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Gremlin Buster
 Great New year's Eve
Fantastic night, two groups and great buffet all for free, Lisa and Paul pulled out all the stops for this Fab night, can't wait till next holiday Bonanza, thanks Needlemaker this area needs you 😁
Friday, January 4, 2019Rating: rosettes

Gremlin Buster
 Now fully open and it looks like a great enterpris
Recently open by Lisa and Paul Chapman, they are determined that this community pub will thrive.
Great variety of ales ands spirits, pool, darts and weekly entertainment on Mondays and Fridays.
Go along and support this couple who are making this a community venue.
Take your dog's along to meet their miniature dachshunds, Alfie and Pebble and bring the children who are made really welcome,
Friday, September 14, 2018Rating: No rosettes

Susan jones
After a long awaited clean up Needlmakers will be reopening next week
Serving real ale.s and a selection of lagers and beers
Live entertainment weekly bingo and quiz nights to be arranged

Mark + sue welcome customers old and new
Sunday, November 19, 2017Rating: No rosettes

Roy case
 It is no longer there
The pub has been turned into 4 houses
Wednesday, August 3, 2016Rating: No rosettes

JIm Cartwright
My brother used to live directly opposite this pub his name was Edwin Cartwright used to get plenty of comments
Friday, November 14, 2014Rating: No rosettes

Barrie holbrook
 Best pub
Being visiting this pub for at least 20 years and carl is always welcoming good beers good food and the most welcoming landlord around. pub is very dog friendly. locals are all friendly and every one makes you welcome. thanks for all the good times and look forward to many more. ollie and emma
Sunday, October 27, 2013Rating: rosettes

 Amazing and helpful cook
I have recently been diagnosed as a coeliac ( cant have any wheat or gluten) Donna the cook has been totally amazing sourcing food and adapting the menu to suit my needs, Doona has even found me gluten free lager. The meals have always been marvelous but Donna has gone the extra mile to accommadate my needs. There is an excellent choice of food for a coeliac. Doona has a seperate cupboard to store all her gluten free items in. Seperate fryer is used for chips so they are safe to eat for a coeliac as well. Best pub there is for food/ lager/beer and atmosphere.
Friday, September 20, 2013Rating: rosettes

An absolutely brilliant time once again. No complaints what so ever, excellent food and an excellent family run pub! Cant wait for the next time love The Jones' :)
Sunday, August 18, 2013Rating: rosettes

Ann jones
Another great time had by all, the food as usual was spot on all 14 of us servered together and again as usual not one complaint , what a brilliant family run pub simply the best luv from the jones's cartwrights and redferns xxx
Sunday, August 18, 2013Rating: rosettes

Marcelle ferguson

I recall your visit. You complained the steak and ale pie had been frozen. The majority of our food is home made, at no time do we say that it has not been frozen, we usually serve fresh, but sometimes we have to freeze them. It does not affect the quality. You never touched yours, but the rest of the party ate most of theirs then you all demanded your money back. We reimbursed those people who were not happy with their meal. We serve good homemade food and have a good reputation. I am sorry you did not enjoy our food. If I had told you it,was freshly made when it I'm fact had been frozen, then I can understand your attitude it I didn't . Other customers in at the time were shocked at your behaviour.

Monday, July 1, 2013Rating: No rosettes

We pride ourselves that we do all we can to make everyone welcome, especially those with disabilities. The pub that day was extremely busy with lots of families with young children, eating. Some of the children were so traumatised by the you giirl screaming and shouting they had to be taken outside. One family had to leave without eating their meal as their little girl was hyterical because the young girl was screaming and shouting so loudly. The welfare of all our customers is extremely important to us, disabled or able bodied. The young girl had been screaming and shouting on the Market Place we were surprised that the careers bought her into a very busy pub in the first place. She obviously felt distressed by a lot of people. I gave her a glass of water to try and calm her down. The careers said they were trying to calm her down, but she had been screaming and shouting for 20 minutes to half an hour, with no sign of her calming down. I felt that if she was outside she may feel better. I am sorry you felt as you did, that was not my intention.

We regularly have groups of youngsters with disabilities with their careers, they have a meal and really enjoy themselves. We make them welcome and they return time and again.
Monday, July 1, 2013Rating: No rosettes

Carer 1
I have been to this pub a couple of time and had enjoyed my visit but after my last visit I will not be returning and will be not recommending this pub again.
I took a child with special needs to this pub with 2 carers. Unfortunately the child became upset and distressed. Both carers were busy trying to calm her down. The landlady came over and told us to leave. She was ignorant to the needs of this child. She did not ask if there was anything she could do to help, she just kicked us out on the street to deal with a very difficult situation.
Tuesday, April 9, 2013Rating: No rosettes

Roger Hepworth
 Brilliant country pub
Beautifully situated pub with amazing views across the Drone Valley to the Derbyshire Peak District. Up to EIGHT real ales always available. No food but you don't need it because of the quality of the beer! Please note that this pub is NOT in Dronfield but in the adjacent village of Apperknowle!
Thursday, April 4, 2013Rating: rosettes

