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Food

Breakfast at Dunston Hall Bistro

Dunston Hall Bistro is the lovely new café at Dunston Hall Garden Centre. I posted about it today on my Instagram stories and I have genuinely never had as many people ask where something is from. So here’s the low down… I have actually blogged about Dunston Hall Bistro before, but very much focused on […]

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Drink

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 other great places to brunch in Chesterfield or great coffee shops in Derbyshire. Chesterfield Coffee Co is based at the H&F furniture shop by the bus station. It used to be […]

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Food

Romantic Restaurants in Derbyshire and the Peak District

Looking for somewhere special for date night? Here’s my edit of the most romantic restaurants in Derbyshire. There are plenty of traditional, candle lit restaurants, but I’ve not restricted it to restaurants that meet that ‘conventional’ notion of romance so hopefully there are plenty of options to suit everyone. Everywhere I’ve recommended would be a […]

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Days out Family friendly

6 Free Things to do in Derbyshire this January

When it feels a very long way until payday, most of us are looking for free or cheap activities. The vast majority of these are outside – so wrap up warm. Here’s my edit of fabulous free things to do in Derbyshire. The trick to having a really cheap day out is to take a […]

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Days out Family friendly

15 Things to Do with Kids in Chesterfield

I’ve been meaning to write something like this for a while. Firstly because this is exactly what I would have liked to have read when I was new to the area. And then also a knackered, sleep deprived parent scrabbling round for something fun to do for my child that didn’t make me want to […]

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Food

The Hunloke Arms, Chesterfield REVIEW

I’ve been to The Hunloke Arms in Wingerworth on the outskirts of Chesterfield a few times over the years. It’s usually good but never quite been perfect in my eyes. I would only ever recommend somewhere that I truly love… so it hasn’t been featured much on my blog, despite it being a really popular […]

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Drink

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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Food

16 Chesterfield Takeaways

Here’s the low down on the very best Chesterfield takeaways. No faceless chains, just lovely, local, independent restaurants offering delicious food for you to enjoy at home. A Friday night takeaway has become a sacred part of our lockdown week. Here’s my edit of the absolute best restaurants in the local area offering food for […]

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Food

6 Best Places for a Chesterfield Brunch

The best restaurants for a delicious Chesterfield brunch Whether it’s breakfast or brunch, there’s been a huge surge in people eating the first meal of the day outside the home over recent years (lockdown aside!). I always think it feels like a huge treat to go out for breakfast or brunch. It’s also a much […]