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The Old Bell Hotel Tudor Bar

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Gin in a pint glass?!!!

I love this place! I love the history, the memories of great times there in my teenage years, and... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2018
Derby, United Kingdom
via mobile
Take away meal

Ordered a take out meal at work and thought it was really impressive. The beef, roasties, Yorkshire... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
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51 Sadler Gate, Derby DE1 3NQ, England
+44 1332 723090
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Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

I love this place! I love the history, the memories of great times there in my teenage years, and also that it’s being so well cared for and renovated. We went with friends to a Christmas ghost night tour with Richard Felix. It was amazing...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Ordered a take out meal at work and thought it was really impressive. The beef, roasties, Yorkshire and stuffing were amazing and there was plenty of nicely cooked veg too. The only downside was there wasn’t enough mash or roasties. Is it possible to order...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

The only man on the bar in an open knecked black shirt, I can only assume the "manager"... which doesn't bode well for the rest of the staff. Openly rude - "no - you can't taste our bespoke largers- they arnt cask ales" ... at...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank NicholasH1027
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Me and my wife nipped in here for a drink on friday night 23rd before our dinner booking elsewhere and what a loverly chap very friendly and helpful a real credit to the the place , great pint of Guinness and good wines we ill...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank Gareth S
Reviewed 4 February 2018

The Tudor Bar at the Old Bell Hotel goes back 350 years and has all the features to make it a classic "Ye Olde English" pub - fireplace, original wooden panelling, stone floor etc. BUT it lacks a decent bar. The staff is amateur, the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Douglas L
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

This one came recommended by a couple of real ale drinkers. Went here one evening for a drink. An original type of pub. The big open fire has the date 1700 engraved in the old wooden mantelpiece. Unfortunately I was let down by the range...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank Budda_Vida
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Visited here to eat dinner whilst watching a Scrooge play. It was OK, the actors were good, the food was fair to middle of the road, the surrounding was beautiful and atmospheric but........ We were packed in like chickens! I am not a great fan...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank GBtravellinggirl
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Still waiting for a manager to call me back hence this review which could have been avoided. 2 visits by myself in 2 days. Great entertainment in the Stable for a Scrooge themed corporate event (which was paid for by my company) but the food...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank sarebear1980
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Had a great evening at The Old Bell,went to have dinner with the Scrooge theme.What was lacking with the food was certainly made better by the two performers.Their rendition of the whole play was hilarious,best comedy I have seen for a long long time.The Tudor...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank patrickterence
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

Went to the scrooge night with friends.we were shown to the stables room at the back.small venue but made welcome by stooge himself.it was our second time to one of these events.only two in the cast,but what they lacked in numbers was made up by...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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