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Harpurs of Melbourne

) #1 of 14 Restaurants in Melbourne $$ - $$$ , British,
2 Derby Road, Melbourne DE73 8FE, England
+44 1332 862134
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2 Derby Road, Melbourne DE73 8FE, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We ate here 3 nights in a row over a weekend. Staff were very friendly and helpful. We went early evening without booking and ate in the bar. The Sunday was a very full father's day but they still squeezed us in. Food was generally...More

Thank Malcolm H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked into Harpurs as it was near to the Donington Park Circuit where we were attending the Download Festival and needed a place to stay. Like most places due to the event taking place nearby the prices were hiked up accordingly (£150 for one...More

Thank hungryasabadger
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Seven ladies visited Harpurs after a walk around the reservoir. We mostly had sandwiches which were excellent. Several of us took doggy bags home as the sandwiches were large, my husband certainly enjoyed his doggy bag. The service was good and very friendly. I would...More

Thank Paula B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to this restaurant for the first time last weekend. We took two guests from Suffolk who always look after us well when we go to theirs, so we're hopeful of agood meal. We were not dissapointed we all had a two course meal and...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

As a group of 8 we each enjoyed a lovely meal and good service as before. the menu has changed since we were last here retaining some of Harpurs classics such as their burger and fish and chips. The specials for the day were good...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed May 15, 2017

Second time we have been here for Sunday lunch and was not disappointed. The service was excellent as was the food. We were serviced very quickly and the waiter Johna was very good. Will be definitely going again.

Thank RubyLeicestershire
Reviewed May 14, 2017

Called for Sunday lunch. Not to busy in the restaurant which is upstairs . Very clean modern decorations ,the staff very friendly ,shown to our table ,the drinks order taken ,and the food ,at this point I have to say the service was quite slow...More

Thank sdmmmtc2016
Reviewed May 9, 2017

My Daughter and I thoroughly enjoyed our champagne breakfast, everything was delicious and very well presented. We have never felt so full after a meal. After three enjoyable courses we were served a selection of warm cakes. Wow, I would definitely recommend. We had a...More

Thank 403gailm
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Reviewed May 3, 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed fish and chips here .... probably the best we've had in a restaurant x will certainly be revisiting soon ... service great x

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Reviewed April 21, 2017

Visited with a group of colleagues, having pre-ordered our food. The menu had changed since our order was placed so some items weren't available. Service was slow and we weren't offered tea or coffee after our meal. The pie I ordered was extremely heavy on...More

Thank Julie6101
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is this restaurant suitable for disabled? Upstairs is mentioned in reviews but is there a lift or food served at ground level ? is sample menu possible and what notice is necessary for a party of 22?
March 17, 2016|
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Response from Will_2186 | Reviewed this property |
Hi they could cater for 22 downstairs give them a call on 01332862134. They would be more than happy to help.
opening hours easter tues for lunch
March 16, 2016|
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Response from JohnDB111237 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I have no idea, and can only guess that the above info is correct.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$11 - $22
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Derby Road, Melbourne DE73 8FE, England (Formerly The Melbourne Hotel Restaurant)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +44 1332 862134
  • E-mail
Harpur's of Melbourne is situated in the heart of Melbourne in South Derbyshire close to East Midlands, Donington Park and the M1, M6, M42 network. The warm welcome from our staff will ensure your experience will be one to remember. If you are looking for accommodation our rooms are modern, warm with a decor that will make your stay feel like a special occasion. See rooms for further details.
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