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The Hollybush Inn, Makeney - pub details

Address: Holly Bush Lane, Makeney, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 0RX [map] [gmap]

Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 6730) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras

Nearest train stations Duffield (0.8 miles), Belper (1.9 miles), Ambergate (4.7 miles)

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the beer was excellent, but I honestly don't find the place all that friendly.
ben23699 - 27 Sep 2015 20:03
Good but not outstanding. Very nice interior, 3 open fires, good atmosphere. Nice child friendly conservatory. (Have also been here for Sunday lunch in the past, food is distinctly moderate, and expensive for what it is.) I had a pint of something from Dancing Duck then a pint of Landlord, both perfectly drinkable.

ben23699 - 10 Mar 2015 20:30

I USED to be a big fan of the Holly Bush, but on a recent visit (last Thursday 28 August) although there was a good selection of beers available, the Brampton Star of India IPA was not particularly outstanding.

But what completely p*ssed me off was being served cheese and onion rolls that according to the label had been made TWO DAYS earlier. OK, I did receive a full refund when I returned them unopened, but I certainly won't be returning in a hurry.

If a pub cannot be bothered to serve freshly prepared food and instead tries to foist what I consider to be stale produce on it customers, one has to wonder about what other corners the management is cutting ….

steve2905 - 2 Sep 2014 05:08
Wish they had this sort of pub around Manchester.easily the best pub Ive been too,and Ive been in many
hangarman2k - 15 Aug 2014 12:29
I think this might be my favourite pub ever.

Great selection of ales, including Pedigree straight from the jug and fresh as you can get. Good team of staff keeping everybody served quickly despite it being busy.

The garden is a lovely place to sit out and enjoy the sunshine, or you can perch on the wall out front and admire the prettiness of the village.

The food is snack and very home made, including pies and cheeses.

Pub heaven 10/10.
twohalves - 17 May 2014 12:22

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