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50's American Diner

John Street, Church Gresley, Swadlincote DE11 8EJ, England
+44 1283 220050
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good17%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“fries” (75 reviews)
“burger” (193 reviews)
“ice cream” (27 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
John Street, Church Gresley, Swadlincote DE11 8EJ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wow !!!! What an experience. Large portions . Hotdog was really good... i will say very skimpy on the extra sauces so had to ask for more mayonnaise but that wasn’t a problem. The cheeseburger was so juicy and tender. Best cheeseburger i have ever...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ladydee1980
Reviewed 3 days ago

Fantastic family get together with amazing variety of food choices, the spectacular 50s & 60s music made the enjoyment of dining special, added to this is the atmosphere that the wonderful staff project to all thier customers. We would highly recommend dining here to all...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank David F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Family of 7 on the 12/01/19, we all agreed the burgers were fantastic lovely tasty and not fatty, excellent service and very friendly with a great atmosphere. We can highly recommend a visit.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 123sullyd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had Meat Loaf rather than taking the usual option of a burger. It was absolutely amazing. Highly recommended. Not been for longer than I care to mention but I really must go more often as I love the feel of the place and the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JohnPDerby
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Magical place. Step into 1950s America. With a soda fountain menu, great American style burgers and hot dogs and mouth watering 16oz steaks. The decor is brilliant, the music is just right for the theme and the whole place is clean. The staff are efficient...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Rockit88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second visit to the diner and it didn't disappoint. Excellent service, amazing food with lots of choice and a great atmosphere! We will be back!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Chopper833
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are regular visitors to this amazing little gem of a place. We have been going for years, although not as much as we’d like, you have to make sure you book in advance to guarantee a booth and I’m not always massively organised (typical...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DanHough
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were stopping in a lodge located nearby, and this place was recommended. I personally am not a chip lover however this place is wow factor experience for children. The whole experience was magical, and the staff dress for the occasion which in my opinion...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Angeline G
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

A nice change from your standard pub chain restaurant. Really big portions and at a good price. Will definitely vist again.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank craigms309
Reviewed December 6, 2018

We booked into the diner with a party of 20, a mixture of adults and children ranging from aged 8 upwards. Although the staff seem to be very young in the diner and therefore a little shy I could not fault the service, not a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ttallett
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Questions & Answers
December 26, 2018|
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Response from derbyshirediners | Property representative |
Good morning ! Guide dogs or helper dogs are allowed .But I’m afraid dogs in general cannot come into the Diner ,as the kitchen is exposed out front ,sorry We could sit you on a booth near the ramp and doggie could stay by... More
September 29, 2018|
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Response from derbyshirediners | Property representative |
Certainly can
September 13, 2018|
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Response from derbyshirediners | Property representative |
Hi ! Always best to book 01283 220050
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $18
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: John Street, Church Gresley, Swadlincote DE11 8EJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Swadlincote  >  Church Gresley
  • Phone Number: +44 1283 220050
  • E-mail
The diner is open friday 5pm til 9pm saturday 12 noon til 9pm and sunday 12 noon til 7pm to book please give us a call the diner has received a 5 star food hygeine rating for the last 11 years and is the highest rating available We have recently won The Food Awards category " Best World Cuisine" both in the Midlands and in England.
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