Top Choice Gastronomy in Bakewell

Fischer's Baslow Hall

This 1907-built manor house 4 miles northeast of Bakewell has a magnificent Michelin-starred dining room showcasing British produce (Derbyshire lamb, Yorkshire game, Cornish crab…) along with vegetables from its kit…
Top Choice 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 British cuisine: venison with pickled red cabbage, and roast phe…
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…
British in Bakewell

Monsal Head Hotel

At the dramatic viewpoint of Monsal Head, its namesake hotel serves real ales and brilliant British cuisine, such as Cheshire cheese and horseradish soufflé, braised Derbyshire beef with smoked garlic mash, and blac…
Pizza in Bakewell


Done out with juniper berry–coloured walls and tartan-upholstered chairs, this chic little spot combines a gin bar stocking 40-plus varieties (and Bakewell-brewed Thornbridge beers) with a contemporary pizza kitchen…
Modern British in Buxton

Columbine Restaurant

On the lane leading down beside the town hall, this understated restaurant is the top choice among discerning Buxtonites. The chef conjures up imaginative dishes primarily made from local produce, such as High Peak …
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 Normandy onion soup with cider and Gruyère che…
International in Buxton


Black-and-white paisley wallpaper, chandeliers and glossy timber tables make this sleek retro wine bar the hottest drinking den in Buxton but it's an equally stellar place to dine on sharing boards and deli platters…
Italian in Castleton


Crispy thin-crust pizzas and fresh pastas, such as king prawn and calamari linguine or tagliatelle with goats cheese and roast beetroot pesto, are the speciality of Castleton's Italian flag-bearer, which is named fo…
Bakery in Bakewell

Old Original Bakewell Pudding Shop

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