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Just love this pub, beer always nice, staff great and always has a lovely atmosphere. Entertainment... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2018
via mobile
Great pub at any time

Always a warm welcome and always someone you know in there (a bit like Cheers where everybody knows... read more

Reviewed September 12, 2018
Paul B
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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74-76 South Street, Ilkeston DE7 5QJ, England
+44 115 930 8666
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Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Just love this pub, beer always nice, staff great and always has a lovely atmosphere. Entertainment on most weekends and televisions for sport as well.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank harribo66
Reviewed September 12, 2018

Always a warm welcome and always someone you know in there (a bit like Cheers where everybody knows your name). Live bands give this a fantastic atmosphere and the beer garden is amazing with an outstanding display every year and well decorated at christmas and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Paul B
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

Nice friendly - little inside nook seating - room with band in but not too loud- fab outside seating that's open and under cover- has skittles alley- lots of tlc on hanging baskets

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lynda w
Reviewed July 20, 2018

a fantastic pub live music most weekends, beautiful garden at the rear. Drink prices are very good & great staff well run

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank shelton702
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

This pub always seems to be busy whenever we go in. We've seen live bands in there too which packs the place out even more. It has a great beer garden at the back which is a real sun trap too.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 961SueW
Reviewed January 21, 2018

The name really is where the Spanish connection ends this most popular watering hole in the town hosts a large selection of real ales and larger beer also serves tea and coffee muti tv viewing for the tv addicts outside garden area very comfortable with...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed September 2, 2017

This bar is one of the busiest and most popular in Ilkeston, and it is easy to see why. There is a large range of beers available, together with great bar service from very friendly, helpful and efficient staff. Both the indoor and outdoor areas...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 2, 2017

We went for the first time for a quick drink with friends before going for dinner. And walking into the bar was a treat so spacious bright and friendly staff we ordered our drinks and went to sit outside in the garden what a treat...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank hazel_acton
Reviewed July 17, 2017

Was at the Spanish Bar yesterday afternoon for a debut gig with my band - Rattled - a very friendly pub venue - looks like recently refurbished - everywhere was modern and spotless - a very well appointed outdoor area which was very busy on...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Steve S
Reviewed July 1, 2017

Brownie points for having a disabled toilet but instantly lost as it was used as a storage shed for glasses etc! Young couple needed to use it for their lovely little boy but had to wait for staff to remove said boxes! Then as soon...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Dave G
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December 29, 2016|
Response from TonyS3918 | Reviewed this property |
Despite the name this is more of a real ale pub than a continental tapas bar. So I'm not aware that they do food.