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The Brunswick Inn

1 Railway Terrace, Derby DE1 2RU, England
+44 1332 290677
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One of the very best pubs in England

This pub is a must for Real Ale fans visiting Derby. The building has a lot of history and is a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Peter B
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Clacton-on-sea, United Kingdom
Pub of the day!

This was the start and finish point of a Derby pub crawl for 8 old friends. It was a quiet Thursday... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dave W
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Stockport, England, United Kingdom
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1 Railway Terrace, Derby DE1 2RU, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This pub is a must for Real Ale fans visiting Derby. The building has a lot of history and is a real treasure. An excellent range of guest beers along with their own from Brunswick Brewing Company on site.

Thank Peter B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the start and finish point of a Derby pub crawl for 8 old friends. It was a quiet Thursday lunchtime and we ordered eight different meals from the small but varied menu. The meals arrived two at a time and were served on...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

Very good effort on my last business and so nearly back to the halcyon days but just as mite short for now but clearly heading in the right direction. Good selection of beers.

Thank Brian M
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

I would like to say a sincere thank you to Alan and his team at the Brunswick for a great ‘refuel’ in their superb hostelry. The combination of the sensation ‘moorish’ Silver Street Porter (the real ale is always excellent, a working brewery on site)...More

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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Driving past saw an offer 2 for £22, so we nipped in, cannot fault the choice of beer. We decided to go for the 1 course each @ £8.50, upon delivery of the food it looked nice and was very tasty. Gravy a little watery...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2018

Had 2 meals here and they were freshly cooked to our requirements. They came out piping hot and were plentiful and delicious. The beer and wine was also spot on and all at a very reasonable cost. The flagstone floor is original and the decor...More

1  Thank Peggy H
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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Went for a quick drink after work, waited ages to be served, obviously the barman was to busy to serve. Why is it pubs let all their staff use their phones behind the bar. Won't be returning.

1  Thank Paul R
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Excellent service by Ulrika the barmaid who insisted on giving table service whilst the Rugby was on. Such a nice and friendly pub when you don't have to deal with football fans. I cannot see Stan giving the same service.

1  Thank Chris L
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

The Brunswick Inn is one of the most outstanding real ale pubs in Derby, with no less than 16 hand pumped ales available. It is located just a three minute walk from Derby Midlands Station, but a little outside the city centre (10 minutes from...More

Thank Thomas M
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

This pub is a mecca for real ale serving there own beers and others from around the area.there are some small snugs good for parties. In an old railway house area near derby station. Excellent stop of point between trains if you have time.

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Keith_the_writer
11 December 2017|
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Response from allyboyy | Property representative |
Yes we do a small menu. We are home fans only on all our games now. The pub gets very busy on match days. Thanks Alan
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Dean F
26 October 2016|
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Response from allyboyy | Property representative |
Yes we have two areas to park. Both are our private land. One is at the front of the building access off railway terrace and the other to the rear access off calvert street.
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Sarah M
19 March 2016|
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Response from Alan P |
We are walking distance from the city centre about 10 minutes walking time. Thanks.
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