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Opens 6th July. See website.

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Olde Dolphin Inne

5a Queen Street

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Opening Times

Monday11.30 am - 11.00 pm
Tuesday11.30 am - 11.00 pm
Wednesday11.30 am - 11.00 pm
Thursday11.30 am - 11.00 pm
Friday11.30 am - Midnight
Saturday11.30 am - Midnight
SundayMidday - 11.00 pm

Meal Times

12 - 3, 5 - 10 Mon - Thu
12 - 10 Fri & Sat
12 - 6 Sun

About the Pub

Claimed to be Derby's oldest pub and certainly looks the part with a number of small rooms, including a traditional snug which has fires in winter and conversation all year round. Well patronised by all sorts of people, who enjoy the relaxed and friendly atmosphere, perhaps a bar meal, or even a visit to the reputedly haunted cellars. There is live music from Wednesdays to Saturdays, and in the warmer months in Sunday afternoons. There are quizzes on Tuesdays and Sundays. There is a large outside drinking area. On Derby's real ale drinking circuit and with it's own beer festival.

Historic Interest

The pub is of considerable historic interest, dating back to the 16th century, but much of it changed in an inter-war restoration. The latter created much of the considerable character of the pub today, which attracts visitors from far and wide.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 4 regular beers.

  • Draught Bass
  • Greene King Abbot
  • Marston's Pedigree
  • Sharp's Doom Bar

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 4 changing beers.

Source: National

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Olde Dolphin Inne, Derby


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    Thatchers Heritage and Weston Old Rosie served from the jug.

  • MemberDiscountScheme Member Discount Scheme
  • LocAle LocAle Accredited
  • BeerFestival Beer Festivals


  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited
  • RealHeritagePub Heritage Pub

    Nationally Important Historic Interior

  • Quiet Quiet Pub


  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden

    Paved seating area.

  • Parking Parking

    Metered parking outside the pub.

  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly

    Children welcome in the lounge Sunday lunchtimes.

  • Events Events

    Live music Fridays, Quiz Sunday and Tuesday.

  • FunctionRoom Function Room

    In restaurant Mon-Wed and Sun.

  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Dominoes, Cards, Draughts, Chess, Scrabble, Jenga.

  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Wed-Sat (Sun pm in warmer months).

  • RealFire Real Fire
  • Restaurant Restaurant Area

    Upstairs 6.30-10 Thu-Sat.

  • SeparateBar Separate Bar
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • WiFi Wifi

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Olde Dolphin Inne

5a Queen Street

Sat Nav Reference

52.925255, -1.477935

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  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes

Nearby Bus Routes (20m)

Trent Barton: Allestree (In-bound only), Sixes (In-bound only)

Bus Stop: Queen Street.


Close to Cathedral

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