Campaign for Real Ale

Campaign for Real Ale

Pub Guide

Dronfield branch real ale pubs

  • Apperknowle
    • Traveller's Rest Telephone(01246) 460169 High Street Apperknowle S18 4BD

      Dronfield CAMRA Pub of the Season (Summer 2013), Cider Pub of the Year (2014) and overall Pub of the Year for 2014, 2015 and 2018. A constantly changing range of cask beers and traditional cider/perries are a feature of this popular pub.

      The Traveller's Rest, sometimes referred to by its nickname of the 'Corner Pin'. is a traditional country pub at the edge of the village. The outdoor drinking area provides sweeping views over the Drone Valley - one of the best views in Derbyshire.

      Good quality food is available at all times, with the cheese platters and pork pies being noteworthy. A comprehensive Wednesday night Bistro has become particularly popular. Live music features strongly, with jazz on most Mondays of each month.

      The loyalty card scheme was discontinued in February 2020.

      Takeaway service available for cheese, pork pies etc.

  • Barlow
    • Hare & Hounds Telephone(0114) 289 0464 32 Commonside Road Barlow S18 7SJ

      Friendly, traditional village local with colourful window-boxes and planters on the tiny front terrace. Three rooms, configured round a central bar, comprise a public bar with wooden settles, a front room with a coal fire, and a comfortable back room with panoramic views of the countryside. There is a separate games room. This pub has a strong community feel, though all are made welcome.

    • Peacock at Barlow Telephone(0114) 289 0931 Hackney Lane Barlow S18 7TD

      Large pub, smart and comfortable. Recently given an exhaustive refurbishment accompanied by a change of owner and licensees. Extensive menu available starting with breakfast from 9:00 am.

      A Micro Brewery (Collyfobble Brewery) to supply in-house needs and those of the nearby Tickled Trout opened in July 2017 - Brewery visits and use of the brewery tasting room can be arranged through the hotel staff.

      Guest Accommodation is provided.

      Uniquely, in our branch, the Peacock has a charging point for electric cars installed in the car park (Purchase tokens from the bar).

    • Tickled Trout Inn Telephone(0114) 289 1111 33-35 Valley Road Barlow S18 7SL

      Recently re-opened after an extensive refurbishment and enlargement. Food locally sourced with Italian inspiration.

  • Coal Aston
    • Chequers Telephone(01246) 412342 Eckington Road Coal Aston S18 3AT

      The Chequers pub in Coal Aston is a Fayre & Square pub restaurant with a Wacky Warehouse attached. After a major refurbishment in 2016 the Chequers reopened in August offering new deals which include 2 meals for £8.99 every day and a bottle of wine for £5 on a Wednesday. Many other gastronomic bargains can be enjoyed.

    • Cross Daggers Brown Lane Coal Aston S18 3AJ

      A comfortable and welcoming true village local tucked away in the heart of Coal Aston. The Cross Daggers is a 19th Century pub which has been home to Landlord, Anthony Hutchinson since 2000 and is also responsible for the Royal Oak in Coal Aston. The pub proudly carries the Cask Mark Accreditation for excellent beer management. A viewing window in the floor shows the immaculate cellar below.

    • Royal Oak Telephone(01246) 413530 101 Eckington Road Coal Aston S18 3AU

      A Cask Marque approved pub, which means you can be assured you'll be served an excellent pint! The pub is run by Anthony Hutchinson, who also has responsibility for the nearby "Cross Daggers". Quiz night at both pubs is on a Monday

    • Yew Tree Telephone(01246) 412846 Holmley Lane Coal Aston S18 3DB

      A large one room pub, split into two levels. Traditionally, old style decor, clean and spacious. The pub has has Timmy Taylor's Landlord on handpump since Christmas 2013 - reportedly now selling well!

      Pool tournament on Wednesdays Quiz on Thursdays Karaoke on Sundays

  • Dronfield
    • Beer Stop Telephone(01246) 411136 2 Callywhite Lane Dronfield S18 2XR

      Specialist Beer Shop. Massive (over 350) selection of bottled ales: a large prorportion of these are bottle conditioned.

      Cask ales only available occasionally on handpump.

      Open 12 noon to 6 PM on occasional Sundays.

