The Cathedral Quarter

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Derby Cathedral Quarter was named the City Location winner of the prestigious Great British High Street Awards 2016.

Unique independent shops, great cafés, restaurants and bars, stunning arts and cultural venues and historical landmarks - Derby's Cathedral Quarter has it all.

Meander through historical streets with arcades and hidden entrances and discover a myriad of specialist stores and independent retailers.

Vibrant Café Culture

There is a wealth of unique eateries nestled in the Cathedral Quarter. People who are passionate about food serving local and fresh produce.

The Bookcafé

The Bookcafé has a grand atmosphere and is a unique place to shop, browse, eat and meet and now hosts unplugged live music events.... read more

QUAD Café Bar

Situated in Derby's arts and media hub, The QUAD Café Bar is great for brunch, lunch, snacks or something to eat before watching a fi... read more

Independent Retailers

Quirky and unique boutiques line the streets. Don't miss 'Bennetts', an independent department store retailing top quality brands since 1734.

Historical Landmarks

As the historic heart of the city centre, a visit to the Cathedral Quarter is a must to learn more about the importance of Derby and its many famous sons and daughters.

Derby Cathedral

Derby Cathedral

History & Heritage

Where to find us

With one of the highest church towers in the country, Derby Cathedral is a magnificent gothic building overlooking the city.... read more

Derby Cathedral Quarter Ghost Walk

Derby Cathedral Quarter Ghost Walk

Tours and Walks, Tours & Walks

Where to find us

The World famous Derby Ghost Walks run throughout the year, and continue to be a success since they were started by Most Haunted’s, Ri... read more

Cultural Venues

The Cathedral Quarter is the creative hub of the city. This is where you will find some of the great cultural venues on offer in Derby.

Derby QUAD & Cinema

Derby QUAD & Cinema

Art & Culture, Early Evening, For Children, Nightlife

Where to find us

QUAD is a CINEMA, GALLERY, CAFÉ BAR and WORKSHOP that anyone can use.... read more

Déda

Déda

Art & Culture, Early Evening, For Children, Nightlife

Where to find us

Déda is a leading creative centre for Dance, Contemporary Circus and Outdoor Work – connecting locally, nationally and internat... read more