Restaurants

Modern British in Derby

Darleys

Two miles north of the centre, this upmarket restaurant has a gorgeous setting in a bright, converted mill overlooking the river. Classy fare spans semolina-coated lamb belly with mint jelly to guinea-fowl Kiev with…
Bistro in Derby

Wonky Table

Inside an inviting retro-vintage dining room with exposed brick walls, Wonky Table features a slimmed-down daytime menu plus sandwiches such as warm goat's cheese with caramelised onion and walnuts. But it really co…
Burgers in Derby

Forge

Creative twists on burgers made from local ingredients (English flour, Derbyshire beef) include the Fire Starter (jalapeños, red chillies and hot-pepper sauce) and the love-it-or-hate-it PJ (with peanut butter and r…
Brasserie in Derby

Lisa Jean at Bennetts Brasserie

A five-course champagne breakfast (served until 2pm, with options including eggs Benedict and Welsh rarebit) is the showpiece of this elegant restaurant on the 1st-floor interior balcony of Derby's historic departme…
Cafe in Derby

Jack Rabbits

Jack Rabbits serves gourmet sandwiches, quiches, deli goods (including homemade jams and chutneys) and ready-to-eat meals for a riverside picnic. Its adjoining sunlit cafe is perfect for lazy grazing on tapas, platt…