Roger Hepworth
 Brilliant town-centre pub
Since Martin and Linda took over the Green Dragon a few months ago it has become a must visit attraction! Four real ales on hand-pump - all top quality!
Thursday, April 4, 2013Rating: rosettes

Roger Hepworth
 A long way downhill
This pub no longer sells real ale. Belonging to the Enterprise Inns pubco, it is currently to let!
Thursday, April 4, 2013Rating: No rosettes

 Worst food ever
This pub served me and my friends the worst food I have ever come across when we complained the landlady threw us all out . I am a chef so when I politely sent it back and told them it was very poor standard I thought the landlady was going to beat us all up she came out shouting get out get out . I will never go back to the George and dragon again and now I know why it was empty
Thursday, August 30, 2012Rating: No rosettes

Dave & the boy's
 Sexy Tina
Have to agree
and that Tina is a right little fire cracker.
Wednesday, August 29, 2012Rating: rosettes

 Little Gem
Best Pub!! Great people who make you feel very welcome!!
Wednesday, August 29, 2012Rating: rosettes

Big Dave
Great Pub one of the last like it
Friday, August 24, 2012Rating: rosettes

 you know it makes sense
If you want quality food and quality beer in the mosr beautiful surrondings in the whole of Derbyshire
then give the Farmyard a try.

worth going just to enjoy the wonderfull staff's company.
Friday, August 24, 2012Rating: rosettes

Mr & Mrs Waldron
 First Class
Had a fish supper last night which was outstanding the cod was done in beer batter and melted in the mouth,also the place was very very welcoming.
Friday, August 24, 2012Rating: rosettes

Mr Singhhotmail.co.uk
Keeps a good cellar the ale is one of the best in area. recomend strongly.
Wednesday, August 22, 2012Rating: rosettes

Debra Verity
 Family Country Pub
As one of the owners of the Royal Oak. I am grateful and pleased to see the positive and encouraging comments from customers. However please don't send in comments which are not appropriate or are crude and silly and rather offensive to the staff and their families at the Royal Oak.
Tuesday, August 21, 2012Rating: rosettes

Roger Beeton
 good pub
The food is good and so is the beer and the company.
Friday, August 17, 2012Rating: rosettes

 This pub has a real 'buzz'
This little pub has recently been under new management. What a difference that has made. It has a wonderul atmosphere now and getting busier by the week. New chef too, I believe, and the food does look very good. We will eat there next time we visit.
Friday, August 17, 2012Rating: rosettes

Gloria Hannaford Melbury
 Gloria Graham Hannaford Melbury
New Menu
Thursday, August 2, 2012Rating: rosettes

Paul. Ruth & Willow
 A little gem of an Inn
We passed here a lot whilst we were on holiday. We had pleasant and polite service. Good pub food, which was well priced and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. If only it wasn't our last night. We would defo call again if we ever pass (hopefully the management and staff will remain).
Friday, July 27, 2012Rating: rosettes

Mr B
 Great English Pub
As a regular at the Oak which is now under new management I can say the beer, food and new landlord are excellent!
Friday, July 6, 2012Rating: rosettes

 Friendly Pub
Very friendly the beer is good and its very homely.
Tina is a sweetie and i think she married beneath her.
and she seemed to be doing all the work while he chatted non-stop
but it is a great pub and worth a vist.
Wednesday, June 13, 2012Rating: rosettes

Pam Tony Rose
Saturday, June 9, 2012Rating: rosettes

Tim turner landlord
Pub phone number is 01773 525415
A great community local offering the whole shabang great value food great selection of cask ale and many other drinks largers ciders wines the greyhound boasts the biggest well kept beer garden around and is well worth the visit. We also cater for functions with a price and package to suit your requirements call us on 01773 525415 or like us on our Facebook page The Greyhound @ belper
Saturday, June 9, 2012Rating: rosettes

 May 2012
Sorry my earlier comment should have had 5 rosettes
Tuesday, May 15, 2012Rating: rosettes

 Really good quality food
We went to the h & H last week and were surprised that we had to wait for a table, but after eating realised why, the food was brilliant, very hot and plentiful (maybe a bit too much for anyone watching their diet) my daughter went this week and was surprised how good it was and in fact we are all going back this weekend to try another dish but I am not making the mistake of not booking a table - can't believe we have sucgh a good pub for food within walking distance
Tuesday, May 15, 2012Rating: No rosettes

zoe hayes
 excellent food, friendly staff and landlord
Recently been taken over, had refurbished in restaurant which has updated and modernised. All friendly new staff very professional . Two excellent new chefs with creative new menus. Excellent lunches and walkers, wellies and dogs most welcome. Sunday lunch fab and puds are to die for. Excellent specials, good real ales, fine wines all in a friendly homely setting, including log burner. Highly recommended.
Tuesday, May 8, 2012Rating: rosettes

Tuesday, May 8, 2012Rating: No rosettes

Keith - Marple
 Hare & Hounds - Great
We have eaten there a number of times since the recent refurbishment and Tacey & Dave have worked wonders with the place.
Great food and friendly atmosphere
Guest berrs for the real ale drinkers, always 2 on and usually a 3rd in the process
Friday, May 4, 2012Rating: rosettes

