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Smith's Tavern

36 St John Street

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Opening Times

MondayMidday - 11.00 pm
TuesdayMidday - 11.00 pm
WednesdayMidday - 11.00 pm
ThursdayMidday - 11.00 pm
FridayMidday - Midnight
SaturdayMidday - Midnight
SundayMidday - 11.00 pm



About the Pub

Small, highly traditional town-centre pub, as many as seven real ales on. Front bar-room leads to two further rooms, one with an upright piano and the rear room has darts and can be closed off for smsll meetings.

Marston's portfolio of beers, from which the landlord selects the widest possible choice and is also allowed one free choice guest ale, served at weekends, always from a local or rare brewery.

Has a large selection of malt whiskies and holds 3-4 tutored tastings per year.

Selected as local sub-branch Pub of the Year 2013/2014/2015/2018 and now 2019.

Has appeared in the Good Beer Guide over many years, currently continuously since 2014.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 4 regular beers.

  • Banks's Sunbeam
  • Brakspear Gravity
  • Marston's Pedigree
  • Ringwood Fortyniner

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 3 changing beers.

Source: Regional

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Smith's Tavern, Ashbourne


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited
  • Quiet Quiet Pub


  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly

    Children's licence to 9pm.

  • FunctionRoom Function Room

    Rearmost room can be reserved for small meetings.

  • Games Traditional Pub Games


  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Occasional light acoustic sessions.

  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • WiFi Wifi

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Smith's Tavern

36 St John Street

Sat Nav Reference

53.017573, -1.731827

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