survey result

Summary

£88
 ££££
3
Good
2
Average
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Mark Aisthorpe again wins consistent feedback (if not a huge volume of it) for his Peak District pub (the accommodation has five AA stars), where he presides over a kitchen providing a high standard of cooking at very reasonable prices: the five-course lunchtime and early evening menu is £35 and the eight-course option is £80. (There are also à la carte and Sunday lunch options).

Summary

£69
  £££
3
Good
2
Average
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Chef/Patron Mark Aisthorpe personally hunts for some of the ingredients served at his “lovely Peak District pub”, which features game alongside “a nice line in local steaks” as part of his “wonderful” cooking – “high-end cuisine that deserves wider recognition” according to fans, with the option of a tasting menu alongside the à la carte and bar menu. One repeated gripe, though – the “front of house needs the same amount of attention as the food”.

Summary

£36
    £
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Too limited feedback for a rating, but all very positive regarding Mark Aisthorpe’s Peak District pub, where the main menu is an à la carte offering with fairly traditional fare that – while not unduly fancy – is too sophisticated to label pub grub.

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Owner's description

Here at The Bulls Head, we offer all the comforts of a traditional British Country Pub, with the elegance of a contemporary fine dining experience. Using only seasonal, locally sourced produce to put our own twist on some pub classics, alongside our new and inovative a la carte menu is what stands us apart and will leave you wanting to return. 

 

Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Always £47.00 £55.00
  Cost Availability Courses
Menu2 80.00 Always available 10
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £35.00
Filter Coffee £6.00
Extras  
Service 12.50%

Restaurant details

Highchair,Menu,Portions
No shorts
40

The chef

Owner and Head Chef, Mark Aisthorpe has taken the Bulls Head from a small local pub, to a fine dining experience to be proud of.

Having trained through Castle College, he then fulfilled his passion for fine dining working in Michelin Star restaurants in London. Mark recently returned to the Peak District to open his own little gem, offering his own take on the traditional pub classics alongside his contemporary and seasonal a la carte menu.  

New Road, Holymoorside, S42 7EW
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
TuesdayCLOSED
Wednesday5 pm‑10 pm
Thursday12 pm‑2 pm, 5 pm‑8:30 pm
Friday12 pm‑2 pm, 5 pm‑9 pm
Saturday12 pm‑2 pm, 5 pm‑9 pm
Sunday12 pm‑5 pm

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