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Lovely traditional pub

What a fantastic, friendly and reasonable priced pub. Historically interesting too. The management... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nicky S
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Derby
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At last, a real pub!!

Built in 1137 and situated in part of the old Darley Abbey, this is a true gem of a pub. Old stone... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2018
Scousetripper
,
Merseyside
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The Abbey Inn is a traditional country Inn favoured by locals and traveller's alike for it's atmosphere, history and great value-for-money Samuel Smith's beer. Built in the 15th century, this Grade II* listed Inn serves home cooked food and high...more
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Darley Street, Derby DE22 1DX, England
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All reviews samuel smiths darley park downstairs bar cheap beer wheat beer chocolate stout field opposite inglenook fireplace beers and ciders sunday lunch great beer great building warm welcome well worth a visit pint derwent bitter
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic, friendly and reasonable priced pub. Historically interesting too. The management and team provide excellent drinks and service. Dog friendly too. Recommend to all.

Thank Nicky S
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Built in 1137 and situated in part of the old Darley Abbey, this is a true gem of a pub. Old stone walls, flagged floor and inglenook fireplace. No juke box or canned music, no wi-fi (talk to one another!) and no signal on my...More

Thank Scousetripper
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful old Abbey that has been a pub for many years The pub is owned and managed by Samuel Smiths there is extremely cheap beer starting with a pint of lager at £1.80 going up to £3 for a premium pint of...More

Thank Alan W
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Walked to this pub from our B&B in the Darley Abbey area of Derby. What a wonderful surprise! The restaurant upstairs was closed due to a recent fire. But the pub downstairs was open. Great, friendly service at the bar. Samuel Smith Ales on tap...More

Thank johnandshirley
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Been a fan of Sam Smiths pubs and this was eyrie to form. Great setting, lovely beers and welcoming staff.

Thank 51happytraveller51
Reviewed 30 May 2018

This was once a decent historic pub run properly,but has now descended in to being no better than a back street city pub,Called here with my partner on 28/05/218 for a quiet drink there was a group of males and one female playing darts, every...More

2  Thank 1969Weekender
Reviewed 30 April 2018

After a walk through Darley Park stopped off at the Abbey for a refreshing pint, quick service and good pint. Inside was quite busy so sat outside, the only niggle is the smokers that congregate at the doors.

Thank johnhp702
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

We found this by accident really and I have to say a nice accident at that, Run by locals which is great you get that nice vibe once you walk in very welcoming and accommodating, Sadly the upstairs wasn't open but this gives us something...More

Thank CCO2014a
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Recently visited with a small group of friends, staff were unwelcoming and rude. It was as if my custom was not wanted or welcomed. Quickly drank up and left.

Thank Anthony C
Reviewed 22 December 2017

The Abbey Pub is in a fantastic location near the River Derwent and is in a really quirky old building with lots of great features and history. The Managers and the staff are all really friendly and offer a warm welcome. The pub is dog...More

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