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Harpurs of Melbourne

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Main Street, Melbourne DE73 8FE, England (Formerly The Melbourne Hotel Restaurant)
+44 1332 862134
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Harpur's of Melbourne is situated in the heart of Melbourne in South...
Harpur's of Melbourne is situated in the heart of Melbourne in South Derbyshire close to East Midlands, Donington Park and the M1, M6, M42 network. The warm welcome from our staff will ensure your experience will be one to remember. If you are looking for accommodation our rooms are modern, warm with a decor that will make your stay feel like a special occasion. See rooms for further details.
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  • 108
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  • 22
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 1
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  • 5
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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
Mothering Sunday Repeat!

Although I eat at Harpurs on other occasions, Mothering Sunday has become a very pleasant ritual with my family. Although the restaurant was very busy and the staff were rushed off their feet, we all enjoyed an excellent meal. Great atmosphere, fabulouse food and helpful efficient service. Harpurs... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
Jenny W
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Although I eat at Harpurs on other occasions, Mothering Sunday has become a very pleasant ritual with my family. Although the restaurant was very busy and the staff were rushed off their feet, we all enjoyed an excellent meal. Great atmosphere, fabulouse food and helpful efficient service. Harpurs Sunday lunch mouth watering any time of the year.

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Visited with friends for a mid week meal and was amazed by the quality of the food and service, especially considering the prices are only a little above average for the area. Interior of the pub / restaurant is very nice, there is a good selection of wine and ales but the food is the stand out. If you are... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

The menu looked nice although vegetarians that didn't want fish curry would struggle. The presentation of all the dishes was good. However, flavour was generally bland. We also had to wait that bit too long for our vegetables to arrive ( no it wasn't criwedef so no obvious reason for the big time lag) the portion size and presentation of... More 

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Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We treated my parents to a meal At Harpurs knowing it was a safe bet for good food. Well we were wrong about the food because it was superb. Our whole party all agreed there food was delicious. From the goats cheese and beetroot and the terrine fritter the starter view is away. The mains again were top quality food.... More 

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

After waiting for about ten minutes to be served (there were 3 staff busy doing nothing) we eventually got our drinks. Before I got chance to take a sip of my wine I saw a hair floating around in it. I asked the barman if he could change it and he snatched it off me, no apology, nothing. I'm aware... More 

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Leven , Beverley , UK
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39 reviews 39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Went Monday evening with wife and mother in law !!! All three of us had the "special" : beef in red wine pie. All agreed it was delicious. However, the best part was the service. I like Lea and Perrins sauce with red meat. When I requested it the waiter realised the bottle was almost empty. He immediately went across... More 

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Howden, Yorkshire
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83 reviews 83 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We came here on Valentines night before we flew out to Dublin The set meal was good The highlight for the girls was the chocolate desert which has a red heart over it. This melted when the caramel sauce was poured over it Not bad but I do think it could have been a little more for the £40 per... More 

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Nuneaton
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

Just had an excellent Sunday lunch, the harpurs platter was very good, good choice of wines. Tip is leave space for the dessert as they were all lovely.

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London
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Took my husband here last night to celebrate his birthday. In the booking I mentioned it was his birthday so please could we have a nice table away from the kitchen and serving area. When the waiter came to take our drink order he immediately said Happy Birthday! He was very nice. The whole service was great too, everyone was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Our son wanted a 'proper meal' out for his birthday. Thanks to Harpurs we had a great meal in your relaxed restaurant , with friendly waiting staff. We all enjoyed our choices from your menu. Lots of great flavours & piping hot. Hard to fault, special mention goes to the 'Happy Birthday' message written in raspberry sauce for my son... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Main Street, Melbourne DE73 8FE, England (Formerly The Melbourne Hotel Restaurant)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +44 1332 862134

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 22
  • Cuisine: English

Description

Harpur's of Melbourne is situated in the heart of Melbourne in South Derbyshire close to East Midlands, Donington Park and the M1, M6, M42 network. The warm welcome from our staff will ensure your experience will be one to remember. If you are looking for accommodation our rooms are modern, warm with a decor that will make your stay feel like a special occasion. See rooms for further details.

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