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The Tickled Trout

33-35 Valley Road, Barlow, Chesterfield S18 7SL, England
+44 114 289 1111
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“trout” (65 reviews)
“pizza” (94 reviews)
“arancini” (22 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Italian, Bar, Pizza, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
33-35 Valley Road, Barlow, Chesterfield S18 7SL, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Eaten here a few times Always relaxed Food good, reasonably priced and service excellent Easy parking and access

Thank John B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quite nice family lunch but service was a bit slow and they ran out of the desert that everyone wanted Fish was good not a bad effort overall

Thank Jimb067
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is our return visit to the tickled trout for their amazing pizzas and they didn’t disappoint. The Greek was particularly tasty. What with pizza, fantastic gin & chocolate brownie on a Friday lunchtime life doesn’t get much better than this!!

Thank Biggreymouse
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place. Newly and tastefully decorated. Staff were friendly. The food was very nice. A lot of it. Well cooked. Could have done with a little more gravy but that was really the only negative. Wish I had gone on another day from Sunday, as...More

Thank Kirsty W
Chris M, Owner at The Tickled Trout, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks Kirsty W for writing such a good review for us - we do appreciate it. I am pleased you enjoyed your lunch, if you had mentioned that you would have liked more gravy it really wouldn't have been a problem to bring some...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the Tickled Trout as I had worked on the Refurbishment about 3 years ago and thought it would be a great place to meet and have a meal . The Resturant and bar are very homely and have a good drinks selection ....More

2  Thank Pashleywaketeam
Chris M, Owner at The Tickled Trout, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I'm sorry you felt like this after your visit. I have discussed this with my front of house staff and we can not recall your table being unhappy on the evening. I can only apologise if a round of drinks did not arrive promptly as...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place, food, staff and facilities are excellent!! Will definitely return and would gladly recommend to others

Thank Becky R
Chris M, Owner at The Tickled Trout, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for writing a great review, delighted you would recommend to others. I very much hope you will visit again soon! Best Wishes Chris

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dinner for 2 on 15 Feb recently. The food and service was top quality. I had the blade of beef as a main and it was very tender my guest had the set trout and it was superb. We shared the cheese board and were...More

Thank petercassidy2018
Chris M, Owner at The Tickled Trout, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for your kind words, they really are very much appreciated by the whole team. It is great to get good feedback as we really do strive to provide delicious food combined with excellent service. We will look forward to welcmong you back! Best...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A family meal out started well with good service and friendly faces. All meals arrived in a timely manner but...the halibut ( the most expensive dish on the menu) was dry, very dry. It must have sat under a heat lamp as a hard crust...More

Thank Julie P
Chris M, Owner at The Tickled Trout, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I'm sorry your experience wasn't as good as it could have been. I can assure you the halibut wasn't held under lamps, tables are cooked to order and carefully timed. However, as you weren't happy we of course cooked another dish for you as quickly...More

Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

Good food but too much salt on the dusted calamari which took a little off the dish I had the sour dough pizza which was really very good. My little lad had the pasta bolognese which was not to his liking and without prompting this...More

Thank Sean P
Chris M, Owner at The Tickled Trout, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking time to write a review, I am sorry you found the calamari a little salty as it really is an enjoyable dish and carefully seasoned usually. As with the pasta dish if you aren't completely happy please do mention this at...More

Reviewed February 13, 2018 via mobile

Had a great first visit, staff very friendly knew in great detail about all the dishes, food was lovely and service was good, would highly recommend a visit.

Thank Abbe B
Chris M, Owner at The Tickled Trout, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2018

Many thanks for such a lovely review, it is very much appreciated. I am delighted you enjoyed dining with us and I am very grateful that you will recommend us to others. Best wishes Chris

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November 19, 2017|
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Response from Paul Y | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay. I’m not sure about this one. Maybe call and ask ...
September 21, 2017|
Response from Chris M | Property representative |
Yes, our quiz starts at 730 every Sunday evening - this week we have a special one as its our 100th quiz! Hope you will be able to join us.
Alice W
April 11, 2017|
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Response from Chris M | Property representative |
Hi, we do welcome dogs in our lounge area but not in the restaurant. A full menu is available in the lounge area and tables can be requested to be booked (which is advisable at busy times)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33-35 Valley Road, Barlow, Chesterfield S18 7SL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Chesterfield  >  Barlow
  • Phone Number: +44 114 289 1111
  • E-mail
"Derbyshire Pride. Italian Inspiration." Proud of Derbyshire and inspired by Italy, that sums us up really. We use the finest locally sourced ingredients to create delicious food that has an Italian twist. Visitors to the Tickled Trout in Barlow are guaranteed a warm welcome, relaxed surroundings and a great choice of top-notch food. It is advisable to book a table either by our on-line reservation system on our website or the traditional way by phone! Also like us on Facebook for regular updates....
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