How to Find Vegan-Friendly Restaurants

When dining with a larger group, it can be tough to find somewhere suited to everyone. This becomes even more difficult if you’ve got a vegan in the group, since this diet isn’t quite as popular as vegetarian and not all restaurants have something suitable. Today, we’re sharing our guide to finding the best restaurant […]


New Year’s Eve Events in Derbyshire

We know that, whilst magical, Christmas is often a stressful time so it can be great to unwind, chill out and ring in the New Year with something a bit different. Whether you fancy a relaxed evening, or would rather dance your way into 2015, Derbyshire has plenty of events to help you celebrate. And, […]


Opulence restaurant in Derby for old style Christmas splendour

Housed within the Cathedral Quarter Hotel, on St Mary’s Gate in Derby, Opulence restaurant could not have been given a more fitting name. From the main entrance of the period building, up the regal and utterly majestic staircase, and into the main dining room itself, this is old school elegance at its finest. Dining at […]


Thyme Restaurant in Derby for a Magical Winter Wonderland

Within the International Hotel Derby on Buxton Road is the Thyme Restaurant. A peaceful setting in gentle tones of green it effortlessly blends modern design with classic dining whilst providing the ideal place to enjoy great British food in Derby. In the run up to the festive season, it’s all about Christmas parties, kicking back […]


Carletto in Derbyshire brings authentic Italian to Ashbourne

On Buxton Road in Ashbourne, close to the town centre, is a small independent Italian restaurant called, quite simply, Carletto. The owner of this contemporary Italian restaurant has form, having earned 2 AA rosettes at his previous venture. If you are looking for a delicious freshly prepared lunch or an accomplished Italian meal in the […]


Restaurant Zest in Derby for relaxed European dining

Derby city centre and the outlying areas support a thriving restaurant scene, with many restaurants choosing to source local seasonal products from the huge choice on their doorstep. Although there are many excellent places to eat in the small villages and towns that pepper the beautiful county of Derbyshire, the city centre cannot be overlooked […]