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The Dandy Cock

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Excellent local bar. Very dog friendly!

I came here twice with my friend on a trip up to the area. The beer selection is excellent - all... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
travellernick121
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London, United Kingdom
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Early pint

A great micropub very friendly. Beer is always well kept with many local brews on sale. If you like... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bishbosh01
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Kirkby-in-Ashfield, United Kingdom
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“micro pub”(8 reviews)
“real ale”(3 reviews)
“gins”(12 reviews)
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184A Victoria Road | The Dandy Cock micro pub, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I came here twice with my friend on a trip up to the area. The beer selection is excellent - all local beer, not to mention 200 bottles of gin. Put your trust in them, to choose the right one for you It feels like...More

1  Thank travellernick121
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great micropub very friendly. Beer is always well kept with many local brews on sale. If you like gin there are over 200 to try. Also dog friendly.

Thank Bishbosh01
Jo C, Owner at The Dandy Cock, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello BishBosh01. Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a great review. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Jo

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Best place to be in Kirkby for entertainment and proper beer and Gin. We decided to have a 50th Birthday party for friends and family. I organised the entertainment and was allowed to provide our own food. It's a really friendly place to be with...More

1  Thank Inspiration809255
Jo C, Owner at The Dandy Cock, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Hi there Andy. Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. A great time was had by all! Thank you for choosing to spend your special birthday with us. I’ll pass your comments on to Phill and Alex who worked with...More

Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Good selection of ciders and gins. Very dog friendly but can get a little cramped. Cash only no card payments. Nicely decorated especially in the back room. One bad point, dog owners should be told to keep their dogs with them, not roaming about in...More

Thank macduff45
Reviewed 1 March 2018

Hands down the best ale and atmosphere in the county. Lager? Whats that!! This little gem has something for everyone and should be treasured. A breath of fresh air in a town plagued by pubs where the owners are quite frankly too afraid of losing...More

2  Thank Toby M
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

This micro- pub is lovely if you want to socialise within a sophisticated and classy library atmosphere. Please be aware that ‘foul language and screeching’ (whatever that is?!- not within my nature so not sure) is not accepted within this small space, shhhhhh! If this...More

6  Thank mically21
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Can't recommend highly enough , love going on our weekly visit to see all the friendly people and enjoy the real ale. Phil and Jo treat everyone as a friend it's a real pleasure to have found such a fab place to drink and socialize...More

2  Thank valmoore1961
Jo C, Owner at The Dandy Cock, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2018

Hello ValMoore1961. Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted to hear you and Steve enjoy it so much. Always a pleasure to see you both, and see you enjoying those dark ales. You hit the nail on the head, we have made so...More

Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Wonderful atmosphere at The Dandy Cock. Friendly welcome. Lovely and clean. Cleverly and tastefully decorated. Huge selection of gins and other beers and spirits. Gin being my favourite drink was worth trying a few of the extensive range with wonderful mixers and fresh fruit. Would...More

2  Thank gromitkim
Jo C, Owner at The Dandy Cock, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

Hi there Gromitkim. Thank you for your lovely review. We stock 200 gins at any one time so there’s something for everyone, plus part of your 5-a-day, or is it now 10? I lose track! I’ll pass your comments to the team, they love the...More

Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

This is another of what is a fabulous growing trend of small but cozy micro pubs. It may be small, although they have recently extended into a back room, but it is a gem of a watering hole. The selection of gin's, craft beer and...More

1  Thank Peter E
Jo C, Owner at The Dandy Cock, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

Thank you very much for your kind review Peter. We are pleased you enjoyed your visit. Did you manage a sneaky peep through the window to the cellar? It’s a point of interest for the real ale drinkers who visit. We hope to see you...More

Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We have been regulars since it opened, great selection of gins & real ales. The landlord & landlady are very friendly & welcoming. Dogs are welcome (preferred to humans) with dog treats & cuddles for them all! You would struggle to find a better place...More

2  Thank Pugsons
Jo C, Owner at The Dandy Cock, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Hello and Happy New Year to you. Thank you so much for your very kind review. It’s true, we adore our Doggy visitors, and tolerate the humans 😉. All joking aside, thank you for your loyal custom. We’re delighted with your comments, we love that...More

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