The Dog & Moon

The Dog & Moon, Derby: Address, Phone Number, The Dog & Moon Reviews: 4.5/5

The Dog & Moon
4.5
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The Dog & Moon is a curiosity-filled freehouse on Sadler Gate, in the heart of Derby's Cathedral Quarter. Stocking an ever-changing selection of real ales, craft beers, wines and spirits from a range of independent distilleries from across the UK, The Dog & Moon provides a relaxed drinking atmosphere throughout the week as well as live music at the weekends. A house blend of direct-trade, 100% Arabica coffee provided by Buxton Roastery, as well as ten teas from around the world, are also available. A tempting bar menu featuring homemade scotch eggs in many flavours, as well as platters, salads and cheeseboards, is perfect for sharing with friends over your favourite beverage. In addition, there is a large outdoor beer terrace to the rear.
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gaz w
Derbyshire, UK29 contributions
Early evening.
Feb 2020 • Friends
Had an early doors drink down Iron gate and onto the Dog and Moon for a couple of beers. Bar staff very helpful choosing beers and giving tasters first. Very welcoming relaxed drink before heading into the more lively town pubs.
Written February 12, 2020
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TeamWard
Nottingham, UK4,782 contributions
Still splendid
Nov 2019
Last drinks of the night and the best place to finish at the Dog & Moon is an excellent place to drink, excellent service, great alcohol choices and a friendly atmosphere, well worth a pint or two.
Written November 17, 2019
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JAB
Derby, UK39 contributions
Could be a great place but its filthy
Oct 2019 • Couples
This could be a great pub in a great historic area of Derby but its filthy and the toilets are disgraceful. I won't be going there again.
Written October 19, 2019
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chrismurraylaw
6 contributions
Friendliest bar in town, excellent music
Sep 2019 • Friends
The Dog & Moon manages to be that rarest of things, a personable pub with a lively atmosphere spurred on by an endless array of talent in entertainment. The live music is regularly far better than elsewhere in Derby (and there are never entrance fees), there's a large and rotating number of craft ales in the fridge, and three draught pumps which change regularly. Plenty of interesting gin on the shelves and they also serve a good pint of Guinness which is a disturbing rarity of late.

The staff, led by a young couple of owners are warm and friendly, always prepared to chat to customers like old friends. Other venues would do well to learn from them because it makes a world of difference and encourages a friendly discourse between customers as well.

All in all the new owners have created a welcome safe haven in the city centre, a far cry from the mess it was years ago, and it's fast become our favourite place to frequent when in the city. We regularly recommend it to friends, and they often become returning visitors themselves.
Written September 1, 2019
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FreyaRidds
2 contributions
Fantastic city centre pub!
Jul 2019 • Couples
My boyfriend and I stopped here on a Tuesday night, not particularly expecting anything special for the time of the week and judging by how quiet it was in town, but boy were we surprised!
The pub was cosy and decorated industrially but with a semi-traditional twist which was nice to see. The other half was delighted by the range of craft beers available and I was pretty damn happy with the wine selection.There was a nice steady movement of customers inside but what we really didnt expect was a full pub garden out back with live music! We've been to a few open mics in our time but none with this energy and atmosphere. Absolutely brilliant.
I'd definitely recommend this pub on Sadlergate, Derby. We'll be back soon!
Written July 30, 2019
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Max the mad dog!
Derby, UK320 contributions
Dreadful
Jun 2019 • Friends
Visited on Fri evening with 2 mates (all in 50's) for a last one at 11pm.
The beer was flat, dirty floors and tables. Plus the toilets were disgusting.
Other than that was great! Sorry guys, you must try harder!
Written June 24, 2019
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TeamWard
Nottingham, UK4,782 contributions
Music & Beer
Apr 2019 • Friends
What a charming pub this place is, on a mid-week visit they not only have great staff serving from excellent choices of alcohol, but also had some live music on, in a very intimate venue setting, well worth a pint or two.
Written June 18, 2019
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Jan P
Derby, UK18 contributions
Disgusting toilets
Jun 2019 • Couples
We called here for a drink. Impressed by the pub which had a good atmosphere. The ladies toilets however were disgusting. There were brown stains in the loos and the walls were filthy. The taps were loose and work tops ditched with dirt in the corners. I've never experienced anything like this in any other pub or restaurant in Derby.
Written June 2, 2019
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Jim Rolley
Derby, UK18 contributions
One of the best pubs in Derby
May 2019 • Couples
Quirky pub with a cool crowd. Excellent ales and craft beers and a wonderful selection of gins. Super professional staff with a keen eye for customer satisfaction. Music / comedy / musical bingo / cheese / DJs! Also lovely coffee :)
Written May 6, 2019
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Beckyjc2009
Derby, UK36 contributions
Still one of our favourites!
May 2019 • Couples
Being fans of good beer, The Dog and Moon has become one of our favourite venues in Derby over the last year or so. The pub attracts a good, friendly crowd of people from all backgrounds and works hard to host a variety of evenings, music, quizzes etc to suit all tastes. Staff are super-helpful and go out of their way to ensure that everybody is happy - we always have a great night here. :)
Written May 6, 2019
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