesting to the waitress who had brought out the drink that we would like to go and fetch our meals. She then replied have you not been told that there is a 30 minute wait. We had not been told by the 'dopey' waiter of the wait. After 15 minutes of waiting during which the waitress had been trying to see if we would be able to fetch our carvery sooner to which the answer was No we are short staffed. This would have been acceptable IF there was actually anyone at the carvery itself. After being told 20 minutes later that we could get our meals be continued to the cavery to where we found the assistant manager and not a chef serving the food. We recieved our meat and where appauled to find un prepared carrots, old suede and carrot mash and hard parsnips. This meal was so bad we could not eat it and refused to pay for it altogether. Needeless to say we will never return here again.
Thursday, July 9, 2009Rating: No rosettes

john lowe
 The Very best
If you want to play darts in comfort, on the perfect throw, enjoy a good pint at a reasonable price, the Victoria is the place, how do I know? I personally built the throw, fixed the lights, insisted they use the Unicorn Eclipse dart board, if it's good enough for me, you will love it, John Lowe 3 Times World champion.
Saturday, January 31, 2009Rating: No rosettes

David Ackrill
 Name changed
I think this is now called The Keep.

It's right next to Bolsover castle, but I've not been in to try the beer or food as yet. Will report back when i have.
Tuesday, January 20, 2009Rating: No rosettes

David Ackrill
 Very nice pub
In my opinion, probably the best pub in Bolsover.

Good range of beers and a good atmosphere.

Not tried the food yet, but from what I've seen of what is being served it looks good.
Tuesday, January 20, 2009Rating: rosettes

Morseman
 Bar staff ignore you
I went into this pub when it wasn't busy. The bar staff ignored me and served someone who came in after me.

So, as I was obviously invisible, I just left.

I wouldn't recommend this pub at all.
Tuesday, January 20, 2009Rating: No rosettes

David Ackrill
 Closed
Seems to be a lot of renovation work going on and I think it is still up for sale or to let.
Tuesday, January 20, 2009Rating: No rosettes

David Ackrill
 New Nname
Now called the Fidlers Rest
Tuesday, January 20, 2009Rating: rosettes

David Ackrill
 Angel Hotel closed
This pub is in Bolsover, just down the rad from the castle and next to the Anchor Inn.

It has been boarded up for several months and has a 'To Let' sign up.
Monday, January 19, 2009Rating: No rosettes

David Ackrill
 Anchor Inn
This pub is in the town of Bolsover. Not too bad a place and at least it is still open.
Monday, January 19, 2009Rating: rosettes

Don Maskell
 What a great mel - we'll be back
Thanks for an excellent meal - good selection, well cooked with excellent service. One of our party was unwell and unable to even start the meal she'd ordered. The meal was replaced with an excellent bowl of soup and, when the bill came, the original meal was not charged for. None of our party of 6 could find any fault with anything we had.
Congratulations - we travelled 60 miles to meet up with family and we'll do it agin.
Sunday, December 21, 2008Rating: rosettes

Maureen Hoskin
 Victora Inn long ago
Long ago, possibly 1800's my husbands ancestors (HOSKIN) lived on Victoria Street West and kept the Inn. Does anybody out there have any details.
Wednesday, November 26, 2008Rating: No rosettes

Mrs Weaver
 Awful - Don't attempt it!
It is horrendous. Beautifully refurbished but the food was diabolical.

We ordered, starters arrived. Garlic bread (half baquetter with chunks of garlic covered in cheap sunflower oil)

Main courses arrived - 1 x sirloin steak, 2 x fish and chips. We were not brought any sauces/condiments. I sat and blatantly did not eat my food due to it being poorly cooked and smelling like it had all be deepfried. Sirloin steak looked more like a play piece of rubber out of an early learning kitchen set, the chips were doused in oil and hard, and there was a smell of charcoal on all food - and no none of us had BBQ.

No one came to ask if everything was ok with my meal. After having sat there for a while, with 3 full plates of uneaten food, I asked to settle my bill. I was brought my bill for £27.00 - the full plates of food were totally ignored and payment was taken.

Needless to say I will not be returning. I even took a photo of the amount of food left to show how much I was ignored - it was almost as if the waiters were too embarassed to ask me. I will be writing formal letter of complaint to the Orchid Group who I believe are the pub's owners.

A total shame and embarassment. We were supposed to be having a treat out. It's a long time since we've been out for tea.

