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Red Lion Bar & Bistro

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Darley Road | Peak Edge Hotel, Stonedge, Chesterfield S45 0LW, England
+44 1246 566142
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Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in the hotel next door so had breakfast & evening meal in the pub. Lovely surroundings with nice friendly staff. The breakfast was ok and the evening meals menus was a bit limited but very nice

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Thank Mrs W
Dronfield, England, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found this place completely by accident but will definitely visit again soon. Has the best BLT sandwich ever! It looks and feels very expensive but the menu is extremely affordable. Lovely warm relaxing atmosphere, roaring fire, fantastic service.

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Thank CTK1962
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I think everyone deserves a second chance and so it was that we found ourselves back at the Red Lion after a disappointing visit a few months ago. First the positives - it's still a nice environment with lots of room and an open fire. The choice of beers and wines is good if a tad expensive and the set... More 

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Thank Ian A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and lovely service. The restaurant has a lovely atmosphere. The portions were a bit small but otherwise highly recommended.

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1 Thank Ben G
why, Derbyshire, of course.
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79 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't wish to put people off trying this place because I'm sure for some, particularly those who appreciate creative gastronomy and artistic presentation, it may score highly? But it wasn't really our thing. It's a very nice ambience with a large bar area, piano player, open fire, comfy settee's etc. and they have a couple of tasty local ales... More 

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2 Thank TheRealDerbyTup
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After informing staff that myself and my partner were vegetarians a member of staff came and said 'we don't really have anything vegan' so after repeating that we were vegetarian not vegans he rolled his eyes and said there was limited food for us. Our only option as informed by the member of staff was a chicken ceaser salad without... More 

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Thank Shannon B
Royal Wootton Bassett, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped here for lunch last Sunday. We did not have a booking but there was plenty of available seating. The lunch was lovely with beautiful roast beef and the sticky toffee pudding with clotted cream was divine. It was a shame that we had a long journey ahead of us as it was just the sort... More 

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Gloucestershire
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102 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate here as I was staying in the hotel adjacent. The food was well presented however, the menu was overly wordy and pretentious and the portions were REALLY small.

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Thank MattandAM
Nottingham, UK
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116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying at The Loft, a cottage just across the road from the Red Lion. With a roaring fire on a chilly November evening, it was very welcoming. The menu was just the kind of imaginative food we like so it was quite tricky to pick. I had the trout to start and venison and the accompanying ragu was... More 

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Thank GoGirlNottingham_UK
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've been numerous times and can't fault anything. Our favourite meal is chateaubriand, beautifully cooked. We don't like tomatoes and are happy to substitute with veg. In colder weather we are sat near lovely open fire, great staff and atmosphere.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $76
Cuisine
Bar, European, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Darley Road | Peak Edge Hotel, Stonedge, Chesterfield S45 0LW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Chesterfield  >  Stonedge
  • Phone Number: +44 1246 566142
  • This restaurant is at Peak Edge Hotel

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