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In the Hope Valley village of Bradwell, 2...
On the road up to the castle, unsurprisingly, with a cosy flagstone lounge bar, an open fire and a decent selection of hearty meals including good Sunday roasts.
Crispy thin-crust pizzas and fresh pastas such as king prawn, crab, crayfish and calamari linguine are the speciality of Castleton's swish Italian flag-bearer.
The most popular purveyor of cream teas, opposite the turn-off to the tourist office.
Cosy stone pub with real ales, hearty steaks, pies and casseroles; also B&B rooms and occasional live music.
Load up on carbs at this cheerful cafe close to the village school.
Refurbished warm and welcoming walker-friendly pub.
All chintz and doilies, this cute tearoom serves delicious homemade cakes and pastries as well as hearty lunches.
On the village square, with tables on the cobblestones outside, this sweet cafe has a mouth-watering array of slices and decent coffee.
Polished wood floors, Siamese sculptures and silk-attired staff make this an elegant place to enjoy refined Thai cuisine.
A contemporary alternative to the Pavilion Gardens' old-fashioned tearooms, this funky little cafe brews Illy coffee, whips up gourmet burgers and wraps, and packs picnic hampers (including blankets for loan).
On the lane leading down beside the Town Hall, this understated restaurant is the top choice among in-the-know Buxtonites. The chef conjures up imaginative dishes primarily made from local produce...
Don't be fooled by the low prices – this is serious cooking that just happens to be affordable too...
Set in a renovated wing of the Pavilion, these tearooms conjure up images of jazz-fuelled tea-dances sometime between the wars.
Just over 4 miles northeast of Bakewell, this stately 1907-built stone manor house has a magnificent Michelin-starred dining room showcasing a roll-call of British produce (Derbyshire lamb, Yorkshire game, Cornish cr...
At the dramatic viewpoint of Monsal Head, you can pause for refreshment at the Monsal Head Hotel, which serves real ales and outstanding Modern British cuisine.
Chefs Eric and Christiana Piedaniel's Modern French cuisine is the toast of in-town restaurants...
Bakeries & Patisseries
One of the claimants of the Bakewell Pudding, this place has a lovely 1st-floor tearoom with exposed beams that serves light meals and afternoon teas on tiered trays.
Claims to be the progenitor of the famous Bakewell Pudding. No sit-down dining; head to the pretty riverbanks.
Vegetarian & Vegan
A Sheffield institution offering tasty veggie and vegan creations, soups and other healthy dishes, all served with the ubiquitous salad, in a very pleasant atmosphere – perfect for a spot of Saturday afternoon loungi...
Gusto is a real Italian restaurant, from the Italian owners serving homemade Italian food to the genuine Italian coffee enjoyed by Italian customers reading Italian newspapers…you get the idea...
Nice music, nice people, nice place – this homely cafe serves hearty breakfasts with a decent cup of java, and offers a range of inventive dishes at lunchtime – the carrot, leek, cashew and orange stir-fry sounds int...
This appealingly cramped and chaotic cafe, crammed with recycled furniture and run by a young and enthusiastic crew, serves an imaginative breakfast menu (until 11...
The pick of the tearooms, this cavern of chintz has the prerequisite frilly curtains, trays of iced buns and lace doilies.
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