I wish I had gone to Morrisons for a pizza and salad.
Thursday, August 14, 2008Rating: No rosettes

roy hobson
 what a treasure find, will be back soon
best food had in ages, piping hot, fresh, great service, not the cheapest but certainly worth the few pennies more.
chef owner was grumpy in a friendly way, made us laugh.
highly recomended.
Wednesday, August 13, 2008Rating: rosettes

Alan
 
We eat at the Nettle in on a regular basis and the food and service is superb, we live localy and call in most sundays and enjoy a pint of there ecellent real ales.
Thursday, July 24, 2008Rating: rosettes

John
 Best pub in Derbyshire bar none!!!
Awesome food, Friendly staff and great ales. 10/10
Tuesday, July 22, 2008Rating: rosettes

Lucy
 Lovely
My husband and I love this restaurant. We have been here on about 3 occasions and on each occasion we have had lovely food and a good experience. The building itself is lovely and really homely, warm and welcoming. The food is delicious and the portions are generous. Would definitely recommend.
Saturday, July 5, 2008Rating: rosettes

rob
 bring back mac. its not the same anymore
Monday, February 19, 2007Rating: No rosettes

Janet
 Excellent
Lived close by nearly 2 years and never been until recently. That good been every week for last 3 weeks. Food excellent
Monday, January 22, 2007Rating: rosettes

kevin smith
 best food i have ever had in a country pub
worth a drive
Tuesday, November 14, 2006Rating: rosettes

Dave Andrews
 Update
Well it has been 4 weeks since we took over as holding managers and things are slowly improving on this pub which had been 'killed'.
The carpeting has been deep cleaned and the place smells nice and fresh. The upholstery is being cleaned next week. The beer garden is beingmaintained as it has not seen a grass cut for 2 years and people are now starting to use it and the children can now access the play equipment. On completion in 2 weeks the beer garden will look great.
By the way the beer tastes good as well.
The entertqainment listed on this site is not accurate and we shall see about putting it right. Howeve the only entetainment is on Saturday evening from 10pm when we have a live vocalist. Entertainment is being reviewed with a view to mid week artists, introduction of a new quiz and possible midweek karaoke.
Watch this space or call in with your ideas

Tuesday, September 26, 2006Rating: rosettes

David Fieldsend
 Great atmosphere
Went in last night and had a great time. Really friendly staff and nice beer too
Saturday, September 23, 2006Rating: rosettes

Mr J Ward
 Staff
Just been to visit. Your staff member Michelle is just lovely, so welcoming and gorgeous as well. Don't lose her!
Tuesday, September 19, 2006Rating: rosettes

Karen Hextall
 Very poor
My husband and I went to Nettle with one of our friends recently and the experience was bad. I ordered a Lasagne as the main course, I was stunned when it came because the portion was so dismal, it was not enough to feed a 5 years old child. I complained to the manager, what he said was that nobody had complained before about the portion and the portion was standard, he refused to do anything about it. Ironically enough, a small child sat at the next table ordered the same Lasagne, and her portion was 3 times of mine. So the manager just told me a pack of lies about the portion. It is such a disgrace that they just ignored customer's complaints and had no intention to deal with it. It was a nice pub and we were regulars but the standard had slipped recently and we will never go back to this place again.
Tuesday, September 12, 2006Rating: No rosettes

Dave Andrews
 New Faces
Well me and Maxine hope to see a lot of old and new faces when this pub re-opens. we are relief until Punch take on a new tenant and we move in bank holiday tuesday to get ready to re-open.
See you all there

David & Maxine Andrews
Friday, August 25, 2006Rating: rosettes

Rachel Richards
 Fantastic
Our family visit the Nettle Inn on aregular basis. They have exceptional real ales and the food is traditional and tasty. We have been using their facilities for a number of years now and never once encountered any problems. They are always accomodating, especially when we take our children for food, and the service is second to none.
Monday, June 19, 2006Rating: rosettes

wendy
 not enough
Was a Tom Cobleigh, managed, now a Thwaite's pub tenanted.
Cellar well kept. Pub part of the 'Brampton Triangle', middle of the famous 'Brampton Mile'. i.e. more pubs than you can cope with if you dare!!!!! The alternative to Chesterfield town centre.
Wednesday, May 17, 2006Rating: rosettes

