The Hardwick Inn

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M1, Junction 29; 5 minutes


Mon-Sat 10am-10pm
Sun: Stable Bar from 10am; restaurant from noon.
Food served all day

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    Dog friendly

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    Gluten-free options

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    Parking available onsite


If grand driveways that deliver you to handsome country pubs with latticed windows and original features are your thing, leave the M1 for this worthy five-minute detour (it neighbours the National Trust's dramatic Hardwick Hall estate).

The traditional, 16th-century Hardwick Inn is built from local sandstone and has been in the same family since 1928. They've honed their pub grub-making skills to bring you comforting classics from full breakfasts to breaded brie, fresh soups and home-smoked salmon; a warming favourite is the pub's own steak and Black Sheep Ale pie. There are steaks, sandwiches and salads too, and the desserts are homemade (by someone dressed in Victorian clothing in a scullery, we like to think).

The inn's large, landscaped beer gardens and outside Stable Bar come into their own in summer; in winter, cosy open fires roar. Download the pub's guide to circular walks around the estate; they'll loop you back to the car park ready for your onward journey.

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The Hardwick Inn,
Hardwick Park, Chesterfield,
S44 5QJ
Tel - 01246 850245
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