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Badger Box

Certificate of Excellence
British, Pub, Bar
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Derby Road, Kirkby-in-Ashfield NG17 9BX, England
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11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
excellant meal,excellant value

visited over christmas period enjoying excellant meal [i had mixed grill while my wife had fish ]good value and very good service,will return.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Skegness, United Kingdom
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely meal , very nice staff. Place very busy , never eased at all and we were there 3 hours. It was so busy but good atmosphere. Food excellent.

Thank maggieanddennis_10
Nottingham, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

3 people 3 starters and 3 mains, all paid separately for same table. 3 starters come out at same time, wonderful. 2 mains arrive and told the third "should" follow. 5 minutes no 3rd main, go to the bar to ask and the lady walked off into the back. 5 minutes later still nothing. Catch a lady walking past and... More 

Thank gemma_182_lowe
Nottingham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent foods & quality pub & staff.Easy to find & plenty of parking.Staff find nothing a problem.

Thank fossett_boulton
Kirkby in Ashfield, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Saved £50 in vouchers for a birthday meal in the new year. None of the vouchers wouldd scan, saying they had been used already. I rang tesco, who spoke to the landlord, assuring him they were valid. He woukdnt aknowledge this and we ended up paying for the meal- which was £29 more than we planned to spend just after... More 

Thank Cazza6363
Skegness, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

visited over christmas period enjoying excellant meal [i had mixed grill while my wife had fish ]good value and very good service,will return.

Thank grahamhill1944
Warsaw, Poland
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nice place. Diverse menu for a pub. Good prices. Daily special offers. Bit narrow selection of beer.

Thank Przem123
United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Good food on New Years Eve. lunchtime. Good value for money and quick service. Would return here again.

Thank JGB75
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Well I have read the other poor reviews we live in Kirkby so it's close to us , we used the badger a fair bit over a year ago and had a few poor experiences poor bar service bad steak ! But we wanted somewhere Christmas Day and decided in the badger as it was a good price , I'll... More 

Thank mazdabongo
Annesley, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

After living in Annesley Woodhouse for 30years we are disappointed of the lack of service we have had today, Alison and mandy have worked very hard behind the bar but I have no sign of management. I am now blogging this as Alison has done an hour extra without being asked, but have had to leave mandy to run the... More 

Thank Jackie R
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61 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

Sunday 26th Dec , Mon a bank holiday and the Badger Box hardly has any beer ! Surely not !! Hardly any lager, sort yourself out Hungry Horse. Missing Shaun , Ian and Glennis me thinks !!

Thank Jo H

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Derby Road, Kirkby-in-Ashfield NG17 9BX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Kirkby-in-Ashfield
  • Phone Number: 441623752243

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 19
  • Cuisine: British, Pub, Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?