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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 2013
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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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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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24 hotel reviews
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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
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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 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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9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

A friendly pub with, apparently, wonderful views (it was a bit misty when we were here). An excellent dinner in a welcoming bar with lovely service. The real highlight was the breakfast: probably the best I have ever experienced. Every single item on the generous platter was cooked to absolute perfection. Knowing how difficult it is to cook a good... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

We stayed next door in Bretton Cottage, and ate here both nights. The steak and ale pie with chips and veg is the best I have ever tasted. Thick, warm buttery pastry with the most tender meat (locally sourced), all in a delicious gravy. The chips were the best I've had: crispy on the outside but incredibly fluffy inside. Drinks... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Cosy traditional pub complete with fire for cold days! The food was great, really tasty and the service attentive. A wonderful ambience with views to match. What a find! An excellent stop if visiting the plague village of Eyam.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

A truly incredible place for that meal out with friends! Delicious, simple food you want to find in a pub but with the quality of a fancy restaurant ... The Barrel Inn is the place to eat!!!! Dogs andmuddy boots were welcome and everyone had a smiley face... everything you want out of a cosy, relaxed pub meal with dear... More

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Also Known As:
The Barrel Hotel
The Barrel Hotel Hope Valley
The Barrel Inn Hope Valley, Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Address: Eyam, Derbyshire, S32 5QD a6187, S32 5QD, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Derbyshire > Hope Valley
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Ranked #2 of 6 hotels in Hope Valley
Hotel Class:3 star — The Barrel Inn 3*

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