Only been there about three times but love each visit. It is not the most well decorated and furnished establishment you will ever visit but Carl and Tina and their kids make you feel very welcome as do the locals. Reale Ale is excellent, food is fine with enormous portions. This pub is what a local should be. Ideal for walkers, cyslists and motor bikers. I love it.
Monday, April 2, 2012Rating: rosettes

Mr & Mrs P
 Fab little pub
My partner and I have been going in The Oak for almost 6 years now and always have great food and good company. We love it. Good to see old faces back behind the bar!!
Wednesday, March 28, 2012Rating: rosettes

 Great food great beer great staff
Wednesday, March 28, 2012Rating: rosettes

Gordon Rix
 Usual good standard
I am looking forward to my stay at the Boathouse in July 2012. There are no doubts at all, that the food and accomodation will be up to it's usual good standard. To compliment the latter, Carol & Tony, I'm sure will be their usual welcoming selves and put themselves out to make my stay very pleasent.
Tuesday, March 27, 2012Rating: rosettes

Charles Witten
 Blazing Logs & Lazing Dogs
What a wonderful little pub, we stopped off after our walk for a sandwich and a pint, food was excellent beer was tip top and all the staff were so nice too, we will tell all our friends and see you very soon
Tuesday, March 6, 2012Rating: rosettes

Martin Murray
This pub is the best I've ever had the privilege to refresh myself in and I've been in a few. If I lived nearby it would be my second home- if not my first.
Monday, March 5, 2012Rating: rosettes

Michael Guest
 Fire Ash
Had what was a very well cooked meal here and was enjoying it until a man (who I later learned was the owner) opened the wood burner about 3 times and covered us, our table and my fish and chips in ash and filled the pub with smoke. A pleasant chap who had served us couldn't apologise enough and refunded my meal. He seemed quite embarrassed and had in fact mentioned to the owner that he was filling the pub with smoke. Maybe we'll go again when the weather is warmer and no need for a fire!
Tuesday, February 28, 2012Rating: rosettes

Geoff Moorlands.
 Classic country pub.
A forever changing range of real ales, roaring fires, home cooked food done by the licencees wife in BIG portions at good prices, (fancy a 24 oz steak?)
Plenty of local characters, pool table and darts in a seperate area and dog friendly.
All food is sourced locally.
Saturday, January 28, 2012Rating: rosettes

 this is the wrong phone number
this is the wrong phone number
Monday, October 3, 2011Rating: rosettes

Gary Lockwood
 Nowhere near as good as a couple of years ago.....
We hadn't been to Il Romana for probably around two years, for various reasons....after ringing and booking a table I was assured by the sound of a familiar voice that all was the same. I'm not sure if we caught a bad night, but Il Romana used to have a great atmosphere, varied menu, great service, and very good food indeed, with a mix of European/italian/English dishes
. Given it was 8pm on a Saturday, there were two other couples in the restaurant, and we were given a very limited midweek menu. We asked for the al la Carte menu, but were told by the barman that the menu was virtually the same. We ordered from this menu in the end, and ordered prawns, panfried in garlic butter - imagining large, succulent prawns, fried in garlic butter. In reality, the prawns were no bigger than my partners thumbnail - and portion probably a couple of tablespoons, with very little garlick tast, presented with a couple of lettuce leaves, pepper rings and a grape....we were so dissappointed. Our main courses were better - my partner had sirloin steak @ £10.95 which was about right, but my sea bass fillets @ £17.95, although cooked well, were really not worth the money. They were cooked with sunblush tomatoes, in butter, and served with average pub veg in side dishes, and were very small - not how I recall Il Romana from times past. This was meant to be a special meal for a romantic occasion and I have to say, we felt very let down. There was no reason to complain as what we ate was cooked well, and the lady serving was very polite and professional, but, the quality of food was poor - two starters and two mains, for £47....the starters I would not expect even in a budget pub in terms of quality and display of the ingredients. It is such a shame as we have bought friends and business acquaintances here in the past, but could not do so based on this experience.
Saturday, September 3, 2011Rating: rosettes

Ray Dingley
 New Manager
My name is Ray and I am the Manager at The Royal Oak. You will always be assured a very warm welcome, along with excellent traditional ales, fine wines, cold lagers and ciders and good home cooked pub food. I look forward to greeting you. Cheers
Tuesday, July 12, 2011Rating: rosettes

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

bill' eric' christine' jane
 go to pub enjoy
thanks for proper johns smith and hoospitality coffee nice thanks oh tyre got us home c u soon
Monday, May 30, 2011Rating: rosettes

alan harrison
 excellent venue
very freindly house with excellent andlord and staff, unbeatable food at the right price.well kept real ales , very clean family and dog freindly.
Thursday, April 28, 2011Rating: rosettes

Margret Hunt
 Back on track
Since the Landlord Steve has made his return to the pub in July it trully has been brought back to its original status, with the derbyshire food awards. New Ala Carte Menus available with a cheaper mid week alternative. Sunday lunches are terrific, but sometimes very busy. Makesure you book if you want a brilliant dining experience.
Thursday, February 3, 2011Rating: rosettes

