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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 - $25
Cuisines: Vegetarian, 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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Derbyshire
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119 reviews 119 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

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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117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Ideal half way point when out walking for a quick refreshment or two. Friendly atmosphere and made very welcome

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Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We went here for a meal last night, as usual the steak meal was first class. We have always found the staff to be very friendly and are only too happy to stop and chat. Thankfully the Knockerdown is not a chain pub who 'throw it in the microwave" - instead you will get well cooked food and plenty of... More 

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We stayed on the Ecopods nearby for 5 nights recently. The atmosphere in this place is odd. It's almost as if it's stuck in a time warp with a very tired menu and circa 1976 decor complete with a whole wall full of soft focus photos of the landlord and landlady in their former glory astride a harley Davison complete... More 

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Watford
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41 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is an OK pub. Food is standard pub fayre, reasonably priced, pub standards regarding quality, does what it says it will do, great location, would eat there again bit wouldn't go out of my way to visit.

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52 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We stayed over in our campervan for the night. There is a lovely field to the rear of the pub with toilets and showers for campers but we were told to park in the entrance as the field was too wet. We were bemused at this because we are used to camping in wet fields and didn't think it was... More 

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Staying just across the road, we ate in the Knockerdown twice last week, and have done so many times in the past: we will certainly be returning. Our visits were friendly as always, and they coped admirably with both families (us in this case) and large parties. The menu has great variety - from meat staples with well cooked quality... More 

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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 - 25
Cuisine: Vegetarian, British, Pub

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