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Rose and Crown

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Middle Mayfield, Ashbourne DE6 2JT, England
+44 1335 342498
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Rose and Crown is a friendly village inn where we pride ourselves on...
The Rose and Crown is a friendly village inn where we pride ourselves on serving restaurant food at realistic prices. Our menu changes frequently with a focus on freshness, flavours and quality seasonal fare. These can be accompanied by our varied selection of New and Old World wines or our traditional ales.
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Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine
Special occasions

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Visitor rating
  • 91
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Consistently fantastic food

We have not visited in about a year- and the food and service standards remain exceptional. Our food was great and the service was nice. We have never had a bad meal here. The chef regularly checks on your experience and we are always happy to tell him how lovely all the food was.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
Beth C
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Uttoxeter, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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131 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Uttoxeter, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

We have not visited in about a year- and the food and service standards remain exceptional. Our food was great and the service was nice. We have never had a bad meal here. The chef regularly checks on your experience and we are always happy to tell him how lovely all the food was.

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Moffat, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Good choice of menu. Prompt and attentive serving staff. ample car parking. Pleasant decor. Well maintained property. Very close to Mayfield Hall if you are staying there and want to walk to the Rose and Crown for supper or lunch

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Popped in to the Rose and Crown on Friday lunch time, ended up staying much longer than planned. Wonderful setting, great food and friendly staff. Had the delicious stake and ale pie. Followed by apple crumble that was straight out of my childhood accompanied by fantastic home made ice-cream. Just wish this place was closer to my home!

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Birmingham UK
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Four people plus a child well served with good food for a let Sunday lunch. A reasonable selection of Sunday fare including roasts, salmon and steak followed by a choice of 6/7 puds. We enjoyed it and were mad every welcome. A better range of real ales would lift my mark to 5 from 4.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

Stayed for the evening to celebrate my birthday with my partner and did not want to leave. Everything you come to expect, great location, clean, hospitable, comfortable and welcoming! Room was a good size, clean and comfortable. No hassle on check in and breakfast was wonderful in front of a log burner. Lady who served breakfast was just amazing! Could... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We visited the rose and crown last night for an early Mother's Day meal and it was faultless! We visit regularly and never have a bad word to say about it! My family chose from the specials menu and each meal was extremely tasty and good value for money. We also ordered 2 starters ( homemade mushroom soup and prawn... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I have eaten at the Rose & Crown on a number of occasions. The food is always presented well and faultless every time. I last went for Sunday lunch with my family. All plates were clean at the end of the meal. We had the homemade ice cream for desert. We all would certainly recommend the ice cream as it... More 

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Spalding, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Lovely food, good service overall excellent! Me my partner and friends ate there last weekend and the whole experience was lovely! I will go back again and I would recommend to anyone.

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hl77, Owner at Rose and Crown, responded to this review

Dear Steve, Many thanks for taking the time to review the Rose and Crown. We really do appreciate the recommendation and we are delighted that you had such a lovely evening. We look forward to welcoming you again soon! Best wishes, Danny and Henrietta More 

Derby, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Mean and spartan portions of mediocre food, served very slowly by surly staff. Ate here last week with a group of 20 or so. £14.95 for 2 courses, which sounded reasonable. My starter was OK, but small: smoked salmon, smoked mackerel, pickled herring, served on salad leaves. There were two very small trays of sliced baguette on our table of... More 

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hl77, Owner at Rose and Crown, responded to this review

Dear ClintEastwood01, thank you for taking the time to review the Rose and Crown and we are sorry that your experience fell so short of your expectations. We pride ourselves on serving excellent quality food at realistic prices but we clearly didn't hit the mark on this occasion. We would like to hope that you might give us the benefit... More 

Pershore, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We booked to eat here and arrived on a somewhat miserable evening weather wise. The young South African waitress was very pleasant and helpful. Two of us had lamb shanks which were very good with lots of veg. The other had a hungarian goulash which was apparently terrific! We had deserts and my crumble in its own dish was first... More 

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hl77, Owner at Rose and Crown, responded to this review

Dear Bishtraveller, thank your wonderful review of the Rose and Crown. It is always lovely to receive such positive feedback. Our team work very hard both front and back of house and are delighted with your comments. The goulash has proved very popular this week! We hope to welcome you again soon. Kind regards, Danny and Henrietta More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Middle Mayfield, Ashbourne DE6 2JT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Ashbourne
  • Phone Number: +44 1335 342498

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 14 - 29

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions

Description

The Rose and Crown is a friendly village inn where we pride ourselves on serving restaurant food at realistic prices. Our menu changes frequently with a focus on freshness, flavours and quality seasonal fare. These can be accompanied by our varied selection of New and Old World wines or our traditional ales.

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