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The Horse & Jockey

Brackenfield Lane | Wessington, Alfreton DE55 6DW, England
+44 1773 309482
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good23%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (14 reviews)
“risotto” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
Brackenfield Lane | Wessington, Alfreton DE55 6DW, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Like many others I had watched with interest the rebuilding of this old favourite pub/restaurant. I was pleased the general layout was the same as the old place - fireplace to the left small snug to the right and the bar in the 'old' position,...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We'd visited not long after they opened and have been back several times since. We came to watch the boxing the other night. It was quite busy but that's to be expected when there's a big fight on. There was a really good atmosphere and...More

Thank em8uem
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited using the Sunday retreat deal at the start of the year and said we'd come back again with some of our family. It was just as good!! We sat in one of the booths which were cosy and private but with the rest...More

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EmilyHarris2017, Reservations Manger at The Horse & Jockey, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we do always appreciate receiving feedback from our guests. I am so happy to hear you enjoyed your second visit to The Horse & Jockey just as much as the first! Our basement booths are perfect for cosy family meals...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to take advantage of their Sunday night special offer of accommodation, breakfast, 3 course evening meal and bottle of wine for £99. A good decision. The room was lovely, excellent shower, comfortable bed and plenty of space. Only comment was there was room...More

Thank Edward02
EmilyHarris2017, Reservations Manager at The Horse & Jockey, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving feedback of your recent stay with us at The Horse & Jockey. We are delighted to hear that you both had an enjoyable stay on our Sunday Retreat offer - this simply is such a fantastic deal! I will of course...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everyone one in at the same time as us had young kids, or had grand kids at home :) Service had settled down since our last visit and there seemed to be a system in place. Food was good, with a 1 year old we...More

Thank Derbyshirewalker76
EmilyHarris2017, Reservations Manager at The Horse & Jockey, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your recent visit to The Horse & Jockey. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your meals, and even found the burger to be better than at our sister venue! We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked on line which is very handy, with a reminder arriving by email the day before to remind me. The pub has been beautifully refurbished, the interior is lovely, and we were seated downstairs in the restaurant, at first I was slightly put off...More

Thank romaecda
EmilyHarris2017, Reservations Manger at The Horse & Jockey, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent evening meal with us at The Horse & Jockey. We are delighted to hear you were impressed by our refurbishment and liked the atmosphere in our quirky basement restaurant. Our menu is slightly smaller than...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for a Sunday lunchtime drink following a walk in the area. We were interested to see the place following the recent refurb. Very impressed. Good choice of hand pulled beers. We will be back soon to experience the food here, as the Restaurant...More

Thank jandlUk
EmilyHarris2017, Reservations Manager at The Horse & Jockey, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are delighted that you were impressed with our refurbishment and found our bar to have have a good choice of real ales. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

1st visit here in many years. The refurb is very impressive. Lovely bar area and restaurant. Staff very friendly. I chose fish and chips which was very well cooked with light crispy batter. My friend said her chicken was nice. I'm a regular lunch diner...More

Thank judeloc
EmilyHarris2017, Reservations Manager at The Horse & Jockey, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback of your recent visit to The Horse & Jockey. We are glad to hear you were impressed with our refurbishment including our spacious bar and restaurant area. We are delighted that you enjoyed your meals and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great pub, friendly busy staff. Good selection of beers and wines, just an awkward location to get a taxi anywhere after about 10pm.More

Thank dangerousbryman
EmilyHarris2017, Reservations Manager at The Horse & Jockey, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving feedback of your recent visit to The Horse & Jockey. We are delighted to hear you found our bar to stock a good selection of drinks and also found all of our staff to be friendly and helpful throughout your visit....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went in for a meal. No tables were available which is fine but the service and attitude of the staff was poor. Wouldn't go back.More

Thank Chris P
EmilyHarris2017, Reservations Manager at The Horse & Jockey, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, I am sorry to hear we did not have any tables available on your recent visit to The Horse & Jockey. Our staff do always do their best to deliver a high level of friendly service to our customers so...More

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howard p
Are you dog friendly in any of your rooms as we have family in the area and would be visiting from North Yorkshire.
25 February 2017|
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Response from EmilyHarris2017 | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry, unfortunately our hotel is not dog friendly however they are welcomed in our bar area. Kind regards, The Horse & Jockey Team.
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Michelle H
Could you advise if you are dog friendly? Can we bring our well behaved dog and have something to eatt? There are very few restaurants in the Ripley and Alfreton area that cater for dogs so hoping the horse and jockey are the exception. From a dog owner that loves good food.
22 February 2017|
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Response from EmilyHarris2017 | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry, dogs are welcomed in our bar area but unfortunately not in our main restaurant. We do however serve bar snacks and sandwiches for you to enjoy in the bar area. Kind regards, The Horse & Jockey... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brackenfield Lane | Wessington, Alfreton DE55 6DW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Alfreton
  • Phone Number: +44 1773 309482
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Description
The Horse and Jockey is a contemporary Gastro Pub and Hotel in Wessington, Alfreton, Derbyshire. Located in a recently refurbished historical pub building, in the heart of the village. We are focused on providing friendly service in a wonderful setting whilst serving innovative, high quality food created from locally sourced produce to ensure the freshest of flavours. With 14 stunning en-suite bedrooms each with an individual design.