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The Famous Shoulder

Deep Lane, Hardstoft, Chesterfield S45 8AF, England
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just had to try this venue! As heard so much about it, now that the venue has a new owner. I would rate the food and drink 'excellent' and the staff are really pleasant, in fact faultless, 10/10! Thank you Simon, I will be back soon. My advice if you get the chance, is to try it. Many thanks Phil... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

fantastic food! Lovely helpful staff! It is a beautiful restaurant,full of character! Me and my family had Sunday lunch here. I can not fault the Shoulder at all in anyway. We will definitely be back very soon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

My friends and I were over the moon when we found out the shoulder was under new ownership. The old owner was totally inexperienced and it showed. He ran this wonderful place into the ground. But as soon as we found out he'd gone we came and it was lovely, new owners new atmosphere and finally some great food. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

Fabulous time, the meal was delicious the staff are excellent they really couldn't do enough for you . The rooms are lovely and cozy, breakfast was just what I needed after a long night with sambucca highly recommended 😀

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 via mobile

We arrived late on Friday evening although the kitchen was closed but they were more than happy to make us dinner, the beer was excellent and the staff all charming! The room was clean and comfortable a true little gem will be returning soon thank you for an enjoyable relaxing weekend

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Matlock, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Stayed here last night rooms nice, staff friendly and really nice country location. Just been reopened by new owner and the restaurant was also good with a menu around British tapas. Would recommend Really enjoyed our night here will be back soon

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I, with friends, turned up here after walking, 3 times within a month to find the place closed at lunch-time. This, despite a large sign outside saying it was open every day from 12 noon. Whatever the reason for closure, they couldn't be bothered to put a sign at the entrance to the car-park to say it was closed. On... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

My husband and I were booked in for a night in July by Late Rooms. Unfortunately there was no record of the booking and no accommodation available. The barman recommended the Twing Oaks near by which was very nice.

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Good Food, Mattress fine, shower good and piece and quiet. However although a great location the bedroom (5) lacked any sort of a view. I was not expecting the Sydney Opera House or The Hanging Gardens of Babylon or Herds of wildebeest sweeping majestically...? however no view out of either facing window. And then we get to the breakfast. Tasted... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

The food is really excellent but the bedrooms could be so much better with a little excellent care and attention. Only had one bedside light, no stool for the dressing table and the carpet could do with a clean. There was no hot water from the tap (luckily the shower was electric) and no heating. Would not have been so... More 

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