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The Horse & Jockey

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Brackenfield Lane | Wessington, Alfreton DE55 6DW, England
+44 1773 309482
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Crich, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is the first time we have visited this pub since the refurbishment. I looked very classy as soon as we walked through the door. There was a wide selection of drinks available including real ales and we sat in the reception area while waiting for our table, (we hadn't made a reservation). We were shown into the downstairs eating... More 

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42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited here mid week after hearing how we 'must try' it. We were not disappointed. We were the first table for lunch in the lovely restaurant. The whole place is decorated wonderfully. (Very similar to the sister pub The White Hart) We were greeted by lovely staff who couldn't do enough for us. We ordered mains to start with... More 

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Burton on Trent
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Met a friend here for lunch. First time either of us had been here but had heard positive feedback. Was able to book online which was super easy. When my friend needed to delay by an hour, they were very accommodating at my request to amend the time (even on the day!). I arrived early and had time to have... More 

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luke192, Front Office Manager at The Horse & Jockey, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback of your recent visit to our venue. We are of course always happy to make changes to bookings where possible, so its great to hear we were able to make the relevant changes for you as requested! It is great to hear that you enjoyed relaxing in our bar area before... More 

Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have been looking to book at The horse and Jockey for a few weeks, decided to go for my birthday meal. Plenty of friendly staff , not over whelming in their attention, pitched just right for us. Had a drink prior to being seated. Upstairs restaurant as we were a party of 8 , too big for the cellar... More 

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1 Thank Dimck
luke192, Front Office Manager at The Horse & Jockey, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to our restaurant for your birthday meal. We are happy that you found our staff to friendly, welcoming and prompt during your visit. It is great to hear that you enjoyed all three courses of your meals, and found all dishes to be well presented and of a good... More 

Derby, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Arrived & was welcomely greeted by one of the bar staff who showed us to our table in the basement (Nice set up, great to not be so close to other tables) Didn't order starter.. mains were very tasty was very impressed followed by yummy desert! Both courses were beautifully presented. All staff were very friendly and chatty Only criticism... More 

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3 Thank Holly_ox
luke192, Front Office Manager at The Horse & Jockey, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your recent visit to The Horse & Jockey. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your main meals and desserts, and found them both to be beautifully presented. We are sorry that you experienced a wait when asking for your bill, we are working closely with our staff to improve our service further. Thank you again... More 

Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well we were very excited to come and see all the renovation work. It is beautifully done and well worth a visit. We booked for the undercroft and had a booth, very nice. Now unfortunately for us the gluten free choices were very limited. We had tried to message about the menu but had to wait till we got there... More 

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luke192, Front Office Manager at The Horse & Jockey, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to our restaurant. We are pleased to hear that you were impressed with our renovation and describe our venue as beautiful. It is with regret that you were disappointed with our gluten free menu. We do actually pride ourselves on the gluten free choices on our menu, which features... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a weekend at horse and jocky with a meal in restaurant and breakfast the food is gorgeous the staff are really nice and bubbly.The rooms are great price is great weve all ready booked another stay ....i wouls 100% recommend to anyone.

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luke192, Front Office Manager at The Horse & Jockey, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your recent weekend stay with us at The Horse & Jockey. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay, and found your meals to be excellent also. Such lovely comments also about our staff, and great to hear you have already booked another stay with us! We look forward to seeing you again on... More 

Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Four of us visited today, As a trial for a special 65th Birthday party in April. Loved the venue as soon as we walked in. We ordered our drinks, and a pleasant young lady took us to our table. £5.25 for a large wine? We had Four starters and four mains all different and have to say We were all... More 

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luke192, Front Office Manager at The Horse & Jockey, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to our restaurant. We are pleased to hear that you loved our venue straight away upon arrival and found all of our staff to be pleasant and welcoming. Great to hear you were all impressed and happy with your meals and found them to be value for money. I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a wonderful table in a booth in the cellar. Exceptional food and cocktails with great service. Will certainly be back as regular visitors to the sister pub the white hart this ones a lot closer and great. Highly recommended.

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luke192, Front Office Manager at The Horse & Jockey, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback of your recent visit to our restaurant. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed exceptional food and cocktails in one of our popular booths! We look forward to seeing you again soon! Kind regards, The Horse & Jockey Team. More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our early doors meal for 5 people sitting in one of the huts downstairs, it was ideal for our granddaughter to have a little private corner. The meal was very good a fairly basic menu but everything we had was delicious, the fish & steak were good quality & the best home made chips we have ever had... More 

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luke192, Front Office Manager at The Horse & Jockey, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to our restaurant. We are delighted to hear that you and your family found your meals to be delicious and describe our chips as 'the best homemade chips' - I will be sure to pass on your comments to our head chef! It is great that like the decor... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brackenfield Lane | Wessington, Alfreton DE55 6DW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Alfreton
  • Phone Number: +44 1773 309482
Description
The Horse and Jockey is a contemporary Gastro Pub and Hotel in Wessington, Alfreton, Derbyshire. Located in a recently refurbished historical pub building, in the heart of the village. We are focused on providing friendly service in a wonderful setting whilst serving innovative, high quality food created from locally sourced produce to ensure the freshest of flavours. With 14 stunning en-suite bedrooms each with an individual design.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?