Gordon J Rix
In my last comment on the 7th July, a return stay was predicted. I am pleased to say that on the weekend of the 20th August, such an event happened. This time, my comments can be up graded, no faults can be found and despite Carol & Tony always being busy, they still radiated the friendly and welcoming attitude towards guests. Although I could soon become part of the furniture, I am not only treated as a guest but as an old friend. No matter where I go in Derbyshire, if possible, the Boathouse Inn will always be the place I rest my head.
Tuesday, August 24, 2010Rating: rosettes

service and attention to detail very poor Inexperienced, young staff waited 1/2 hour between ordering simple pudding and receiving it Others complaining too. read comments on other sites where owner took flack and responded aggressively Sorry Mr Stamp have a good look in the mirror!
Monday, August 9, 2010Rating: rosettes

Julie and Derek
My partner and i stayed at the Boathouse on 24-27th July, the room was very clean with en-suite and tea and coffee making facilities.Carole and Tony are very welcoming the meals were very filling and reasonably priced the atmosphere in the pub was really good on Saturday night as it was Karaoke. Have already booked again for September. Would definately recommend to friends.
Wednesday, July 28, 2010Rating: rosettes

clair smitt
 landlord was rude
good food and nice bar staff but runnied by a rude little man called steve, i found him arrigant and unhelpfull and will not return
Tuesday, July 20, 2010Rating: rosettes

james tompson
i found this pub to be friendly and steeped in history the food was of a high standard but i found the landlord to be abrupt and rude with no manners to speek of and for this reason alone i would refrain from going again what a shame as this was a wonderfully spot
Tuesday, July 20, 2010Rating: rosettes

Gordon J Rix
I first visited the Boathouse Inn was during October 09. The location was suitable for my needs as was the accommodation. The meals were satisfying with regards to their size, variety, quality and value for money. A warm, helpfull and friendly customer relationship was radiated by Carol & Tony . All of this prompted me to assure them of a repeat stay. This i will be doing in August 2010.
Wednesday, July 7, 2010Rating: rosettes

 county pub come back!!!
I've been going to this pub for many years, seen many new owners, and many thing change over the years,
The food is still good, could do with a bit more of a country feel to it, bar meals and good old chips cobs, ideal for walkers and horses riders.
Flower beds around the pub would make a big differance if they had a good weeding but over all it's still worth a visit,
Ideal for holding local events, already has a vintage car night first Tuesday in the month :-),
Good bridleways for horse riders, also has it's own mountain block in the car park.....
Tuesday, June 22, 2010Rating: rosettes

Sandra and Derek
The Thorn Tree is the best pub in Matlock, Good beer and fantastic hosts Pat and Emma,oh and not forgetting Mud the pubs very own friendly dog. Pat also does amazing food. This pub is 'simply the BEST'
Sunday, May 30, 2010Rating: rosettes

racheal smith
me and my husband stayed at the boathouse very friendly excellent food definetly going back soon superb
Wednesday, May 12, 2010Rating: rosettes

 amazing pub
Superb beer, great little pub with amazing views. Try the pie night on a wednesday. Pat and Emma know how to run a proper pub.
Tuesday, May 4, 2010Rating: rosettes

 Poor, poor, poor
My husband and I went out on a very rare occasion for what we would hope would have been a lovely meal. We were met with a scruffily dressed 'manager', who really didn't pay any attention to her clients, a young girl who wasn't trained properly and finally a meal that I'm sure would make any chef cringe, and there wasn't a 'chef' in this restaurant!! My goats chees tart was burnt and he'd covered it up with lettuce leaves, the innards of the tart, when I found them, were tasteless and very little of it, thank goodness. The supposed homemade chips, tasted like McCains home cooked chips!! No more comment on that! My husbands meal lacked the chips, he had fish and chips, and the fish batter was uncooked in places, and the fish grey, a sign of old stale fish. Unfortunately, I had no choice but to eat the food as I had just taken my insulin, I'm a diabetic, and if I hadn't eaten at this point I would probably have gone into hypo mode! We complained but that was a complete waste of time, she walked away and said I'll tell the chef, no sorry she slobbed away in her long jumper, leggings and sloppy shoes! This is supposed to be a good quality, medium piced evening restaurant, I think I would have preferred the fish and chip shop on the High Street, who we know are excellent at what they do! At the time of paying I would have preferred not to, but my husband was very tired and just wanted to get out, QUICKLY!! No apologies, no reductions, no sign of the slobby 'manageress'!! The young barmaid disappeared with my husband's credit card, at which point we did tell her that is something they sholdn't do, bad training. So a bad experience, of which I hope is never repeated and I will tell all my friends, colleagues etc. to avoid the place like the plague. Such a shame because as a business woman in Belper with many, many business connections we will spread the word. What a shame when it could have been so different!
Wednesday, April 28, 2010Rating: No rosettes

John Bond
 Best pub for miles.
Really good pub. Really friendly, both customers and staff. Great bands, great beer, ESPECIALLY SINCE THEY'VE STARTED HAVING SPIRE BEER! My favourite!
And when their letting rooms are ready I'll be staying over instead of having to drive back to Chesterfield.

