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Review of The Blacks Head

The Blacks Head
Ranked #1 of 4 Quick Bites in Wirksworth
Description: Traditional pub in the heart of the Peak District, offering 6 cask ales, hand raised cold pies and a hidden sun trap of a garden. A walkers delight and dog friendly
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Description: Traditional pub in the heart of the Peak District, offering 6 cask ales, hand raised cold pies and a hidden sun trap of a garden. A walkers delight and dog friendly
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What can I say, what a fantastic little pub.
We were made welcome by the locals and by the staff.
It is a veterans pub and we felt at ease there, as opposed to another local pub we shall not mention.
We will definitely return on our next visit to Wirksworth for the curry night

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 23 July 2021

I have been to this establishment on several occasions now and on each occasion Myself and my partner have felt very unwelcome. On the first occasion we waited over 10 minutes to be served and the bar remained vacant for all that time before we walked out. On another occasion we waited for a drink while others were served before us, which was correct as they were there first, but on no occasion did the landlady recognise our presence, apologise for keeping us waiting or make any attempt to welcome us. I have tried this place 3 times now, but will not be making a 4th visit!

Date of visit: July 2021
1  Thank Andrew H
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Yesrow, Owner at The Blacks Head, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2021

I am sorry that during the 3 out of 3 visits you faced the same issue each time. I am amazed, considering the pub is not much larger than a caravan, you could be forgotten about or just ignored on purpose. Maybe the ‘landlady’ was struggling with table service outside and/or in the upstairs terrace garden
For the last c18 months the pub industry has had a tough time and like many pubs, The Blacks Head has re-opened and adhered to constrictive Covid rules. This whilst struggling for staff.
But hey, they’re our issues but thanks for your understanding.

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Reviewed 18 February 2020

Really nice cozy pub, not huge but plenty of room to relax and have a nice pint.
Very nice friendly staff which always makes a difference and in a lovely location.
Top marks!

Date of visit: February 2020
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1  Thank paugeo19
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Reviewed 5 October 2019 via mobile

We always stop here for a drink and sit in the square. The pub itself is a wonderful little place with a cosy feel and a old world look. The beers are always well kept and the service is good.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 14 September 2019 via mobile

What a brilliant pub, the owners were so welcoming,the best pub in wirksworth, can't wait to go back

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Mandy S
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