The Manners, Bakewell – with a family friendly beer garden in the heart of Bakewell.

The Devonshire Arms at Beeley.

The Bull’s Head, Monyash.

The Royal Oak, Hurdlow – This award winning pub offers open fires and can cater for groups – booking advised.

The Bull, Ashford in the Water – Traditional Robinson’s small character pub.

The Packhorse, Little Longstone – Lovely historic character pub.

The White Lion, Great Longstone – Recently refurbished gastro pub.

The Packhorse, Crowdecote – Located at the bottom of the bank just outside Longnor, a lovely place to visit for the scenery.

Devonshire Arms, Hartington.



Pointing Dog & Duck, Bakewell – Italian Restaurant in a great location by the river.

Pie Daniels, Bakewell – A fine French restaurant and cafe bar in the heart of Bakewell

The Steak and Burger Merchant, Bakewell.

Rajas Indian Restaurant – Indian restaurant located just on the edge of the famous Bakewell Bridge. They also do take-aways.

Juniper, Bakewell – Gin bar with a great pizza menu. They also do take-away pizza.

Simply Thai, Buxton – Thai restaurant in the centre of town – booking is definitely recommended.

Taj Mahal, Buxton – Excellent curry house in Buxton.

Pizza Express, Buxton.

St. Moritz Restaurant, Buxton – Swiss and Italian cuisine, with an excellent pre- theatre menu.

Indian Palace, Buxton.

Lone Star, Buxton – Mexican/American cuisine, known for their large portions.



The Old Smithy Café, Monyash – Rustic café, famous for its breakfast, featured in the Top 50 Breakfast Book in the country.

No 6 The Square, Buxton.

The Café, Green Pavilion, Buxton – Good breakfasts with a variety of vegetarian options, and a selection of salads/ quiches/ sandwiches for lunch.

Lavender Tea Room, Bakewell – A lovely quaint tea room, hidden in the corner of Hebden court, offering outside seating in the sheltered courtyard.

The Bean and Bag, Bakewell – Locally sourced freshly prepared meals, cakes and scones.

The Upstairs Café, Bakewell – Child-friendly café.

Hassop Station Café & Bookshop – A family friendly cafe in the newly refurbished station building with outdoor seating and play area on a terrace right on the Monsal Trail.


Fresh delivered meals & takeaways

Sauced Here – fantastic selection of home-made meals from local chef/cooks – great for large groups. They also provide a full basket of groceries from local producers that can replace a supermarket delivery.

Bakewell Fish and Chip Shop – 01629 813658.

Tollbar Fish & Chip Shop, Stoney Middleton, 01433 639800.

Rajas Indian Restaurant, 01629 814336.

Bamboo Cottage (Chinese) – 01629 813764.

Juniper (Take-away pizza) – 01629 815629.

Pointing Dog & Duck, (Take-away pizza) – 01629 690140.

Maazi Hathersage – 01433 650725 – Sumptuous Indian meal or buffet delivered to your door. Numerous catering options available, they also provide waiting on staff and even take away the washing up.

Simply Thai, Buxton – 01298 24471.

Pizza Express, Buxton – 01298 24922.

Taj Mahal, Buxton – 01298 78388.

Khomkhai Thai Cuisine, Buxton – 01298 22200.

If you prefer to book a private chef to come to your cottage, cook and tidy everything up for you, please follow this link.



Scoff – Delicious, local, homemade food conveniently delivered to you, so all you need to do is heat it and Scoff. All the food is prepared to order and delivered in white ceramic oven dishes or casseroles, ready to go straight into the oven. As everything is freshly prepared for each client, we advise you to book one week in advance., 07971 192437, 07528 790759

Riverside Kitchen is a catering business located on Riverside Business Park. We can arrange for a freshly prepared meal to be left in the kitchens of Riverside Cottages just before you arrive, so you only have to heat your dinner in the oven on the evening of your arrival. Please call Sue Carter on 07528 806 634.

For any enquiries or to book your stay, please call our agent on
01629 888666 or email