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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our local pub which we have always loved. What's happened. We went for a tea time drink. No music, smells of bleach, no atmosphere, no customers. Such a shame as always been such a lovely place

Thank whitby1975
Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the flat the pub has and when we had overflow then they stayed in the b&b. What a great time we had. The beers from this excellent boozer are legendary, Ten immaculately kept beers and all at sensible prices. The pub food is first class and the Landlord and his team friendly helpful and they could not...

Thank iancoventry_11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ended a country walk at this beautiful pub and were delighted at the quality and generosity that the kitchen puts into their food, in particular the Ploughman's platter. The staff are very helpful and friendly.

Thank Olivia M
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for two nights in the Burns room. A small room but with a very comfortable bed providing a really good night's sleep. The breakfasts were great and the evening meals were wonderful. I had the rump steak which was one of the best I have ever had and my partner loved the steak pie. The staff and the...

Thank roselynelewis
Matlock, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Had evening food here the barmaid was very friendly, even offered to add extra lime in our drinks if needed. The food was nice, had the veggie chilli, mild option, but was quite hot, the gallium I salad was a bit heavy on the onions, but has potential.

Thank Michelle D
Wells, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

This pub is in an amazing location away from the hustle and bustle of life, great choice of ales and selection of food. We popped over on a Monday and it was very busy, this wasn't over crowded but warm and atmospheric and is obviously doing better than ever before. It's great to see so many people enjoying ales, food,...

Thank Jon H
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We visited early January with adult family, the pub its self is nice, 'olde worldy' in a lovely part of the country. the beer was good and we thought we had discovered a little gold mine for our next visits. However, looking closer, we found the glasses,plates, and table wear grubby which was a bit off putting. The food was...

Thank rooms07
oldpoets, Manager at The Old Poets' Corner, responded to this review

We are sorry that your visit to us was so disappointing, my wife and I have taken on the management of the Old Poets from late in January and we are working very hard to make your initial impression of the pub into the one you leave with. I would be very sorry if you missed the opportunity to see...

Princes Risborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2017

If anybody can find a pub better than this please let me know! The beer is first class, as is the food, service, ambience and accommodation. The pub is situated in beautiful walking country with fine views from the lounge. The well kept beer is supplied from Ashover brewery plus guests, and some is even brewed in the small brewery...

Thank 342SteveO
oldpoets, Manager at The Old Poets' Corner, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words, it gives us all enormous satisfaction to read such positive reviews. The owners & staff are driven to provide good value and to leave us looking forward to the next time.

Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Lovely pub nice grub, good beer, nice log fires. What more do you want? Oh yes you can take the dog in. There is always a nice welcome and it is clean. Every Wednesday there is s quiz and food is always provided.

Thank Jaynebw
Swanwick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 February 2017

We called for a quick drink but the food smelled lovely so we ordered quite late. This was no problem for the staff and we were served promptly and courteously with lovely food for four of us. Two lots of fish and chips - beautiful fish 'real chips' mushy peas and fab tartar sauce which tasted home made it was...

Thank Kim R
oldpoets, Manager at The Old Poets' Corner, responded to this review

I'm really pleased that you enjoyed your visit we strive to make our customer feel welcome. Thank you for taking the time to comment on TripAdvisor.

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Traditional British pub in the heart of the Peak District. Surrounded by beautiful walks and spectacular views. We offer five en-suite rooms and also have a three bedroom cottage attached to the pub. Only a short drive from Bakewell, Matlock and Chesterfield you will always have plenty to do. We offer an excellent menu and a warm welcome and our staff will do everything to make our stay memorable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old Poets' Corner

Address: 1 Butts Road, Ashover, Chesterfield S45 0EW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Derbyshire > Chesterfield > Ashover
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
The Old Poets` Corner Hotel Ashover
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“I think there are 5 rooms in total 4 of which are double and the other is a twin room.”
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