Dine in style
There are lots of excellent restaurants in the area. Chefs and owners move on from time to time but we do try to keep up with the changing reputations and standards – you will find a continually updated list of places of recommended places in your cottage when you arrive.
We’ve selected just a few of our favourites here:
Stones Restaurant – Matlock
A very good restaurant in the heart of Matlock on the River Derwent, the menu is varied and the meals are excellent – it had a very good write up in Telegraph in 2014 – top tip when booking ask for a table in the conservatory.
Contact: 01629 56061 – stones-restaurant.co.uk
Fischer’s at Baslow Hall – Baslow
This is the only Michelin starred restaurant in Derbyshire. It is renowned for its fine food and Head Chef Rupert Rowley is passionate about using local products. Monday to Friday lunchtime a special 2 course lunch for £20.15 is a real treat … and with our Premier Privilege Card you get an extra 10% discount … tasty!
Contact: 01246 583259 – fischers-baslowhall.co.uk
Piedaniel’s Restaurant – Bakewell
Excellent French restaurant is in the heart of Bakewell. Serving imaginative, beautifully presented, tasty food, and excellent service – mid-week lunch and evening meals starting from £18 for 3 courses. A particular favourite of ours.
Contact: 01629 812687 – piedaniels-restaurant.com
The Peacock at Rowsley
This picturesque old coaching inn is owned by Lord Edward Manners and is part of the Haddon Hall Estate. The head chef is Dan Smith and he previously worked with Tom Aitkens in London. Fine dining.
Contact: 01629 733518 – thepeacockatrowsley.com
The Devonshire Arms – Beeley
Gastro food … owned by the Duke and Duchess … Good menu, the “great and the good” like to be seen there.
Contact: 01629 733259 – devonshirebeeley.co.uk
The Royal Oak – Hurdlow
A gastro pub, good food, well priced, huge portions, casual dress, very attentive staff, lovely log fire!
Contact: 01298 83288 – peakpub.co.uk
The White Lion – Great Longstone
Libby and Greg Robinson took over this pub in late 2009 and after an extensive refurbishment re-opened as a Peak District gastro pub offering chef prepared pub food in stylish and relaxed surroundings.
Contact: 01629 640252 – whiteliongreatlongstone.co.uk
The Old Bowling Green – Winster
One mile by road, less if you take a walk from Blakelow across the moor. Traditional English food – landlord is the chef, food is home cooked, locally sourced … log fire.
Contact: 01629 650219 – peakparkpub.co.uk
Hassop Hall Hotel – Hassop
Fabulous setting, dress up venue, very traditional food, silver service waiters … and a sweet trolley – it’s like stepping back in time. You expect to see Victoria Wood pushing the trolley over and saying “is it on the trolley” … we love it.
Contact: 01629 640 488 – hassophallhotel.co.uk