Eat & Drink

Indulge in a culinary adventure in Derby's vibrant food and drink scene. Our Eat and Drink page invites you to explore a diverse array of dining options, from cosy cafes and traditional pubs to award-winning restaurants and international cuisines. Savour delicious flavours, locally sourced ingredients, and a warm ambience that reflects Derby's hospitality. Whether you're craving hearty British classics, exotic flavours from around the world, or innovative culinary creations, Derby's dining establishments offer something to please every palate. Experience exceptional service, a welcoming atmosphere, and a delightful blend of traditional and contemporary dining experiences. Discover the tastes of Derby and embark on a gastronomic journey that will leave you craving for more.

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Restaurants

The great variety of gastronomy at a glance, so you can quickly and easily find the perfect restaurant: A traditional tavern, light cuisine in a modern restaurant with an urban garden, a gourmet temple for connoisseurs or a tourist restaurant with views.

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Pubs & Bars

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Local Producers

Everyone is familiar with fine chocolate, exquisite wines and different kinds of cheese. Derby ale and regional pyclets are less widely known, but just as delicious.

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The benchmark for Ale Houses in England

Travel gurus at the Lonely Planet describe Derby as the "best place to drink real ale in the World" and the folks at CAMRA reckon there is more real ale choice in Derby than anywhere else. Hey, who are we to disagree?

Events

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Nordic Bar

30 Nov 2024 - 31 Dec 2024 Cathedral Green, Cathedral Green

Menu image for Murder Mystery Nights at Makeney Hall Hotel 26 Jul + more

Murder Mystery Nights at Makeney Hall Hotel

12 January 2024 - 13 December 2024 Makeney Hall Hotel, Makeney Road, Belper,

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Bustler's BBQ

10 Aug 2024 Bustler Derby, The Chocolate Factory, Siddalls Road

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Sip & Paint Day Party

3 Aug 2024 Electric Daisy, 1 - 4 Bold Lane

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Drink & Draw

9 Aug 2024 Déda, Chapel Street

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Markeaton Park Food & Drink Festival

17 Aug 2024 - 18 Aug 2024 Markeaton Park, Markeaton Park

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Christmas Party Nights

22 Nov 2024 - 23 Dec 2024 Derby Conference Centre, London Road, Alvaston

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Christmas Ball at the Italian Mill

29 Nov 2024 - 7 Dec 2024 Museum of Making at Derby Silk Mill (UNESCO World Heritage Site), Silk Mill Lane

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Bustler on the Road

17 Aug 2024 Various Derby locations

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Spooktacular Children's Halloween Party

3 Oct 2024 Morley Hayes Hotel, Main Road

Menu image for Murder on the Disorient Express | Criminal Cabaret Dinner 27 Sep

Murder on the Disorient Express | Criminal Cabaret Dinner

27 Sep 2024 Derby Conference Centre, London Road, Alvaston

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After'Boo Tea Week

28 Oct 2024 - 3 Nov 2024 Makeney Hall Hotel, Makeney Road, Belper,

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Bottomless Brunch at Pieminister Derby

Every Saturday and Sunday Pieminister Derby, 34 Victoria Street

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Bustler Market - September

26 Sep 2024 - 28 Sep 2024 Bustler Derby, The Chocolate Factory, Siddalls Road

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New Year's Eve at the Derby Conference Centre

31 Dec 2024 Derby Conference Centre, London Road, Alvaston

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English Wine Project Winery Bar Experience

Every Saturday, all Summer long English Wine Project Winery, Darley Abbey Mills

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Bustler in July

25 Jul 2024 - 27 Jul 2024 Bustler Derby, The Chocolate Factory, Siddalls Road

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Ibiza White Night

17 Aug 2024 Kedleston Country House, Kedleston Road, Quarndon

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Bustler on the Road - Elvaston Castle

17 Aug 2024 Elvaston Castle Country Park, Borrowash Road , Elvaston

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Gin & Rum Festival Derby 2025

7 Jun 2025 Bustler Derby, The Chocolate Factory, Siddalls Road

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"Woodstock's Revenge!" Comedy Murder Mystery

7 Sep 2024 Morley Hayes Hotel, Main Road

Menu image for Faulty Towers The Dining Experience 21 Sep

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

21 Sep 2024 The Old Bell Hotel, 51 Sadler Gate

Menu image for New Years Eve Glitter Ball at the Kedleston Country House 31 Dec

New Years Eve Glitter Ball at the Kedleston Country House

31 Dec 2024 Kedleston Country House, Kedleston Road, Quarndon

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Grease Sing Along

2 Aug 2024 Déda, Chapel Street

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