Cathedral Quarter

Visiting Cathedral Quarter? Please see our list of all the businesses that have now reopened.


Please adhere to social distancing at all times.

If you want a unique quality shopping destination then come to the Cathedral Quarter.

This pleasurable environment of historical streets, with arcades and hidden entrances dotted throughout the area, has a myriad of specialist stores and independent retailers, which makes it a truly unique and exciting place to shop.

If food is your love – then the Cathedral Quarter is a chef’s paradise with stores and market traders specialising in the widest range of fresh and local produce. Top local chefs hold weekly cookery demonstrations of their favourite dishes at the Cook Stop in the Market Hall, every Thursday lunchtime.

 The Cathedral Quarter boasts a vibrant café culture with both indoor and outdoor seating so that you can soak in the relaxed atmosphere and is also a hive of activity at night with a host of bars, pubs, nightclubs and restaurants within a short walk to suit every palate and pocket.

The family-friendly destination has largely pedestrianised streets, easily accessible shops, cafes and restaurants and a host of venues organising activities for children and young people.

The Cathedral Quarter is also the hub of city culture whether you are looking for stunning art galleries and museums orchestral concerts, contemporary dance performances, band gigs, plays or films.

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

A visit to the Cathedral Quarter is made even more attractive with the CQ Loyalty card, the wallet-sized cards entitles holders to great deals and promotions from local businesses from shops to restaurants as well as discounts on bus travel with Trent Barton.

Information relating to Coronavirus.

We are looking forward to welcoming you back to Derby. VisitDerby team are currently connecting with our industry partners to give you the very latest information on their plans for re-opening to help you plan your visit. Please keep visiting the website for updates #KnowBeforeYouGo.