Top Choice Modern British in Castleton

Samuel Fox

In the Hope Valley village of Bradwell, 2.5 miles southeast of Castleton, this enchanting inn owned by pedigreed chef James Duckett serves exceptional Modern British cuisine: rare roasted venison with pickled red ca…
Top Choice Gastronomy in Bakewell

Fischer's Baslow Hall

Some 4 miles northeast of Bakewell, this 1907-built manor house has a magnificent Michelin-starred dining room showcasing British produce (Derbyshire lamb, Yorkshire game, Cornish crab…) along with vegetables from i…
Top Choice Cafe in Bakewell

Chatsworth Estate Farm Shop Cafe

One of the finest places to eat in the Peak District, this bucolic cafe serves hearty breakfasts (eggs Benedict with Chatsworth-cured bacon or salmon; strawberry-and-honey Chatsworth yoghurt with muesli) until 11.30…
French in Bakewell


Chefs Eric and Christiana Piedaniel's Modern French cuisine is the toast of the in-town restaurants. A whitewashed dining room is the exquisite setting for the likes of prawn and fennel bisque with quenelles (feathe…
Modern British in Buxton

Columbine Restaurant

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. Bookings recommen…
Pub Food in Edale

Rambler Inn

Edale's heart and soul, this cosy stone pub serves real ales, filling fare such as steaks, pork pies and local lamb casseroles. There's a kids' menu, B&B rooms (double/triple/family from £85/105/125) and occasio…
Bakery in Bakewell

Old Original Bakewell Pudding Shop

One of those who claims to have invented the Bakewell Pudding, this place has a lovely 1st-floor tearoom with exposed beams that serves light meals and afternoon teas on tiered trays.
Italian in Castleton


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.
Modern British in Bakewell

Monsal Head Hotel

At the dramatic viewpoint of Monsal Head, you can pause for refreshment at the Monsal Head Hotel, which serves real ales and hearty British cuisine. Book ahead to stay in its seven rooms (doubles including breakfast…
Modern British in Buxton

Number 13

Burgers, pies, steaks and fish dishes are the stock-in-trade of this busy town-centre restaurant. Live jazz swings in the bar on Sunday afternoons. Upstairs, basic double rooms cost £50 per night.