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A pub for quality time. A stopping place. Somewhere to slow down, unwind and sip wine with friends and family. Meet, eat, drink and chat.

So, the menu? Legendary pub classics, with delightfully fresh modern twists, naughty nibbles to mighty mains. An anthology of expertly crafted cask ales adorn the bar, juggling with expertly distilled gins, velvety reds, crisp whites and soft pinks.

Take Sundays slowly, with a resplendent spread brought to you from fields and farms across the country. Meats roasted low, perfectly paired with seasonal veg are at the heart of our ‘Slow Sundays’ which celebrates the flavours, family and friends with that long-standing tradition, the Sunday Roast.

But we’re not always about taking it slow. Less time to spare? Pop in for a week day lunch or a quiet moment with a pint or even a coffee. We are dog friendly in our bar areas only. 

After all, this is your local, for time on your terms.

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Tradition is at the heart of the Excavator Pub in Ambergate. With a wonderful atmosphere and great service, you’ll leave feeling relaxed and refreshed after each visit. Join us and enjoy a perfect pint of cask ale as you catch up with friends or browse our fantastic food menu and get stuck into one of our delicious pub classics. We’ve got all your favourite traditional pub dishes on our menu as traditional pub grub is what we do best. We offer a great carvery that runs 12-6pm every Sunday.

We’re the perfect spot for a business meeting or leisurely lunch as well as a fantastic evening or weekend spot. With both outdoor and indoor dining areas, there’s plenty of room for the whole family.  We look forward to having you visit us soon.

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Excavator, Buckland Hollow, Ambergate, Belper, DE56 2HS

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