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The Barrel Inn

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Eyam, Derbyshire, S32 5QD a6187, S32 5QD, England
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The Barrel Inn
Ranked #2 of 6 hotels in Hope Valley
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had 3 evening meals here whilst on holiday. All were cooked to perfection. All staff were attentive and friendly. Prices very reasonable. Views outside are fantastic and you can sit on a bench with a drink to enjoy. We highly recommend.

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Dronfield
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Why do pubs these days think that £5.25 is a reasonable price for 2 slices of brown bread and a small quantity of tuna mayonnaise even if they add a few green leaves and a small quantity of coleslaw? Also not impressed with service. We wanted to pay separately but were told to sort out a combined bill as itr... More

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Coventry, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We stayed here with friends for the May bank holiday weekend the service was excellent - lovely friendly staff the accommodation is comfortable and clean and the food was very good. We had a great weekend despite the weather - the views and walks around the pub make it a great place to stay :)

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Had a fantastic Easter Sunday afternoon in the best (in our view) country pub in Derbyshire. Beautiful day great food and service. An idyllic afternoon. Thanks to all front of house and kitchen staff and management who keep it all running superbly.

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Aylesbury
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

I've stayed at this Inn twice during the past 10 years, the last time at the beginning of April 2014, and it hasn't changed much. The pub is in an amazing position on a ridge with fantastic views. The bar is quite ordinary and most of their business comes from serving meals, which are good, with very nice service, but... More

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Hertfordshire
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100 reviews 100 reviews
27 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

This is the third time we have eaten here and it was great. The views are wonderful, the staff are very friendly and helpful and the food was delicious - what more can I say! I cannot understand the previous negative reviews at all - are we talking about the same establishment?

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Buxton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014 via mobile

Las we live locally we use this pub frequently and are very pleased with the recent refurbishment, it has brightened up the main area without losing the character the pub is famous for. I had the salmon from the specials board which was excellent, the sauce going superbly with the beautifully cooked fish. The service, as always was efficient, friendly... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014 via mobile

The Barrel is a country pub in the middle of the countryside and we have been going there for years. However, following a "refurbishment" (carpet and paint) the feel/atmosphere of the place has gone downhill. We arrived at 3pm for a late lunch and noticed that most of the tables had reserved notices but the place was mostly empty so... More

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2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013 via mobile

The food was fantastic, just a shame about the service! We booked a table for 8, when we arrived we were put on two separate tables of 4 face each others backs. When we ask politely to join the tables together to form (what we booked) a table of 8 the managers reaction was very rude. Quote "your all paying... More

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Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

we visited on a lunch time a nice day and the views were wonderfull.The outside of the pub was very clean and smart a good start. we were greeted by very nice staff with a smile and asked if we were eating i said yes and we were given menus and shown the special board there is a large choice... More

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Address: Eyam, Derbyshire, S32 5QD a6187, S32 5QD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Derbyshire > Hope Valley
Hotel Class:3 star — The Barrel Inn 3*
Also Known As:
The Barrel Hotel Hope Valley
The Barrel Inn Hope Valley, Derbyshire, United Kingdom

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