COVID-19 - Lockdown Info

The Pub and Café are open for takeaways for food and non-alcoholic drinks.
The Post Office is still open as usual.
You can also order fantastic takeaway food & drink from the Spotted Cow pub on selected days.

Please go to the Orders page to see whats on offer.

Go to the Orders page

Come in, sit down, relax...
Serving delicious foods & great drinks
Relax... Let us do the cooking
Enjoy our fantastic roast this Sunday
A passion for great food & great beer
Cask Marque & CAMRA Guide 2019!

We are a classic village pub with wood burning stoves in winter, an elevated beer garden for summer and a warm welcome all year round.
You can find your favourite spot for you, your family and friends

(including your four legged one).

Run by our experienced manager Roxanne Beavan-Preston, and with a full complement of kitchen and bar staff you can enjoy the Spotted Cow throughout the afternoon and evening 364 days a year – plus Christmas Day lunchtime!

Opening Hours

Monday: 3:30pm – 10pm

Tuesday – Saturday:
12pm – 10pm

Sunday: 12 – 8pm

Food Is Served

Monday: 3:30pm – 8pm

Tuesday – Saturday:
12pm to 8pm

Sunday: 12pm – 5pm

Our reviews

We are proud of our pub and the service that we offer.  It seems we are doing pretty well too. Check out some of our fantastic online reviews.

  •   Myself and my wife have just returned from a 3 night stay at the annexe of the Spotted Cow pub. The room itself was nice...very clean, and offered lovely views... read more

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      We stayed in the guest room above the pub and loved it. Big car park, lovely pub downstairs with local ales and food. Staff were all perfect.

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  •   This is a great community owned pub. The food is basic, but very good. I had the best burger ever, and I am not a fan of burgers. Everything is... read more

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      Excellent service and choice of ales. Real fire log burner and good pub food. All you can ask for in a pub. Would recommend the community café Spotted Calf next... read more

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  •   We had a fantastic meal in this wonderful pub.
    The young lady behind the bar was lovely and chatty we got a very warm welcome.
    The pub itself oozes old... read more

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      Excellent food, drinks choice and service from the staff. Felt comfortable and safe with the social distancing guidelines and all things considered the pub is doing fantastic. Excellent service from... read more

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  •   My wife and I was visiting her father who lives in the village and we visited the spotted cow for our evening meal, the staff was very helpful and pleasant,... read more

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      Called in for a pint. Chap behind the bar offered no welcome or pleasantries despite us trying to make small talk with him. The pub was quiet ish, but he... read more

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  •   Today was our second visit to The Spotted Cow since the change in management and what a change for the better!

    We were greeted by friendly bar staff... read more

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      The new Manager took over about a week before lockdown, so unlucky, but she and the team have done a cracking job on the reopening. I've never seen the pub... read more

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  •   Absolutely freezing cold in the building, to the point we had to leave or were likely to catch pneumonia.
    Also, one bar staff in particular is consistently very rude and... read more

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      My wife, son, his partner and I have just had a meal in this delightful pub. The food was first class and very reasonably priced.

    Lovely to see... read more

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Our chefs constantly review our menu to ensure you can sample local, seasonal produce, as well as providing the ever-popular pub classics.

You may find more adventurous dishes among our daily specials and if you are celebrating a special occasion with a party, we can even design a menu especially for you.

It’s fine to just arrive and order but we are often busy so feel free to call ahead on 01332 880 798 and book a table to avoid disappointment.

Food is served at the following times


12PM – 8PM

12PM – 5PM

Upcoming Events

We co-host annual village events such as Damson Sunday and the Christmas Market, have frequent entertainment from professional musicians to Morris dancers and hold weekly quizzes and regular ‘open mic’ nights. We even entertain your children, too, with board games available and special Halloween and Christmas parties.
See what’s coming.

Our fantastic range of drinks

You may be spoiled for choice by our ever-changing range of well-kept local beers, which saw us straight into CAMRA’s 2019 Good Beer Guide. Or perhaps you’ll prefer one of the regional gins from our full array of wines and spirits.

We are proud to announce that we have been accredited with Cask Marque. The ‘Cask Marque’ is an award for pubs which serve great quality cask ale

We are proud to serve locally-brewed real ale and we also now have CAMRA “LocAle” accreditation

The Spotted Cow Pub
01332 880 798

The Spotted Calf Cafe
01332 882 537

The Spotted Cow Guest Room
01332 880 798

Holbrook Post Office
01332 882 537

Holbrook Community Society

A Community Benefit Society registered with the FCA.
(registration number 7446)

12 Town Street
DE56 0TA

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