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The Bowling Green Inn

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, 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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“steak” (249 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 9:30 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
2 North Avenue, Ashbourne DE6 1EZ, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Well worth a visit. Food was excellent and service with a smile. Looked after very well. Really worth a visit if you enjoy a great steak.

Thank _k_weston1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a Monday lunch time in January and was surprised too see people waiting in their car for it too open. Once inside we found a warm and welcoming atmosphere and again was rather surprised on how quickly the place filled up on...More

Thank KB9896
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for Sunday lunch today. Large portions of very good home cooked food at a reasonable price. Nice atmosphere.

Thank Jane D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a table for 6 and went to the Bowling Green Inn for Sunday lunch today. What a lovely little place it was. We sat in the spacious dining room where it was busy but not too noisy. There was a small bar area...More

Thank Ali B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

With a warm welcome even in the worst of weather The Bowling Green serves great traditional and classic food, well above typical pub-grub standard, that never disappoints.

Thank PaulWmMullins
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Great food here at really good prices. However the standard of service on this Monday evening was very strange. At 4.30 only one young girl seemed to be doing everything and she was miserable and not welcoming. Did not show us to our table just...More

Thank Julie H
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

It's rare to find a Sunday dinner that comes close to the mother in laws ( I don't even try these days as the competition is too high) but this place scored a well earned second place. Large portioned and tender beef with huge Yorkshire...More

Thank Sam M
Reviewed 6 January 2018

We have eaten here several times and are never disappointed. Ate here last on New Year's Day. I have to say this is one of the friendliest pub/restaurants I have been in. Young Amy and Heidi and their two other young helpers never stop working...More

Thank Playdays
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

This has been our first visit and we would definitely come back again. With the decor and several fires the atmosphere was really good and there are plenty of spacious tables to enjoy your meal at. We went for starters of Nachos and Prawn Cocktail....More

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

It was a welcome sight to see a roaring open fire in the bar area. Warm, cosy and welcoming were first impressions. Our friends recommended the Bowling Green so we decided to try it out. The pub allows dogs into the bar. Not sure if...More

Thank Ian B
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Questions & Answers
9 February 2018|
Response from Ian B | Reviewed this property |
yes they are in the bar area
Elaine M
22 December 2017|
Response from Cdr10gaa | Reviewed this property |
You have to ring before to confirm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 27
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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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