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The Druid Inn - Birchover

Main Street, Birchover, Peak District National Park DE4 2BL, England
+44 1629 650424
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“burger” (27 reviews)
“pie” (9 reviews)
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Open Now
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Main Street, Birchover, Peak District National Park DE4 2BL, England
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1 - 10 of 412 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We like this pub and when we came in the summer we were really impressed with the vegan and veggie options. I believe it's under new management now. Anyway, though the staff were lovely and it's a really nice place the food was really disappointing....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank VivyanLH
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've visited the Druids twice in the past 6 weeks, on a busy Saturday night and for Sunday lunch. Both times the food has been very good. Sunday lunch roasts were great value: good food and big portions (you may need a doggy bag!). Service...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank John H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous meal. Pub restored very thoughtfully great menu, lovely meal and excellent service. Thank you x

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank PennyBunting
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely atmosphere and building! Very wet day for walking a dog and we were made very welcome. Beer and cider were well kept and the food was good value and beautifully presented. The landlord introduced himself and was very warm and friendly. We...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank dawnk617
Reviewed November 28, 2018

Having walked 5 miles and came down the hill at the back of Birchover and as you exit the footpath onto the road, the Druid Inn is directly opposite. Great, so we went to the door, and before we got in we were told no...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank 22tangotwo
Reviewed November 27, 2018

Five of us dined here on Saturday 24th November, and all were impressed with the food, atmosphere and service. I would have been happy with any of our main courses, and the Peaky Blinder ale was good to. All at the pub were friendly and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank joddale
Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

The Druid in Birchover has had a wonderful revamp with a great menu of delicious local food & a brilliant selection of real ales. The new landlords are courteous & attentive. We look forward to our next visit. Well recommended!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank B7990NSlisad
Reviewed November 17, 2018

Nice warm and friendly welcome, very comfortable surroundings with log burning stove and interesting artwork on the walls. Perfectly cooked pheasant and the bitter chocolate sauce complemented it beautifully. Yet more chocolate(!) for dessert in the form of dark chocolate pave with white chocolate ice...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DianeDerby
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Piled in as a group of 10 with muddy boots and 3 even muddier dogs and were made very welcome. Really pleasant people served a filling Sunday roast (beef and pork particularly well cooked and presented) and with some decent beers on offer too. Under...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Graylad
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

Called in here on recommendation from a B&B we were staying at. This is a lovely looking place with lots of character. Staff were friendly and the atmosphere was very pleasant. The food looked great and was reasonably priced for a gastro pub. We just...More

Date of visit: November 2018
3  Thank Blink_Vader
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RoyR642
December 23, 2018|
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Response from PhilMerridan | Reviewed this property |
There is a barbecue on Boxing Day from mid day to 16:45. I think you may have to book though.
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Dianne G
March 15, 2018|
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Response from Alison296 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are very welcoming to people and dogs alike lol.
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doug8910
January 28, 2017|
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Response from Marcus S |
Actually, I witnessed this and you are obviously one of the group as your other reviews mention you being in a group and aludes to your age/hearing issues. Well, I'll tell you this, if that pint had been thrown at me you'd... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Birchover, Peak District National Park DE4 2BL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Peak District National Park  >  Birchover
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 650424
  • E-mail
Description
The Druid Inn is a historic country pub situated in the charming hill village of Birchover, Derbyshire. Beautifully renovated, the pub is just minutes from attractions including Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall and the market town of Bakewell. A short walk away is the mysterious plateau of Stanton Moor, with all its Pagan history, and neighbouring Rowtor Rocks made famous in the cult film “The Princess Bride.” The Druid Inn offers an adventurous selection of wines and beers plus award winning food in an atmosphere of unpretentious fine dining. From game inspired dishes to pub classics, with a modern twist, we aim to satisfy the most discerning diner.
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