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Hollybush Inn

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1 Melbourne Lane | Breedon on the Hill,, Derby, England
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Description: DE73 8AT

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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
This Pub is very much OPEN! A lovely Country Pub

Good beer. Nice food. Warm and cheery landlord. Two nice fires in the winter. Beams everywhere. Dining room gets lots of private bookings - great for a small wedding or special celebration. Recommended.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 17, 2015
PeterDunsford
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Mansfield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Visited here over Easter and had a lovely meal. The starters were delicious, the mains sounded average on the menu, but when they came out they were fantastic. They could have charged a lot more considering the quality and the size of the portions. The staff were very attentive and accomodating, the ales were good too. Will come here again... More 

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Castle Donington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Excellent food, lovely atmosphere and friendly staff, made it a special day for us. Would really recommend eating here, freshly cooked and plentiful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Good beer. Nice food. Warm and cheery landlord. Two nice fires in the winter. Beams everywhere. Dining room gets lots of private bookings - great for a small wedding or special celebration. Recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

When we first approached Mick (the owner) about having our reception we were optimistic but a little unsure with it being quite a small restaurant. Mick very quickly made us feel at ease with his accommodating and confident personality we left happy and certain that we would have a low key yet lovely reception. Our budget was very small and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Nice food that is very homely. Red wine & mint gravy a must try. Good selection of food and drink. A lovely evening in a friendly bar

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England, Arkansas
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We visited the Hollybush Inn several times over the New year. Very friendly staff, we were made very welcome, they even opened up just for us when they were hoping for a day off, good selection of ales and lovely food at reasonable prices, would definitely visit again and would highly recommend.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Visited the holly bush for 3 consecutive days whilst in the area for new year the landlord even opened up on the day it was closed for our group to have a drink its a great place with good quality hand pulled beers and great food,the open fire makes for a nice country pub atmosphere I would definitely recommend this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

A lovely country pub, great drinks and brilliant atmosphere. Food is also very nice. I would definitely recommend this pub.

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sunflower131202
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We have recently moved to the area and this was our first (but certainly not last) visit to the Hollybush. Lovely food, friendly staff and a warm atmosphere. Food was freshly cooked, tasty and nicely presented. Will be back!

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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30 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

In the old days, the café, was small, noisy and all the tables were sticky, It's a lot better these days, perfect for toast, sandwiches and snacks.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: 1 Melbourne Lane | Breedon on the Hill,, Derby, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Derby

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: English

Description

DE73 8AT

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