Tinkerbell
 Not Bad
This pub is excellent when there is a big sporting event happening (like world cup). The atmosphere is electric but unfortunatly this pub has gone downnnnn. Used to be a great boozer now its not up to much.
Thursday, April 20, 2006Rating: rosettes

stuart fowler
 superb
We regually visit friends in sheffield and every time we do we make it a must to visit the nettle inn for a sunday carvery. We always find the staff friendly the food excellent and the wine, well that just goes down very well indeed. A must visit for anyone in the area.
Friday, March 31, 2006Rating: rosettes

Lucy
 I work there
And the Landlady is lovely... it has a marvellous atmosphere and serves the best range of beers around!
Thursday, March 2, 2006Rating: rosettes

Mrs.J. V. Fowkes
 Lunch for 4 Sunday 19th Feb 2006
Re lunch yesterday for 4 of us. Having not been to this establishment before we ordered 2 roast dinners and 2 from the menu, when we asked for the dessert we were charged again for it, but had already paid as per the roast dinner menu. Most annoyed to say the least. Would await your comments.
Monday, February 20, 2006Rating: rosettes

Mark
 Retraction
Sorry about the last message
I was only joking
It is disgusting at best this pub
Friday, February 10, 2006Rating: No rosettes

Frankee Stafford
 My old Home
Hey i just wanna say dat i used to live in the nags heads in 1999 til 2000 with my mum Diane!!! Can you rememba us.... it was so cool even though i was only about ten n now im sixteen im just rattling on now lol
Monday, January 23, 2006Rating: rosettes

sam bannister
 it's been a long time coming
i am a police officer based at ripley hq,but live local.i have been a patron of the old farm for the last 20 odd years.the people here are geniuine and friendly and the newlandlord and landlady are a breath of freshair.where have they been all our lives.this pub has missed a certain something over the years but now we are lucky to have such great people who care about their clientel.
Friday, January 6, 2006Rating: rosettes

Richard Hooper
 Dog Friendly
Really Friendly, welcoming pub now the new owners have taken over. They're dog friendly and are starting bar food from Monday 9th January '06.
They really look after they're beer and they're customers. I'm a local and so pleased the place has so much better
Friday, January 6, 2006Rating: rosettes

lamb lover!!!
 quality food
the best lamb shank in derbyshire!!!!!!!
Friday, January 6, 2006Rating: rosettes

Bertha Ruggins
 What a pity ......
What on earth has happened at the Shoulder of Mutton? This used to be such a lovely pub. Now its just full of drunken yobs shouting and burping all the time. Some gentleman even trumped out loud the other week. Well, I'm afraid I may have to take my custom elsewhere. I may try the Welbeck Inn, that used to be a quaint little pub back in the 1920's.
Thursday, December 29, 2005Rating: rosettes

T ward
 the food and beer in this pub are superb
worth a visit
Sunday, December 4, 2005Rating: No rosettes

Noddy Holder
 Friday
Excellent news! I can't get time of work at the moment, but I will be there from 3pm. IT'S CHRISTMASSSSSSS!!!!!!!!!!
Thursday, December 1, 2005Rating: rosettes

Captain Fartypants MBE
 In The Welly
Do you work on Fridays ? .... If the answer is YES, then you need to sort your life out ! If the answer is NO, then get yourself down the Welly, every Friday from noon for some underpant ripping, ripsnozzling boozy entertainment. This is an occasion not to be missed, so hope to see you all there........... Boozeageddon has begun !!!!!.
Thursday, December 1, 2005Rating: rosettes

Gordon
 Wednesday night Quiz
A warm welcome by Paul and Jo, was followed by a somewhat different quiz. Interesting questions with much needed help provided by the friendly locals and with the assistance of a good pint (John Smith's) and the chip butty provided we had an enjoyable evening....
Saturday, November 26, 2005Rating: rosettes

Fred Mellors
 Brilliant !!
What a Fantastic pub !!! This has to be my favourite pub in the WHOLE WORLD. Whether it be the fine wines and ales, the sintilating atmosphere or the 'happy go lucky' regulars , The Spread Eagle good time emporium caters for all needs. Well worth a visit. Get down there TONIGHT !!
Friday, November 25, 2005Rating: rosettes

Terry Fogg-Beerheffler
 Yes.
A really quaint hoselry which provides a stimulating backdrop to a relaxing evening out.
Stonesy is on a par with the Welbeck in my opinion.
Get em in Gary ............
Friday, November 25, 2005Rating: No rosettes

Pat Belcher
 Ned
Does anyone else think Clive looks like Ned Flanders ?
Friday, November 25, 2005Rating: rosettes

Shaine
 best gay pub in town
my name is shaine and i love to have bum love in the toilets in the welly. Im sure that Trev the land lord is trying to pull me bu the is too old for me . Anyway get down there its mint xxxxx
Friday, November 25, 2005Rating: rosettes

Saul
 A Comment from the Pool Table
nah then if tha wants a reet good sup tha knows, get the sen dahn t'welly it's a riight good laff.

