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Rose and Crown

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Main Road, Ashbourne DE6 2JT, England
+44 1335 342498
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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took friends there. The owner and his wife took time to around and talk to his guests We ordered the rump steaks which arrived well trimmed and we'll Cooked and tasted superb our friends chose other meals and wholeheartedly said theirs were good and whould recommend the sausage also the pie with cheese. All round a good meal in... More 

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Bradford
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Well what can I say about a perfect little country pub ! The food perfect the staff perfect Danny and hen are the perfect hosts they make you feel so welcome hope everything works out for you all thank you so much for your hospitality Kind regards Scott the builder

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Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

A little out of the way from our B&B, but definitely worth the trip. The food was delicious, the people working there were great, the bill very reasonable. If you are visiting the area, don't hesitate to try the Rose and Crown, there is something for every taste from great seafood dishes to fantastic vegetables!

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Thank Balfour S
hl77, Owner at Rose and Crown, responded to this review

Dear Balfour S, thank you so much for your glowing review! We are so pleased you enjoyed your evening with us. I hope you had a safe journey back to the States after your busy road trip and perhaps you might venture this way again should you come back to England! Kind regards, Henrietta More 

Darlington, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

My wife and I called in here on the way back from a local flying experience we had been to. We called here purely by chance and had a very tasty meal of Hunters Chicken with some excellent beer ,lager and wine. The landlord was very chatty, courteous and welcoming and the place itself was very comfortable and clean including... More 

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hl77, Owner at Rose and Crown, responded to this review

Dear Trevor S, Many thanks for your great review. We appreciate your recommendation and hope to see you again should you revisit the area. Kind regards, Henrietta More 

UK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

A superb choice of menu, reasonably priced. This far exceeded our expectations. Situated in a quiet area we were amazed at just how busy this pub was. A reflection of the quality and price.

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hl77, Owner at Rose and Crown, responded to this review

Dear Deb621 Thank you for your lovely review and we are delighted that we hit the mark for you on your visit; we always like to exceed expectations! We hope to see you again, Kind regards Henrietta More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

Great pub, wonderful food and excellent service. I strongly recommend this pub to everyone. We have visited a few times over the past few years (we live in Essex) and will happily return on our next trip.

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1 Thank Paul T
hl77, Owner at Rose and Crown, responded to this review

Dear Paul, It was lovely to see you all again on your trip up north! We do appreciate your kind words and recommendation and look forward to seeing you again next time! Kind regards Henrietta More 

Derbyshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

There are a number of good quality pub/restaurants in the Ashbourne area but none can offer such consistently high quality food at reasonable prices as the Rose and Crown , Danny is a top chef and Henrietta and the staff are always efficient,friendly and attentive. The fish dishes in particular are quite superb and we have no hesitation in recommending... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

On spec. visit with a friend. Ate outside, he had a very generous individual lasagne. I had a very good smoked salmon salad, this was not huge. There is outside eating with a reasonable view across the Dove valley Extensive specials board, and I would suggest booking, especially at busy times. I went on a Wednesday and it was fairly... More 

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Derbyshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

If you want a pub meal that is freshly and well prepared, unfussy but packed with flavour, then this is the place for you. The duck salad special on the day we were there for lunch was exceptional. Steak baguette- tender steak cooked as requested . Mackerel and smoked salmon marinated to perfection in the salad. All in all a... More 

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Denstone, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

This is the second time we have visited decided to take my visiting family from Yorkshire. We were a party of 7 including 3 children. The most difficult part of the evening was choosing what we would eat as the menu is so tempting! Sea Bass was delicious.Steak melted in your mouth and my partner had the chicken pie which... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$11 - $24
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, Ashbourne DE6 2JT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Ashbourne
  • Phone Number: +44 1335 342498
Description
The Rose and Crown is a friendly village inn where we pride ourselves on serving restaurant food at realistic prices. Our menu changes frequently with a focus on freshness, flavours and quality seasonal fare. These can be accompanied by our varied selection of New and Old World wines or our traditional ales.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?