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The Knockerdown Inn and Restaurant

Nr. Carsington Water | Ashbourne, Knockerdown, Ashbourne DE6 1NQ, England
+44 1629 540209
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Price range: $6 - $24
Cuisines: British, Pub
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: The Knockerdown Inn & Restaurant is a Traditional 17th Century 'OLDE WORLDE' English Pub, situated overlooking Carsington Water it has everything the local visitor could wish for, its open all day, every day throughout the Summer holidays. At other times, it opens for lunch and evenings in the week and ALL Day every Saturday & Sunday. It offers Traditional Pub Food & Cask Ales,a separate Extensive Childrens' Menu, Wheelchair Access & Disabled Toilets, High Chairs and Baby Changing Room. There is a Childrens' Adventure Play Area and separate Toddler Play Area, an Award Winning Garden & Patio Area Large Car Park Coaches welcome, by appointment. The pub is Dog Friendly Free WIFI is available. And they also offer Caravan & Camping, with toilet and shower facilities.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Partner spotted this place whilst driving his lorry. Saw the sign offering 2 Steaks for £12 on a Friday night, which is an offer we will be definitely be taking up. Our visit was late on a Saturday afternoon, :-) both of us hungry, be eventually decided on steak and kidney pudding and a steak pie. Both were home made... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Came on a snowy/frozen Saturday afternoon. Was quiet and warm. Served quickly and professionally. Highly recommend the steak pie and the gravy was sensational Mrs had liver and bacon which she enjoyed. Child friendly with a garden and large beer garden.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Just visited after walking all around Carsington Water (2.5 hours). Very quiet at 4pm on a Sunday. BUT it meant we had the pub to ourselves. Chose to sit by the coal and log burner. Had a mixed grill cooked to perfection and a couple of pints of Hobgoblin. Great little pub. It's a shame it isn't busier. I suppose... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

out on the bike again on a lovely sunny winter day,,decided to visit the knockerdown inn again near carsington water,a nice warm welcome was recieved,,service was quick and the sunday dinner was excellent,if youre up that way anytime dont hesitate to drop in

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I had just taken the family for a walk around Cossington water, and we were on our way back to Mugginton End when we saw the Knockerdown Inn on our left hand side. It looked very welcoming so we decided to give it a try. When we walked in I immediately knew we had made a good choice, the inside... More 

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

We have been to the Knockerdown many times and always found the food, service and staff excellent. Our trip here recently was no exception, we booked a table just before Christmas for my sisters birthday. Absolutely gorgeous food. Thanks to all the Staff for making our evening very special.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Had a lovely sunday lunch here. The food was quickly served, fresh veg and the most wonderful homemade yorkshire pudding. Generous slices of roast beef. The young lady who took our order and served us was really pleasant, same could not be said for the older lady behind the counter who appears to have missed out on customer service training.... More 

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Ashby de la Zouch, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 via mobile

I didn't really know how to put this but the older lady we met on arriving was cold, sharp in fact bordering on rude. However the young waitress was delightful in fact a fantastic asset to you. The food was excellent, great portion sizes, very tasty and we would say fresh, the Yorkshire puddings were the best we have had... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

If you like a meal straight out of the freezer and then into a microwave and pay London prices this is the place to visit.... Personally i will go to Iceland next time and save a hell of a lot of money,, over rated and very average

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Knockerdown, Owner at The Knockerdown Inn and Restaurant, responded to this review

We do not serve frozen food, our meals are home made. More 

Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

the people are friendly and warm, a lovely open fire to greet you on a cold December day. and good food, what more can I say

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Additional Information about The Knockerdown Inn and Restaurant

Address: Nr. Carsington Water | Ashbourne, Knockerdown, Ashbourne DE6 1NQ, England
Phone Number: +44 1629 540209
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Ashbourne  >  Knockerdown
Average Prices: USD 6 - 24
Cuisine: British, Pub

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