Eat & Drink
Bakewell and the surrounding area offer a good variety of places to dine all serving locally sourced produce...here is a suggestion of local places to eat & drink nearby!
Situated in the town centre of Bakewell, a family run pub in the heart of the Peak District, popular with locals as well as holiday makers. We offer a wide selection of wines, beers and spirits as well as cocktails and hot drinks. Our beer garden is perfect for families and friends to enjoy the summer sun, while our covered seating area fitted with heaters and cushioned seats can make any winters evening cosy. Dogs are welcome.
The Wheatsheaf is part of a small group of family-run businesses in the Peak District, including the Old Original Bakewell Pudding Shop, the Bakewell Bakery, the Scotsman’s Pack at Hathersage , the Bakewell Book Shop and The Wine Waiter. Enjoy lunch and dinner from our a la carte and specials menus, plus drinks from our wine list, craft beer and spirit selections, plus a range of cocktails and hot and cold drinks. We hold the Cask Marque accreditation for the excellent quality of our beer.
Rutland Arms, Bakewell - 01629812812
From breakfast to supper and everything in between, the menus at Rutland Arms feature the finest, locally sourced ingredients. The ideal place to dine with family and friends for a full table service restaurant experience. Booking is advisable.
Traditional Robinson's small character pub situated in the picture postcard village of Ashford-in-the-Water. Serving great food and a good choice of cask ales with roaring fires in the colder months and a sheltered beer garden for those long summer days.
Set on the Chatsworth Estate, The Devonshire Arms is a traditional 18th century pub known for their fine locally sourced food and brewed ales owning their own AA rosette rating.
A traditional pub located in the heart of Monyash, you are greeted by a blazing log fire to help revive you, along with tasty bar snacks or more generous portions of home-cooked food and a great range of traditional ales, alongside contemporary lagers. Dogs are more than welcome in the bar and the pool room but the dining rooms are dog-free zones.
The Royal Oak offers open fires, homemade dishes, cask-conditioned ales and a fine selection of wines. An award winning country pub - booking is advised.
Situated just off the Monsal Trail ,the pub is surrounded by some of the most striking scenery the Peaks have to offer. Settle down by the open fire or linger outside on sunny days to enjoy real ales and tasty food, locally sourced by the landlord. Muddy boots, kids and dogs are all welcome.
Whether you're popping in for a pint with your dog or staying for a three-course meal, there's something for everyone at The White Lion. A recently refurbished gastro pub situated in the pretty village of Great Longstone.
A traditional Derbyshire country inn, dates back to 1597 and stands at the head of Bretton Clough, in the heart of the Peak District. The pub serves a fine selection of well kept real ales and delicious, freshly cooked, mostly locally sourced food all whilst enjoying the panoramic views of the Peak District National Park.
The Woodyard offers a relaxed and family friendly environment with a large beer garden outback, which is the only beer garden in Bakewell which over looks the river Wye. Serving fresh homemade food.
Rafters at Riverside House, Bakewell - 01629 814275
Riverside House is the proud owner of 2 AA Rosettes; they are also included in the Michelin Guide 2022 and boast three unique dining rooms. The main dining room seats up to 30 guests, the Range Room is a traditional dining room with the original features of the house.
A fine French restaurant and cafe bar in the heart of Bakewell offering a selection of fine French & English cuisine.
A great Indian restaurant located in the Bridge House just on the edge of the famous Bakewell Bridge. During the summer they also offer an alfresco dining experience, their patio area that leads onto wonderful gardens will make having a meal at Rajas Indian Restaurant a special experience. They also do take-aways.
Serving modern, British food with a laid-back country feel. Choose between the A la Carte Menu or Tasting Menu and enjoy a fine dining experience at Restaurant Lovage by Lee Smith.
Arthur's offers a new contemporary drinking and dining experience serving locally sourced produce to provide fresh, flavoursome, food and present it with simple style, alongside a fabulous cocktail menu.
Wye Bakehouse, Bakewell - 01629 813623
Freshly baked on site at Riverside Business Park, using natural ingredients and traditional methods to make artisan sourdough. This is a takeaway only café who also serve fresh artisan coffee.
A lovely quaint tea room, hidden in the corner of Hebden court. Serving a delicious choice of sandwiches and cakes accompanied by a pot of tea. Additional tables in the courtyard also offer a chance to enjoy our fayre while enjoying the fresh air, we provide warm throws to counter any chilly weather. Dogs are also welcome in the courtyard area and we provide water bowls so your canine companion can enjoy a little refreshment too.
Offering delicious, seasonal dishes in a beautiful space overlooking sweeping views of the estate, the estate farm shop café is the perfect place to unwind.
The Upstairs Café and Gift Shop where a warm welcome awaits both locals and visitors. Located centrally in Bakewell, one of the most picturesque market towns in the Peak District. Open every day to serve breakfast, lunch, cakes and drinks. Be sure to check out the gift section before you leave!
The spacious, elegant Old Station building is complemented by a large sun terrace fronting the Monsal Trail for balmy sunny days and outside dining. There is also large outdoor covered seating area with Wendy Houses to keep the little ones entertained, and any dog walkers dry!
The Cafe is located in the very centre of the picturesque Peak District village of Monyash right at the head of the beautiful Lathkill Dale nature reserve. Famous for its breakfast featured in the Top 50 Breakfast Book in the country. Character décor, open year round – walkers and bikers welcome. Also serves lunch daily with dinner on certain days.
Sauced Here – 07842302210
Offering a fantastic selection of home-made meals from local chefs/cooks – great for large groups. They also provide a full basket of groceries from local producers that can replace a supermarket delivery.
OR if you would prefer to book a private chef come to your cottage, cook and tidy everything up for you then follow this link.
The Outside Kitchen - 07904107939
You are on holiday so let someone else take care of the food and drinks! Call Dan to organise an exceptional private dining experience specialised to your tastes!
Delicious, local, homemade food conveniently delivered to you, so all you need to do is heat it and Scoff. All the food is prepared to order and delivered in white ceramic oven dishes or casseroles, ready to go straight into the oven. As everything is freshly prepared for each client, we advise you to book one week in advance.
We are Project Dinner Party, a bespoke private dining experience that brings a private chef into your home, holiday rental cottage or hired space for special occasions. A love of food and the whole dining experience is what drives us, and we love to share that passion with others. Our chef and waiting team are dedicated to catering to your every need, leaving you to fully enjoy your dinner party with your guests.