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Poet & Castle

$$ - $$$, British,
2 Alfreton Road, Codnor, England
+44 1773 744150
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
Travelers talk about
“stew” (2 reviews)
“pizza” (5 reviews)
“beer festival” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
2 Alfreton Road, Codnor, England
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1 - 10 of 73 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Price list menus and prices at bar on drinks differ. My partner got overcharged and the new manager wouldn’t honour the advertised prices. Seems a bit of a backward step, especially as the Lincoln Green takeover and initial managerial appointments were fantastic. The Poet was...More

Thank KHuybrechts
LincolnGreenBrewing, Owner at Poet & Castle, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi - I was really surprised and dismayed to read your review on Trip Advisor as we've received such positive comments of late regarding our change of management. If you'd like to get in touch with me directly via my email (anthony@lincolngreenbrewing.co.uk) I'll be happy...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

called in for sunday lunch hadnt booked but got seated and served quickly. Nice lunch lovely leek in cheese sauce side . Good opening hours for food which is sometimes difficult to find on a sunday

Thank Margaret H
Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

Been here a few Mondays now with my friend and her pooches- staff and locals are so dog friendly and the pizza Monday menu great value for money! I love the Lil pig pizza...pepperoni delight!! My friend is veggie so always has extra peppers. Nice...More

Thank Lisaorme
LincolnGreenBrewing, Owner at Poet & Castle, responded to this reviewResponded March 16, 2018

Many thanks for taking the time to write such a lovely review on Trip Advisor about The Poet & Castle. I'm delighted that you've enjoyed our atmosphere and food menu - we pride ourselves on providing a warm and welcoming atmosphere to everyone, including dogs...More

Reviewed December 14, 2017 via mobile

I visited with a friend, the pub had a friendly atmosphere, it’s tastefully decorated with some very nice ales on. The pub as a small car park but these a larger car park near by just across the road, it also as a decent looking...More

1  Thank Md34X
LincolnGreenBrewing, Owner at Poet & Castle, responded to this reviewResponded December 16, 2017

Hi - many thanks for taking the time to review The Poet & Castle on Trip Adviser recently; I'm delighted to hear you liked the friendly atmosphere and I'll pass on your kind words to Liam and Lyndsey. We hope to see you again very...More

Reviewed November 18, 2017

This is a pub where the locals go, but despite being "visitors", we received a warm welcome from the staff as well as the locals. Although the food menu is not extensive, there is certainly something on it to please all tastes, including vegetarians. My...More

3  Thank Weightman01
Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

I love this pub since it's been taken over and refurb-ed it's been the perfect little local for us. It's cosy, has friendly staff and has an awesome selection of gin (fave), beers, ciders etc. We love the pub quiz on a Sunday and their...More

Thank Christie G
LincolnGreenBrewing, Owner at Poet & Castle, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2017

Hi Christie - thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review about The Poet & Castle - I'll definitely pass on your kind words to Liam and Lyndsey; they're doing a fantastic job and it's really great that they're...More

Reviewed October 19, 2017 via mobile

Me my partner and our 10 year old were made to feel welcome. Great selection of beers, we arrived at 4pm when lunch service had officially finished but the barman couldn’t be any more helpful. Food was great, quality home made pie for me. Evening...More

Thank johnkracher
LincolnGreenBrewing, Owner at Poet & Castle, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2017

Thank you for your kind words on your recent TripAdvisor review. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your meal at The Poet & Castle and we hope you'll visit again soon! Kind Regards, Anthony Hughes

Reviewed September 12, 2017

Friendly welcome & knowledgeable barman, ensuring correct selection of cider and food. Mrs Jemsgrandad had a Welsh cider & I had a porter from the Lincoln Green brewery, both very good, together with gamekeeper pie, a venison twist on cottage pie, served with fresh veg....More

Thank jemsgrandad
LincolnGreenBrewing, Owner at Poet & Castle, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2017

Dear JemsGrandad (!) - Thanks for taking the time to write such a lovely review on TripAdvisor recently. We really appreciate the positive feedback and I know Liam and Lyndsey will be very pleased to hear your kind words. We're really pleased you enjoyed the...More

Reviewed August 13, 2017

Not enough choice for vegetarians only one pizza and one main course Wouldn't come again for that reasonMore

Thank Sandra E
LincolnGreenBrewing, Owner at Poet & Castle, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2017

Hi Sandra - thank you for taking the time to review the Poet & Castle on Trip Advisor and we appreciate your kind words about our friendly team. We're very sorry to hear that you didn't feel there was enough choice for vegetarians; our menu...More

Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

Popped in for the 2 pizzas for £10, lovely as ever, freshly cooked and good quality products used. Family made to feel welcome and kids love the garden to go and play

1  Thank Loladog79
LincolnGreenBrewing, Owner at Poet & Castle, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2017

Many thanks for your kind words regarding our pizzas at The Poet & Castle; I know that Liam and Lyndsey, our landlord and landlady, will be very pleased to hear your feedback. Hope to see you again soon! All the best, Anthony Hughes

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Alfreton Road, Codnor, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Codnor
  • Phone Number: +44 1773 744150
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