Is ken dead, haven't seen him for weeks!
Friday, November 18, 2005Rating: rosettes

Geezy
 Sore bottoms
Enjoy the fine wines, superb beer and stimulating cliontelle that frequent this hostelry affectionately known as 'The Welly'! Wether its a trouserless conga, naked dentists chair or bring your own picnic the Welly caters for everyone. Worth the admission price alone just for the priveledge of chatting with Big Jed the ex-SAS commando, olympic athlete and professional cricketer. Hope to see you there blind drunk with soiled underpants!
Friday, November 18, 2005Rating: rosettes

Big Fella
 Stonesy
Get there early before Big Jim sups all the top notch Stonesy
Friday, November 18, 2005Rating: rosettes

Ferenc Puskas
 In the Welfare ........
Everyone down the Welfare for the cheapest & best pint of STONSEY in town. Get em in Danny !!!!!!
Friday, November 18, 2005Rating: rosettes

Big Jim
 In the Welly !!!!
Everyone down the Welly tomora night for a jovial blend of high jinx & Boozy Good Times.
A SUPERB TAVERN !!!!!!

Get the pool balls racked up Keith !!!
Thursday, November 17, 2005Rating: rosettes

Pixie
 Too crowded with kids at weekend
Good in summer evenings outside in garden
Saturday, October 22, 2005Rating: rosettes

kevin arnold
 what a great pub to find
great ales
great food
the very best fresh fish and chips i have ever tasted
Friday, October 21, 2005Rating: rosettes

boozy dave
 mad house
meet boozy dave big jim the joker phill jed and of course tricky trev
Tuesday, October 18, 2005Rating: rosettes

julia best
 ok
ok
Sunday, October 16, 2005Rating: rosettes

MARK
 WOT A DIFFRENCE
VERY NICE AND VERY CLEAN PUB NEW LANDLADY VERY HAPPY TO C NEW FACES AND A MUST BE TRYED BY ALL THE DIFFRENCE WILL SURPRISE YOU
Tuesday, September 27, 2005Rating: rosettes

Lee Ellis
 Top class pub
Excellent service, beautiful staff, friendly warm welcome
Thursday, September 8, 2005Rating: rosettes

TREVOR BROOK
 FANTASTIC PUBLIC HOUSE.
Came into this public house last night before attending the football match between chesterfield and huddersfield and it was beautiful, especially the 2 women behind the bar, fantastic!
Thursday, August 25, 2005Rating: rosettes

Peter and other half
 great atmosphere
been to the unicorn on several occassions and always had a warm freindly welmcome.
Great beer, excellent food.
Great night out for all especially when bands are on.
mrs also gets 10% discount mon - fri on food for working at CSC, what more can i say fantastic !!!
Thursday, August 18, 2005Rating: rosettes

lisa
 great night out
Great night out especially when they have a band playing.
Great atmosphere every day of the week, brilliant food.
Thursday, August 18, 2005Rating: rosettes

Karen lowe
 The victoria Brampton
Great pub, good ale, great darts throw, used by john lowe 3 times world darts champion
Saturday, August 13, 2005Rating: rosettes

james eric kimberley
 fun family pub
had a night at the whitecotes ,what a good night i had,loads of fit birds, they have 3 cats,dan and kimbo provide live entertainment,great booze,got a jump to;only on the trampolines,bouncy castle is good to but only if weather good, dont forget to look for tigger alias paul,
Wednesday, June 15, 2005Rating: rosettes

anon
 Best pub in the world!!!
This is the best pub in the world!! The bar staff are very stunning, the food is just the best, they serve home-made chips and everyones favourite as it seems, home-made pie! Well worth a visit, 10/10!
Tuesday, May 24, 2005Rating: rosettes