Monday, March 22, 2010Rating: rosettes

Anne and I moved to Sutton just over a year ago and enjoy eating out and have tried several restaurants in the area,some good some okey!
From the moment we were greeted to the moment we left the experience was 10/10.
Fantastic food and service one of the best without question and the attention to detail was simply of the highest quality.
Well done!
Sunday, March 14, 2010Rating: No rosettes

 Incorrect Postcodeae
Just a note to say that the postcode given is incorrect - it should be SK13 6LS, (SK13 9LS takes you off in completely the wrong direction).
Saturday, December 26, 2009Rating: No rosettes

My colleagues and i eat lunch her regularly and the food is good value only beaten by the lovely atmosphere, real fire and very friendly staff. Thanks in particular to Tony and Carol the owners
Wednesday, December 23, 2009Rating: rosettes

Deborah Herbert
 Hare and Hounds - worth it
Iíve just read that this pub had turned into a ĎGlitzy wine barí??? Having eaten and drunk at this pub for the last 4 land lords I am slightly confused. It did have a Ďmakeoverí several years ago but not in that category. Recently with new tenants I can only praise this pub. A very friendly atmosphere with great staff and a good choice of bar snacks and meals. With the beer festival back on track and frequent entertainment itís well worth a visit.
Saturday, December 5, 2009Rating: rosettes

 Boathouse Inn at Matlock
Hi there we stayed at The Boat house Inn at Matlock Derbyshire this weekend me & my husband was made very welcome by Carole &Tony who own the pub the room was lovely and clean also had a lovely breakfast enjoyed the atmosphere in the bar people were very friendly & nice to sing along with everybody on the Karoke on saturday nite .will come back to stay sometime thanks Samantha Beattie Asfordby Meton Mowbray leics
Monday, October 19, 2009Rating: rosettes

sue and des morley
stayed for one night at the boathouse. we were made to feel very wellcome. the room was warm and comfortable , with ensuite. cooked breakfast in the morning was excellent. we will definitley be going back. thanks tony and carol for making our stay memorable and pleasant
Sunday, September 27, 2009Rating: rosettes

Tony and Carole
We do not have a beer garden or games room.......
Shaun for your comments...sorry you were disappointed....we feel we now give value for money since we took over on 19/05/09......no stuffing has been noted.........
Monday, July 6, 2009Rating: No rosettes

the boathouse was at the time being run by a holding company called GI holdings,This company did not give a damn about value for money nor the customers or staff. It has since changed hands and new tennants are now running it, try again and see if you now get value for money
Sunday, July 5, 2009Rating: rosettes

shaun seal
me and my wife had a meal on sunday 5th.04.09 at the boat house inn.we had three adults and a childs witch with 3 pints came to 38 pounds wich i thought was a bit expencive. but the thing is that the plate size for an adult is the same size as a child. i myself could not get what i wanted on my plate because of the size of it .plus there was no stuffing. with the plate size i have paid 12 pound to much . to sum it up it was very poor value for money.
Sunday, April 5, 2009Rating: rosettes

Emma Sampson
 Good Music
Friday night at the Geroge is great for Live Music, I saw Hot Licks there and they were great. Aparently they have live bands on there every friday.
Monday, October 27, 2008Rating: rosettes

 first class
timeless envirinment , great food , quality ale , a warm welcome .
Tuesday, September 2, 2008Rating: rosettes

Good choice of drinks, well kept beer, quiet but friendly atmosphere - great food and wonderful views. Can't wait to go back there.
Saturday, July 5, 2008Rating: rosettes

 enjoyed everything about the meal on 18th June
Thursday, June 19, 2008Rating: rosettes

 enjoyed everything about the meal on 18th June
Thursday, June 19, 2008Rating: No rosettes

Thursday, June 19, 2008Rating: No rosettes

 good grub
best pub in the area.

Thursday, February 15, 2007Rating: rosettes

It is now called the midland hotel, itisrun by mac and katrina who are very friendly and welcome anyone into there pub. there is a function room for hire, karaoke at the weekends and live tv. if you ever passing call in and see them they will be happy to see you.
Wednesday, January 31, 2007Rating: rosettes

Ray & Sue Eyre
We took friends to THe White Hart for Rays birthday in Jan 07 and the meal, atmosphere, decor, etc were excellent, everyone throughly enjoyed the experience. Will be going again soon.
Thursday, January 25, 2007Rating: rosettes

food poor and not much of it, landlord rude and disinterested,pub dirty and covered in dust( not very warm either), no customers. What has happened to this pub? It used to be busy friendly and warm with good food. The only thing going for it the location!
Thursday, January 25, 2007Rating: No rosettes

Mark and Jane
 Excellent, 5*+
We went to the White Hart/La Romana after hearing about it from a number of friends who had recently visited. We live in Derby so it was a bit of a drive, but absolutely worth it. Im not sure what Mr Peter Renolds is talking about. We honestly couldnt complain about a single aspect. The bar and restaurant staff were great all night, really friendly, I suppose you get out what you put in... And it was a nice suprise to learn that the new owners, owned a previous favourite, the bulls head in belper. Food was excellent, atmosphere great. With the planning of the restaurant it was easy to talk with the people sat near by and overall it was a great decision to visit - all round. Well done white hart/la romana!!
Wednesday, January 3, 2007Rating: rosettes

David Orchard
 Excellent establishment
I could sit at the bar, be involved in local 'chat', food was excellent, Pedigree on tap, Peter and Tina (mine hosts) were very interestin.g

Un crowded, uncluttered, just how a country pub ought to be.
Sunday, December 24, 2006Rating: rosettes

Louise, Sarah & Sarah
 Christmas Lunch
We booked a late lunch and were a little aprehensive. The Food was very nice and well presented, good value for money. The service was a little reserved but they were friendly enough.