    • Blue Stoops Telephone(01246) 41107 High Street Dronfield S18 1PX

      The Blue Stoops reopened in November 2016 after being closed and becoming near derelict.

      After two years of closure True North Brew Co have given The Blue Stoops a completely new lease of life, by completing an extensive refurbishment including a function room and beer garden.

      A quiz night takes place on Wednesdays. A number of other special events take place throughout the year.

      A reward card scheme is offered to all customers.

    • Casa Latina Telephone(01246) 291090 Lea Road Dronfield S18 1QX

      The bar opened in April 2017. It is operated by five ladies who run businesses within the Forge complex. It offers a good range of wines and spirits as well as Real Ale in Bottles, currently supplied by the Drone Valley Brewery. Free nibbles are available to customers.

    • Coach & Horses Telephone(01246) 413269 Sheffield Road Dronfield S18 2GD

      The pub is located next to Sheffield F.C, (the world's oldest football club}'s ground on the northern edge of Dronfield. It is operated by Thornbridge Brewery and showcases a good range of their beers and guest ales across a wide range of beer styles. The large outdoor drinking area is particularly popular when Sheffield F.C. have a home fixture, or when live music is being played. Good value meals are available throughout the week. The pub hosts a quiz night on Sundays and Thursdays and an open mic. acoustic night on Monday evenings.

    • Dronfield Arms Telephone(01246) 414413 Chesterfield Road Dronfield S18 2XE

      The Dronfield Arms became Dronfield's first brewpub when a brewery kit was installed downstairs in the former restaurant in 2015. This is on display to customers through a glass panel in the floor of the main bar. The original brewery name was Hopjacker which has been disbanded although the name still appears around the pub. A new brewery Gravity Brewing Co are leasing the kit and will be brewing without tie to the pub. The Arms features a very long bar with the real ale dispensed at the top end which has a large comfortable seating area. Also on the bar are several keg fonts including Key Keg. There is an outside raised seating area at the rear of the pub in the car park.

      Quiz night Mondays 8:30 pm.

    • Dronfield Contact Club Telephone(01246) 412789 Snape Hill Lane Dronfield S18 2GJ

      Dronfield Contact Club is a private, members only establishment. The comfortable premises consist of 3 bars serving a lounge room, a large concert room, and a games room. Membership is open to all to apply. As of May 2017 the club no longer serves real ale.

      After a short period when no real ale was served, Drone Valley Brewery Dronny Bottom Bitter was re-introduced and has been very popular.

    • Dronfield Pioneer Club Telephone07542 446243 Stonelow Road Dronfield S18 2EP

      A family orientated, award winning club where all visitors are welcome. Membership is not required although it is recommended! Satellite sports channels are available. A varied programme of entertainment is planned for the Concert Room. Extensively refurbished in 2015 to provide a cheerful and welcoming atmosphere As of March 2018 four handpumps are in service. Bingo on Sunday and Thursday evenings. Quiz night on Sunday. Dronfield CAMRA Branch Club of the Year 2018, 2019. Club of the Year Winner for the Derbyshire CAMRA area 2019

    • Green Dragon Telephone(01246) 415450 Church Street Dronfield S18 1QB

      Mon and Thurs, Quiz Nights. General Knowledge questions, cash prize for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places, a bottle of wine to be won and prize choice questions!

      Veronica took over running the pub in early in December 2013 being joined by her son Daniel around Christmas 2014.

      General discount - 10p off all pump prices 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.

    • Hallowes Golf Club Telephone(0114) 236 7274 Hallowes Lane Dronfield S18 1UR

      Hallowes Golf Club, founded in 1892, is a very pleasant hill top parkland course situated halfway between Sheffield and Chesterfield with magnificent views over the Yorkshire and Derbyshire countryside.

    • Hill Top Sports & Social Club Telephone(01246) 412358 Longacre Road Dronfield S18 1UQ

      The Hill Top Sports & Social Club is a friendly, family-orientated club with over 1000 members New members and guests are very welcome.

      Originally founded over 50 years ago, the original building has since seen numerous extensions and refurbishments. and our facilities are now second to none.

