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Ye Old Bowling Green Inn

Smalldale, Bradwell, Peak District National Park S33 9JQ , England
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Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Part of a party of 11 who booked for Sunday lunch and very impressed. Friendly bar staff and you pay for your lunch at the bar and given a ticket who you pass to the chef when going for your meal. 4 choices of meat, 3 choices of veg, 2 choices of potatoes Yorkshire pudding and various accompaniments Chef serves... More 

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Daventry
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50 reviews
27 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

Recently had another lovely weekend stay at this pub and this time we bought two other couples with us. Jez and Karen are great hosts, friendly and down to earth. The pub is a great base for exploring the hope valley and surrounding areas including Lady Bower reservoir with the story of the Dambusters. What I love about this place... More 

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

we visited the pub early on in the day for a drink ,the landlord was friendly and chatty ,we decided to eat there on the friday night as we were camping at the near by campsite . My husband and i had the steak and i can honestly say that it was one of the best meals we have had... More 

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England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

A BIG Thank you to Jez, Karen and team for a wonderful stay again. We have stayed here on many occasions and always really enjoy the hospitality of our hosts. We look forward to the great hearty breakfasts and always have an evening meal as its so delicious and filling, just right after a day's walking. The locals are very... More 

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Derbyshire
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Recently visited with a group of friends and would thoroughly recommend this pub. We were hoping for a good stay and were not disappointed. Lovely warm welcome, great food, and a comfy bed. Look forward to returning. Many thanks to Karen, Gez and team.

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Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

This is an absolutely beautiful country pub in a fantastic location,the rooms here are beautiful very clean and lovely comfortable beds. The food is fantastic and recommend Thier steak and ale pie certainly the best I have tasted in a long time and the breakfast we had was really good too all home cooked. The pub also has a good... More 

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essex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

My wife and i stayed at this lovely inn for 3 nights in August this year, on our arrival we greeted by the landlord daughter who showed us to our lovely room in the converted barn. We went for a drink in the bar and were made more than welcome by the locals. On Wednesday a group of our friends... More 

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Thank loyalistden
Bradwell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

Visited this pub for a few drinks and a meal with the family..I have to say one of the best ever pubs I have had a drink in., the locals were quiet to start with as you would expect .. But once I had a chat with a few ( which they engaged) the place was great.. Food was amazing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

We stayed here for 2 nights in August and it was a lovely little pub with beautiful and clean bedrooms, for a great price - including a really good breakfast. Lovely powerful shower and a really comfy bed - perfect after a day of walking! The staff were super friendly and helpful - telling us the best walks and attractions... More 

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Northumberland
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Old style public house. The bar food was good and they had vegetarian choices which is good and unusual. The bar staff are pleasant and friendly. The one thing that really spoiled our evening was the foul language of the locals and landlord. Perhaps this is just normal. There was a young boy and his grandfather having a meal and... More 

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