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The Knockerdown Inn and Restaurant

Nr. Carsington Water | Ashbourne, Knockerdown, Ashbourne DE6 1NQ, England
+44 1629 540209
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“lamb chops” (12 reviews)
“mixed grill” (26 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Nr. Carsington Water | Ashbourne, Knockerdown, Ashbourne DE6 1NQ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were staying at the nearby Caravan Club site at Carsington Water and decided to take our Son, his wife and the two Grandchildren for early evening meal and we all really enjoyed it. The service was quick and friendly, our waitress Tracy was a...More

1  Thank bradshawboy48
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We spent a very pleasant day at Carrsington Water then went to The Knockerdown for dinner. We were a family of 13 the oldest 77 youngest 4 and everyone had something they wanted. The meals were all brought out at the same time and were...More

Thank Tafty1707
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Firstly the pub attracted us as there's a few residents that live there from the wildlife kingdom. Ostriches, donkeys, goats & a fantastic play area for children! This pub is 5* , food was fantastic , chicken fajitas 👌🏻, so tasty , fresh & a...More

Thank p3sty
Reviewed 6 days ago

Good Sunday lunch but very impressed with their 3 portion sizes - child, teen or adult! The Teen size was perfect for us Ladies!! Very nice staff - particularly Tracy!!

Thank Penny2156
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very authentic feel and beautiful grounds. Food, drinks and service was outstanding. Ended up having cottage pie twice because I enjoyed it so much. The staff are friendly and made us feel like we have been a local there for years. Thanks for giving us...More

Thank Daniel P
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and 4 year old granddaughter and I had a great meal in the Knockerdown on 7th October. All the food was good value, the right temperature and good quality. I had a mixed grill, my wife a serloin steak and a good quality...More

Thank Icklemrs1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited yesterday for Sunday lunch, together with our dog. Made to feel very welcome, from booking on the telephone to the actual visit. Lunch so good we sadly couldn't manage desert. Our waitress was Tracy and she and all the other staff were lovely.

Thank Ilios
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely little pub, perfect for a drink if you have been walking around Carsington Water. Great selection of drinks, and good selection of food. Food is of high standard, but food waiting times can be LONG !!

Thank Alex H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came to the knockerdown for a family meal . The food was amazing and you got loads . Our waitress was tracy and she could nt do more for us if we asked . The whole team at the knocker down were very friendly...More

1  Thank Michael B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely relaxed atmosphere with families enjoying Sunday evening meals. Friendly helpful staff too. Tracy was our waitress. Ideal location for Carsington if you're in the area

Thank David C
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Edwina P
July 15, 2017|
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Response from Knockerdown | Property representative |
Hi Basic camping prices are £6 per pitch, £3 per person per night, dogs are allowed as long as they are kept on a lead at all times and you clean up after them, they are allowed in half the pub as well..............
July 13, 2017|
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Response from Knockerdown | Property representative |
Hi, pints from £3.60
June 3, 2017|
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Response from theparkertrips | Reviewed this property |
I believe you can order from the normal menue on a sunday as well,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $21
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Scenic view, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nr. Carsington Water | Ashbourne, Knockerdown, Ashbourne DE6 1NQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Ashbourne  >  Knockerdown
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 540209
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The Knockerdown Inn & Restaurant is a traditional 17th Century 'OLDE WORLDE' English Pub, it is privately owned and has been under the same ownershop since 1996. Situated overlooking Carsington Water it has everything the local visitor could wish for, its open all day, every day throughout the Summer holidays. At other times, it opens for lunch and evenings in the week and ALL Day every Saturday & Sunday. It offers traditional pub food & cask ales,a separate extensive childrens' menu, wheelchair access & disabled toilets, high chairs and baby changing room. There is a childrens' adventure play area and separate toddler play area, an award winning garden & patio area large car park coaches welcome, by appointment. The pub is dog friendly and offers free WIFI. They also offer Caravan & Camping, with toilet and shower facilities.
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