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174 Portland Street, Derby DE23 8PJ, England
01332 775697
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Description: The Chestnut Tree Bar & Restaurant has recently had a MAJOR face lift, you...
The Chestnut Tree Bar & Restaurant has recently had a MAJOR face lift, you will not believe the changes and improvements we have made. We offer a unique food experience with our open kitchen and our award winning chefs from Dubai & India. All meals prepared freshly in front of you with only the finest ingredients available.We offer a full Indian menu, Indo – Chinese and Barbeque menu (all cooked on char-grill)
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  • 46
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  • 7
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 3
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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After being recommend to try this place by several work mates we finally did. We opted for take away as this suited us the best and all we can say is "Why did we leave it until now!" Service is very friendly,efficient and nothing's too much trouble for staff who are more than happy to offer... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
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  • Bar scene
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English first
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67 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

After being recommend to try this place by several work mates we finally did. We opted for take away as this suited us the best and all we can say is "Why did we leave it until now!" Service is very friendly,efficient and nothing's too much trouble for staff who are more than happy to offer advice on what you... More 

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Derby
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Go to this place quite often, it's a pub with good beer at good prices with very good food. Tava chicken is just gorgeous! Can get busy and as all the food is cooked fresh the wait time is longer but it's oh so worth it. Also does takeaway so you can pop in, order your food to go, have... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

This is a good place where you can have a feast with a little money - you will not feel the pinch in your pocket. There are plenty to choose from and I was told that their Chicken Wraps with Chips and Thali set are a hit with the foodies, although we never tried it. Overall a good choice for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

I do enjoy Indian food and have eaten at most of the Indian restaurants in Derby, I can honestly say 'The Chestnut Tree' is my new favourite. I'd heard from a few friends about the food there so me and my partner decided to go and try it for ourselves, it turned out to be a wise decision. A combination... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

been here twice now all the way from Northamptonshire, all the food is superbly cooked and the mixed grill is unbelievably tasty. Freshly cooked and served piping hot. Would highly recommend this restaurant, friendly atmosphere and staff

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

U had a awful meal. My meat had fat on it . I was going to complain , but the staff did not evan come over to our table ! How rude . We was going to walk out but we decided to pay instead for a nasty ( not Evan a meal )! Dogs dinner . 😳😳😳 We will... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Very nice And friendly had a good night with familyand friends .will try the food the next time i am in derby .. too pissed to eat anything .lots of friendly people .

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Went to the Chestnut Tree with our new team from Rolls-Royce last night. I was pleasantly surprised. Had a fantastic meal. Menu has a lot of different dishes and not many of the well known curries. Everyone seemed to enjoy their meals and commented on the good value. Give it a try. I'm sure we will return at a later... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Sixteen of us turned up at the Chestnut tree for a work night out (aka self-funded morale booster). Had a great time. We'd ordered the food before we arrived and the catering team were well organized and had everything in hand. The food was superb - everything from hot curries to burgers - plentiful portions and as advertised on the... More 

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Kent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We took trip advisor advice and gave it a try... The previous comments told us about the location , decor etc and the excellent food. We had very good curries, cooked especially to our requirements as I have some food allergies in an open kitchen by an excellent chef. In addition, the meal was excellent value for money.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 174 Portland Street, Derby DE23 8PJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Derby
  • Phone Number: 01332 775697

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 19
  • Cuisine: Indian, Barbecue, Asian, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene

Description

The Chestnut Tree Bar & Restaurant has recently had a MAJOR face lift, you will not believe the changes and improvements we have made. We offer a unique food experience with our open kitchen and our award winning chefs from Dubai & India. All meals prepared freshly in front of you with only the finest ingredients available.We offer a full Indian menu, Indo – Chinese and Barbeque menu (all cooked on char-grill)

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