The local area
There are many good places to eat in the
area to suit every taste, here is a selection
of my personal favourites:
Aisseford Tea Rooms is a lovely café just
across the road from Bridge End and
serves food all day. ashfordtearooms.co.uk
Riverside House Hotel, a few steps from
Bridge End is an elegant place for lunch
or dinner. T. 01629 814 275.
The Bulls Head in Ashford serves good
food for lunch and dinner, and there is a
lovely garden at the rear. T. 01629 812931.
The Ashford Arms in Ashford serves
classic pub food and welcomes children.
T. 01629 812725. ashford-arms.co.uk
Hassop Hall Hotel is a 5 minute drive
away and serves refined food at lunch
and dinner in elegant surroundings.
T. 01629 640488. hassophallhotel.co.uk
Hassop Station Café is 5 minutes drive
away and serves excellent good value
food from 0900-1700 daily and has a
bookshop, gift shop and cycle hire.
It is a great jumping off point for walking
and cycling as it is on the Monsal Trail.
T. 01629 815 668. hassopstation.co.uk
The White Lion pub in Great Longstone is
a popular gastropub with good food,
booking is advisable. T. 01629 640 252.
Fischer's in Baslow is a Michelin starred
restaurant and is perfect for a very
special event. 10 minutes drive away.
It does not disappoint. T. 01246 583 259.
Charlie's in Baslow, is a good bistro with
a good atmosphere and good wines too,
booking is essential. T. 01246 582 619.
The Devonshire Arms at Pilsley and the
Devonshire Arms at Beeley, both 15
minutes drive away are both good gastro
pubs serving good quality, refined food.
T. 01246 583258. devonshirepilsley.co.uk
T. 01629 733259. devonshirebeeley.co.uk
The Manners Pub in Bakewell is a
traditional pub with a good atmosphere
where kids are welcome. Serves good
gastro food. T. 01629 812756.
Piedaniel's Restaurant in Bakewell
serves traditional French cuisine
with a European twist. It is a refined
and special place to eat. T.01629 812687.