A fantastic job has been done on the refurbishment. We had a lunchtime meal and will be going back for dinner one night.
Wednesday, December 20, 2006Rating: rosettes

Diane Aston
 Good food pleasant hosts
Just changed hands, new people Garry and Annette very friendly. New young chef with very good bar menu - Sunday lunch with wonderful roast beef.
Thursday, November 23, 2006Rating: rosettes

 top thursday night out karaoke made the night
top night
Sunday, November 12, 2006Rating: No rosettes

Janet Gigg
 this pub no longer exists
it was demolished ages ago and
houses were built on the site
Friday, November 10, 2006Rating: No rosettes

A regular
 Paolo is brill. Steve a bit cold.
Paolo and his food are brilliant. Steve is a bit cold and needs to interact a bit more. More choice of beer would improve things alot.
Monday, November 6, 2006Rating: rosettes

Joanne Bamford
 warm freindly and slightly unfocused
oh people i must yell out to the world the wonders of this pub, of which i am proud to call my local. Although my personal home is almost a mile away on foot, i shall always feel the call, and set off towards that, which is to me, my true home, the eclipse pub.
Now, although the music may always be loud, making it hard to hear a soul speak, a person is always made to feel welcome by the wonderful staff who will always do their best for you, and on request, will always, always learn your usual.
Sunday, October 15, 2006Rating: No rosettes

peter renolds
 snoot more like
This is a type of pub resataraunt that if your fave fits yor ok.
The food is average, sevice cold, prices for what you get, very poor.
try elsewhere , good food available with no attitude.
Peter, Sue
Monday, September 11, 2006Rating: No rosettes

 food is brill best around !
the pub is second to non
Monday, August 28, 2006Rating: rosettes

Steven Ford
 Top-notch Italian Restaurant
Completely refurbished, La Romana restaurant at the White Hart is one of Derbyshire's top restaurants. Superb Italian food, reasonable prices, impeccable service, with a friendly atmosphere. As a friend recently said: Everything is done properly here. Bookings a must on Friday and Saturday nights.
Saturday, August 12, 2006Rating: rosettes

john douglas
 do not waste your money
food no more than adequate.
lacks atmosphere (and clientelle) service poor
landlord does not seem to like what few customers that do come in.
Saturday, August 12, 2006Rating: No rosettes

Russ & Yvonne Langton
 Visit is a must
Neil and Angie long gone - new owner - Superbly refurbished - Fantastic menu and wine list - Restaurant 5 *
Thursday, June 22, 2006Rating: No rosettes

Richard Soper
 Name Correction
The name is spelt Pattenmakers'.
Thursday, June 8, 2006Rating: No rosettes

 i'm gorgeous
i work here
Thursday, May 25, 2006Rating: rosettes

Yvonne Graham
 e-mail addresses
I would like to get all the e-mail addresses for all of the pubs listed in Dronfield if possible as I live in Australia and need to contact all of them to find out some info and this would be the cheapest and easiest way for me to contact them.
Thank you
Yvonne Graham
Wednesday, May 3, 2006Rating: rosettes

dan lalor
 conviviality defined
this pub is all about the landlord whose character and the beer and food he serves means that while there are other pubs that are as good as this i've yet to find a better one. n.b. this is NOT a food pub (restaurant) but a pub that serves food.
Thursday, April 27, 2006Rating: rosettes

 Don't go
What a terrible day, the service was awful and the food no better
The landlord rude and did not want to know our problems
Wednesday, April 19, 2006Rating: No rosettes

Ellie and Ruby
 Country pub turns into wine bar
Good Points:
beers, bench outside with great views.

Bad Points:
Outrageous that country pub has been turned into glitzy wine bar-
don't forget your sunglasses!
Real open fire replaced with some sort of living flame type thing.
If you're wanting a cosy drink in a country pub you'd be better off down the road in 'The Grey Mare'
Monday, April 17, 2006Rating: rosettes

mr batchelor
 great food good atmosphere
great service fast and efficitient. food was of very good standarded. beer was of a high stanard also.
Friday, March 17, 2006Rating: rosettes

Steve Webster
 Well worth battling the elements
Truely excellent value hearty pub grub but only served Sunday lunchtimes. Unusual real ales (a plus point), spot on quality. Serious roaring fire at the right time of year. Probably the chirpiest landlord you'll meet. An oasis for tired, cold and wet walkers!
Monday, February 13, 2006Rating: rosettes

 white hart closed
the lady who is a regular couldnt go here that often. I went to this pub sunday afternoon and it was closed. skips outside. anyone know if theyre closed for any work being done?
Tuesday, February 7, 2006Rating: No rosettes

Robert Kendleson
I know others on here have said great things about the food, but you really should try it. I plesently surprised to find a beauty salon annexed to the bub as well, meaning my wife had her nails done whilst i enjoyed another pint of the local 'leatherbritches'

