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The Okeover Arms

Certificate of Excellence
Bar, British, Pub
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Mappleton, Ashbourne DE6 2AB, England
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71 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great little pub, we were informed about this place by the Rangers at Ilam Hall campsite. Lovely food, great service, even do small portions at a reasonable price of your not too hungry. Very Dog friendly (if you like that sort of thing) dogs may go in with the owners. Food was of a good standard, staff were friendly and... More 

Thank Traveller1306
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91 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Met with friends from south east England, last week at The Okeover Arms, an excellent location very close to picturesque Dovedale. The Okeover's car park is very large and there is on street parking, there is also a children's playground at the rear of the premises. The food served in the restaurant is excellent, a lot of it locally sourced.... More 

Thank ritchieChesterfield
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20 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

After a rewarding cycle ride on the Tissington Trail, we were delighted to find that The Okeover Arms served food on a Sunday evening and what's more good pub food in good amounts. The people serving were lovely and welcoming. I have no hesitation in recommending it. My only little comment for the owners is that they could do with... More 

Thank Ruttle19
Belfast N ireland
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a snack lunch here one day and the carvery lunch on Sunday (booking advisable). The portions are huge. Our party consisted of 3 adults and 2 pre-school children.There is a large car park and a good sized play area, with a chicken run nearby which amused the children.We ate outside as the weather was beautiful. The food was... More 

Thank Islandheaghey
Mansfield, United Kingdom
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211 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were coming to the end of a lovely walk through the dales and had planned to have lunch in Ashbourne when we stumbled across the Okeover Arms. A lovely village pub with a decent menu and plenty of searing outside. It was a blisteringly hot day and although there were lots of tables we were fighting for one of... More 

1 Thank Dazff
Derby, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

lovely meal ,didnt have to wait long either.nice & friendly staff,everything cooked fresh & very nicely presented,

1 Thank susan w
London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are arriving home after staying at the Okeover whilst attending a wedding in Tissington and we couldn't have wished for a better stay! From a warm greeting on arrival to the lovely room and the delicious breakfast it was faultless! We definately felt that is was value for money and the owners were extremely helpful and friendly. A quaint... More 

2 Thank loveitOnthebeach
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the car very today. Fantastic. Tender beef that melted in your mouth. Lovely staff who saw the joke in our friend asking for slim line soda water. Pudding was wonderful as well. Would definitely go there again if we are in the area. Thank you for a wonderful lunch.

1 Thank Elizajane1uk
Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom
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198 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

We were staying so chose to eat in the restaurant , the first night we decided to share a starter, duck spring rolls, which were a bit disappointing as the portion was just two small spring rolls. I had the ribeye steak which was very tender but a bit over cooked, I ordered medium and there wasn't even a hint... More 

1 Thank 1stFloridahome
Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Does good value standard pub rub and serves nice ale and is friendly and welcoming - what more do you want? Good small portions size too for the kids and a play area in the garden. Live locally and have been lots of times! Friday night Fish n chips special great value and the carvery on a sunday great value.... More 

1 Thank John Paul R

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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
Average prices
$16 - $24
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mappleton, Ashbourne DE6 2AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Ashbourne
  • Phone Number: 441335350305

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