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Dead Poets Inn

(formerly Cross Keys)

38 Chapel Street
DE56 0TQ

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Opening Times


MondayMidday - 2.30 pm
5.00 pm - 10.30 pm
TuesdayMidday - 2.30 pm
5.00 pm - 10.30 pm
WednesdayMidday - 2.30 pm
5.00 pm - 10.30 pm
ThursdayMidday - 10.30 pm
FridayMidday - 10.30 pm
SaturdayMidday - 10.30 pm
SundayMidday - 10.00 pm

Meal Times

12 - 2 Mon - Thu
12 - 4 Fri - Sun

About the Pub

This beautiful old-worldly village pub was built in 1800 and was initially called the Cross Keys. Now owned by Everards Brewery and leased by the Brunswick Inn & Brewery based in Derby. It is very popular with locals, hikers, cyclists, dog walkers and ale lovers alike. A main stone flagged bar area with low ceilings, high backed pews and a large open fire is flanked by a cosy snug. A newer delightfully airy conservatory extension sits at the back, which leads to an outside drinking area. Holds an annual beer festival and named as Amber Valley Camra Pub of the Year runner-up 2020. Cask ales & Brunswick bottles available to take out.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 4 regular beers.

  • Brunswick --varies--
  • Draught Bass
  • Everards --varies--
  • Oakham Citra

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 4 changing beers.

Source: Regional

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  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available


  • MemberDiscountScheme Member Discount Scheme

    40p off Brunswick / Everards, 20p off others.

  • LocAle LocAle Accredited
  • BeerFestival Beer Festivals
  • Quiet Quiet Pub


  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • Garden Garden

    Small beer garden to rear.

  • Parking Parking

    Small car park to rear.

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly

    Must be on short lead and away from bar area.

  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly

    Only in rear conservatory for under 18s.

  • Events Events
  • LiveMusic Live Music
  • RealFire Real Fire
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • WiFi Wifi

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Dead Poets Inn

38 Chapel Street
DE56 0TQ

Sat Nav Reference

53.005275, -1.45887


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Notts & Derby: 71 (No evening service)

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Dead Poets Inn - Holbrook

Dead Poets Inn

38 Chapel Street
DE56 0TQ

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Real Cider Available
  • Member Discount Scheme
  • LocAle Accredited
  • Beer Festivals
  • Quiet Pub
  • Lunchtime Meals
  • Garden
  • Parking
  • Dog Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Events
  • Live Music
  • Real Fire
  • Smoking Area
  • Wifi
  • Close to Bus Routes

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