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The Okeover Arms


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Country pub with bed and breakfast set on the edge of the Peak District close to Dovedale, lots of lovely walks for all abilities, close to Alton Towers, Carsington Water, Ashbourne and the Tissington Trail. We serve good quality pub food with an extensive choice also offering a gluten free menu
US$ 16 - US$ 24
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Bar, British, Pub
Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews fish and chips pudding mixed grill pie steak salad pork potatoes the pub sunday carvery car park small portions peak district home made feel very welcome real ale lovely food
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of choice, lovely food all freshly cooked, well presented and served hot. We went early evening, the log fires were burning with a lovely warm atmosphere. Staff are very friendly and helpful.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 720jackson5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having spent longer than expected walking, I called the pub at 2:40 pm to ask if they would be able to serve food to the three of us if we arrived in 10 minutes - a quick word to the chef and we were advised...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Gillsplace
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Dropped in for lunch on a Saturday afternoon and found the food to be excellent value for money. We had pie with chips and veg which was very good but take care when ordering as the portions are very generous; but in fairness they offer...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank davidfW7002DB
Reviewed 12 February 2019 via mobile

We stopped for lunch. The bar staff were friendly and helpful. The menu gives a wide choice and so we ordered. Pie for me and scamp for my wife. I asked for a small amount of chips as they were included but I did not...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Flint77
Reviewed 1 February 2019

In Ashbourne with my 3 brothers for a weekend of walking and catching up, we wanted somewhere to go for a Sunday Carvery. A quick look on TripAdvisor suggested the Okeover Arms. The pub is a short drive from Ashbourne itself, but well worth the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Darren P
Reviewed 27 January 2019

Having read others’ reviews we picked this dog-friendly pub. The decor is stark, and the staff were not very friendly. We chose lamb shank - rather dry; roast pheasant in a wine sauce - good and steak pie in a sauce that had hard, thick...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Foodiereviewer2014
Reviewed 27 January 2019 via mobile

We had a lovely carvery. Really fresh and plenty of it. Great atmosphere, friendly staff. We really enjoyed ourselves.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank evlynjessie
Reviewed 27 January 2019

This was ideal for our brief trip to the Peak district. Dog friendly Inn with accomodation. Lovely warm pub with a good menu serving hearty portions. Good choice of ales. Room was spacious and comfortable , great breakfast . All in all it was perfect...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Vernon L
Reviewed 21 January 2019 via mobile

Lovely place to get good quality homely food. There was 6 of us and we had a mixture of dishes ranging from the steak and mustard pie with home made chips (delicious) to fish and chips. Everyone enjoyed their meal and the bar staff were...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank AJMarriner
Reviewed 14 January 2019

Visited with friends for a meal. Have been before and been pleased with the choice and quality of the food. Once again it was excellent. I would recommend visiting.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Julia B
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11 August 2018|
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Response from Mark S | Reviewed this property |
TBH I don’t recall seeing any tv screens but then again, we were in the lounge not the bar...👍🏼
2 May 2018|
Response from gloriagerrard | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, not sure what time they close. We've only been at lunchtimes and we didn't book, although 11 of us are having lunch there early next month and we have booked that of course.
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