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“At last - a local pub worth eating at”
Review of The Spanker Inn

The Spanker Inn
Ranked #21 of 80 Restaurants in Belper
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $9 - $33
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed July 12, 2013

Having heard good reports of the food and service under the new management we decided to give the Spanker a go having not been there for some time.
We were very pleasantly surprised. Had a lovely bottle of wine, not overpriced. The meals were well presented, a decent sized portion and beautifully cooked. My daughter had the sausage and mash - good quality sausages and the gravy was gorgeous! My other daughter and myself had gammon which was beautifully cooked and the chips were perfect. My husband had the Spanker burger which was nicely cooked. Glad to have a pub in the local area serving decent food again

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1  Thank GuinevereG
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Reviewed July 9, 2013

We have eaten here several times in the past, but not since refurbishment and new ownership. Very tastefully decorated and comfortable seating. Quite a varied menu, with Blackboard specials. Very well presented. Friendly staff. Will be on our regular list!

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1  Thank GeeEssat4
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Reviewed July 5, 2013

We used to go here frequently but after the previous operators took over last September it definitely went downhill.We gave it a try today based on the latest reviews and it is good to see that it is getting back to how it used to be. Our lunch today was excellent and it was plain to see that the present regime are really trying to satisfy. Let's hope that their customers agree.

1  Thank Barrie L
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Newdigate1, Manager at The Spanker Inn, responded to this reviewResponded July 7, 2013

Thank you for taking the time to comment. We are glad you enjoyed your visit to The Spanker and hope you will visit us again

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Reviewed June 24, 2013

After hearing The Spanker had been taken over we decided to try it out we were pleasantly surprised. the décor hasn't changed but somehow there is a better feel to the place the food was lovely and the staff excellent we were told the carvey would be back soon so for now you are served at the table I had the pork with all the trimmings at 7.95 which is good value. We are only a mile away so we will be back soon.

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Newdigate1, Manager at The Spanker Inn, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2013

Thanks very much for your post. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit to the Spanker and we hope you will come again soon.

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Reviewed June 23, 2013

Visited following being told that the Spanker has new management recently.
Sunday lunch menu included traditional roast of Silverside beef and roast port (with crackling). Excellent value for money. No carvery as present but were informed that this was being addressed and would be installed shortly.

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Newdigate1, Manager at The Spanker Inn, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2013

Thanks for taking the time to leave your comments, we are glad to hear you enjoyed your visit and we will pass your nice comments onto our team.

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