Eat and Drink in Derby
Dining out is easy in Derbyshire and the Peak District, because the region has a huge variety of restaurants serving all kinds of food, from traditional old English to Mediterranean and Eastern cuisine. There is always something different to taste.
The Peak District national park & Derby sees a lot of visitors, and they all have to be fed, so the array of pubs, bars and restaurants on offer is wide. As with any touristed spot, quality can be variable, but like so many parts of the UK it has increased in recent years and a lot of pubs have reinvented their food offerings, serving traditional dishes made with fresh local ingredients to entice both tourists and locals. Not only that, but there are local delicacies to enjoy – who could pass through Bakewell without trying a tart or pudding?
Many Derbyshire and the Peak District restaurants use quality, locally sourced ingredients. Chefs can often be found leading cooking demonstrations at local shows and country fairs helping to illustrate and promote the quality of local produce.
Renowned for the stunning unspoilt countryside of the Peak District, Derbyshire’s ever-growing array of great restaurants are proving that there is more than one reason to visit the county.
From characterful country pubs to fine-dining Derbyshire offers something for everyone whether you are a weary walker or a discerning foodie.