There is a wide range of quality places to eat in the local area.
Here are some of our favourites.
High class, creative food in a small restaurant in the village of Boylestone, about 15 minutes away. Great tasting menus. We like it very much, but it is special occasion dining. Booking is recommended. Tel. 01335 330658
A great country pub in the nearby village of Shirley. Excellent standard of food from chalkboard menu. Very popular. Turn left out of our property and take the first turn right towards Shirley. Booking recommended. Tel 01335 360330
Owned by Jonny and Laura Greenall, a traditional country pub restaurant reflecting the owners’ historical and horse racing connections. Fab food in cosy surroundings. Tel 01335 324275
The Rose and Crown, Mayfield
A traditional family run inn. Danny Breen is the chef and Henrietta, his wife, is front of house. A regular haunt for us where we know we’ll get great food. Tel 01335 342498
A moderately priced, very pleasant restaurant in the centre of Ashbourne, Victoria Square. Unpretentious, good food. Tel. 01335 342279
If you like to relax over a good pint or glass of wine, or if you are looking for more informal but tasty pub food, we can recommend the following nearby tried and tested establishments.
The Shoulder of Mutton
This is our nearest pub. It is in the village of Osmaston just half mile away. It serves traditional pub grub at reasonable prices. It is a good pub in a lovely village setting – worth a visit. Very nice garden to sit out in during the summer. Tel. 01335 350246
The George at Alstonefield
20 minute drive into the Peak District but worth the trip. Classic, Peak District country pub with fantastic food. Tel. 01335 310205
The Old Dog, Thorpe
Another lovely pub if you’ve been walking in the Peak District around Dovedale. Great location for a well-deserved pint! Tel 01335 350990
Coach and Horses
A pub we often visit after a walk. It is in the village of Fenny Bentley (on the Buxton road 2 miles out of Ashbourne). Nice ambience and good food. Tel 01335 350246