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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%
Travellers talk about
“pie” (20 reviews)
“steak” (18 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 14:00All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Low Side | Hope Valley, Calver, Peak District National Park S32 3XQ, England
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61 - 70 of 205 reviews

Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

I'm losing track of the number of Sunday visits we have made to this lovely family run pub now but the Sunday roasts are so good we keep returning. Very friendly staff, always a great selection of food on offer and reasonably priced. Very lucky...More

Thank Katie S
Kyk2010, Owner at Derwentwater Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2015

Hello, and thank you your recent lovely review. We are pleased that you enjoy our delicious home cooked Sunday lunches so much you are a frequent visitor to our establishment. We pride ourselves on friendly service, good home cooked food and fantastic ales. Happy New...More

Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

Came here for lunch on Boxing Day wit my family. The food was excellent, very generous portions and a great choice on the menu. Friendly staff and lovely cosy atmosphere. Would highly recommend.

Thank Champers_21
Kyk2010, Owner at Derwentwater Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2015

Hello, thank you for your delightful feedback. We are a pub that serves home made portions - proper pub portions, great ales and good service. We hope you have a fantastic 2016, and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

A friend living in the area took us to this pub. Car park was empty on arrival so straight away you think oh no why. We were welcomed on arrival and pleased food was being served. Pub was warm on such a cold afternoon. I...More

Thank Katie B
Kyk2010, Owner at Derwentwater Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2015

Hello thank you for your review - we are always glad to receive everyones points of view. We are glad that you have enjoyed your vist to the derwentwater arms. We are very proud of our produce, menus, staff, local wine supplier- Hatterslys of bakewell...More

Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

Really nice pub with the best food we had all week on family holiday to Derbyshire. Steak and Ale pie was fantastic. Having Hobgoblin on draught always a bonus too. All the family enjoyed what they ordered. Ned..More

Thank nedtherossi
Kyk2010, Owner at Derwentwater Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2015

Hello, thank you for your recent review. We really appreciate you have taken your time to do this for us. We are glad that you found our food truly delicious during your recent break. We are very proud of then food we produce here and...More

Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

We loved our meal here. I had one of the homemade pizzas (goats cheese, pesto and rocket). Compliments to the chefs! The six of us had a great time. ThanksMore

2  Thank Lisa J
Kyk2010, Owner at Derwentwater Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2015

Hi, thank you for taking the time to review the Derwentwater Arms. I am glad that you had a great time during your visit here - the pizzas are fantastic using deli style products as much as possible. Hopefully we will see you here again...More

Reviewed 9 October 2015

Child friendly pub with a great atmosphere. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The food is locally sourced, homemade and very tasty. Thanks for a great meal.More

Thank Peepies
Kyk2010, Owner at Derwentwater Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2015

Hello and thank you for your review. We love hearing everyone's point of view here at the Derwentwater and it is fantastic that you found us child friendly, with friendly staff to help your visit - that's exactly what we are trying to achieve here....More

Reviewed 4 October 2015

Sunday lunch for four booked by friends who live reasonably locally but had never been before. Our expectations of standard pub grub were significantly exceeded. The roast beef was outstanding; a quality joint cooked to perfection. The steak and ale pie was also delicious. All...More

Thank Alison G
Kyk2010, Owner at Derwentwater Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2015

Hello and thanks for your recent review, we really appreciate it.Our roast beef joint is provided by Gary Hancock of Stoney Middleton and is usually cooked medium rare but can be made medium to well done. Our steak pies are made in house and are...More

Reviewed 4 October 2015

Visited on 4/10/15 for lunch. The food was very good, well presented and served by polite staff. It is always a good sign when they advertise where the food is from (local butchers and home grown vegetables etc. )There were four of us in our...More

Thank Drahcir
Kyk2010, Owner at Derwentwater Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2015

Hi, thank you for taking the time to write your recent review. Our food is delicious and freshly made on site. Our staff are excellent and know exactly what we expect of them. We try and use local producers and home grown produce as much...More

Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

1st visit here despite living fairly locally, and I will admit that upon entering I was expecting basic pub food used to refuel us before we moved on. However when the food came I was thrilled. My partner had liver & mash which he said...More

Thank Lgvk
Kyk2010, Owner at Derwentwater Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2015

Hello and thank you for your recent review at the Derwentwater Arms. We are very proud of our excellent quality food that is locally sourced. Our staff are friendly, professional and always willing to help which we are very proud of. Our specials board rotates...More

Reviewed 11 September 2015

8 of us went on saturday evening for my niece's birthday. This was our third visit in a few weeks and each time we have been the food has been good. As a vegetarian there are limited choices for me and I had had other...More

2  Thank Margaret W
Kyk2010, Owner at Derwentwater Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2015

Hello and thank you for yaking

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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
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
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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