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Lovely selection of drinks

Great selection of interesting drinks, and friendly bar staff that were happy to chat about them... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2018
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
A good local

A nice local pub. Comfy seats and a darts board. Good selection of beers and some good guest ciders... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2017
Derby, United Kingdom
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9 Duke Street, Derby DE1 3BX, England
+44 1332 385981
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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Had a great night at the weekend in the Furnace, friendly staff, fantastic beer and a really great music selection. They brew there own beer. Good selection of gin.

Thank Ian2958
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Visited with a few friends locals and some not. No staff on the bar when entered all were congregating in the cellar, I then ordered my beer my cask it had to be replaced due to being flat and off the replacement wasn’t any better...More

3  Thank 90sbartender
Reviewed 11 July 2018

I'd never been to the Furnace before, and it was a huge surprise to find such a welcoming, friendly pub that belies its initial appearance and location. The beers are excellent, the staff are friendly and helpful, and the atmosphere is relaxed and comfortable. What...More

Thank Simon H
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Great selection of interesting drinks, and friendly bar staff that were happy to chat about them and offered tasters. Not much to look at from the outside but a great typical pub inside. Looking forward to working my way through a few more different pints...More

Reviewed 4 February 2018

I normally go from here to the home derby matches, the service is getting worse and worse, this Saturday when I arrived there was only one bar staff on, twenty minute wait for my first pint , when I went for the second there were...More

1  Thank Mike H
Reviewed 8 December 2017

A nice local pub. Comfy seats and a darts board. Good selection of beers and some good guest ciders and perrys. Slightly hidden but worth a visit. Dog friendly.

Thank Sam3314
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Friendly welcoming pub with great beer, including their own. What more do you need. Been waiting a while to be able to drink proper gf beer in Derby! Samosa night Monday which is free with a pint, cheese night Wednesday & cold food also available...More

Thank AlandJ-F
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

When you think of a good English pub. This place springs to mind. Beer is priced well, staff are lovely. The raffle is a bonus also. Would definitely recommend!

2  Thank Alex S
jrm1381, Manager at Furnace Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Hi Alex. Thanks so much for this lovely feedback. I believe we have a great team of staff here now and I'm glad you agree. We hope to see you and your friends here again soon!

Reviewed 31 July 2017

Have always enjoyed going to the Furnace but what has happened it's always been a busy pub but there seems to have been a clear out of all the usual friendly staff, you always used to get a warm welcome and the staff really knew...More

2  Thank Marti747
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

The visit to this pub would have been great as they have a great selection of ales but was ruined by the below average live music which was part of their festival this particular weekend. May have to try this pub when they don't have...More

2  Thank derbysimon2017
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David J
23 November 2017|
Response from jrm1381 | Property representative |
Hi David. All ales brewed by Furnace and Shiny (sister breweries) are vegan (except certain obvious styles such as milk stouts). We always have at least 3 ales on from these two breweries. Any Shiny craft keg beers are also... More