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Admiral Rodney Inn

65 Main Street
DE11 7ES

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Opening Times


Monday5.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Tuesday5.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Wednesday5.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Thursday5.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Friday5.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Saturday4.30 pm - 11.00 pm
Sunday3.30 pm - 11.00 pm

Mar - Oct

Monday5.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Tuesday5.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Wednesday5.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Thursday5.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Friday5.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Saturday1.30 pm - 11.00 pm
Sunday3.30 pm - 11.00 pm

About the Pub

This traditional village pub dates back to the early 19th-century when known as the Lord Rodney, but was substantially rebuilt in 1959, and later extended and refurbished in 1998 to provide an open-plan L-shaped drinking area, retaining the original oak beams in the former snug. A small raised area behind the bar is served through a hatch.

Current and imminent guest beers, usually from SIBA members, are listed on a board above one end of the bar.

'Pop-up' food, such as fish & chips and pizzas, can be available some evenings; check Facebook page for details.

Several clubs and groups meet here: a Derby County supporters group, a Diving Club, Hartshorne Bellringers, Hartshorne Cricket Club (whose ground is behind the pub), a Ladies Club, Rodney Ramblers walking group.

Historic Interest

Existed in 1827 as the Lord Rodney, but name appears to have changed soon afterwards to the Admiral Rodney Inn. Bought by Salts Brewery in 1891, but it became a Bass pub when the latter took over Salts in 1927; around this time it is believed to have been called the Rodney Inn. Bought by Enterprise Inns in 1991 and the name subsequently reverted to the Admiral Rodney Inn. A pub called the New Inn was once located on the site of the car park to the west, from the 1880s until it was demolished in 1962.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 1 regular beer.

  • Draught Bass

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 3 changing beers.

Up to 5 at weekends.

Source: National

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  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    Two at weekends, choice varies.

  • BeerFestival Beer Festivals

    Spring Bank Holiday weekend; (October?).

  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited


  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access

    Via rear entrance; disabled toilet facilities.

  • Garden Garden

    Small patio and lawn at rear, with picnic tables.

  • Parking Parking
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly


  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly

    Well-behaved and accompanied children welcome up to 9pm.

  • Events Events

    Quiz night Sunday; cheese tasting first Monday of month.

  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Crib, darts, dominoes.

  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Open mic night 3rd Tuesday of month; occasional live band.

  • RealFire Real Fire
  • Smoking Smoking Area

    Outside rear entrance; covered & heated.

  • WiFi Wifi


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Admiral Rodney Inn

65 Main Street
DE11 7ES

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52.7864, -1.5198

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Admiral Rodney Inn - Hartshorne

Admiral Rodney Inn

65 Main Street
DE11 7ES

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Real Cider Available
  • Beer Festivals
  • Cask Marque Accredited
  • Disabled Access
  • Garden
  • Parking
  • Dog Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Events
  • Traditional Pub Games
  • Live Music
  • Real Fire
  • Smoking Area
  • Wifi
  • Close to Bus Routes

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