Housed within the old council chambers, which have been transformed in to the luxurious Cathedral Quarter Hotel, is Opulence. Located on St Mary’s Gate in the historic Cathedral Quarter of Derby, this restaurant benefits from easy access to all areas of the city as well as the Guildhall Theatre and tourist attractions such as the Derby Cathedral.
Once inside it is easy to see why the restaurant is named as it is. With an imposing staircase that takes you up to the dining room and past a vast stained glass window, everything from the entrance to the décor is rich, deluxe and opulent. With several different dining rooms to choose from, each offering a slightly different dining experience but equally gorgeous décor, you are spoilt for choice when dining at this superb British restaurant. With plush fabrics, textured wallpapers and elegant fixtures and fittings, Opulence is perfect for any occasion. The Chef’s table is a real treat; with a window in to the kitchen and a long leather seating area diners are able to watch the skilled kitchen team at work, creating your food right in front of your eyes.
Opulence serves a decadent menu that focuses on classic British cuisine with a twist. With dishes such as local estate venison wellington served with caramelised root vegetables, Swiss chard and a balsamic vinegar sauce; and Derbyshire beef fillet with an ox cheek bourguignon there is something to suit the most discerning of diners. With a selection of fantastically priced set menus, lunch menus and a pre-theatre menu that is the perfect way to start a sophisticated evening out, there is something for every budget and every occasion.
Shortlisted as one of the best restaurants in Derby, Opulence offers a beautiful and surprisingly affordable dining experience. The size of this venue makes it ideal for any occasion from special birthday celebrations to a romantic meal for two, Opulence British restaurant in Derby goes the extra mile to ensure a memorable evening.