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The Great Northern

4.0 of 5 Inn   |   Station Road | Mickleover, Derby DE3 9FB, England
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Ranked #5 of 21 Derby B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the look of this pub straight away, so went with some friends for a meal. Have to say my first impression was right. Clean and tidy, with staff that simply can not do enough for you! I had a steak that was reasonably priced and beautifully presented, I was expecting an overdone pub steak and I was pleasantly surprised,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Welcoming service , plenty of staff to take orders. We managed to get a table for food (most had been reserved) . Menu with all the usual suspects and a few more adventurous specials. A few vegetarian options as well. Food arrived in good time, and was tasty. Would recommend for good pub grub.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have eaten at The Great Northern many times now, sometimes in the bar area and sometimes in the restaurant. The food is always excellent, the staff very friendly and service prompt. The hand cut chips are the best we have tasted. We would highly recommend The Great Northern. It has turned into our local as we also call in... More

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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Came here on a Friday night with my other half for a date night. We didn't book so had to eat outside but that was our own faults, luckily it was warm weather. We ordered our food which came out in a reasonable time. I ordered a salmon dish which had paprika all over it which it never stated and... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We stayed over the New Year period from 28th December 2013 to 8th January 2014 during our first trip back to the UK since our move to Oz. The staff couldn't have been more helpful. From arrival to departure they were friendly and accommodating, and even before we arrived as we made arrangements whilst still in Australia. They had breakfast... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

The staff at the Great Northern came to our rescue when another pub in Mickleover let us down at last minute for hosting a family get together. They were so accommodating and helpful in every possible way I can not recommend them enough!! A huge thank you for everyone involved you really stepped up to the mark and helped make... More

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Hertfordshire UK
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16 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Stayed here on a Saturday night in April 2014 in the ground floor room - couple with a 4 year old child. Room was spotless and tastefully decorated - there was a separate section the other side of the bathroom with a double sofa bed which my son slept in. Room was clean and modern and had all the amenities... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Four of us stayed here on a Saturday night. The pub was very busy when we arrived just after 6pm but the staff were very friendly and went out of their way to make sure we were going to be comfortable in our rooms. Although all the tables in the restaurant were full or reserved and we hadn't pre-booked a... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

This place was a lucky find on the internet at short notice! Really excellent room with a freestanding bath in the very large bedroom and a nice fresh decor and spotless bathroom. The food in the attached bar/restaurant is very good value for money. Nothing to fault this place on!

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15 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

My wife & i called in on the off chance as we were driving by, Well worth the visit, food was very good service ok, very good atmosfear, clean, staff polite & attentive, will definitely be going back for more,this time with friends.

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Address: Station Road | Mickleover, Derby DE3 9FB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Derbyshire > Derby
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Great Northern 4*
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