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50's American Diner

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John Street, Church Gresley, Swadlincote DE11 8EJ, England
+44 1283 220050
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Tuesday
Closed
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Stafford, Great Britain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 348 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

Our group of 10 had earlier visited the National Brewery Centre in Burton upon Trent, and the nearby Clay Mills Pumping Station; at 1530hrs we were booked into this unique establishment for some refreshment. As we had enjoyed a lunch at the Brewery Centre at 1245hrs, we decided to enjoy one of the first class desserts at the Diner, which... More 

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1 Thank WilliamRead
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

We've been to the Diner quite a few times and generally we're always pretty happy, however the service can sometimes be pretty slow. If you want anything after your initial order, your best bet is to get up and find someone! Even when waitresses are bringing things out to the tables around you, it can be impossible to get their... More 

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1 Thank PurplePencil
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

Great experience, atmosphere, staff. Quite a small place so you smell of your dinner when you leave but lovely food, mountains of fries. Good fun place to spend a couple of hours. Don't be put off by location! Milkshakes are more like ice cream in a glass and tasty.

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Thank Amanda M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

2nd time here first time everything was amazing, not this time service was bad, atomosphere was bad, the food was over cooked, was left waiting for 30 mins for desert order to be taken so gave up and went to the counter for the bill, oh and when we was at till they must of remembered it was a birthday... More 

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1 Thank Lee F
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

Although the location is very off putting, the actual diner itself was fun. We loved the atmosphere and the American diner experience. The milkshake was really good, however the menu is overwhelming and there is far too much choice. It took far too long to be seen to in terms of getting a drink ordered, then we had to wait... More 

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1 Thank toni188
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

When turning up and looking at the location you think "oh no" however, food is actually ok, very large portions and very reasonable priced, however, could do with more options other than beef and pork, fee more chicken and fish dishes would not go a miss, staff was friendly, slightly on the noisy side and once you leave your cloths... More 

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

visited with my boyfriend we both had burgers and they tasted amazing! it was his first visit he said he would certainly return!

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Thank kay29814
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

Had a brilliant experience from the phone call to book, excellent and polite phone manner. We arrived and we were seen to and seated within minutes, the drinks and milkshakes are the best I've tasted and the Mrs loved hers too , root beer, and bubblegum milkshake. Mrs had be steak with onions and cheese on top , portions a... More 

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2 Thank Tom B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

I love this place it has a real feel of what it must have been like the food is first class and loads of it and the staff are wonderful it was shipped over from the Usa in a run down state and reassembled here highly recommended

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1 Thank Keith B
Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Lovely meal at the 50s dinner. Don't be put off by the unusual outside it's full of delights inside.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$11 - $17
Cuisine
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
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
Description
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

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