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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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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Frankie V & The Four Seasons Tribute Night

10 May 2024 Morley Hayes Hotel, Main Road

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Spooktacular Children's Halloween Party

3 Oct 2024 Morley Hayes Hotel, Main Road

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The Big 1

2 Jun 2024 Chaddesden Park, Chaddesden

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Titanic Dining Experience

19 Apr 2024 The Old Bell Hotel, 51 Sadler Gate

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Markeaton Park Food & Drink Festival

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

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Derby Murder Walk

20 Mar 2024 St. Peter's Street

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Tales from the Gaol - The Bloody Code

12 Jun 2024 Derby Gaol, 50 Friargate

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Wimbledon Themed Summer Party

12 Jul 2024 Morley Hayes Hotel, Main Road

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Bustler Silent Disco - Old Skool R&B

16 Mar 2024 Bustler Derby, The Chocolate Factory, Siddalls Road

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Bustler Beer Festival 2024

12 Apr 2024 - 13 Apr 2024 Bustler Derby, The Chocolate Factory, Siddalls Road

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Sausage & Cider Festival 2024

27 Jun 2024 - 30 Jun 2024 Catton Hall & Park, Walton-on-Trent

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Mother’s Day at Bistrot Pierre

10 Mar 2024 Bistrot Pierre, 18 Friar Gate, Cathedral Quarter

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Bustler Winter Village - March

28 Mar 2024 - 30 Mar 2024 Bustler Derby, The Chocolate Factory, Siddalls Road

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Artisans Uncovered

16 Mar 2024 - 17 Mar 2024 Museum and Art Gallery on The Wardwick, The Strand

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Murder at Gavin and Stacey's

12 Apr 2024 Morley Hayes Hotel, Main Road

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Mamma Mia Brunch

23 Mar 2024 Nicco Restaurant & Bar, Wheelwright Way

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Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

17 May 2024 The Old Bell Hotel, 51 Sadler Gate

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Mothering Sunday at Morley Hayes

10 Mar 2024 Morley Hayes Hotel, Main Road

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An Evening with Andy Quinn

9 Mar 2024 Morley Hayes Hotel, Main Road

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Tales from the Gaol - Stand and Deliver

13 Mar 2024 Derby Gaol, 50 Friargate

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Spring Floristry Workshop

24 Mar 2024 Morley Hayes Hotel, Main Road

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Bat Walk with Owl Handler

26 May 2024 Morley Hayes Hotel, Main Road

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Celebrate Sadler Gate

29 Jun 2024 Cathedral Quarter Derby

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Tales from the Gaol - A Grisly Spectacle

11 Apr 2024 Derby Gaol, 50 Friargate

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