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Hollybush Inn

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Bar, British, Pub
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1 Melbourne Lane | Breedon on the Hill,, Derby DE73 8AT, England
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113 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been wanting to bring my son, who is about to get married and fly the nest, to this gorgeous place for ages now! Finally made it today and we were so glad we came. Beautiful quirky, olde worked pub, full of character and atmosphere. Gorgeous garden, food is delicious and not pricey. Just love it.

Thank Chris W
Ulverston, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

Visited this lovely old pub two days ago while on holiday in Leicestershire. Plenty of low beams but not at all pretentious. Very friendly staff and good food.

Thank Barbara G
Ashby de la Zouch, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

I've been many times to their pie night on a Monday which is superb. Though I've never been on another night to eat I had the belly pork with black pudding and it was better than I'd ever tasted. The flavours were so good as you would expect from a top class restaurant! Family run pub where nothing is too... More 

Thank Traci G
Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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293 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

We visited here on a Sunday morning after having a Christening Ceremony in the Church on top of Breedon Hill. We had the private room at the back of the pub. What a lovely little quaint pub it is too. The room was. I Ely decorated and the buffet meal supplied was excellently prepared and very tasty too. Nothing was... More 

Thank KathandDen
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

It's good for familes and babies but I don't like a lot of loud noise in pubs it scars me i prefer it when it's quiet

Thank harry b
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

A lovely traditional pub with wood fired stoves and great atmosphere. They happily cooked a late lunch for us and the staff were friendly and helpful. The burgers were far better quality than normal but the vegetarian options were sparse. However, what there was available was very good.

1 Thank catkin3
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Traditional pub fare. I had their cheese burger which is homemade. It didn't disappoint. It was succulent, tender, moist, and came well done! Local beef, by local people, om nom nom... Tasty homemade chips too!!!

Thank Mel B
Waltham on the Wolds, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

This is a lovely old pub with larger capacity to eat in the restaurant at the back. Lunch menu is mainly "pub classics" at reasonable price. Good real ales.

Thank WalthamDave
Loughborough, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

Can't comment on the food as we haven't eaten here (yet) but the beer is always fantastic and usually a choice of different ales too. Clean, tidy and welcoming plus a great fireplace for the colder months.

Thank Tstar123
Derby, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016 via mobile

Moving in to the area so thought we would try the local pub. We had a great lunch, all homemade from fresh and good. We sat by the roaring open fire and enjoyed our meal with lots of friendly conversation with the staff & locals. Looking forward to the next visit.

Thank Newpie1960

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Melbourne Lane | Breedon on the Hill,, Derby DE73 8AT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Derby
  • Phone Number: 01332-86-58-00
DE73 8AT

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?