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The Poet & Castle

Open Now: 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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First time visit

First visit after moving to the area. Made welcome great choice of ale. Bar staff let me have a... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2017
Christine N
Derby, United Kingdom
Beer review only.

Decent choice of real ale, perhaps a few too many on at times. Difficult to maintain top quality if... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2016
Brian M
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good14%
  • Average21%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
24 Jul 2018
“New menu”
8 Jul 2018
“Food is lovely ”
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2 Alfreton Road, Codnor DE5 9QY, England
+44 1773 744150
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Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Went up to poet last night to try new pizza it was delicious landlord very very nice bar staff were very nice enjoyed the food ready for next week now .

Thank bookworm061
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We do-not live in the area but a few miles away , the last two weeks we have popped in , lovely beer garden ( please use the bins provided ) we have sat outside as a couple Families enjoying themselves , staff work hard...More

Thank 20JUNE02
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Pleasant atmosphere, friendly staff. Good quality meal and well cooked vegetables. We have recently moved to Codnor, so will definitely visit again. Also enjoyed the beer festival.

1  Thank Christine N
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

There is only one veggie option on the main dishes and only 1 veggie pizza! On the kids menu there's no veggie options?! Only 3 stars due to the lack of options for people. Don't see any vegan options! What you playing at? Won't be...More

Thank Ema C
Reviewed 5 July 2017

This is hands-down my favorite pub! The food is great, the atmosphere is wonderful, the beer garden is just fabulous, and the staff are always cheerful and welcoming. Not to mention they are dog-friendly! I go every chance I get when I'm visiting my mom,...More

Thank BeckyS04102
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

This pub is a gem of a find lovley environment and the food was fantastic we will be back again very soon!

Thank Andrew F
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Wide choice of well kept ales. Pub is very clean and tidy, great venison stew to warm us up on this cold day. Will return again very soon.

Thank jthompson1970
Reviewed 5 February 2017

First visit after moving to the area. Made welcome great choice of ale. Bar staff let me have a taste of the beer before purchasing. Great blues and rock band on. Will not be our last visit. Some refurbishment required. We wish the new owners...More

1  Thank Christine N
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Don't go not family friendly despite that being a large chunk of regular trade!! Only allowed in one area that was so busy there were no tables despite rest of pub being empty

Thank Claire S
Reviewed 19 February 2016

Decent choice of real ale, perhaps a few too many on at times. Difficult to maintain top quality if not getting the throughput.

Thank Brian M
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