Opening hours


Bar Open 5pm-10pm (No food service) 


12pm-3pm (food until 2pm)

5pm-11pm (food until 9.00pm)


12pm-12am (food until 9.30pm)


12pm-11pm (food until 6pm)

About us

Set within the rural village of Dalbury Lees overlooking The Village Green, The Black Cow is a traditional English country pub. We offer a menu of traditional British cuisine six days a weeks as well as a range of beers and real ales. Pop in for a pub lunch, an evening meal or a few pints with friends…with our cosy setting, friendly service and amenities like free wifi we’re sure you’ll feel right at home. We also offer regular entertainment night so like us on Facebook to keep up to date with what’s happening at The Black Cow. We look forward to serving you soon!

 Motorists, Cyclists and Ramblers

 Our Dalbury Lees location makes us an ideal base for exploring the beautiful Derbyshire countryside and our pub is popular with cyclists, ramblers and tourists. If you’re on the epic Pennine Cycleway, the National Route 68 passes very near to us between the villages of Etwall and Sutton on the Hill, take a small diversion and you will be rewarded with our great range of real ales, British cuisine and a warm welcome!

Our menus

From light bites to hearty main course meals, our menu has something to suit all tastes and occasions, boasting a range of British classics as well as some favourites from around the world too. Pop in to The Black Cow on a Sunday and take advantage of our special Sunday lunch menu!

Bed & Breakfast

Come and stay with us!

South Derbyshire, a gateway to the Peak District, is blessed with an abundant supply of beautiful footpaths and Dalbury Lees is situated adjacent to the National Route 68 cycleway which makes The Black Cow an ideal base for exploring the region.

Our rooms have recently been awarded 4 AA Stars and we also received an additional Rosette for Cuisine. We offer a variety of cosy options (see our gallery) to accommodate groups of various sizes and all of our rooms come with free Wifi, digital TV, and complimentary tea and coffee making facilities.

To Make A Reservation Call 01332 824297


Make a Reservation

We are happy to cater for

Christenings, Birthday Parties, Wakes

family and corporate functions.

Please do not hesitate to fill out our contact form

or call to discuss your requirements.

Under the menu section of the website there is a

downloadable menu pre-order form.

The Black Cow
Dalbury Lees


Telephone: 01332 824297

direct email:

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