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15 October Offers at Fabulous Independents

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. A perfect excuse to try somewhere new using these October offers. All information provided in good faith. However, please do double check details directly with the restaurant, I’ve always tried […]

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Food

Chakra Lounge, Bakewell REVIEW

Last week I fell in love with the Chakra Lounge. Situated in a gorgeous old building on Rutland Square, the Chakra Lounge brings some seriously boujee vibes to Bakewell. We adored the fresh, contemporary Indo-Western, vegetarian menu. Described as a lounge café, there’s a relaxed, laid back vibe. Grab one of the books from the […]

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Food

Best Restaurants in Chesterfield – Insider Guide

Here’s everything I know about restaurants in Chesterfield in north Derbyshire. We moved here about eight years ago and have really enjoyed exploring the different places to eat in the Chesterfield area. There’s a thriving independent food scene here. It’s one of the things I like most about the area which borders the Peak District […]

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Drink Food

Thornbridge Tap Room

It’s rare that a place ticks everybody’s box (well probably not my grandparents’!) but the Brewery Tap at Thornbridge Brewery in Bakewell does just that. If you’ve got someone in your group who likes the kind of craft beer that is so rightly becoming mainstream then Thornbridge is definitely worth a visit. Alongside the regulars […]

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Food

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

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 […]

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Food

Cocina Restaurant at the Casa Hotel in Chesterfield

[AD] Cocina is an award-winning, two rosette restaurant in Chesterfield’s iconic Casa hotel. Much of the produce is from the owner’s farm, Walton Lodge, located just four miles away on the edge of the Peak District. Date night at Cocina restaurant in Chesterfield The décor at Cocina is contemporary and stylish. There’s an open kitchen […]

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Food

Sunday lunch at the Peak Edge Hotel Red Lion restaurant

[AD] I have been to the Red Lion at the Peak Edge Hotel quite a few times over the years: a relaxed family lunch on the terrace; a day date with my husband and a night drinking and eating with a friend and for daytime coffees. It is one of my favourite places locally although […]

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Family friendly Food

Breakfast at the Devonshire Arms in Middle Handley

A review of a family breakfast out at the Devonshire Arms in Middle Handley from our guest writer, Charlotte Taylor. Although the address gives it that the Devonshire Arms in Middle Handley is in Sheffield, it is actually right at the top of the county flanked by Derbyshire the villages of Apperknowle, Eckington and Marsh […]

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Fine dining Food

The George Alstonefield

[AD] The George is an historic inn situated in the picturesque Peak District village of Alstonefield. Located on the Derbyshire and Staffordshire border, within the Peak District national park, it is quite simply a magical place to eat. Current owners, Siobhan and Graham took over The George in 2017 and it has gradually become one […]

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Food

8 Great Places for Ice Cream in Derbyshire

From ice cream farms, to ice cream parlours and gelaterias and the cutest little tea rooms, here’s the scoop on some of the best places to eat ice cream in Derbyshire. The idea, and many of the suggestions, for this post came from Charlotte who will soon be joining us as a guest writer. Keep […]