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Hole In The Wall, Derby

Pub added by Delboy 20
24 Uttoxeter Road
Mickleover
Postal town: Derby
DE3 0ZQ
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Will Larter left this review about Hole In The Wall

A large micropub, if such a thing can exist. There's some pavement seating and then quite a long room with the bar towards the right. Blackboards list the keg beers, the gins and the canned and bottled beers, but there's no list of cask beers. I saw three hand pumps on the bar, all from Derby brewery, and went for the Dashingly Dark, which was ok but a bit too in-your-face for my taste. I then noticed three more hand pumps further along the bar (all with Derby brewery beers on, hiding behind some clutter. I asked the owner, who had not greeted me and failed to make eye contact when I spoke to him, why this was, and he muttered something about not having much room. Now maybe I've misunderstood, but I thought that gin, keg beer and cans and bottles kept forever (or as near as makes no odds), but cask beer goes off after a few days - wouldn't it make sense to promote the perishable stuff on one of the blackboards, rather than hiding it away behind notices for pork pies and scotch eggs? I thought of asking him how much cask beer he has to throw away on average, but if he wasn't interested in me, why should I be interested in his pub?

On 3rd June 2022 - rating: 4
[User has posted 3046 recommendations about 2866 pubs]


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Delboy 20 left this review about Hole In The Wall

New micropub housed in a former bank from the Derby Brewing Company. Due to open in March.

On 25th February 2020 - no rating submitted
[User has posted 1352 recommendations about 1279 pubs]

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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Delboy 20
Peartree, 3.79 miles, 1 hr 13 min walk (show)
Derby, 3.94 miles, 1 hr 16 min walk (show)
Willington, 4.21 miles, 1 hr 21 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for Hole In The Wall, Mickleover
3rd Jun 2022, 22:08
Review submitted by Will Larter
 
3rd Jun 2022, 20:33
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Pub Details

Pub details supplied by members of this site to the best of their knowledge. Please check with pub directly before making a special trip.

  • Beer Garden : Yes - Pavement seating - last updated 03 June 2022 by Will Larter
  • Car Park : No last updated 03 June 2022 by Will Larter
  • Dog Friendly : Yes last updated 03 June 2022 by Will Larter
  • Micropub : Yes - Quite a big one - last updated 03 June 2022 by Will Larter
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 28 March 2020 by ROB Camra
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