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The Nag's Head Bar & Bistro

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Lebanese, British, Mediterranean, Pub
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Hill Top | Derby, Castle Donington DE74 2PR, England
441332818764
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Description: The Nag's Head at Castle Donington has been under new management since 18...
The Nag's Head at Castle Donington has been under new management since 18 June 2015 and is at the heart of a thriving village. It is open all day every day and offers great freshly-cooked food. Jad Otaki and his team will give you the warmest of welcomes - come and visit us soon!
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  • 190
    Excellent
  • 46
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Under new management

This restaurant has just changed management and has improved enormously. It has a core menu with daily specials and the food is excellent. Although it is not a Lebanese restaurant, a special mention must be made of the mezzes which have to be ordered 24 hours in advance and are the best I've... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
catkin3
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England
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This restaurant has just changed management and has improved enormously. It has a core menu with daily specials and the food is excellent. Although it is not a Lebanese restaurant, a special mention must be made of the mezzes which have to be ordered 24 hours in advance and are the best I've tasted outside of Lebanon. The restaurant itself... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

As we arrived we were greeted by two lovely ladies, shown to a table outside in the beautiful hot weather, outside was pristine beautiful flowers very clean and tidy, we both ordered our drinks and food which was really quick, amazing flat breads and sharing platters, flavour bounced around our mouths, the two ladies always at hand to refill our... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Called into this pub as heard it had a new owner and vibe! Nicely refurbished, varied menu and some good ales too.. Food was served up by Jad the new owner, and was really good.. Will be back next time sometime soon..😊

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Tobermory
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

What a transformation the new owner has made to the Nags Head. It is no longer a bikers pub but a bar and restaurant. Well painted and flower baskets on the outside, when you see it you want to go inside. Well done the Nags Head team.

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Etwall, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We popped in whilst en route to some friends. Wished we haddent, the only food available were ham or cheese n onion cobs. The beer choice was poor, decor pretty poor too, the only decent thing was the pool table which was excellent. This is now a bikers pub not a restaurant.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

Stopped off with wife and two daughters had a pint and glass of wine was made to feel very welcome and had a good chat with the couple running the pub Would recommend stopping off and having a look and enjoy a pint

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Great pub 4 a comfortable drink. Very welcome from Chris & Tracey. Gave my girls tub bubbles & a football play with. A bikers pub but not been a biker felt very comfortable. Pub sandwiches offered while they doing the kitchen up. Will visit again xx

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Made to feel very welcome by Chris the landlord. Up here for bike racing and couldn't get in any where, he offered me spare room. Great atmosphere. No food as he putting in new kitchen but offered to order me takeaway and give me plate and spanners to eat it. Highly recommend.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Well the Nags Head Inn makes for a great venue for a business meal when you do not know what others like, the varied menu as something for everyone. Accommodating larger groups means shifting tables but the owners are very accommodating. A bit of a hidden gem, but it is a destination worth travelling too, the food or service would... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

The Nags is open again, just for drinks at the moment while the kitchen is sorted out, its' not going to be the eatery it was, more a traditional pub grub/drinkers pub type place but good luck to Chris, there's a bit of work to do there

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Additional Information about The Nag's Head Bar & Bistro

Address: Hill Top | Derby, Castle Donington DE74 2PR, England
Phone Number: 441332818764
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Castle Donington
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 23 - 47
Cuisine: Lebanese, British, Mediterranean, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Hill Top | Derby, Castle Donington DE74 2PR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Castle Donington
  • Phone Number: 441332818764

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 23 - 47
  • Price Range: $ $ $
  • Cuisine: Lebanese, British, Mediterranean, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

The Nag's Head at Castle Donington has been under new management since 18 June 2015 and is at the heart of a thriving village. It is open all day every day and offers great freshly-cooked food. Jad Otaki and his team will give you the warmest of welcomes - come and visit us soon!
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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