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Chatsworth Kitchen REVIEW

[AD – PR invite] Spending the morning at the newly opened Chatsworth Kitchen in Rowsley and exploring the Chatsworth gardens, where much of the produced is grown, is literally my dream day out, and I got to do just that yesterday. The newly opened Chatsworth Kitchen is based at the Peak Village retail park, in […]

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Lunch at The Prince of Wales Baslow REVIEW

This Thursday was our wedding anniversary so we treated ourselves to a nice lunch out in the Peak District. It’s rare that I write a blog post about somewhere I’ve only been once, especially when I didn’t take many photos – but I enjoyed both courses so much that I think the Prince of Wales […]

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8 Best Places for a Sunday Roast in Derbyshire

Looking for the best places for a Sunday roast in Derbyshire? As a Derbyshire food blogger I’ve made it my personal mission to find out. Is there anything better on a Sunday than a delicious Sunday lunch? Perfectly roasted, good quality meat (or a vegetarian or vegan alternative), fluffy Yorkshire puddings, crispy roast potatoes and […]

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Rutland Arms Bakewell REVIEW

The Rutland Arms Bakewell is a 19th century coaching inn located in the centre of Bakewell. The hotel has thirty two bedrooms and has recently enjoyed a complete refurbishment. It’s beautifully stylish, successfully marrying contemporary comfort with an impressive history. We stayed last night to celebrate my husband’s birthday. Why stay at the Rutland Arms […]

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The Devonshire Arms at Pilsley REVIEW

Described as one of the most charming Peak District pubs, The Devonshire Arms at Pilsley near Bakewell is nestled in the heart of the Chatsworth Estate. A fine example of a traditional country inn and upmarket pub, the food is locally sourced, much of it from the Estate. We went last night for an impromptu […]

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Top 20 Derbyshire Restaurants – The Ultimate Edit

I love eating out, and do it as often as I can. I’ve been eating out around Derbyshire for over two decades, and blogging about it for the last couple. Here are my all-time favourite Derbyshire restaurants. No faceless chains, just lovely, local, independents. All tried, tested and recommended by yours truly. The best Derbyshire […]

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Best Places for Pancakes in Derbyshire

This year, Shrove Tuesday or Pancake Day falls on Tuesday 1st March. Whilst it’s traditional to make pancakes at home (originally to use up eggs and fats to eliminate any temptations over Lent), personally I like any excuse to eat out! Here are some of the best places for pancakes in Derby and Derbyshire. Lots […]

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High Peak Bookstore and Café REVIEW

My parents introduced me to this place. We’ve been coming for years and it just gets better and better. Whilst it’s a really interesting independent book shop, I’m always drawn to the café anywhere I go, but this is a particularly good one. It’s definitely worth the drive out! We’ve been known to treat High […]

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Food

Perfect Places for Pizza in Derby and Derbyshire

To celebrate National Pizza Day, which falls on the 9th February every year, I’ve rounded up some of the best places to eat pizza in Derby and Derbyshire. No faceless chains, just fabulous independents. Let me know if I’ve missed anywhere great in the comments below. Best Pizza in Derby True Pizza Previously known as […]

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Sunday lunch at The Palfrey, Milford REVIEW

Previously located at Old Blacksmiths Yard in Derby’s Cathedral Quarter, The Palfrey relocated to Milford in autumn 2021. I’d seen and heard good things about this multi award winning restaurant and was looking forward to my visit. My friend Sarah and I have discovered a shared love of a Sunday roast and were looking forward […]