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Ye Olde Rock Inn

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Old Buxton Road | Upper Hulme, Leek, England
01538 300324
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Description: Ye Olde Rock Inn is a charming country inn dating back to the 17th...
Ye Olde Rock Inn is a charming country inn dating back to the 17th century. Located at the foot of The Roaches and in the heart of the Peak District National Park it is an ideal base for walking, climbing and cycling or simply a beautiful backdrop for drink and a bite to eat.We pride ourselves on providing a friendly atmosphere for you to enjoy a relaxed drink and great home cooked food.We have a traditional bar lounge, large dining area, separate TV room and a pool room with our hikers bar (muddy boots & dogs welcome!). Weather permitting we have patio areas at the front and at the rear of the pub. We also have a function room and restaurant and for those who want to stay a little longer we even have a self contained, fully equipped, holiday flat which sleeps up to 4 people.Our extensive menu offers something for all tastes, whether you’re looking for a home made curry or chilli con carne or a more traditional choice of steaks or beer battered haddock (made with our own real ale). We offer a variety of meals on our specials board each day and we do a traditional roast dinner every Sunday lunchtime. We are also really excited to offer the unique, healthy and interactive HOT ROCK dining experience.We offer a wide range of draft and bottled beer. With bitters, lagers and ciders to suit all tastes, plus three cask ales, at least one of which is always from a local brewery.With over 30 different spirits, an extensive wine list and a good variety of soft drinks, you will never be short of choice at Ye Olde Rock Inn.We also offer a wide range of hot drinks as well so if you need warming up after a good walk on the Roaches on a cold winters day, fancy a nice afternoon coffee and cake, or just want to finish off your meal with an espresso or liqueur coffee, we have just what you’re looking for.
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Big portions, tasty meat & good chips!

Recently visited The Rock as I have been a few times before but hadn't been in a while. It was a lovely afternoon so the drive was lovely though we were sad it didn't open until 6, though we stopped somewhere else first. I had the rump which was lovely, though it seemed a little burnt on the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Recently visited The Rock as I have been a few times before but hadn't been in a while. It was a lovely afternoon so the drive was lovely though we were sad it didn't open until 6, though we stopped somewhere else first. I had the rump which was lovely, though it seemed a little burnt on the outside as... More 

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Very friendly and welcoming, good service and happy to help with any query. Good pool table as well.

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Lovely staff the food is pub fayre but is well cooked and lots of it! Really nice people. Great for a spot of lunch before exploring local area.

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Sheffield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Great pub food with a good range to chose from and made us and our 3 dogs feel very welcome. Highly recommended and very reasonably priced.

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Walsall, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

After a long walk we went in to the pub for a meal and a rest. We were greeted by welcoming staff. The food available was of good quality, pub fair and very enjoyable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Went on a Sunday afternoon, 4 adults 3 children, food was excellent, Children's meal was very good value, which they all enjoyed, The Hot Rock Steak was a nice change to the traditional serving, and they suggested we spread ourselves out on another table, so thankfully the Hot Rock was out of reach of little fingers (we visitied 3.30pm taking... More 

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Ashbourne, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We enjoyed a very nice Sunday lunch here today, a group of us had excellent Mixed Grills and the children's meals were good value too. In an old pub with character and nice food the staff are helpful and the selection of drinks/beers is good too. It's a little off the beaten track but it's worth seeking out. If you're... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Great pub grub for a reasonable price in a lovely location. The adults ate off the specials board and they were well cooked and tasty. The children's meals were a great size and good selection. Although it was quite busy our wait was not long and the service was good. Will be calling again.

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Staffordshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Friday early tea , nice tradional pub, homely atmosphere, good food, large portions :).The Rock at the Roaches just outside Leek ticks all the boxes. Recommended.

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Just picked this pub on the off chance to meet up with friends. Great choice, the meal we had was really nice, good size portions, very tasty and good choice. Would recommend it and wished we lived closer. My veggie meal was one of the nicest pub meals I have had.

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Address: Old Buxton Road | Upper Hulme, Leek, England
Phone Number: 01538 300324
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Leek
Average Prices: USD 8 - 28
Cuisine: Pub

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Old Buxton Road | Upper Hulme, Leek, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Leek
  • Phone Number: 01538 300324

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 28
  • Cuisine: Pub

Description

Ye Olde Rock Inn is a charming country inn dating back to the 17th century. Located at the foot of The Roaches and in the heart of the Peak District National Park it is an ideal base for walking, climbing and cycling or simply a beautiful backdrop for drink and a bite to eat.We pride ourselves on providing a friendly atmosphere for you to enjoy a relaxed drink and great home cooked food.We have a traditional bar lounge, large dining area, separate TV room and a pool room with our hikers bar (muddy boots & dogs welcome!). Weather permitting we have patio areas at the front and at the rear of the pub. We also have a function room and restaurant and for those who want to stay a little longer we even have a self contained, fully equipped, holiday flat which sleeps up to 4 people.Our extensive menu offers something for all tastes, whether you’re looking for a home made curry or chilli con carne or a more traditional choice of steaks or beer battered haddock (made with our own real ale). We offer a variety of meals on our specials board each day and we do a traditional roast dinner every Sunday lunchtime. We are also really excited to offer the unique, healthy and interactive HOT ROCK dining experience.We offer a wide range of draft and bottled beer. With bitters, lagers and ciders to suit all tastes, plus three cask ales, at least one of which is always from a local brewery.With over 30 different spirits, an extensive wine list and a good variety of soft drinks, you will never be short of choice at Ye Olde Rock Inn.We also offer a wide range of hot drinks as well so if you need warming up after a good walk on the Roaches on a cold winters day, fancy a nice afternoon coffee and cake, or just want to finish off your meal with an espresso or liqueur coffee, we have just what you’re looking for.

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