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The Okeover Arms

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
Mappleton, Ashbourne DE6 2AB, England
+44 1335 350305
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (32 reviews)
“pudding” (29 reviews)
“mixed grill” (15 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Mappleton, Ashbourne DE6 2AB, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Good solid menu..we ordered just before closing and it was not an issue like it can be in other places..good portions..certainly took a while to finish as i wanted to eat it all..very good

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank emmapI4381TQ
Reviewed 11 December 2018

We met here for Sunday lunch mainly because it was convenient (halfway between us and parents). The reviews said the Sunday carvery was good and it was - nice meat, good roasties and a nice selection of veg. Once all the plates were empty it...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 6 December 2018

What a great find 😃 This is a wonderful, dog friendly country pub in the Peak District ⛰ around a 1.5 mile walk from Ashbourne. A warm welcome from a log burner watched over by the beautiful 18 year old pub dog 💞💞 Lovely lady...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SusannaCrane
Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

Our 2nd visit to this lovely country pub .only requiring a snack meal good value .food very good staff pleasant and helpful will definitely return

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Julie K
Reviewed 2 December 2018

Very good value,lovely location. Rooms and decor rather tired but cosy and warm.food good and great walks from the pub car park. Great breakfast. Would come again

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jamr621
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

To the Ark to collect seven "rescue" hens for a well-earned retirement; if they lay a few eggs we're grateful. Walk through the tunnel and over muddy fields, to this lovely pub first. Great beer and a roaring fire - perfect. Hens happy too; laid...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jimgthornton
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Stopped here almost at the end of a walk with friends. The outside of the pub doesn’t do it justice. The staff were really attentive and friendly. Nice and clean and well decorated inside. Although we only had drinks we wished we hadn’t left dinner...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank booby1961
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Food was brilliant, and really reasonably priced. There was a slightly long wait for food but this was completely forgotten about as soon as the food arrived as it was piping hot and was clearly freshly made to order. Dessert was also delicious. Willy 100%...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank beth c
Reviewed 28 October 2018

We came across the Okeover on a Sunday afternoon. Our first impression was a relaxing yet sophisticated country pub with a good menu. Unfortunately the service and quality of the food let it down. We felt neglected by the waiting on staff as they sat...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 667kathy
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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 16 - US$ 24
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
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
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mappleton, Ashbourne DE6 2AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Ashbourne
  • Phone Number: +44 1335 350305
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
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