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Chesterfield Coffee Co REVIEW

Sadly Chesterfield Coffee Co is now CLOSED. The H&F furniture shop is still up and running though so please do support them. Click here for an Insider Guide to the BEST RESTAURANTS in CHESTERFIELD other great places to brunch in Chesterfield or great coffee shops in Derbyshire. Chesterfield Coffee Co is based at the H&F furniture […]

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Drink Food

Host Coffee Clay Cross REVIEW

Just under six months ago, Host Coffee opened in Clay Cross. It has been an exciting addition to the North East Derbyshire historic mining town, situated between Chesterfield and Alfreton. In the short time its been open Host has gained a loyal following for its speciality coffees, epic cakes and delicious brunch menu. Inside, Host […]

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Christmas Drink Food

Festive Menu at the Barley Mow Bonsall

The Barley Mow Bonsall is a tiny Derbyshire pub. In many ways it’s the perfect example of a traditional country inn. One room, exposed wooden beams, full of characters, not least the landlady Colette. She’ll regale you with tales of the celebrities that have visited and have you laughing and chuckling along with the locals. […]

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Bradmans Wine Cellar Matlock

I’m sure you’ll all be familiar with Bradmans in Duffield. In the short time it’s been open, it’s quickly established itself as being one of the ‘go to’ places for discerning Derbyshire drinkers. But did you know they opened a sister bar in Matlock? I went to meet bar manager, Gary and have a nosey […]

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Drink Food

Best Bottomless Brunch Derby and Derbyshire

Bottomless brunch is the new night out! Swerve the big corporate chains and support a lovely, local, independent business. Here’s the pick of the most fabulous places for bottomless brunch in Derby and Derbyshire. Enjoy! This post was updated June 2022. Bottomless brunch Derby Boujee Brunch at The Mixing House Derby The boujee brunch at […]

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Pumpkin Spice Lattes from Independent Coffee Shops in Derbyshire

Excited for pumpkin spiced latte season? Swerve the big chains and support local by getting your seasonal coffee fix from a fabulous independent. Updated 8th September 2022. Independent Coffee Shops in Derby Popular vegan café, Plant usually offer a fabulous range of plant based lattes and hot chocolates. In previous years they’ve had pumpkin spiced […]

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16 Cosy Pubs in Derbyshire

Is there anything better than relaxing in a cosy pub on a cold or drizzly day? Open fires and warm hospitality make the perfect backdrop to enjoy a real ale or a glass of red. Derbyshire is blessed with dozens, probably hundreds of excellent pubs, but here are my favourites and then those which were […]

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The Best Independent Cocktail Bars in Derby and Derbyshire

Prior to me writing this article, if you googled “best cocktail bars in Derby” you basically get lists of national chain pubs. Whilst there’s a time and a place for that, I know that personally I’d rather be drinking at a great independent, with a professionally trained mixologist who serves high quality cocktails in beautifully […]

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Drink Local businesses

So Good Kombucha – Hand Crafted in Derby

I’m a sucker for a small, local business with a heart. I fell head over heels for So Good Kombucha before even tasting it. Could it live up to the hype? Let me start this off by saying that prior to writing this article on UK kombucha I’d never tasted it. It was loosely on […]