      Derbyshire CAMRA's Club of the year 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016

    • Manor House Hotel Telephone(01246) 412119 10 High Street Dronfield S18 1PY

      The Manor House is a beautiful 15th Century Grade II listed building, full of original features and olde world charm, and located in the centre of the historic town of Dronfield.

      The vibrant bar and restaurant are both very popular with local residents & hotel guests.

    • Toby Carvery Telephone(01246) 412326 Sheffield Road Dronfield S18 2GA

      Large, bulk catering establishment. Usually quite busy.

      Extensive refurbishment took place mid 2016

    • Underdog Telephone07855 749939 99 Chesterfield Road Dronfield S18 2XE

      Following an extensive refurbishment of the former Smiffy's bar the Underdog opened its doors in Sept 2019. It is a large single room with a very high ceiling, wooden floors and is furnished in a contemporary design. The long bar hosts 5 real ales, 4 ever changing, and several keg lines including Key Ke,g alongside a varied selection of spirits. The bar welcomes dogs and children (check times restrictions) but not vaping.

      "We have used all local traders and suppliers for the refurbishment All staff are local as are supplies as far as possible. We operate a no vaping policy to ensure that everyone enjoys their time in The Underdog."

    • Victoria Telephone(01246) 273832 5 Stubley Lane Dronfield S18 1PE

      Very friendly town centre pub.The number of handpumps recently increased to to six. Four or five usually in service The Victoria was awarded Dronfield & District CAMRA "Most Improved Pub" for 2013.

      Beer £2.50 all day Monday'

      30 pence per pint reduction 12 noon to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

    • White Swan Telephone(01246) 930332 78 Chesterfield Road Dronfield S18 2XF

      The White Swan is a typical town centre pub. There is a function room available for hire. Live bands appear regularly. The pub was closed for a considerable time but re-opened in November 2018 after a major refurbishment. The White Swan offers a 20p per pint discount on real ale every Tuesday throughout the day. It was awarded Dronfield CAMRA's "Most improved pub" in 2019. Food. in the form of the Pieminister range was introduced in August 2019.

  • Dronfield Woodhouse
    • Dronfield Woodhouse Sports & Social Club Telephone(0114) 289 0913 114 Carr Lane Dronfield Woodhouse S18 8XG

      The Dronfield Woodhouse Sports and Social Club is situated in Dronfield Woodhouse, on the edge of The Peak District National Park and Sheffield, South Yorkshire. There is always a variety of entertainment to be found in the club, including Live Bands, Games Nights, Discos, and Quizzes, as well as Snooker, Pool, Darts etc.

    • Gosforth Fields Pavillion Telephone(01246) 419029 Bubnell Road (Off Stubley Drive) Dronfield Woodhouse S18 8QY

      Dronfield's Premier Field Sports Facility - open to the general public. 2 Bars 4 Screen HD Sky/ESPN Sports - Function room available for hire. Opening times are approximate and may vary according to times of televised sporting events!

      The facilities are jointly owned and operated by Dronfield Town F.C., A.F.C. Dronfield and Dronfield Rugby Club.

    • Jolly Farmer Telephone(01246) 418018 Pentland Rd Dronfield Woodhouse S18 8ZQ

      A former Shipstone's house, the Jolly Farmer was born in the late nineties from the Gorsey Brigg and retains much of the artificial rustic character it was given then. Different levels and alcoves give this large pub a very intimate feel.

    • Miners Arms Telephone(0114) 289 1407 115 Carr Lane Dronfield Woodhouse S18 8XF

      Situated in Dronfield Woodhouse this Pub serves the local community. There is a quiz every Tuesday and Thursday evening @ 9.30 with all teams welcome and prizes for the winners. Good home cooked food is served lunchtimes and evenings to a high standard.

  • Hilltop
    • Hyde Park Inn Telephone(01246) 290120 2 Hilltop Road Hilltop S18 1UH

      A traditional country inn on the western outskirts of Dronfield. Food served until 9:oo pm while the pub is open - good value, well cooked meals. Nice beer garden in summer months. Quiz night Thursday - well supported. Tom and Vee took over the pub in December 2015, becoming resident in January 2015.

      1/3 pint samplers (3 for the price of a pint) are to be introduced.

