Top Ranked Restaurants

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    Stones Restaurant

    Stones Restaurant

    1C Dale Road, Matlock, DE4 3LT
    Ranked No. 1 in Derbyshire of 96
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    26-28 Green Lane, Derby, DE1 1RP
    Ranked No. 2 in Derbyshire of 96
  • 3
    The Bay Tree

    The Bay Tree

    4 Potter Street, Melbourne, DE73 8HW
    Ranked No. 3 in Derbyshire of 96
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Go dine is your free eating out guide to the best local restaurants

Dining out, for whatever the occasion, should be hugely enjoyable and absolutely free from stress. Choosing and booking a table should be the same and part of the anticipation and excitement that come with a meal out. That is why, to make your life easier, we have compiled this comprehensive guide to restaurants in Derby and the Derbyshire area.

A beautiful part of the country, Derbyshire is home to the picturesque Peak District and it offers a wide variety of things to see and do, in both the city itself and the county as a whole. Not short of cultural landmarks, you will always be able to find some delicious places to eat in Derbyshire. There are many fine restaurants near Hardwicke Hall Castle and Gardens or if you prefer to browse through a gallery of impressive art, there are plenty of good places to eat near the Derby Museum and Art Gallery.

Derby city centre offers many distinct areas, from the historical Cathedral Quarter to the social hub at Friar Gate and the heart of the retail centre that is the Westfield Centre. The restaurants in Derby continue to thrive and there are plenty of local initiatives aiming to ensure that it continues to do so. Recent drives to place Derby firmly on the culinary map make it an exciting destination for diners and foodies alike. Notable restaurants in Derby city centre include Friars Bar and Steakhouse, a family run restaurant found on Friargate, an area that is renowned for its great restaurants and bars.

To the west of Derby lies the lovely market town of Ashbourne; a popular destination for tourists, it is home to many excellent places to eat including the independently owned Carletto Italian Restaurant. Further out and to the North of the Peak District you will find Buxton, which is not only home to the famous water but also a haven for diners seeking great food. A popular venue is the Columbine Restaurant which is conveniently close to the Buxton Opera House and renowned for its delicious pre-theatre menu.

It is clear that there is no shortage of top quality restaurants in Derby, many of which are committed to using the very best of locally sourced and seasonal produce. Each one of our individual restaurant pages is packed with detailed information that includes menus, photos, reviews and offers so that you can decide with confidence where to eat.

The Go dine site could not be simpler to use. Designed to provide an excellent service that addresses the needs of diners in the UK, it not only makes booking a restaurant table quick and painless but it offers an unbeatable array of information about the best restaurants within each area. We work with the best restaurants in Derbyshire in order to keep you informed about the latest and best restaurants on the scene. Focusing on small independent restaurants we want you to discover for yourself just how much great value food is out there, and many individual and unique dining styles. Many of the independent restaurants are family run and you are assured of a warm and personal welcome in each and every one of them.

Joining Go dine is very simple and not only earns you points towards a free meal but makes booking a table even easier. Our system relies on our user reviews; by reading them you can choose your places to eat with confidence and by leaving them you allow others to do the same. We are always on hand to answer your queries, or help you out, so please call between 9am-6pm Monday to Friday on 01159 506 804. You can email us 24/7 on

So whether you are looking for the trendiest restaurants in Derby city centre so that you can catch up with friends over cocktails, or would prefer to find restaurants in the Peak District where you can book a romantic weekend away, we are here to help you find the perfect place to eat, whatever the occasion. We have plenty of restaurants in Derby with special offers, many of which have discounts arranged especially for our Go dine customers.

We hope that you enjoy booking tables with us and we look forward to securing your reservations at the finest restaurants in Derby and across Derbyshire,

The Go dine team.