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The Tickled Trout

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Italian, , Pizza
33-35 Valley Road, Barlow, Chesterfield S18 7SL, England
+44 114 289 1111
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (92 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Bar, Pizza, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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33-35 Valley Road, Barlow, Chesterfield S18 7SL, England
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Reviewed yesterday

A family meal out started well with good service and friendly faces. All meals arrived in a timely manner but...the halibut ( the most expensive dish on the menu) was dry, very dry. It must have sat under a heat lamp as a hard crust...More

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Good food but too much salt on the dusted calamari which took a little off the dish I had the sour dough pizza which was really very good. My little lad had the pasta bolognese which was not to his liking and without prompting this...More

Thank Sean P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had a great first visit, staff very friendly knew in great detail about all the dishes, food was lovely and service was good, would highly recommend a visit.

Thank Abbe B
Chris M, Owner at The Tickled Trout, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Many thanks for such a lovely review, it is very much appreciated. I am delighted you enjoyed dining with us and I am very grateful that you will recommend us to others. Best wishes Chris

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pizza and a pint on your birthday. It doesn’t get much better than that. And the pizzas here are excellent. Made even better as my birthday landed on pizza Tuesday - any 2 pizzas for £17. Bargain! Throw in a pint of Peroni and a...More

Thank Paul Y
Chris M, Owner at The Tickled Trout, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review for us - much appreciated! I'm delighted you enjoyed your birthday and I hope you will visit us again soon! Best wishes Chris

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice layout, quirky decor, pleasant and helpful staff. Food ok, bit overpriced, not huge portions on our lunchtime visit.More

2  Thank Rupert W
Chris M, Owner at The Tickled Trout, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your comments. I bought the Tickled Trout 4 years ago and it has certainly changed from the tired pub it was! We offer our special 3 course lunch for £15 so we can offer a lighter option. The lunch menu is based...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great venue for Sunday lunch. Very snug; helpful staff greet you on a cold winter's day. The roast beef was excellent and a good variety of vegetables accompanied the main course. A traditional offering of desserts - we had the chocolate brownie and the sticky...More

Thank Relax911
Chris M, Owner at The Tickled Trout, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Delighted you enjoyed your Sunday lunch - we really do pride ourselves on providing a top notch roast! We are grateful for your kind words and I hope we can welcome you back again very soon! Best wishes CHris

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is excellent, staff friendly and provide great service. It is also a nice touch that there is a normal bar area as well as the restaurant so that you could just pop in for a drink, great selection of beers on tap too!...More

Thank Fairy-tripper
Chris M, Owner at The Tickled Trout, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for writing a review for us, I am pleased you enjoyed dining with us. We only use the best local ingredients and our dishes are carefully developed; for us quality and serving a delicious dish is paramount. We do have a great offer...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have visited a couple of times recently, once for lunch and once for dinner. The new menu is excellent and definitely a cut above!! I especially enjoyed the Pigs cheek starter and the cod brandade starter. My husband thoroughly enjoyed the blade of beef Every...More

Thank Julie M F
Chris M, Owner at The Tickled Trout, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for such a great review! We really do appreciate our regular customers and we have had great feedback on our new menu which is fantastic. Look out for some more exciting dishes coming in the spring! Best wishes Chris

Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Yet another Fabulous evening at the Tickled Trout. So pleased the whole Family voted here for hubby's Special birthday...the food was divine...the girls thoroughly enjoyed their garlic dough balls to start with...whilst hubby and I shared the arancini and camembert. I tried the Trout this...More

Thank Carolyn C
Chris M, Owner at The Tickled Trout, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Delighted we were the unanimous vote for the special birthday celebration! We very much enjoyed seeing you and we are pleased it was a special night for you all. We do appreciate you taking the time to write a lovely review for us - thank...More

Reviewed 29 December 2017

We have eaten here many times, and it is always such a treat, both for the quality of the food but also for the friendliness and efficiency of the staff. Yesterday we returned for lunch, using a voucher which our daughter had paid for as...More

Thank Jen M
Chris M, Owner at The Tickled Trout, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Thank you Jen M for writing such a great review, not only do we appreciate your kind words but we appreciate o ur regular customers! The pigs cheek was a dish I had been working on for a while so it is great to get...More

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19 November 2017|
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Response from Paul Y | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay. I’m not sure about this one. Maybe call and ask ...
21 September 2017|
Response from Chris M | Property representative |
Yes, our quiz starts at 730 every Sunday evening - this week we have a special one as its our 100th quiz! Hope you will be able to join us.
Alice W
11 April 2017|
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Response from Chris M | Property representative |
Hi, we do welcome dogs in our lounge area but not in the restaurant. A full menu is available in the lounge area and tables can be requested to be booked (which is advisable at busy times)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33-35 Valley Road, Barlow, Chesterfield S18 7SL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Chesterfield  >  Barlow
  • Phone Number: +44 114 289 1111
  • E-mail
"Derbyshire Pride. Italian Inspiration." Proud of Derbyshire and inspired by Italy, that sums us up really. We use the finest locally sourced ingredients to create delicious food that has an Italian twist. Visitors to the Tickled Trout in Barlow are guaranteed a warm welcome, relaxed surroundings and a great choice of top-notch food. It is advisable to book a table either by our on-line reservation system on our website or the traditional way by phone! Also like us on Facebook for regular updates....
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