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Church Street | Ashford-in-the-Water, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1QB, England
+44 1629 812931
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Ranked #22 of 60 Restaurants in Bakewell
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: Bar, Pub, Family Fare
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: County pub full of charm with a modern twist.

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English first
Cheshire, UK
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Have been to this 17th century pub on a number of occasions which is the pretty Derbyshire village of Ashford in the Water, near Bakewell. Unpretentious, no artificial tarting up - just a cozy, warm and welcoming pub with roaring fires and excellent food. What more can I say ..... very enjoyable and highly recommended to anyone touring or walking... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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79 reviews 79 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Lovely tradional pub in the heart of the Peak a District, friendly warm welcome. Dog friendly. An excellent pub to call for a drink after local walk around Littke Longstone and Monsall Head.,

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Having had many childhood holidays in the Lake District, it is always good to go to a Robinson's pub that stocks Hartleys ale. The Bull's Head had Hartleys XB on, as well as Robinson's Trooper. Unicorn and Blonde - we tried them all except for the Blonde, and all were excellent. We ate at the Bull's Head on two nights... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We were staying at the hotel up the road, but chose to eat here due to the price. We weren't disappointed, generous portions and very tasty. Service good and the place has a nice atmosphere. Would definitely visit again and would recommend to friends.

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Market Deeping, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

If you like pub grub you'll get it here. Nothing special but nothing wrong with it. Cosy enough in the Lounge bar with retro style tables and quite comfortable.

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This was our favorite pub during our stay in the Peak District.We even returned a second time to celebrate our tenth Wedding Anniversary.Excellent menu with just enough choices.Food served piping hot,a rare treat these days.Portions very generous which made the price extreemly reasonable.Comfortable seating with plenty of room between tables.A must visit eatery for any occassion.

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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We stayed in Ashford-in-the-Water a couple of weeks ago and you have the choice of two pubs in the village. The Bull's Head and the Ashford Arms. I personally think the Ashford Arms has a slight edge, but the Bull's Head is very good. We had lunch there, and sat in the bar area. Very traditional, and I can imagine... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Visited with 3 hungry friends recently, and came away very satisfied. Tasty food, well presented, and generous portions. Service was very good, and the beers were an added bonus.

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ashford kent
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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We visited here whilst staying in Ashford in the Water and had a very disappointing meal. The Steak and Ale Pie was obviously mass produced and only partially heated and the chips tasteless. As there was a sign outside advertising fine dining we expected far better than this. The only positive thing to say about the Bulls Head is the... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

What can I say? All the things you look for in your local pub were certainly apparent here. It's been many years since I've seen a pub so well used by locals and visitors alike every day. We stopped each evening after our days out for a drink and snack. The ambience is great, the staff actually smiled and enjoyed... More 

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Address: Church Street | Ashford-in-the-Water, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1QB, England
Phone Number: +44 1629 812931
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Peak District National Park  >  Bakewell
Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
Cuisine: Bar, Pub, Family Fare

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