House of Darwin

221 Chellaston Road, Derby, United Kingdom, DE249EE
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Opening Information

Monday - Thursday: 12:00 - 23:00
Friday & Saturday: 12:00 - 00:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 22:00

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Free Parking
  • Dogs Welcome
  • Business Lunch
  • Bar

About House of Darwin

We had an idea, sat across the table in our favourite bar, to do something fantastic with a village pub. We wanted somewhere friends could come and get together, enjoying a great variety of drinks and food, inspired by seasonality and individuality. Honest food, friendly service and comfortable unrefined surroundings.

Your home from home and our dream realised. Welcome to door No.221 House of Darwin.

Cuisine: Gastro Pub, Cocktails, Contemporary, British, Fine Dining
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Friday, 06 December 2019

Took a long time to get seated even though we had a table booked and arrived early, steak overcooked and food overpriced, was lovely but I eat out a lot and I've had nicer food in a nicer restaurant and atmosphere for cheaper, lacked the extra finishing touches I would expect for the price.

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Visited On Thursday, 05 December 2019

Need a better range or better advertisement of vegan/vegetarian and allergy friendly dishes.

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Visited On Wednesday, 04 December 2019

Very nice meal but a little on the expensive side

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Visited On Tuesday, 03 December 2019

Great Afternoon Tea with Bottomless Prosecco.

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Visited On Sunday, 01 December 2019

Very understanding and obliging when I managed to book the wrong day , very understanding when I asked for a downstairs table due to having an elderly person in the party. Service very good , excellant portion size, very good quality of food. Will definitely be back.

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Visited On Saturday, 30 November 2019

Amazing food. Brilliant service!

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Visited On Saturday, 30 November 2019

Me and my Mrs visit here regularly with our 2 little dogs, the staff are absolutely fantastic and the atmosphere is great, the food is also very good and we are yet to leave feeling dissatisfied a lovely warm welcoming pub and we would recommend to anyone that's looking for a good out.

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Visited On Friday, 29 November 2019

Always guaranteed a great meal at reasonable price. Lovely pub great atmosphere.

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Visited On Wednesday, 27 November 2019

Great food. Great service.

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Visited On Sunday, 24 November 2019

I booked to have my baby shower at The House of Darwin. Right from the moment I enquired with Kara, I had great communication and felt very happy with the booking. Absolutely everything was perfect! The service from the young girls who helped us through the afternoon, was second to non.. they really were lovely girls and nothing was too much trouble. The food was fantastic and the atmosphere was great. I often eat here with my husband and we have never been disappointed. We recommend The House of Darwin to a lot of people! This was the first big "party" I had here; and I wouldn't hesitate to have another! Thank you so so much for a great experience as always.

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Visited On Sunday, 24 November 2019

Had to wait for food as busy even though booked in advance ,no apology or explanation regarding delay. A little disappointing and an underwhelming visit this time.

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Visited On Friday, 22 November 2019

Beautiful food. Lovely atmosphere

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Visited On Saturday, 23 November 2019

Really impressed with our visit, service was excellent, staff very friendly and attentive. Food was lovely and a great price too. Will definitely return soon, keep up the great work!

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Visited On Tuesday, 19 November 2019

Pleasant atmosphere, efficient staff and tasty meal made for an enjoyable visit and determination to return.

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Visited On Tuesday, 19 November 2019

Only two issues was a extremely loud table with vulgar language near us which wasn’t nice and they’ve taken the white chocolate creme brûlée off the menu which is there best desert but food was amazing and the service was great from 3 of the 4 people who served us and the bread and butter pudding was incredible

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Visited On Sunday, 17 November 2019

The food and service was as good as the best time I have visited. It was lovely and the organisation, all meals correct and didn't have to wait long once seated. Really really good thanks.

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Visited On Thursday, 14 November 2019

Fabulous meal enjoyed by all the family, Michaela looked after us so well - smooth, efficient service from start to finish. We highly recommend this venue, top class.

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Visited On Sunday, 17 November 2019

Twice a year family get together. Good but not as good as previous experiences

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Visited On Sunday, 17 November 2019

This visit was much better in terms of service, although still very long - nearly 2.5 hours from start to finish. Unfortunately we ordered the set Sunday meal menu - to be told the beef had run out by 3pm - why is this allowed to happen so early in the days? We also had to ask for the dessert menu to order the final part of our set meal - we were brought the dessert menu but we weren’t informed that some of them weren’t included in the deal so to speak. When we ordered them, we still weren’t told and only found out about this when the bill was produced. We didn’t kick up a fuss about it because we had eaten the desserts and they were lovely, but it does seem a little underhand not to be explicit about something like this. Food again was lovely.

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Visited On Sunday, 17 November 2019

Excellent service and food is always top notch.

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Visited On Saturday, 16 November 2019

Had an almost half hour wait for our table despite arriving at the correct time

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Visited On Saturday, 16 November 2019

Excellent service and great food. Will definitely be back. Only negative is that Ladies toilets need an update ...toilet seats falling off....doesn't really give right impression.

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Visited On Saturday, 16 November 2019

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Visited On Saturday, 16 November 2019

Absolutely amazing. Food was perfect. Large portions which is great! Staff are attentive and polite. Will definitely be returning.

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Visited On Friday, 15 November 2019

Excellent service and food. Would definitely return

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