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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
  • Outside Seating Area
  • 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 Sunday, 21 April 2019

Drinks are veryyyyy slowwwwww. Waited nearly 10 minutes for the order to be taken, tried to go to the bar to order drinks to be sent back to the table to wait for the waiter.

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Visited On Saturday, 20 April 2019

Excellent all round

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Visited On Wednesday, 17 April 2019

Very pleased that this is our local pub. Always get great service and food.

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Visited On Tuesday, 16 April 2019

Another great visit to this establishment and big thanks to Kara and Chelsea for looking after all 12 of us!

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Visited On Friday, 12 April 2019

A lovely evening. Will book again.

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Visited On Sunday, 14 April 2019

Highly recommend

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Visited On Saturday, 13 April 2019

Service was great, our server was really good, can’t fault him, however drinks were quite slow and it took some time to get our order taken. Other than that it was brilliant. Will definitely be returning!

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Visited On Saturday, 13 April 2019

Fantastic food. Service excellent. Staff friendly and on the ball. Will be booking again soon. Thanks !

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Visited On Saturday, 13 April 2019

Food was absolutely amazing and the service was great. Only negative was our table seating. More like armchairs which was a little awkward when it came to eating. Whole place was pretty much empty when we arrived so seemed strange to have been put where we were, especially when we’d reserved a table way in advance. Other than that, which was a minor thing, no complaints at all and we’ll definitely be back again.

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Visited On Friday, 12 April 2019

Excellent in every respect but if was to criticise anythjng it would be slow service when asked for the bill, (this has occurred on a couple of occasions)

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Visited On Thursday, 11 April 2019

The staff are brilliant, food is lovely and overall a great place to go. 2nd time there and will definitely go back

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Visited On Monday, 08 April 2019

Amazing as always

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Visited On Monday, 08 April 2019

Fantastic food, good atmosphere. Brilliant friendly staff would highly recommend.

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Visited On Monday, 08 April 2019

Ashley service us and was very attentive, we had a lovely evening with great food and service.

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Visited On Sunday, 07 April 2019

absolutely lovely food value for money welcoming warm staff esp carra

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Visited On Sunday, 07 April 2019

Great afternoon, staff were lovely and the T Bone Steak was 10/10

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Visited On Sunday, 07 April 2019

Our first visit with the full clan and we could not of been happier with our meal. Top marks guys and looking forward to a return visit soon

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Visited On Saturday, 06 April 2019

Excellent food and service! We will be back!

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Visited On Saturday, 06 April 2019

4* food, 3*drink. But a big, and positive, improvement on the last time we eat here. Darwin's was great when it opened a straight 5*s, the cocktail expert was incedible - I asked for a whisky Sour, which I have trouble with finding a decent on in the UK, and he got it spot on. A good mix of 3 US rye whiskeys. Then with change of management and staff it was a roller coaster ride of potential. failure, potential and we stopped coming. It's back to close where it was when it first opened (but still a crappy Whiskey Sour - made with Jameson's a IRISH Whiskey - no way acceptable). But the food was great, the service was exceptional and we'll be back even if I don't rush to the cocktails. But my companion experimented with those, thought is was better than our last visit and wants to go again and sample a few more.

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Visited On Friday, 05 April 2019

The pub looks good, the drinks were good. The food was superb, flavourful and big portions. Ashley was fantastic, a super server. Will certainly be back with my daughter's, they haven't stopped telling people about the nachos 😀

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Visited On Thursday, 04 April 2019

Great staff, couldn’t do enough for you

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Visited On Sunday, 31 March 2019

Went to the Darwin for mother’s day, sat in the bar area one hour before we were due to go for our dining reservation and even though they were busy, a waiting members of staff came over to our table five minutes before our reservation, collected all our drinks, then helping and showing us to our table. The treatment was amazing not to mention it was mother’s day which really made the day special. The set menu was delicious and well priced, the atmosphere is wonderful. Highly recommend the Darwin as the place to be for any occasion or even if you just fancy a quiet drink in the bar. Perfect establishment.

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Visited On Sunday, 31 March 2019

Beautiful food great service perfect Mother’s Day

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Visited On Sunday, 31 March 2019

Great friendly service, all the mums happy on mother’s day. See you again soon

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Visited On Sunday, 31 March 2019

Keep it up all. You are the living star of Derby!

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