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Bulls Head

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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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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: County pub full of charm with a modern twist.
Good for:
Outdoor seating
Special occasions

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Visitor rating
  • 37
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 16
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  • 5
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    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good pub grub!

We popped in for an early family dinner recently and weren't disappointed. Good real ale on tap and good pub grub on the menu. We were very pleasantly surprised and all had a lovely meal. Service was good and very friendly and the food was good homely grub and very tasty at that. Prices were very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
MarcBorgia
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Reigate, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Outdoor seating
  • Special occasions
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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101 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Reigate, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

We popped in for an early family dinner recently and weren't disappointed. Good real ale on tap and good pub grub on the menu. We were very pleasantly surprised and all had a lovely meal. Service was good and very friendly and the food was good homely grub and very tasty at that. Prices were very reasonable too, which is... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Glad we booked to come here. Granted it was a lovely day and the hikers and bikers were out in force, but this looked like the sort of pub that is always busy at weekends. The food was hearty and tasty,.and the range of beers were good and well kept. The 'Farmers Blonde' was excellent and went down a treat.... More 

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Ashford-in-the-Water, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We live locally and thought we would walk over for a nice meal in a warm,welcoming environment. Several things were crossed off the blackboard menu so our choice was reduced even though it was 6.45 on a Saturday evening and they had not been opened long neither were they busy! After waiting nearly a hour for our starters my whitebait... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We went in once for lunch and once for dinner during our stay in Ashford in the water. On both occasions the food was good and the welcome warm. We particularly enjoyed the roaring fire after spending the day in the snow!

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Great food great value,warm welcome,I have lived in Ashford in the water for the past 18 months and I have used the Bulls head most days,I eat and drink there on a regular basis,and I can honestly say I have never been disappointed with the service and the warm welcome given to myself and my guests when eating at the... More 

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Cheshire, UK
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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85 reviews 85 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 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
5 helpful votes 5 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
3 helpful votes 3 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Church Street | Ashford-in-the-Water, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1QB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Peak District National Park  >  Bakewell
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 812931

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 15
  • Cuisine: Bar, Pub, Family Fare

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating, Special occasions

Description

County pub full of charm with a modern twist.

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