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The Roebuck Inn

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, British
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Toby's Hill | Draycott in the Clay, Ashbourne DE6 5BT, England
+44 1283 820973
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Drove past and nipped in randomly but me and my girlfriend thoroughly enjoyed our food. Staff were lovely. Highly recommend popping in if your near or just travelling past.

Thank Christian R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Amazing homemade Food, Rare find! We only stopped off for a drink and ended up having food! Would recommend to anyone driving past.

Thank ZLE8
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Hit the spot on all counts. The staff couldn't have been more welcoming and helpful. Food was amazing I had prawn cocktail to start really tasty steak was fantastic certainly not a cash and carry or supermarket bought. You won't be disappointed if you have a meal here.

Thank Jonathan B
Halifax, Canada
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36 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

This is a great little spot for good food and good service. Well priced and good value. Yes, the exterior and entrance won't win awards, but just as many pubs in the UK, the outside doesn't tell the whole story. It's always a pleasant surprise when you get more than you pay for this The Roebuck was a good example... More 

Thank Mike K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

With the Dog & Partridge turning us away we thought we would just have to settle with food at the nearby Roebuck. Not to be underestimated, attractive food friendly staff, needs an image update to the entrance. But overall enjoyable and welcoming. With such stiff local competition the Roebuck with some minor tweaks will compete with ease.

Thank ToBoldyGo
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

We stopped here by chance. The place didn't look all that and once inside decor the same, a typical local pub but clean. The barman/manager very friendly made us feel welcome the regulars seemed friendly too. We ordered drinks and food. As pub food goes pretty good and cheap but would recommend an alternative to the chunky chips, as needed... More 

Thank Tracey P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed our meals very nice staff very welcoming lovely place we will be going again 🍴🍷lovely outdoor area very clean

Thank Flo D
Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015

We tried the Roebuck as we kew it was under new managment and thought we would give it a try We weren't disapointed the menu was standard for a pub chain but the service and atmoshpere were excellent the host was very helpfull and the food arrived in a timely manner and was well presented and well cooked. The surroundings... More 

Thank 1961Paul
Tamworth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

I enjoy coming to the roebuck but I would like to see more variety of menu. I have allergies to bread and have to substitute for a tortilla bread but there is not a choice to choose from all that's available contains spices which again I can't have. It would be nice to see more foods that didn't contain bread... More 

Thank jandaMayne
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2015 via mobile

This pub has just been taken over the past couple of weeks. It's very clean and tidy. Prices are very good. Give it a chance :)

Thank Burkey1983

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub, British
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Toby's Hill | Draycott in the Clay, Ashbourne DE6 5BT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Ashbourne
  • Phone Number: +44 1283 820973
A hidden gem, looks like an ordinary pub serving pub grub, but in fact it has a separate restaurant which serves wonderful food. Great choice, locally sourced produce, home made desserts. Very nicely presented plates and good helpings. Pleasant service.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?