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Bull i' th' Thorn

) #2 of 2 Restaurants in Hurdlow ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Bar, British, Pub
Ashbourne Road, Hurdlow, Peak District National Park SK17 9QQ, England
+44 1298 83348
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible19%
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“stayed here” (14 reviews)
“mick” (17 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
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Ashbourne Road, Hurdlow, Peak District National Park SK17 9QQ, England
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Reviews (201)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food great surrounding staff very friendly interesting decor lots of history .haunted .will definitely return

Thank dodgy111
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful old coaching inn. We had Sunday lunch. The choice was good beef , lamb or pork or chose from menu. The meat was plentiful and came plated with roast and boiled potatoes and gravy. Peas, broccoli and carrots came separately. Meal was served hot....More

Thank Teresa B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been in this pub before after a long walk and I thought that SWMBO would like to have a trip here. So this Thursday off we toottled. We were made very welcome. There is a good selection of beers, so we got a...More

Thank Keith R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great pub to stop in for a beer after a long walk, lovely open fire, good choice of beers. We didn't eat but the food looked really good.

Thank PedroBedfordshire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We called in for a late in the day Sunday roast lunch, which arrived quickly and was excellent just like mum makes. Our dog was made welcome as long as he stayed off the carpeted area which was great.The staff were very friendly, welcoming and...More

Thank Deborah J
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Called in this pub on speck, we were found a table and made very welcome. A good selection of real ales. Three of the four of us had the Sunday beef roast, this has to be one of the best roast dinners I have tasted...More

Thank RoyPam
Reviewed 10 April 2017

dropped in for lunch on the way to a walk, really pleasant staff. Superb menu, if you order the Yorkshire pudding be exceptionally hungry, enough mash to feed three. I made in-roads but had to admit defeat. My partner went to the loo and on...More

Thank Ellsmum
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

There is nowhere quite like this! A very welcoming place. Great customer service and good value food. Dog friendly, so the whole family were happy.

Thank FelizTraveller
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for new year a couple of times with friends in camper vans. Mick was very nice and as we spent 2 days in the bar he didn't charge for camping. The new manager a year later charged £30 a night when we did...More

Thank Wint3rsmith
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Went here on sunday afternoon around five o clock. Nice atmosphere with quite a few customers eating which also smelt good. We went into the pool room to the side of the bar. The barmaid was cheerful and helpful and even brought my friends coffees...More

Thank fefex
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you take debit card payments?
22 November 2016|
Response from jane t | Property representative |
hi yes we do take debit payments thanks jane
Kev C
Car parking
11 September 2016|
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Response from Stephen A | Reviewed this property |
Yes and camping at back or campers VW etc
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 19
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ashbourne Road, Hurdlow, Peak District National Park SK17 9QQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Peak District National Park  >  Hurdlow
  • Phone Number: +44 1298 83348
  • E-mail
A 15th century Coaching inn, with parts dating back at least a thousand years. An old farmhouse, much enlarged in the 1400s, The Bull i' th' thorn has welcomed weary travellers for many hundreds of years. Set in 15 acres of Peak District Parkland, with 4 Dining Rooms, outside seating, 360 degree views of the Peaks and Valleys, stuiffed with over 10,000 antique and curios items, including 5 GrandFather clocks - one dating back to 1741, with muskets, armour and armamentsdating from the Civil War. A great range of beers, wines, spirits and food, from snacks to gourmet specials from the "Specials Board". Also Medieval Feasts, Ghost Hunts - by arrangement, B & N accommodation in our 4poster and Victorian bedrooms. New owner jane townsend awaits your visit. Please call in and see us!!