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The Bluebell

4.7
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313 reviews
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£25 and under
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British
The Bluebell is a smart, modern place to relax offering fuss-free food and drinks that retain the reputation for quality we’ve hopefully earned at Stones. Dogs are welcome in our outdoor space and bar area. No dogs will be allowed in the restaurant-style extension. Parking Please note we have a car park on-site however it can get very busy and is limited. Please respect the neighbours when parking on-street by not blocking their driveways. Please do not park opposite other cars therefore making the road too narrow to pass. Come and join us at this beautiful old pub very soon. Please note we are closed on Sunday evenings and all day on Mondays.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 313 People Are Saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.8
service
4.7
ambience
4.5
value
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96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipEllenR
Derbyshire
21 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We always enjoy food at The Bluebell especially Sunday lunch but this week was the best. We started with trout and guinea fowl which were delicious. We opted for rib of beef which was served with Yorkshire, roasties, mash, carrots, parsnips, cabbage and cauliflower cheese. An extra jug of gravy was also brought to the table without having to ask. Everything was served perfectly; hot and so tasty. The only downside was that we didn’t have room for a dessert! COVID measures are in place so we felt very safe. The management should be very proud of the staff who are always pleasant and efficient. Booked again for next weekend

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Kerry
London
3 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Lovely meal, great service and well organised from a COVID viewpoint.

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JulieB
Derbyshire
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food as always with great service.
Felt very safe as good Covid secure measures in place

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vipEllenR
Derbyshire
22 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A lovely afternoon meal. Fish and chips very tasty. The pie of the day was lamb and mint with a crushed parsnip top which was delicious. As always the staff were efficient and attentive

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DavidH
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Food and service was as good as expected.
The big downside is the lack of parking

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Ruthie
London
3 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Visiting Derbyshire from London. First time at Bluebell after having been to their sister restaurant Stones in Matlock previously. Great food, had the scallops followed by cod chorizo and cassoulet.

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OpenTable Diner
Kent
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I absolutely love it here

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ArpanaB
Derbyshire
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really good food and very nice setting (with additional measures in place). Really nice touch also with chocolates for our anniversary.

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Baileydb
Derbyshire
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Really consistent, excellent food, flawless service and just a pleasant experience overall. Definitely recommend!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Derbyshire
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience3

Love the Bluebell. Only small criticism is that the cheese board is expensive for how much you get. Lovely presentation though

OT
OpenTable Diner
Warwickshire
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great pub
Really worked on social distancing
Food and wine and surroundings always lovely and great staff

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RuthL
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food, lovely atmosphere, good social distancing in place - very enjoyable lunch - to be recommended!

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PaulG
Derbyshire
3 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

been here a few times ,food and service always excellent,good choice of beers.Don't feel rushed

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 13 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have visited several times and the service and food is always great. Took my mum for her first visit and she really enjoyed it too. Will be back again soon.

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DawnG
Nottingham
5 reviews
Dined on 12 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This isn’t just pub grub, this is Stones pub food - always a pleasure to dine here! And we appreciate the work that goes into that.

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Ellieh
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 12 September 2020
Overall5food5service3ambience5

Lovely setting and clean, sophisticated decor. We're fans of Stones in Matlock and the food was very similar. Service could have been a little more attentive but staff were pleasant enough. Very much enjoyed it.

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KateM
1 review
Dined on 12 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food amazing staff and always our favourite place to go could not praise this pub enough!

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RyanD
London
1 review
Dined on 11 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Brilliant place, nice ales and even better food!!!

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JohnL
Bath
5 reviews
Dined on 9 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were recommended to try this pub by our daughter who had good experiences on both occasions she had visited. We to were highly delighted, the menu had popular dishes cooked well. The staff were very pleasant and helpful, we have booked again for later in the month.

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MichaelS
1 review
Dined on 8 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great service and good quality food and nice selection of gluten-free food. Visited twice whilst on a week’s holiday.

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JaneC
1 review
Dined on 4 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely staff who looked after us really well, didn’t rush us and couldn’t be more friendly and helpful, we did sit near the bar area so noise levels was a bit higher and our elderly aunts couldn’t hear that well - definitely would recommend and can’t wait to return - thank you

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OpenTable Diner
Derbyshire
1 review
Dined on 4 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Having had to cancel out booking for Mother’s Day we returned to celebrate the return to school.

Food was excellent as ever, we did not recognise some of the staff from previous visits but they were as well trained and attentive as ever.

Tables have been reduced and spaced out inline with social distancing guidelines.

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AndrewA
1 review
Dined on 3 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely decor, food was very nicely presented and was delicious. Staff were attentive and discreet.

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PaulineH
1 review
Dined on 3 September 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Lovely place to dine, very 'on trend' place. The food caters for all tastes & deserts are amazing. The young staff are friendly & efficient. We would definitely return, we felt safe with the spaced layout & sanitation in place.

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IanS
Derbyshire
1 review
Dined on 3 September 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience4

We felt the main courses were lacking in reality - less fancy more tradition for us please.

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KevinE
1 review
Dined on 3 September 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Food excellent and great service. First visit following a recommendation. Will definitely be booking again.

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OpenTable Diner
Derbyshire
2 reviews
Dined on 2 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Beautiful food, all meals were perfect

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CarolineW
1 review
Dined on 1 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Vegan friendly. 2 vegan choices plus offered to cook an off menu dish. Friendly service. Would recommend.

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LeeM
1 review
Dined on 1 September 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The food was of high quality in great surroundings

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vipEllenR
Derbyshire
22 reviews
Dined on 31 August 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a lovely bank holiday meal with family and everything was excellent from the service to the food.
The fish and chips were exceptional and the sausage and mash was extremely tasty.
Our favourite restaurant by far

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SallyMack
Derbyshire
11 reviews
Dined on 31 August 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely clean modern Restaurant with a great young dynamic team .. food is delicious. .Chef really seems to care about his food. A great place to take friends & family & feel well looked after. Everywhere is very immaculate .Tables are well spaced out away from other guests.

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PatriciaH
1 review
Dined on 31 August 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My starter and especially the main course was excellent the best meal I personally have had for a long time

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vipEllenR
Derbyshire
22 reviews
Dined on 29 August 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely pie of the day. Service Excellent. Felt very safe

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CamillaC
1 review
Dined on 28 August 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very friendly, beautiful surroundings, excellent value and delicious food

JD
JaneD
1 review
Dined on 28 August 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Lovely quality little pub with attention to detail food & service. Will definitely return.

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RuthL
Yorkshire
3 reviews
Dined on 27 August 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent meal and service yet again. You never fail to live up to expectations!

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DougR
1 review
Dined on 25 August 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Hi great food but found it a bit expensive and didn't participate in the government help out this would help with the £93 for 2 people wine £24 ish only 2 courses?
I eat out at least twice a week its a good Pub not a swish resturant if it was a bit cheaper I would consider going once a month as local.

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RosemaryW
Derbyshire
1 review
Dined on 25 August 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went with wife and daughter, drinks and water came quickly, meal was excellent, the young team serving jelled really well and it was impressive that they all new there job and did it well together

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CharleeW
Nottingham
2 reviews
Dined on 25 August 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is one of our favourite places to eat and the measures that have been put in following lockdown made it feel really safe and comfortable to return to.

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AndrewW
Derbyshire
1 review
Dined on 23 August 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great Sunday lunch for all the family and will be back again

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