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Derwentwater Arms

) #3 of 5 Restaurants in Calver ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , British,
Low Side | Hope Valley, Calver, Peak District National Park S32 3XQ, England
+44 1433 639211
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“pie” (20 reviews)
“steak” (18 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
Low Side | Hope Valley, Calver, Peak District National Park S32 3XQ, England
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11 - 20 of 205 reviews

Reviewed 22 April 2017

Stopped here early one evening after quite a long walk. Genuinely friendly staff and very much a locals pub that does food and take outs. Food was very good and tasty, all hot and no problems, the chilli & cheese fries {I think} which I...More

Thank NOmisK_13
Kyk2010, Owner at Derwentwater Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2017

Good Afternoon - Thank you for your recent review of the Derwentwater Arms, Calver. We appreciate all feedback. I am glad that you enjoyed our food and beer and that your service was friendly. Th hand dryer in the Gents is an ongoing joke with...More

Reviewed 22 April 2017

Read recent positive reviews so went with high hopes of a nice evening, how wrong we were. Long wait for the meal, several tables asking when they might eat. Orders wrong, asked for sauces that never arrived, ordered a side, told it was included, then...More

1  Thank Pete W
Kyk2010, Owner at Derwentwater Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2017

Good Morning, Thank you for your recent review of the Derwentwater Arms, Calver. I cannot apologies enough for your experience last night. We had several members of staff who called in sick at the last minute and with no bookings in the diary expected the...More

Reviewed 12 April 2017

popped in here after a day walking with out dogs and friends, nice selection of food although when warm I feel a selection of sandwiches would be beneficial. staff were friendly and surroundings were pleasant for a relaxing drink and snack, the beer was good...More

1  Thank Gemma H
Kyk2010, Owner at Derwentwater Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

Good morning, thankyou for taking your time to review us. We are a small dog friendly pub that offers home cooked food and good beer - like you said. We have an excellent vantage point on nice sunny days, with the terrace, and 2 other...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is the most amazing local pub I've ever been to. There is the best selection of all different kinds of food and drinks, all in the friendliest atmosphere with lovely owners. Me and my friends visit all the time and have never been disappointed....More

Thank dorothy1423
Kyk2010, Owner at Derwentwater Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Good Morning - Thank you for taking your time to review us - and with such high praise indeed we are completely flattered. Since Tom and my return in December we have been working hard to create our perfect pub in the heart of the...More

Reviewed 8 April 2017

Called in here just after 3 pm on a sunday afternoon. From the outside the place looked a little dubious as the metal railings were quite dated and in need of painting, however I am glad we did venture inside. Staff were quite welcoming as...More

Thank Del B
Kyk2010, Owner at Derwentwater Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Good Morning, Thank you for your recent review - we really appreciate any feedback so we can work on it.. My husband and I left last year and returned in December to find the pubs upkeep had not been maintained - so we are slowly...More

Reviewed 11 March 2017

The Staff were extremely friendly and the food and beer were excellent. The steak pie was one of the best we have had. Full of meat tender and no fat. The Young Lady behind the bar was very friendly and even brought across a water...More

Thank Psnowden
Kyk2010, Owner at Derwentwater Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2017

Hello and thank you for taking your time to review us here at the Derwentwater Arms, Calver. We are well renound for our meaty pies - whether it be our homemade steak and ale or pork pies. We gladly accept dogs in our bar area...More

Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Found this place by accident following a walk with friends. It's warm, cosy and dog friendly. Staff are great and attentive. Good is extremely tasty and portions are huge. Good value for money and a great range of dishes. Pizzas are hot and full of...More

Thank MrFeedback2014
Kyk2010, Owner at Derwentwater Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2017

Good Evening, Thank you so much for your recent review - It was lovely to meet you all on Sunday. I am glad that you enjoyed your food - we strive to deliver humble home cooked food for reasonable prices - We don't want you...More

Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Our return visit proved to be just as good as our first! Excellent food - with superb crackling on the pork, delicious pizza straight out of the pizza oven and cheesy leeks! What about cheesy cauliflower? Super, friendly atmosphere and service. Can't wait to try...More

1  Thank Denise C
Kyk2010, Owner at Derwentwater Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2017

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to review us. I am glad that you enjoyed your recent visits- I have passed on the comments to tom about the caulifower cheese and he has taken it on board - you never know - next tome...More

Reviewed 21 February 2017

I was out for a walk in the area and met 'Sid' along the way. I mentioned I was going to stop for lunch in Calver and he said that for good food and beer he would recommend the Derwentwater Arms. He wasn't wrong. Thanks...More

Thank Phil S
Kyk2010, Owner at Derwentwater Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Good Evening, Thank you for taking your time to review us here at the Derwentwater Arms - all great comments! Sid is fantastic isn't he? A great regular - and Sarah is quite the character too! I am glad you enjoyed your visit and we...More

Reviewed 19 February 2017

We stayed in the cottage next to the pub. The accommodation is first class, spacious, well-equipped and dog friendly (as is the pub). Great location, great food in the pub/restaurant and really helpful, knowledgeable and friendly staff. General store and coffee shop within easy walking...More

Thank Andrew F
Kyk2010, Owner at Derwentwater Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2017

Good Evening, Thank you for your wonderful review. We endevour to offer great food, fantastic ales in a relaxed and homely setting with always a friendly staff member behind the bar or on the floor to have a chat too. We are glad you enjoyed...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 19
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Low Side | Hope Valley, Calver, Peak District National Park S32 3XQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Peak District National Park  >  Hope Valley  >  Calver
  • Phone Number: +44 1433 639211
Description
The Derwentwater Arms is a warm & friendly Pub / Restaurant set high in the village of Calver it has great views of the surounding peaks and edges.It is set back from the main road in the 'old' village, a real hidden gem.
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