      It is planned that live music will be played in the garden during the warmer months.

  • Holmesfield
    • Angel Inn Telephone(0114) 289 0336 Main Road Holmesfield S18 7WT

      The Angel at Holmesfield. Traditional, freshly prepared, good pub food including gluten free meals for coeliacs. A comfortable bar area for non-diners is available.

      I is the management's policy to always have a hand-pulled gluten free beer available.

    • George & Dragon Telephone(0114) 289 0304 2 Main Road Holmesfield S18 7WT

      Popular stone built pub opposite the church with a main bar plus snug featuring a log burning stove.

      Quiz night is Tuesday

    • Rutland Arms Telephone(0114) 289 0374 96 Main Road Holmesfield S18 7WT

      Dronfield and District CAMRA country Pub of the Year 2012, Pub of Season Winter 2016/2017.An extremely popular traditional village country pub with open fires and low wooden beams which offers a relaxing, warm and snug atmosphere. The beer range has increased steadily over the years to six hand pulled cask ales. Extensive outdoor seating area with grassed children's play area - idyllic in late Spring and Summer. A collection of books and magazines of local interest is available for the entertainment and enlightenment of customers.

  • Hundall
    • Miners Arms Telephone(01246) 414505 Hundall Lane Hundall S18 4BP

      Permanent 30 pence/pint discount for card-carrying CAMRA members. This applies to cask Ales and real Ciders.

      Excellent beer garden to rear.

      Dronfield and District CAMRA Pub of the Season Winter 2014. Dronfield and District Cider Pub of the year 2015 and 2019. Dronfield and District Pub of the year 2016, 2017, 2018 and2019. Derbyshire North Pub of the Year 2016, 2017 and 2019

      Five new handpumps came into service in March 2015.

      Oversize pint glasses introduced October 2015.

      SPECIAL NOTE: MONDAY CLUB - MOST BEERS £2.30 PER PINT ALL DAY on Mondays (CAMRA discount does NOT apply)!

  • Millthorpe
    • Royal Oak Telephone(0114) 289 0870 Cordwell Lane Millthorpe S18 7WJ

      Delightful traditional stone built country pub with the main bar and small separate room. Closed for several months and feared it would be turned into a private residence, members of the local community bought it and reopened it as a pub. The beer garden is especially popular with families in summer.

      Sunday Lunches, available from 12 Noon to 4 pm were introduced in October 2018.

      Pete and Sarah (ex. Travellers Rest at Apperknowle) took over the tenancy in late 2017. As of mid-November 2017.

  • Owler Bar
    • Moorlands Stonehouse Telephone(0114) 262 0189 Baslow Road Owler Bar S17 3BQ

      A fairly modern building in a scenic rural setting by Owler Bar roundabout, the gateway to the Peak District! The Moorlands is part of the Crown Carveries chain and is predominantly a restaurant with the carvery counter taking centre stage.

    • Peacock Telephone(0114) 236 1789 Baslow Road Owler Bar S17 3BQ

      Grade II listed 19th century turnpike inn, now a refurbished dining pub. A good choice of four real ales are offered.

  • Troway
    • Gate Inn Telephone(01246) 412280 Troway S21 5RU

      A hidden gem to be found down a narrow country lane. Relax and soak up the charm of this small friendly pub in good walking country on the south side of the Moss Valley. Real fires in Winter and a charming garden to enjoy in Summer. Andy and Kay have been licensees since February 1994. The Gate was voted branch Pub of The Season for Winter 2019 - 2020.Dogs allowed in the public bar only.

  • Unstone
    • Drone Valley Brewery Telephone07794 277091 Main Road Unstone S18 4AB

      Community-owned five brewer's barrel establishment which commenced brewing in 2016. The brewery is primarily volunteer operated and welcomes new members and shareholders alike. As well as opening on Saturdays, various open days are planned. Also, a mobile bar is available for beer festivals and similar events.

    • Horse & Jockey Telephone07897 312417 273 Sheffield Road Unstone S18 4DA

      The Horse and Jockey in Unstone caters for the local community offering fun for all the family. Live music monthly, Games night weekly on Fridays - Quiz, Karaoke, "Play Your Cards Right". Pensioners Bingo some Mondays.