Home Tag "Dining Out Derbyshire"

Kedleston Country House

From the beginning of the 18th century Derby has had a reputation for fine town houses. A slow walk along Friar Gate and on to Ashbourne Road will reveal many fine examples but if you continue that journey out of town along the Kedleston Road you will come across the grade II*-listed Kedleston Country House […]

The Brasserie at Horlsey Lodge

The pretty lights which lined the drive over the narrow bridge leading to Horsley Lodge gave us a lovely welcome as we arrived with anticipation to enjoy an evening at the newly opened Brasserie Restaurant. We are not strangers to Horsley Lodge and have spent many a happy hour in these lovely surroundings, either on […]

Dining at Santo’s Higham Farm

Dining out with your partner, family or friends should be a memorable experience for all the right reasons; beautifully cooked food, pleasant surroundings and a relaxed atmosphere. What a delight when all these things come together as they did recently for my wife Susan and I on a chilly Autumn evening at Santo’s Higham Farm, […]

Dining Out – The Boot

I was really looking forward to our visit to The Boot at Repton, checking it out on the website the lovely hand drawn images set the scene and the menu looked innovative. Hence I was not deterred by the torrential rain and wind, and the distinctly chilly feel to the evening as we set out. […]

The Holly Bush – Marehay

The Holly Bush at Marehay has always been a favourite haunt for good pub food. David and Lorraine Hilton, veterans in the ‘pub running’ industry, have, since buying the Holly Bush in 2009, continued in their tradition of providing honest to goodness food and drink at very reasonable prices in a very friendly and homely […]

Dining at The Bulls Head

Set in the rural village of Denby, and on the doorstep of Derby and Ripley, The Bulls Head has been under private ownership for the past twelve months. During this time its reputation for serving good food at an affordable price has grown and grown. To the rear of the large car park is a […]

Dining at Made @ No.18

M.A.D.E@No.18 is a newly open cafe set in the heart of Alfreton. The authentic charm of the building gives you a warm vibe as you enter the cafe. With its Georgian fireplace, stone lintels, unique artwork and contemporary crafts it’s a welcome change to the new, modern cafes that are around. M.A.D.E@No.18 source all their […]

Dining at Zan fish

The Zannetou family have been serving simple, tasty, takeaway food to the good people of Derby since the 1960s, so with 45 years of experience you can be in no doubt that they know exactly what they are doing.  There are now 5 Zan Fish restaurants in Derby and all food is cooked to order […]