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The School House Restaurant

€€ - €€€, British,
43 Church Street, South Normanton DE55 2BT, England
+44 1773 580747
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“beef” (9 reviews)
“themed nights” (4 reviews)
Bar, British, Contemporary, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
43 Church Street, South Normanton DE55 2BT, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for the Garden party on 27th May, the band were great(The In Here Brothers), everyone was up singing and dancing and the atmosphere was brilliant. The food on the bbq was lovely and the staff were v friendly. It was my first time...More

1  Thank luvhols0012
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We recently visited this restaurant as we have done many times in the past. While we couldn't fault the food and food service it was the end of our visit that was very very disappointing. We were asked around 9.30 if we wanted any coffees,...More

Thank Carole1452
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I treated ourselves to a rare Sunday lunch out today and were not disappointed! The food quality was first rate and the staff were attentive and friendly. Would definitely recommend to anyone looking for a high quality meal at a good price...More

Thank JOEL_Fab4
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

We came here when it just reopened about a year ago and we weren’t very impressed by the choice of food, my husband said years ago it used to be nice but it wasn’t the same anymore. We thought we’d give it another try last...More

Thank Kmc2279
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Went for a family meal of 20 and was left a little disapointed overall. Service was very slow with only 1 waitress on and we waited well over an hour for our Main courses to arive and when they did they were stone cold and...More

Thank stuartburgin2016
Reviewed 9 April 2018

We visited again this time with another set of friends and we have to say the food was exceptional. Full marks to the chef!!. The service was attentive and friendly with a good knowledge of the menu available. This restaurant is a hidden gem and...More

Thank clanmac2015
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Went yesterday and had the place to ourselves as no-one else was in. Food was delicious. i had the chicken and the only annoying part was it been served in a bowl instead of a plate. Dessert was lovely as well.

Thank green528
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Cold, snowy weather left me and my partner down and bored, so when we saw they were offering brunch to battle the cold blues we knew we definitely had to go. We were met with friendly staff and sat straight away with a pot of...More

1  Thank tlf98
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

We booked in to try the Sunday Lunch! And we wasn’t disappointed, the service and food was excellent, the Roast Beef was amazing! The owners make you feel very welcome and they couldn’t do enough for us!

Thank UkFab
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

First impressions as we arrived were not good. The small car park was full, with a mere 4 or 5 cars, so be prepared to park on the road. When you step into the Schoolhouse it’s like entering a different world from the uninspiring outside....More

2  Thank Honestandbalanced87
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Questions & Answers
22 November 2017|
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Response from Gration2000 | Property representative |
The opening times are available on TripAdvisor, google, Facebook etc.
27 November 2016|
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Response from Gration2000 | Property representative |
Hi Sarah, All medical dietary requirements are catered for, so when booking please let us know. Thanks SH
30 March 2016|
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Response from Julie N | Reviewed this property |
Yes it does. Not been in a while but usually very good. Unsure of the current cost
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Church Street, South Normanton DE55 2BT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  South Normanton
  • Phone Number: +44 1773 580747
  • E-mail
Modern British cuisine served in a converted 1800's school hall which has been lovingly refurbished. We accommodate upto 70 people for any special events.
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