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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 good18%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“burgers” (121 reviews)
“fries” (64 reviews)
“steak” (45 reviews)
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
John Street, Church Gresley, Swadlincote DE11 8EJ, England
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Reviewed February 16, 2015

Well what can i say was taken to the American Diner for my birthday by my hubby and i cant believe we hadn't been there before. Was told about the amazing food the authentic american diner feel and couldn't wait to book a table. The...More

Thank Pam W
derbyshirediners, Owner at 50's American Diner, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2015

So pleased you found us !and that this will be the first of many visits. Thanyou so much for your very kind comments.see you soon . Regards Trish

Reviewed January 26, 2015

visited with my family, although on approach is somewhere where you think would be home to a builders cafe, upon entering you are transported to a different era. Staff are friendly and accommodating the food was excellent. The big plus was the portions as I...More

Thank ollyx111
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Reviewed January 25, 2015

We have visited the diner several times after being recommended by a friend. We always love our visits and find the atmosphere very authentic and defiantly something a bit different. They also play American music which adds to the feel of it. The portions are...More

Thank Andrea B
Reviewed January 19, 2015

Firstly in the Derby area I do not rate any of the 'American diners' such as Ed's or ok diner, they were very disappointing! so after quick search for any others found this, about 30 mins from us. It was definitely worth the drive and...More

1  Thank lifestooshort2015
Reviewed January 19, 2015

Firstly its in a odd location, and not very welcoming, however look beyond that and inside its proper retro. Even down to the drinks, there are all sorts of things you won't have seen for years. The food is extensive and big. Forget small portions...More

1  Thank BenjaminMill
Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

I've driven past this place hundreds of times, but it being on the edge of a tatty looking industrial estate I'd written it off as being a bit of a dump, but having heard some good reviews (and having heard it has a 5* environmental...More

Thank MissyAMAT
Reviewed December 27, 2014 via mobile

First of all, to all that left bad reviews, your not fooling anyone. The American Diner is a hidden Gem and brilliant for what it is. It's great value for money and oozes character. Such a nice refreshing feeling to eat at the diner than...More

4  Thank Robyn S
Reviewed December 27, 2014

The owners really do enjoy Americana and have somehow managed to get an authentic 50's diner from the states. The place is fantastic and always has a cheery atmosphere. The staff wear the clothes from the era and music adds to the vibe. Huge plate...More

3  Thank Digestivebiscuit
Reviewed December 20, 2014

Came here the other week for the first time after living in the area for over 2 years! The diner is in a carpark so surroundings have some to be desired (and a bit drafty inside), but once inside you are transported back to 1950's...More

1  Thank Mrs G
Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

I went here today with my boyfriend and his family and I am absolutely amazed. We walked in and were greeted politely with staff dressed in 50's outfits. We were then showed to our table where we looked at the menu's which had a wide...More

1  Thank elliemillward
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March 17, 2017|
Response from derbyshirediners | Property representative |
It certainly is give us a call 01283 220050 with your requirements or call into the diner
March 17, 2017|
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Response from derbyshirediners | Property representative |
We do please contact the Diner for information 01283 220050
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February 27, 2017|
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Response from derbyshirediners | Property representative |
Hi thanks for the message When you book a booth at the diner if you tell us your requirements we will always ensure that there is a great selection for you Thanks Jeff
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$13 - $20
Lunch, 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
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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