Pubs and Bars in Derby
Derby city centre has an excellent range of bars for all tastes, whether you want a quiet drink in a real ale pub or a big night out.
You can watch live sport in Walkabout, dance the night away at Revolution, or enjoy cocktails in The Slug & Lettuce, all favourites with nights for students. To suit more alternative tastes, try The Friary or The Vaults, and for the best in chart music head over to Nono8.
Derby has great live gig venues such as the Victoria Inn and The Venue, which showcase both new acts and old favourites.
From classic British carvery to legendary pub favourites, our food is fresh, hot, and served daily. We serve a popular menu of real pub food, and our famous traditional carvery is available daily. There’s a great range of cask ales, good wines, and cool draught beers to go with the food, plus a wide selection of soft drinks, teas, and coffees.
Situated in the Cathedral Quarter of Derby city centre; Revolution Derby is the perfect place to drink, dine and party. Seasonal menus, an extensive beer and cider range, fine wines from around the world and unique and classic cocktails, all the ingredients you need for a great experience. If you're planning a party they can offer you a bespoke service with private booths and areas as well as cocktail masterclasses.
Designed by Francis Thompson, it took the form of a 4 storey triangular building, with two of the floors being underground. Georgian in its design, It is one of, if not the earliest example of a purpose built commercial inn in the country.
Open the door to the Exeter Arms and step back 100 years in time with its cosy dimly lit rooms and the laughter of regulars at the bar, that make this one of, if not the best, traditional pub serving modern-day food and drink in the city
Five Lamps are a real ale Pub in Derby offering fourteen cask ales. As well as our real ales we also stock four lagers, one draught cider and three hand pulled ciders.