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The Spanker Inn

) #17 of 57 Restaurants in Belper $$ - $$$ , British,
Spanker Lane | Nether Heage, Belper DE56 2AT, England
+44 1773 853222
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (20 reviews)
“pie” (10 reviews)
“pudding” (10 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Spanker Lane | Nether Heage, Belper DE56 2AT, England
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1 - 10 of 239 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Atmosphere was great, the new proprietors Debs and Richard are very friendly and helpful and have certainly massively improved this place. The prices where reasonable and the food was delicious. A fabulous improvement. All success in the future.

Thank Les D
Reviewed June 12, 2017 via mobile

Went with my girlfriend and her father for a meal, he'd called in for a drink a week or so earlier and enjoyed the beer! It was also under new management. It was friendly and welcoming and the landlady was very pleasant. Whilst it was...More

1  Thank bbafcvr
Reviewed June 10, 2017

We only called in for a glass of real ale which we thoroughly enjoyed. Friendly and helpful staff, pub has a lovely atmosphere. We had already eaten, but the menu looked good and at a reasonable price, will definitely return when next in the area.

Thank Jackie W
Reviewed June 10, 2017

Nice place for a Beer nice staff and locals not over busy for a Friday night and few of the meals we saw look very nice the pubs about ten minutes away from the firs touring site

Thank johnwhite18
Reviewed June 10, 2017 via mobile

We've just had a lovely couple of hours here. Lovely homemade freshly cooked food in a pleasant atmosphere. Will return when back in the area.

Thank Sarah L
Reviewed June 5, 2017

Don't know what the last reviewer is on about because our food was delicious! I had the stilton and bacon burger and my husband had the homemade steak and ale pie - both come highly recommended. We don't eat out often anymore as you have...More

1  Thank princesssar83
Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

The food was shockingly bad. Had the sunday roast, (beef) the meat was difficult to chop up, let alone chew. The mash potato was cold and soggy, veg was cold. When the gravy arrived it was like water! We complained and got our money back

1  Thank racheltatlow
Reviewed March 5, 2017

first of all the ambiance was good. a country pub but no real frills. The staff were friendly ,happy,andwell turned out, The meals we ordered were a while coming but when they did arrive they were well presented. parts of the meal were hot and...More

Thank donald L
Reviewed February 17, 2017 via mobile

Lovely village pub in lovely surroundings...open fire clean and cosy ! the lunch was a real treat ! beef was delicious as was the veg and gravy ! well priced and good service ! will definitely be returning !!

Thank Bowie1960
Reviewed January 20, 2017 via mobile

Went to this pub for the first time last Saturday. Really nicely laid out and decorated pub. Nice open fire just what you want in the middle of winter and after a long walk. We order drinks and had a look at the menu. We...More

Thank sueO O
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Questions & Answers
November 22, 2016|
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Response from Chris B | Property representative |
Hi. We serve food 5 to 9pm Weds to Friday, 12md to 9pm on Saturday and 12 to 6pm on Sunday. thanks for your enquiry and hope you can join us soon. kind regards
Judy R
August 7, 2015|
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Response from christophercassidy | Reviewed this property |
I believe that they do and it would be advisable to book
John B
June 30, 2015|
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Response from John C | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do serve meals from 5:30 in the week best to ring and book number on website
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $33
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
12:00 am - 12:00 am
12:00 am - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Spanker Lane | Nether Heage, Belper DE56 2AT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Belper
  • Phone Number: +44 1773 853222
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