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Badger Box

Derby Road, Kirkby in Ashfield, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire  NG17 9BX View Map.

General Manager:

Dennis Gill.

Contact us

Tel. 01623 752243


pub opening times breakfast times meal times
Monday 11am - 11pm
Tuesday - Friday 11am - 11.30pm
Saturday & Sunday 10am - 11.30pm
Saturday & Sunday from 10am Monday - Saturday 12noon - 10pm
Sunday 12noon - 9pm

Christmas Details & Forthcoming Events

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Christmas 2015

Christmas Details and What's New & Forthcoming

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Breakfast with Santa:

Kids will love our Breakfast with Santa which includes breakfast with the BIG man himself and a small gift. Please ring or pop in for further details & to make a booking.

Weekend Breakfast now being served Saturday & Sunday.

Our very own 'BIG Bean' coffee is available now in Hungry Horse! Have a cup and tell us what you think. Enjoy here or take away from just 99p.


We re-opened following a refurbishment Spring 2014. We have redocrated, have new carpets, curtains, fixtures & fitting giving us a fresh look.

About Us

Located just off Junction 27 of the M1 is the Badger Box. We have an extensi... Read more

About our venue

Located just off Junction 27 of the M1 is the Badger Box. We have an extensive range of lagers, beers and a choice of 4 real ales. There is also a good selection of wines to try with a meal or to drink alone. Food is available from a great Hungry Horse main menu. There is a friendly, great atmosphere here with regulars, many passers by and visitors to the area coming to enjoy our hospitality. Families are welcome and children can be kept amused in the outdoor purpose built play area while you relax in our large beer garden, during the warmer weather. Extremely popular quiz nights and bingo are held weekly, everyone can come along and join in. There is something for everybody at the Badger Box and a warm welcome is always on offer.

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Our Food & Menus

So many tastes so little time! Our great value family food and drinks, from ... Read more

Hungry Horse food

So many tastes so little time! Our great value family food and drinks, from steaks to salad and the Super Horse kids menu; there's something for everyone! Alongside the extensive main menu kids can build their own meal at Hungry Horse with our fun Kids Pick 'n' Mix menu. If you need a little more on your plate try the larger meals. All kids get a free activity pack.

Breakfast Times

Saturday & Sunday from 10am

Meal Times

Monday - Saturday 12noon - 10pm
Sunday 12noon - 9pm


Main Menu.

Kids Menu.

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Have a Party Here

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Have a Party


We can cater for small gatherings in an area of the bar and sit down meals can be provided. Please Note: Bookings can only be taken for tables of 10 or more.

Our Drinks

We have an excellent selection of the best drinks on draught, wines & spirits... Read more

Our Drinks

Drinks on Draught

Budweiser, Carling, Fosters Superchilled, San Miguel, Stella Artois Chilled, Hardys & Hansons Cool, Hardys & Hansons Dark Mild, Guinness, Guinness Extra Cold, Strongbow Cider & Strongbow Dark Fruit Cider

Real Ale

Greene King Abbot Ale (5.0% ABV), Greene King IPA (3.6% ABV), Greene King Old Speckled Hen (4.5% ABV) & 3 Guest ales

Other Drinks

Range of Wines, Hot Chocolate, Tea & Range of Big Bean Coffee

We are accredited for excellence in service of our quality real ales.

Drinks Promotions:

Available all day every day:

Sour Shots 5 for £5.00.
Sambucca £2 each or 6 for £10.00.
Jagerbomb 2 for £5.00.
Cocktails: Pitcher £7.99 Glass £3.99.
Double up on selected branded spirits for an extra £1.00 & £1.50.

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Our Entertainment

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Our Entertainment


Quiz from 9.30pm.


Rock n Roll Bingo.


Live Entertainment from 9.30pm.


Card Bingo from 9.30pm.


Noughts & Crosses Quiz from 9.30pm
Bingo from 10pm.

1st Wednesday of Month

Open Mic from 9pm.

Projector Screen, TV Screens, 2 Booth Seating Screens.


  • Large Beer Garden with lighting, al fresco dining
  • Outdoor Children's Play Area
  • Large Car Park
  • Disabled Car Parking


  • Free Wi-Fi Access
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Disabled Toilet
  • Baby Changing Facility


  • Children Welcome until 9pm
  • Dogs Welcome outside on a lead except dangerous breeds
  • Coach Parties Welcome by appointment
  • ATM Machine
  • Debit and Credit Cards accepted