A short drive from Derby city centre is the beautiful village of Aston on Trent. Popular with walkers and cyclists venturing along the nearby Trent and Mersey Canal and those looking to get away from the bustling city, the village offers a great respite from a busy day shopping or exploring. The Malt, a stylish and friendly pub in the heart of the village is a perfect stopover either at lunchtimes for a quick snack, or in the evenings for a fantastic pub dinner.
Set in a traditional Victorian-style building, but with a contrasting stylish and modern interior, The Malt looks stunning both inside and out. An open fireplace gives the pub a warm and cosy feel, whilst large sofas and comfy chairs allow walkers and cyclists to relax and unwind over a pint of local cask ale or a light bite from the bar.
Everything on the menu is cooked fresh to order using delicious, locally sourced produce, so the wait is definitely worth it! Belly-busting options include the glorious local rump steak, freshly caught beer battered fish and chips and the gorgeous sausage and mash, whilst there are also smaller dishes such as freshly made pizza and cod fillet bites, which are perfect for kids of those that haven’t quite worked up such a large appetite. On Sunday’s the pub serves up a tasty treat with their fantastic value traditional roast dinners.
The Malt in Aston on Trent provides a warm, modern space for diners to enjoy some great, classic British pub food in the surroundings of an idyllic Derbyshire countryside village. Perfect for families and those exploring the local landscape, the pub is a fantastic option for both lunch and dinner.