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The Spotted Cow

12 Town Street, Belper DE56 0TA, England
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Ranked #9 of 10 Belper B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Derby, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Yet another Groupon jaunt - eight of us this time, pre-booked. Prior to setting off I looked on Google Maps to check the location, and made the mistake of also clicking on the Tripadvisor comments. Bad move! It seemed there was little to recommend in either the venue or the food, so you'll understand it was with a certain trepidation... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014 via mobile

Not been to the Spotted Cow for quite a while and it was obvious straight away that management has changed. Always used to be a busy place but was virtually empty on a Saturday lunch time. The menu seemed much reduced, the carvery seemed good value compared at £6.99 compared to the limited, pricier options, so that is what we... More

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derbyshire
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Having read recent reviews we were very dubious about visiting However with Groupon voucher in hand we entered the pub and was warmly greeted by a friendly young man. After serving drinks at the bar we were offered a table anywhere we chose - we were the only ones there! Comfortably seated we were given menus and left to decide.... More

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Belper, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

After reading the recent reviews we were dubious about trying this pub again, but decided to give it a go as a couple of years ago it used to be lovely; upon phoning the venue they were very friendly and explained they had new managers. First impressions were good, a clean, well decorated, recently refurbished premises which was spotlessly clean.... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

We went using a groupon voucher, I visited a few years ago & had a great Sunday lunch but things have gone downhill. For the price we paid I suppose it wasn't bad value but the place was filthy. The waiter / bar man was very nonchalant & arrogant & there was another staff member filing her nails & reading... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

Staff all smoking outside by the kitchen door,when the kitchen door was open needs a good clean around the bar area food not too good either waitress very friendly and polite bar man not too helpful with the booking wont return.

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

We went here on a groupon voucher with my parents, I had heard good things about the pub and was looking forward to going. Well disappointment struck as soon as we ordered our drinks, ●I had a coke and rather than it coming from the pump, the bar tender pulled a bottle of coke from under the bar and poured... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
15 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

The pub appeared to be really nice. Staff were helpful but the food was a bit of a let down. My (veggie) food was barely cooked and tasteless. My husband had steak - requested medium rare but i would say it was very rare. Just about ok but nothing to get excited about Starter was ok and hot chocolate after... More

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Derby
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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

I Should have known when I walked through the door and they couldn't find my dinner reservation to just walk away then. However after getting a drink from the bar, this was resolved in 10 minutes. The pub looked quite charming and cosy and had a good atmosphere- seemed busy. As Been shown to the table I walked past 4... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

We arrived in plenty of time but our table had not been booked due to an error, apologies and were told it would be sorted. There were 5 of us and we were eventually given a table for 8 which wasn't ideal. The place seemed to lack organisation. The tables were sticky, the carpet filthy, looked like a herd of... More

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Address: 12 Town Street, Belper DE56 0TA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Derbyshire > Belper
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