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Lovely Sunday lunch

We have visited several times and always enjoyed the food here so we visited a few weeks ago with... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Nicola G
,
Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great night out

We were transferred here from their sister pub, The Boot in Repton, as we had booked a meal there... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jenny M
,
Derby, United Kingdom
via mobile
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All reviews the pub sunday lunch birthday meal canal side quality of food plenty of choice bar area bottle of wine lovely place bar staff well worth a visit all ages boot fab dog
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were transferred here from their sister pub, The Boot in Repton, as we had booked a meal there and as there was a problem in their kitchen. Lovely atmosphere and great service and food. We were very well looked after. Many thanks x

Thank Jenny M
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

We have visited several times and always enjoyed the food here so we visited a few weeks ago with some friends with young children for Sunday lunch. The food was fantastic as usual. We all had different roast meats, the food was beautifully presented and...More

Thank Nicola G
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Found this pub on a ride out a few weeks ago. Popped in and had a drink and decided we would go back soon for a meal. Visited on Friday 24th Aug with my wife and a friend. Not very busy around 7 o,clock, was...More

Thank Allan J
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

This place is a real gem, the beer garden is great and could sit out there all day and watch the world go by,the dragon has a good all day food menu

Thank adamskiigoodwin
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Really great food and quick service even though they were busy. Had a big area outside where you can take dogs, will have to return as it was excellent

Thank Lilbutt
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

I’ve been to the dragon once before this visit which is why I suggested to come back for a meal. On arrivals the pub was just as busy as last time which is always a good sign, warm welcome from the staff and a great...More

Thank CCHP1994
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Al fresco dining in a lovely setting. Children's play area and good selection of food and drink. Big garden area with lots of tables.

Thank psteph08
Reviewed 16 April 2018

excellent, excellent, excellent! Staff are brilliant, food exquisite. So friendly to people of all ages. Made us very welcome. would definitely go back and I was so impressed that I wrote personally to the manager to commend the young lady that served us.

Thank Karl H
Reviewed 26 December 2017

We came with our family for lunch and as always the food and service were superb. We rate Christmas as top rate but we visit here regularly For fish and chips which are the best outside ofWhitby !!!

Thank stewartwillo
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Have been to the Dragon a number of times now and have never had a bad experience. The last time we visited we never realised but it was gala day and it was very busy. Managed to get a seat out the back in the...More

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Emma B
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Response from dissatisfied007 | Reviewed this property |
Apparently so. We did not have a dog ourselves but we passed people on the stairs going up to their room with dogs.
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