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Friendly Ilkeston pub

Great pub warm and friendly. A must visit in the summer to see the amazing hanging baskets and rear... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2017
Derby, United Kingdom
Busy pub

This pub always seems to be busy whenever we go in. We've seen live bands in there too which packs... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sue W
Ilkeston, United Kingdom
via mobile
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“great pub”(2 reviews)
“quick drink”(2 reviews)
74-76 South Street, Ilkeston DE7 5QJ, England
+44 115 930 8666
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This pub always seems to be busy whenever we go in. We've seen live bands in there too which packs the place out even more. It has a great beer garden at the back which is a real sun trap too.

Thank Sue W
Reviewed 22 January 2018

The name really is where the Spanish connection ends this most popular watering hole in the town hosts a large selection of real ales and larger beer also serves tea and coffee muti tv viewing for the tv addicts outside garden area very comfortable with...More

1  Thank DerbyshireRoy
Reviewed 3 September 2017

This bar is one of the busiest and most popular in Ilkeston, and it is easy to see why. There is a large range of beers available, together with great bar service from very friendly, helpful and efficient staff. Both the indoor and outdoor areas...More

Thank Rose-Chris2013
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We went for the first time for a quick drink with friends before going for dinner. And walking into the bar was a treat so spacious bright and friendly staff we ordered our drinks and went to sit outside in the garden what a treat...More

Thank hazel_acton
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Was at the Spanish Bar yesterday afternoon for a debut gig with my band - Rattled - a very friendly pub venue - looks like recently refurbished - everywhere was modern and spotless - a very well appointed outdoor area which was very busy on...More

1  Thank Steve S
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Brownie points for having a disabled toilet but instantly lost as it was used as a storage shed for glasses etc! Young couple needed to use it for their lovely little boy but had to wait for staff to remove said boxes! Then as soon...More

Thank Dave G
Reviewed 26 February 2017

great time with family and friends, great entertainment , friendly bar staff. Look forward to going every Sunday.

Thank sanbry233
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The Spanish Bar has the most ill-advised name you could wish for! Surely calling 'The Ilkeston Pub' would have been more appropriate and less confusing?!.. Good pub though! and has a great wood burning fire in the garden out back.

Thank Chris-and-Miki
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Great pub warm and friendly. A must visit in the summer to see the amazing hanging baskets and rear garden.

Thank Bevann21X
Reviewed 8 January 2017

First time we visited this pub - well worth finding! A good selection of guest beers and very reasonable prices. Friendly and helpful staff and buzzing with locals. Toilets were excellent - spotlessly clean. Garden looks as if it could be very useful in the...More

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30 December 2016|
Response from Tony S | Reviewed this property |
Despite the name this is more of a real ale pub than a continental tapas bar. So I'm not aware that they do food.