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Old Post Restaurant

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43 Holywell Street, Chesterfield S41 7SH, England
+44 (0)1246 279479
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Wed - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very nice

My wife and I ate here with a group of friends on a Saturday evening, there were 10 of us in total so the restaurant asked for a £5 a head deposit and pre orders for starters and mains which was fair enough. The quality of the food was excellent but the quantity of vegetables on some of the main... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 6, 2015
RogerfromTown
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

My wife and I ate here with a group of friends on a Saturday evening, there were 10 of us in total so the restaurant asked for a £5 a head deposit and pre orders for starters and mains which was fair enough. The quality of the food was excellent but the quantity of vegetables on some of the main... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I'm originally from Chesterfield, but live in Glasgow and close the Old Post for a family meal for my 50th birthday. I arranged it via various email exchanges - they couldn't have been more helpful, catering for fussy kids and fussy parents, tweaking menus to whatever we wanted. The meal on the day was excellent, as was the service. Also,... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Does not look anything from outside and it is very small inside, but super food, not loads of choice but I loved it, would go again, nice for couples wanting a romantic meal

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Sutton in Ashfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 via mobile

My son took me for a surprise meal. We went early and had the early bird menu - equivelent to the main menu but much cheaper. The food was amazing. Beautifully prepared, cooked and presented. Excellent value for money. Recommended

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Visited this restaurant with friends on their,& trip advisor, recommendation. It was ok. Not great. Not awful. My starter was mediocre, my beef was overcooked ( not medium, as requested), my dessert was sent back & service felt rushed. The restaurant is cramped, the music is inappropriate ( an 80's compilation) & the service satisfactory. I won't be returning.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

We've eaten here a few times now and it's always great! The place is really cosy with a few tables dotted around. We could hear the bustle of the kitchen too which was exciting! Great food and a lovely front of house team. Will be returning again during the summer!

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derbyshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Came here on Friday for my birthday. The food was gorgeous, I had scallops, beef and xmas pudding. Yum yum yum. The place is a little expensive so only really for treats, but its a lovely little place, good quality with a very friendly waitress. We would definitely come again.

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

great welcome, service, and all excellent ,recommend the lamb ,welcoming log burner in the new bar/reception area.

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

lovely subtle service in a quirky old building. friendly, exceptional food. Great place to celebrate a special anniversary.

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nottinghamshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I haven't been for quite a while but when visiting I found the service, staff, general atmosphere and food excellent. I grew up in this area and remember this building and the history and it brings back child hood memories

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Additional Information about Old Post Restaurant

Address: 43 Holywell Street, Chesterfield S41 7SH, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)1246 279479
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Chesterfield
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 48 - 80
Cuisine: British

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 43 Holywell Street, Chesterfield S41 7SH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Chesterfield
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)1246 279479

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 48 - 80
  • Cuisine: British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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