Top notch
Tuesday, January 31, 2006Rating: rosettes

Peter and Linda Wright
 Excellent Pub
Jist returned back to Australia from a visit to Glossop at Christmas. Would highly recommend a visit to the Prince of Wales. Wonderful staff - so friendly and they really made you feel at home. The pub has so much character and the christmas decorations and open log fires were beautiful. Cannot wait until we return to have a pint or two. Cheers Chris
Wednesday, January 25, 2006Rating: rosettes

J. Pollitt
 Beer excellent, food ok
The beer is excellent the staff are very freindly. The food, I had the lamb Henry is good and value for money, although like a lot of restaraunts they still use frozen veg. and they ran out of mash, how do you do that?
Tuesday, January 17, 2006Rating: rosettes

 Ryak Oak
A genuine free house.
Cosy and friendly with a great atmosphere!
Friday, December 16, 2005Rating: rosettes

Jackie Madden.
 last pub out of glossop
fun quiz night every tuesday, cash prize to be won. Realy nice atmosphere. Real fire. Exellent food with no smoking dining room, if you wish to eat in the pub it's fine. Entertainment every friday nigh t(not had a bad one yet.)Friendly staff with a welcoming smile. You will be made very welcome.
Wednesday, December 14, 2005Rating: rosettes

alan smith
 we didn't stay!
mildewed window frames;
unlit fire
chairs up on the counter
laundry piled on stairs up to the room
welcomed by an unkempt landlord
Wednesday, December 14, 2005Rating: No rosettes

Andy Dunn
Landlord and landlady, Richard and Jackie deserve only the best.A really nice couple who serve up superb food, great drinks, and just recently have started to provide live entertainment supplied by probably the best agency in the north of England, none other than the World Famous Gordon Kellett Entertainments agency who's head office is in Leeds. So please do Richard and Jackie a favour and support their entertainment nights, You wont regret it. I had a brilliant night there.
Saturday, November 26, 2005Rating: rosettes

 shame about the beer
Its all very well raving over the food but the ale quality has taken a real nose dive whilst the prices have gone in the other direction.Is it a pub that sells food or rather,now,a restaurant that plays at selling beer?
Sunday, November 20, 2005Rating: rosettes

Emma Porter
 my favourite pub
i personally think that the HARE AND HOUNDS in GLOSSOP,SIMMONDLEY VILLAGE is the best pub i have ever been to!the staff are very friendly and helpful and as for the food it is absolutely fantastic i do recommend the gammon...mmmm!!!
Friday, November 18, 2005Rating: rosettes

 any one know
does any one know matt and justine from glossop had 3 kids met em on holiday majorca about 7 years ago
Tuesday, October 18, 2005Rating: No rosettes

kirsty millett
 very very friendly
Saturday, September 24, 2005Rating: rosettes

Victoria Mann
 A welcoming community pub
In an time of theme clubs and fun bars, The Pear Tree is a traditional pub that everyone can enjoy. You are assured of a warm welcome by the Landlord Geoff, and dogs and children (at a reasonable hour) are welcome.
Food is available and there are often entertainment on in the evening, including quiz nights and discos.

Thursday, September 1, 2005Rating: rosettes

 Thumbs Up
Great place, we had a hen night in Ashbourne and stayed at the George, had a fantastic time.

Top Breakfasts !!!!
Thursday, September 1, 2005Rating: rosettes

 terrible unheygenic
rubbish food
Friday, August 19, 2005Rating: No rosettes

hilarey turner
 food heavan
I called into the yew s it is called on the off chance, What a suprise was in store, Not only was the pub a real pub, Real beers, Super owners, Laughed so much at the way they told us about the ghostswanted to spend the night, The rest of the staff where super friendly, Then the food, Such a choice, From thai, To moroccan dishes, We had thai fish cakes, And spanish sausage cooked in garlic as starters, Brilliant, Then My hsband had french wood pigeon on a bed of local black pudding.
He has tried cooking this at home now, Not the same but nearly as good.
The list of food islarge, From grills, To oriental, Then tony( the chef)daily specials. Dont miss out on a meal here, It is fantastic, I have never written this kind of thing before but thought I had to let the world know about this pub.
Hilary turner
Tuesday, August 16, 2005Rating: rosettes

 friendly family pub-beautiful beer garden
A pleasant family pub with 3 rooms(pool table+occasional big screen TV for some football). Award winning garden perfect on sunny afternoon/warm evening(with or without kids). Well kept real beers (Marstons)+regularly changed guest.Quiz night on Sunday -
- a light hearted humorous affair-worth a visit
Monday, August 15, 2005Rating: rosettes

 Needs a lick of paint-great beers
A small friendly pub in the center of town.Overpowering cigarette smoke at times but the beer-WOW. Where beer is concerned the landlord knows his stuff! An excellent array of real ales with regularly changed guest beers Quiz night-Tues well worth a go!
Friday, August 12, 2005Rating: rosettes

Haydn Whitehead
 Out in the Country Pub
Great pub Great food, out in the wilds of Derbyshire but close enough to make it worth the drive 10 mins from Longnor or Hartington and they sell real ale aswell
Wednesday, June 15, 2005Rating: rosettes

Gary Stephenson
 Excellent Quality Pub
Well worth a visit after a long walk, place has real ale and a log fire. Food was top notch, I will certainly be visiting again.

