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The Knockerdown Inn and Restaurant

Nr. Carsington Water, Ashbourne DE6 1NQ, England
01629 540209
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Ranked #28 of 65 restaurants in Ashbourne
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery
Most recent review
- Jul 21, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery
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English first
Portslade, England, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Great service food freshly cooked and beer was great. Good family pub at affordable prices. Kid play area very good

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Wickford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

Traditional pub fayre, with a reasonable menu. Portions generous with reasonable prices. Dog friendly both inside and out.

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Ashbourne, England, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

We visited on a lovely sunny day, sat in the neatly manicured garden and enjoyed large portions of lovely food. If you order smiley faces with the children's meal then they are deep fried not grilled but the jacket potato with chilli was great as was the prawn baguette which was very big. We saw lots of people enjoying nice... More

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Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW via mobile

The food is fairly basic. Service good. Our waitress was run ragged pandering to everyone's wants and needs in the large garden. Even bringing foil so someone could take the remains of their lunch home. We had fish and chips and veggie curry. Couldn't grumble. Hot and quite tasty. The whole place is geared to children with a decent, safe... More

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Hinckley, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I found this Inn whilst on holiday at Carsington Water Caravan Club Site. It was handy and the food was good. The service was excellent and the staff polite and helpful. We ate there four times during the week we were there.

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Lovely little place in a nice area. Kids loved to play. Food was nice. It was busy when we were there an the staff sempt a bit flustered hence no smiles and no time for you. The older guy who served us at the bar was a little abrupt. Still enjoyed it though.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We have eaten here a couple of times over the last few months whilst staying locally in our caravan. The food is really good and great value for money, the setting is beautiful if eating outside with superb views over Carsington Water. Can't beat it!!

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Alfreton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Main meals are a reasonable price and are good portion size but look like some of them have just appeared from being re-heated in a microwave - mushy peas, lasagne, sauce for pork, sticky toffee pudding, date pudding Menu lacks salads which would be nice in the summer and sweets are slightly pricey Thursday - fish n chips for 2... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Re found this gem after stopping here for a great steak two years ago whilst holidaying in the area....second visit was as great as the first two highly enjoyable steak dinners for 12 quid and a lovely drop of Pedigree to wash it down.Looking forward to our next opportunity to go back.

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

Called in on spec for a meal. Menu was varied as were the beers. Thursday is fish night, Friday steak night. Crab salad was good and a lot of it, with a varied salad. All in all a good country pub restaurant.

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