Paul and Linda
 very friendly local pub
Spent weekend nearby and had two brilliant nights in here, very friendly. Felt like one of the locals by the time we left. Very good kareoke on fri nights. Will definitely be going back for more.
Thursday, May 12, 2005Rating: rosettes

Philip
 dinner 23-4-2005
Chicken was excellent.
Saturday, April 23, 2005Rating: rosettes

natnat
 hi gran
hello im nat n my grandma manages this pub so a fink u shud go there and spend ya muni yh nah GO!!!!!!!!!!!!
Saturday, April 2, 2005Rating: rosettes

kate
 Quiz tastic
The quiz night on weds is fantastic, but hard, it encourages you keep up with current affairs and general knowlege
Wednesday, February 2, 2005Rating: rosettes

Elizabeth Hope
 very pleased
we have visited the area several times over the last few years and every time we make a bee line for the nettle inn its olde worlde charm and the warm friendly atmosphere make it a pleasure to revisit.
The food we have had there has been very good as was the service.
I must say we once went on a sunday lunch and had the carvery and it was exceptional! everything fresh and so tasty, heartily recommended.
Friday, January 28, 2005Rating: rosettes

Calladine
 We liked it
We went for a meal about a month ago and we were extremely impressed. The descriptions of the meals were average, but on presentation they were really nice. Well cooked, well presented and extremely tasty. Our only down comment, the barmaid was a little unfriendly. We will try again and perhaps we can get a friendly barmaid too this time.
Tuesday, December 7, 2004Rating: rosettes

Nikki Noo
 Bestest pub
probably the bestest pub in the whole of Chesterfield! (well I think it is cos I am usually off my face )

:)
Friday, November 12, 2004Rating: rosettes

tom
 looks posh n puffy
management not very helpful and expensive.
cant rely on help from them in an emergency.NOT A MANS PUB.
Tuesday, November 2, 2004Rating: rosettes

chriis garner
 warm and welcoming
good grub.good beer,
very accomodating staff
Tuesday, November 2, 2004Rating: rosettes

angie wilcock
 very helpfull people
I foound this place in passing. Couldnt have found more pleasant and helpful bar staff. no probleb in warming up my baby`s food
Tuesday, November 2, 2004Rating: rosettes

tom
 friendley, comfy, very pleasant,
tennants are shaun and carol carroll. An old manor house with large car parking are an garden for children. a friendly and welcoming pub especially for families. good for food, some entertaiment ie music quizzes, pub games and good clients! Great place to have birthday disco. or family occassion.
Tuesday, November 2, 2004Rating: rosettes

Tom Wright
 A welcoming friendly pub
A wonderful pub with a welcoming atmosphere and good ale. Live entertainment from 9 every Thursday, Quiz night Friday, home made meals served by appointment
Thursday, October 7, 2004Rating: rosettes

John Green
 Best value food in Chesterfield.
A nice friendly pub, great food, a good choice and the best value food in Chesterfield.
Thursday, August 19, 2004Rating: rosettes

lloyd
 its great
im in there all the time and its great. I love dave who works behind the bar!
Wednesday, August 18, 2004Rating: rosettes

Mr Winch
 Utterly Substandard
Having just visited The Nettle Inn for a special meal I was thoroughly disgusted with the way my family and I were treated there. During our meal we were approached by the waiter who asked us if everything was OK. My husband told him that we were not satisfied with the meal, the food was cold, dried out and in most cases tasteless. The waiter said he would go and tell the chef, but he did not return with any feedback. When our plates were cleared by the waitress again nothing was said and she did not ask us for our sweet order in spite of the fact that we were booked in for a two course meal. For a good twenty minutes no one returned to our table and eventually we got up in disgust to leave. When I approached the bar to pay and reiterate my complaints including the fact that no one bothered to ask us if we wanted any sweets, the extremely rude waitress who had served us earlier just presented me with a bill for the course we had eaten and did not utter one word to me. Not only was there no apology but the waitress did not even have the courtesy to say thank you when I handed over the money to pay. Infact she did not say a single word to me. This kind of treatment of customers is disgraceful. Why train your staff to ask for feedback on the meal if you intend to treat any customers who have a critical comment in such a disgraceful way. I thought the point of asking for feedback was so you could monitor the quality of your service to the public, not just collect compliments. Good manners cost nothing and make the world of difference when it comes to customer service.
Sunday, June 20, 2004Rating: No rosettes


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