PS Try the Beef Wellington
Monday, June 13, 2005Rating: rosettes

Louise Holly
 Traditional country inn serving excellent food
This is a really friendly village pub with a very relaxing feel. The food is fantastic! A definite must if you are in the area. They also have letting bedrooms which are newly decorated to a very high standard.
Monday, May 16, 2005Rating: rosettes

stacey manford
 great familey meal
brilliant carvery never been better took the whole familey and it was great
Monday, April 18, 2005Rating: rosettes

karen Brown
 pure 5*
this pub is pure 5* it opens at 5pm w/day 12/ 2 6/11pm sat and all day sunday i am a reg so i know. ang is allway in the kitchen and neil is out front. ps the food is excellent WINNERS OF THE DERBYSHIRE FOOD AND DRINK AWARDS 2004 {NOV} PUB/ BISTRO.
Monday, April 18, 2005Rating: rosettes

karen Brown
 pure 5*
this pub is pure 5* it opens at 5pm w/day 12/ 2 6/11pm sat and all day sunday i am a reg so i know. ang is allway in the kitchen and neil is out front. ps the food is excellent WINNERS OF THE DERBYSHIRE FOOD AND DRINK AWARDS 2004 {NOV} PUB/ BISTRO.
Monday, April 18, 2005Rating: rosettes

William Grubbs
 Should be called the Closed Hart
Is this place ever open?
Thursday, March 31, 2005Rating: No rosettes

Keith Pope
 Excellent Veggie Food
What a relief to find someone who actually serves PROPER vegetarian food not some vegetable slop in a creamy sauce. Most of the menu items have a veggie alternative, the only drawback is choosing which one to have !!!
Thursday, March 3, 2005Rating: rosettes

j houghton
 great frendly pub with geat real ales
Monday, February 21, 2005Rating: rosettes

Brian McComak
 One Empty Room One Full Room
very loud
disco for middle-aged
followed by karaoke.
beer good, prices OK
full and stuffy at the weekends
Monday, February 7, 2005Rating: rosettes

James Lyster
 Smoky & Dirty
Beer OK,
Small back room crammed with
locals attempting karaoke and
Wouldn't recommend
Monday, February 7, 2005Rating: No rosettes

Close Friend
 Great Place
Neil, the Landlord, is very kind, he like to come and have a chat with us!

The only bad thing with The White Hart, is Angie, Neils wife, she is very ignorant!
Monday, February 7, 2005Rating: rosettes

B. Lawrence
 By far the best pub in the Woolley area
Julie and Trevor make wonderful hosts for a wonderful meal which (although a little heavy on your wallet) will tantalise your taste buds for days to come. Good food, excellent location.
Saturday, January 22, 2005Rating: No rosettes

Jock munro
 Excellent Village Pub
The Carpenters Arms is a family run country pub which has been with the Clements & Heraty family for over 70 years. They have a full range of facilities available for our enjoyment from hot and cold bar meals served daily to cask conditioned real ales. There are comfortable lounge areas and an outdoor beer garden. Walkers are particularly welcome. Why not set off from the pub on one of the many circular routes and finish off with a drink and something to eat.
There's a family room too with activities to keep the children occupied. You will always find a warm and friendly welcome at the Carpenters Arms
Friday, January 14, 2005Rating: rosettes

 superb food and a lovely atmosphere
The food here is excellent and the service is first class. A lovely country pub well worth a visit although I would recommend that you book.
Sunday, January 2, 2005Rating: No rosettes

we visited the Red Lion, recently, and were delighted,the atmosrhere and everything was faultless, a big improvement. The new owner has done a great job and we would strongly recommend a stay here.superb!
Friday, December 24, 2004Rating: rosettes

craig ward
 White Lion - Matlock
I have stayed at the white lion on many occasions. The rooms are basic but well looked after. The pub has a lot of character and the food is excellent. A very nice location in the winter when the log fire is burning.
Monday, November 1, 2004Rating: rosettes

matin slack
 the pub of pubs
loud pub, friendly place with nice grub. well worth a pint
Friday, August 27, 2004Rating: rosettes

Kate & Alan Richmond
 Excellent Refurbed Pub
This place just gets better and better - the luchtime snacks - if you can call them that - are exceptional - they kill you with kindness...and you can even tie up your horse outside whilst you drop in for a drink
Sunday, August 22, 2004Rating: rosettes

 Bloody Fantastic
The George & Dragon i can safely say is one of the best pubs i have found in a long time, The food was excellent and the owners were genuinly lovely people

Will definatly go again
Tuesday, July 20, 2004Rating: rosettes

 Family-run pub
The Boat House Inn at Matlock in Derbyshire serves good food and well-kept ale. The bedrooms have been recently refurbished
Sunday, February 8, 2004Rating: rosettes

 A drinkers dream!
A cracking pub! great service, good value for money, awesome big screen, best atmosphere in Buxton!
Tuesday, December 3, 2002Rating: rosettes

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