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Bluebell Inn

Farnah Green | DE56 2UP, Belper, England
01773 826495
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Ranked #27 of 57 Restaurants in Belper
Price range: $8 - $33
Cuisines: English
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Matlock, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We have been to the Bluebell on several occasions for Sunday Lunch and have always been extremely satisfied by the service and the quality of the food. We recently had a family meal for 14 there for my parents Golden Wedding Anniversary on Saturday 2 August 2014 and we couldn't have been more pleased. Steve and the team couldn't do... More

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

Steve and the team at the Bell have turned around this Derbyshire "favourite". The food is great and the location stunning. Bar meals are reasonably priced and good value. We visit often as we live near by. Steve puts on classic car nights and specials every now and then. The garden is lovely with comfortable seating. The quality of the... More

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This is the second time we have visited the 'Blubell' and on both occasions we have had a lovely time. We had a variety of food, and whether it is Soup, Scallops, Mackerel, the Bream, a Steak, or the lamb; the food is well cooked, well presented and tasty and very good value. The wine that accompanied the meal was... More

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East Midlands
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Had a return visit and used the bar menu this time which offers better value, yet we still sat in the restaurant area. As our previous visit the food is of good quality at a fair price. I think we just have to grin and bear the host who continues to be the most grumpy character around. Everyone says it... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

we booked this meal for thirty people several months in advance as we were having a family meal before a wedding the next day. My daughter went to The Bluebell two days before the meal only to be told by the landlord that he had cancelled it! When she asked why he said he hadn't heard anything from her, she... More

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UK
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We've recently moved to the Belper area so have been working our way around the local pubs, restaurants etc to work out our favourites and this will be one of them. Booked into the restaurant as we turned up the previous week to find it was fully booked on a Friday night and we had a lovely meal My wife... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

This is a lovely old pub and restuarant tucked away above the historic mill town of Belper. Its changed hands a number of times during the past decade and even been closed for some periods. But under new owners for some 12 months its definately back to the halcyon days of the Mid 90's. Great food, well presented, good portions... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We eat here fairly regularly, sometimes in the a la carte restaurant, mostly in the bar. The meal is always really good , the staff very professional and the host very welcoming. Give it a try you will not be disappointed

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derbyshire
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55 reviews 55 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

Lovely food, grumpy host, all the other staff very friendly went that extra mile to help. Lovely fresh food, quick service. Limited menu, not too much appeal for younger dinners. Salted caramel cheesecake divine.

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Derby, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

This was our first time at this restaurant and will definitely be our last. Our evening started as FoodieFred's did with a 'greeting' from an disinterested, abrupt man. There was no atmosphere to speak of and the tables were far too close to each other and felt cluttered. For our starters we ordered avocado, tomato and mozzarella salad which turned... More

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