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The Bowling Green Inn

) #4 of 75 Restaurants in Ashbourne ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , British,
2 North Avenue, Ashbourne DE6 1EZ, England
+44 1335 342511
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
12:00 - 21:30All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
2 North Avenue, Ashbourne DE6 1EZ, England
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1 - 10 of 716 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We'd never have stopped here, at the top of the hill before dropping down into the market square, except for the great reviews on Tripadvisor. One whizzes by without noticing it. When we went in for lunch the first time a large coach party was...More

Thank Sharon F
Reviewed 2 days ago

been recommended by some friends, so went after visit to Ashbourne late afternoon. It was a Saturday and they advised they were fully booked that evening and next day so obviousaly popular. The dining room began to fill and service was quick, food for me...More

Thank johnroberts2017
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Well worth a visit. We had the chicken Balmoral and t bone steak and they were both fantastic. Our 2 year old was well catered for and enjoyed the Mac n cheese and ice cream

Thank sambartram
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited as a party of 10 Food is varied, well priced,but best of all extremely tasty and filling We had no issues and were impressed with the service

Thank chatterbox21362
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here often as its a great pub. We hardly eat a roast Sunday lunch out as we are always invariably disappointed, however we really thought we would get a great one here. Oh dear, apart from the meat which was good , it was...More

Thank Julie W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a meal here on the last day of our holiday in the area and were very impressed. From the second we walked in through the door, we were made to feel really welcome. All the staff were incredibly friendly, chatting and laughing with...More

Thank SWSt61
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here after reading the positive reviews and we were not disappointed. We both had the rump steaks with peppercorn sauce. Cooked perfectly just how we asked. The service was excellent and the friendly. Would definitely recommend and we will be back.

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really good food - not a long wait in a very busy pub/restaurant. Would visit again - I have sea bass which was lovely. My husband had steak which was also nice.

Thank Crossstones1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our first visit we were amazed by the portion of spare ribs which my husband and I were able to share quite comfortably as a starter. I chose rump steak and my husband had duck. Both excellent. The staff were very helpful and friendly....More

Thank DWright-Jones
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great little spot in Ashbourne. We started with Thai Cod and King Prawn Fishcake and Spanish Charcuti Chorizo, fried with onions, chili, red wine and honey as well as bread for dipping. The chorizo was yummy and the cod/prawn fishcake was delicious....More

Thank Laney98
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Questions & Answers
Jenny T
5 January 2017|
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Response from Carol B | Reviewed this property |
I am afraid that I do not know the answer to this question. I suggest that you phone The Bowling Green and ask if they can cater for your needs. I hope this is of use to you.
Sebastian B
9 July 2016|
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Response from richnjojo | Reviewed this property |
I think there was a dog in the bar when we went but would ask first
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 25
Drinks, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 North Avenue, Ashbourne DE6 1EZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Ashbourne
  • Phone Number: +44 1335 342511
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