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The Duncombe Arms Pub

Main Road | Ellastone, Ashbourne DE6 2GZ, England
+44 1335 324275
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Ranked #10 of 66 Restaurants in Ashbourne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: British
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: The Duncombe Arms Pub is a delightful setting in which to enjoy a drink, some lovely food and a chat. You’ll have the ambience of a roaring log fire and enjoy choosing from a great range of beers, a varied and interesting selection of wines and all your favourite soft drinks. Our great food is freshly prepared and we offer traditional favourites with a few exciting specialties of our own – all at affordable prices.
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English first
Manchester, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

Let me start off by saying If the option to give a lower rating was there I would select it. Being my best friends Birthday I travelled the three hour journey to see her and take her out for a nice day. I found this pub on Trip Advisor and after calling them three days prior was told I wouldn't... More

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Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We went for my mothers 80th birthday ..and everyone in our group were delighted with the quality if the food and presentation. Just fantastic. Would highly recommend it as a special night out. It's a little expensive but you certainly get what you pay for.

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Uttoxeter, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This pub/restaurant is pretty local to us and we go regularly , we are never disappointed , love the indoor and outdoor atmosphere.. It's a place for all seasons. The steaks are amazing, the service us excellent and I love it. If you a visiting Staffordshire shoe horn a visit in... It'll be worth your while.

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Uttoxeter, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Went to the Duncombe Arms for my silver wedding anniversary and i'm so glad me and hubby and best friends did. Food was exceptional and the service was even better! Beautiful surroundings and a lovely atmostpheric restaurant. All the staff made us feel very welcome and even wrote on my dessert Happy Anniversary! I highly recommend the Duncombe Arms and... More

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Having eaten at the Duncombe Arms some months ago we booked for my parents anniversary and had another fantastic experience. Nothing was too much trouble and the young Australian lady who looked after us couldn't take enough care of us. The whole staff were really accommodating, arranging champagne in the bar on arrival but without a word were perfectly happy... More

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Cirencester
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

During a short break in Derbyshire, we arranged dinner at the Duncombe Arms. All four of us were delighted with the quality of the food served. The staff were pleasant and helpful, and the place was spotlessly clean. Value for money.

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Norwich
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Having only found this place by accident (our intended restaurant was closed for the evening), we were very pleasantly surprised indeed. It's a bit off the beaten track, on the edge of the pretty village of Ellastone, and is all the better for that. Once inside, the service was prompt, courteous and friendly and the food was sumptuous - this... More

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Manchester
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

I was lucky that they were able to find me a table at short notice, normally you would have to book. The food is tasty but rather expensive.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Returned to the Duncombe Arms last night for my birthdya treat. They have added a conservatory, which is a super sytlish oak and glass building. I had a lovely glass of Proseco while we chose from the menu. Rob has a pint of the Duncombe ale, which he said was very good. I had the ham hock and chicken liver... More

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Warrington
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I went to the Duncombe Arms for lunch. I have to say it is one of the best lunches I have had on the go. As I was working in the area and been here for dinner before, I thought that I would try lunch. The pub had a large party of 9 in but that did not effect service... More

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