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The Old Dog

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
Spend Lane, Thorpe, Ashbourne DE6 2AT, England
+44 1335 350990
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (46 reviews)
“fries” (15 reviews)
“sandwiches” (20 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Spend Lane, Thorpe, Ashbourne DE6 2AT, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went here for Friday night while staying at Isaak Walton hotel in dovedale. Busy, friendly lively atmosphere with good ale on tap. Good burgers - didn’t realise till we were there it is primarily just burgers and that sort of thing, but very well done...More

Thank stephen a
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went here for tea after a long walk, the menu was a bit like an American dinner. The food was really good, we had ribs and burgers. There was load of room which was great as we had two dogs with us. I would...More

Thank Kathrynowl91
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Cannot fault this pub, service, food and atmosphere all brilliant. Bakewell tart cider was a winner!

Thank Sophie T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The old Dog is very dog friendly and has a great cosy atmosphere. Some people have complained about the lack of light but I really liked the candles and managed to get around without tripping over anything. The food was good but not exceptional. They...More

Thank pennyrColchester
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here for the first time today during a walk on the Tissington Trail. Dog-friendly which is always a bonus (she even got her own bowl of water and a treat). Vegan dishes and the option to make pretty much everything on the menu gluten-free,...More

Thank Sian J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hot and cosy inside, packed with walkers and their dogs. A welcomed stop after a long walk! Good choice of ales, ciders and pub food

Thank James W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in the Old Dog after a walk. Nice & Welcoming with Soft Lighting & Warm Fire. Clean modern toilets. Big Car Park. Cheery, pleasant girl behind the bar. Recommended all the food on the menu. Something for everyone unless fussy. Had the Chicken &...More

1  Thank sallymack07
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a walk in Dovedale we asked the car park attendant to recommend a local pub where we could get something to eat. He sent us to The Old Dog. What a treat. It is very oldy worldy with flagstone floors,a woodburning fire and is...More

Thank Les W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We popped in here late afternoon on the way back from a (dry) walk for a pint. Good choice of beers and ciders in a contemporary themed atmosphere.Don't think I would be drawn to the american type menu, but they had some lovely looking cake.

Thank Stephen N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was great, loved the chicken burger. The fried prawns, as a starter, was particularly good. Many dogs and their owners were present in the pub. The service was prompt, accommodating and friendly.

Thank Shane R
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siobhan h
22 August 2017|
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Response from Lynne b | Reviewed this property |
No sadly it doesn't do Sunday lunch as such. it serves food each day but this is from the burger/hot dog menu....
Pete M
5 May 2017|
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Response from bron m | Reviewed this property |
Sorry only just seen this. You can't book. But you will be fine.
6 September 2016|
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Response from James C | Reviewed this property |
Yes definitely.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 20
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Spend Lane, Thorpe, Ashbourne DE6 2AT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Ashbourne  >  Thorpe
  • Phone Number: +44 1335 350990
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