15 Great Offers on Eating & Drinking Out in Derbyshire this September

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Who doesn’t like a deal?! These aren’t necessarily the cheapest places in Derbyshire, but these are amazing deals at some of the loveliest independent places. Enjoy, bargain hunters!

All information provided in good faith (even the stock image, which clearly isn’t Derbyshire – sorry!). However, please do double check details directly with the restaurant. It would be wonderful if you would mention Lovely Local Indie when booking.

Great offers on eating out in the Chesterfield area


Located on Chatsworth Road, there’s a lovely vibe at this contemporary Italian restaurant and bar. It’s definitely worth signing up for Nonna’s mailing list. They run some incredible offers but only for their subscribers. For instance, there’s currently 25% off your total bill, Monday to Friday. Terms and conditions apply.

Pizza Pi

Pizza Pi in Chesterfield town centre serve the most incredible, authentic Italian pizzas. They are currently running an ongoing offer of Margherita Mondays – where margherita pizzas and selected garlic breads are just £6 all day.

Barca Bar at Casa Hotel

Barca Bar is a gorgeous bar serving authentic Spanish tapas and expertly mixed cocktails. They have an ongoing happy hour on Fridays where all cocktails are 2 for 1 every Friday between 5pm and 7pm. Read my previous review.

Bulls Head, Holymoorside

The Bulls Head, owned by Mark Aisthorpe, who was a regional finalist on Great British Menu this year, is running a special lunch menu for £19.95 for three courses, Thursday to Saturday, 12 to 2pm. Book by phoning 01246 569 999 or online. Read my previous review.

Steak night at The Kedleston

Great offers on eating out near Derby

The Kedleston steak night

The Kedleston Country House hotel runs an amazing steak night every Tuesday, where premium locally sourced steak including all the trimmings starts at just £10. The sample menu indicates it’s currently a 5oz rump that’s on offer, which admittedly is small (but excellent quality) but to include chips, sauce, onion rings etc, and in the beautiful surroundings, I think it’s a great offer. Read my previous review.

Binary, Mickleover

Contemporary bar and restaurant, Binary in Mickleover is running a 2 for 1 deal on their Sunday roasts until the end of September. You need a voucher which can be collected (presumably when dining) at Binary or any of their sister restaurants, The Dragon at Willington, The Boot at Repton, Harpurs of Melbourne. Read my previous review.

Binary in Mickleover near Derby

Ashbourne area

The Greenman Yard Menu, Ashbourne

Currently running an offer on Wednesdays and Thursdays where 90 minutes of bottomless pizza is £12.50. You can also ‘build your own burger’ for £12.50. Choose a Derbyshire beef burger or buttermilk fried chicken burger, three gourmet toppings and served with skin on fries. Note the menu changes frequently.

Carriages, Newhaven

Carriages run a range of offers which can be viewed on their website by scrolling down to the bottom of the home page. Highlights include Monday Steak Night where two ribeye steaks and a bottle of house wine is just £31.95. 

The Star at Cotton

Gorgeous gastro pub, The Star at Cotton runs a ‘Proper Pie Night’ every Monday from 4pm to 8pm. Choose one of their delicious pies with a drink for £15. Pie choices include steak and ale; chicken and tarragon; saag aloo pie and homity pie. Drinks are a small glass of house wine, a pint of Amstel or a soft drink. They also do some sharing boards that are very well priced.

Photo credit: The Star at Cotton

Peak District

The Maynard

Diners pre-booking at beautiful boutique hotel, The Maynard at Grindleford can save a whopping 30% of the new autumn menu – which sounds divine. Offer runs to 6th October, Monday to Saturday and must be pre-booked. Read more about the offer, see the full menu and book your table here.

Matlock Area

Remarkable Hare, Matlock

The Remarkable Hare in Matlock runs a fantastic happy hour, Monday to Friday, 4pm to 5pm with 50% off food and selected drinks. Worth booking the afternoon off work!  

The Seafood Cave and Grill, Matlock Bath

The Seafood Cave and Grill in Matlock Bath is running an offer of 25% off total bills on Thursdays in September and October. Offer seen on their Facebook page. Booking recommended.

Rest of Derbyshire

Queens Arms, Taddington

Located between Bakewell and Buxton, The Queens Arms is a classic country pub. There’s a great value steak night at The Queens Arms on Tuesday evenings, 5pm to 8pm. Get two ribeye steaks or Portuguese chicken meals with a pint, small wine or any soft drink for £29.95. Booking essential.

Ayubowan, Glossop

I’ve not eaten at this one myself, but several people have recommended Ayubowan to me. This authentic, contemporary Sri Lankyan restaurant in Glossop does a great 2 for 1 deal on Wednesdays where all starters, mains and desserts are 2 for 1. Book online and mention the offer in the notes section.

Beyond Derbyshire

Showroom, Sheffield

Independent cinema, the Showroom is still running its popular Take Two offer. Get two main courses, two cinema tickets and a bottle of house wine for just £47.50 (or an even more bargainous £42.50 if you’re a Showroom Member. We went earlier in the summer and had a great time. Read my review here.

Offer runs from Monday to Saturday, and on Sundays until 5pm, saving up to £20. Phone the box office on 0114 275 7727 to book a table and cinema tickets.

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