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Bluebell Inn

Farnah Green, Belper DE56 2RD, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
254 reviews 254 reviews
29 hotel reviews
231 helpful votes 231 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Went as guests at a birthday party. Quite a nice restaurant ,well laid out ,nice clean table cloths ,nice cutlery . Food orders quickly taken,the food was cooked and presented well ,Plenty of fresh vegetables cooked just with a little crunch. The final bill was very good taking into consideration what we all had . I also thought the staff... More 

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36 reviews 36 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Visited for the first time in some 25 years but went on a recommendation. Greeting friendly although did have to ask to be shown to our table. Dining area very pleasant indeed with proper napkins and lit candles and fresh flowers on table. The evening menu was somewhat disappointing as there was nothing that really grabbed any of us. Very... More 

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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014 via mobile

We recently dined at the Bluebell and while the waitress service was excellent the charge of full price for a small child's meal was ridiculous. During the later stages of the meal we were asked to move as others wanted the table. This had not been mentioned when booking or on our arrival.This ended our evening abruptly which was a... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
11 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Well Well The Bluebell Inn back from the dead , Stopped using this hostelry shortly after it was disposed of 19 years ago .great to see it in new hands , The present proprietor or Tenant has not inherited a very easy task but is coping very well there is a far better atmosphere now the dishes are prepared and... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Went for an evening weekend meal, expecting to be impressed, having heard and read good things about eating at The Bluebell. First impressions of the building itself are not great. Gardens, paintwork etc are in need of some TLC. This is disappointing given the pricing for food and drink. The choice and quality of food is pretty good but be... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

found this via Google Maps as a place to meet friends who lived in the area. the website was down (not always a good sign) but we were not disappointed. large car park,peaceful country location and impressive restaurant from the white table cloths to the very friendly service (although the landlord is somewhat "Curmudgeonly"! the food was fantastic - not... More 

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29 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013 via mobile

This place has improved dramatically since the change of ownership- the food was lovely and the service was excellent! The goats cheese starter and Cajun chicken main were just delicious , and the atmosphere in the dining room was very relaxed and pleasant - we finished our evening outside in the garden, relaxing with a drink- a very enjoyable experience!... More 

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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Yesterday's weather was a blip in the heat wave in Derbyshire so we were ready to warm up at lunchtime after a long walk and were pleased that the renowned Bluebell could find us a table, it has always been fully booked when we tried to go there. Omg the food was really lovely- and quite good value- on Sunday... More 

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Matlock, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

We have been going to The Bluebell for about three months every other week, always lovely food, nice lunch menu fish and chips or burger all good, presented well and tasty. The management and staff are all pleasant and nothing too much trouble, so we decided t go for Xmas day lunch cannot begin to tell you how much we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2012

i went to the bluebell to celebrate my birthday,the food went down a treat and the service and atmosphere was lovely,everybody loved the food and being able to stay over night was the perfect end to a great evening.

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