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The Bluebell South Wingfield REVIEW

The Bluebell South Wingfield had been on my radar for a while. I knew it was owned and run by the same people who run the magnificent Stones in Matlock so was intrigued as to how that would translate to a pub setting. We finally got to visit for the first time at the weekend […]

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Bustler Market Derby – is it worth the big queue?

Bustler is Derby’s much loved street food market, hosting a regularly changing selection of drool worthy street food vendors. Live DJ sets and a hipster, industrial vibe make for a great atmosphere. But does it warrant the huge queue? [AD – PR invite – our food and drinks were gifted but these views are my […]

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The Bottle Kiln West Hallam REVIEW

The Bottle Kiln in West Hallam is one of the loveliest places to have a relaxing al fresco lunch or coffee and catch up. Their expansive gift/lifestyle shops will have you lusting after all sorts of lovely things you really want (and probably don’t need). It’s the perfect place for gifts or to treat yourself. […]

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The Coolstone, Eyam REVIEW

[AD – PR invite – but views entirely my own] The Coolstone, Eyam is a wonderful day to night time restaurant, bar and coffee shop nestled around an attractive, historic courtyard next to Eyam Hall. Proudly independent, The Coolstone, Eyam prides itself on expert knowledge whether that’s the professional mixologist whipping up cocktails at the […]

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Aqua Garden Kitchen REVIEW – Derbyshire’s newest pop-up restaurant

[AD – PR invite] I was gifted this experience in exchange for a review. However, all opinions are entirely my own. I was kindly invited to Aqua Garden’s very first pop-up dining event which was held at S17 Coffee Shop and Bistro in the Bradway area of Sheffield. I really wasn’t sure what to expect. […]

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60+ Dog Friendly Places to Eat in Derbyshire

Here’s the ultimate edit of dog friendly places to eat in Derbyshire according to people in the know. No faceless chains; just lovely, local, independents.

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Food

24 Lovely Places with Outdoor Seating in Chesterfield

The loveliest cafés, restaurants, pubs with and bars with outdoor seating in Chesterfield and nearby Since my outdoor seating in Derbyshire blog post has been so popular, I thought I’d write a version closer to home. Chesterfield has some real gems of independent bars, cafés and restaurants with some lovely outdoor seating. No faceless chains […]

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Riverside Kitchen Bakewell REVIEW

Riverside Kitchen Bakewell is a true hidden gem. It’s exactly the sort of place I love to discover or stumble across on my travels. Ran by husband and wife team Lauren and Ralph, their creativity and genuine love of food is evident from the second you step into their quirky little café. Situated just outside […]

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Family friendly Food

Dunston Hall Garden Centre REVIEW – Family Friendly Dining

Dunston Hall garden centre is on the outskirts of Chesterfield. We had visited once when we first moved here but found the café a bit fuddy-duddy and had never returned. Thankfully it’s just had a significant makeover. This includes a beautiful new coffee shop/bistro, complete with a lovely children’s play area. There’s extensive outside seating, […]

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Food

The Tickled Trout, Barlow REVIEW

We’ve been coming to the Tickled Trout in Barlow fairly regularly ever since moving to Chesterfield five years ago and I have never had even a dud course, let alone a disappointing meal. It’s consistently great in every way – the food, the service, the ambiance. It’s definitely been one of my favourite places to […]