7:30 am to 9:30 am, 12 pm to 2 pm, 7 pm to 9 pm
7:30 am to 9:30 am, 12 pm to 2 pm, 7 pm to 9 pm
7:30 am to 9:30 am, 12 pm to 2 pm, 7 pm to 9 pm
7:30 am to 9:30 am, 12 pm to 2 pm, 7 pm to 9 pm
7:30 am to 9:30 am, 12 pm to 2 pm, 7 pm to 9 pm
7:30 am to 9:30 am, 12 pm to 2 pm, 7 pm to 9 pm
8 am to 10 am, 12 pm to 2 pm, 7 pm to 9 pm
  • Ranked #175 of 226
  • Avg. main course: £9
  • 0.36 miles from Ashford in the Water
  • British

We say…

Located in the picturesque village of Ashford-in-the-Water, Riverside House Hotel and Restaurant is right at the heart of Derbyshire’s rolling hills, a convenient stop if you’re out exploring the Peak District. The River Wye, just across the road, is a lovely choice for a scenic walk for those who are after relaxation. After a morning spent admiring the gardens at Thornbridge Hall, Riverside House Restaurant is the perfect place to unwind with your partner.

Housed within a charming and historic hotel, The Riverside Restaurant is a welcoming retreat, with charismatic Stuart and Georgian architecture. Whether you choose to dine in the traditional dining room or al fresco dining area, you’re sure to be impressed by this tranquil venue. Take a seat at one of the comfortable armchairs and admire vintage clocks and ornaments that line the walls. On a summer day, there’s nowhere better to enjoy your meal than at one of the outdoor tables to the front of the restaurant. Listen to the gentle sound of the River Wye and watch wildlife pass by as you’re soaked in sun. This really is the perfect place for relaxation, whether you bring along a few friends or a loved one.

The head chef, John Whelan, ensures all dishes served at Riverside House Restaurant are made with only the freshest ingredients, including freshly caught fish and local game from the nearby Chatsworth Estate. Whether you visit for lunch, dinner or afternoon tea, you can be sure you’re in safe hands. A typical luncheon here might begin with a fresh Parma Ham, Mozerella and Tomato Salad followed by Pan Fried Calves Liver served with mashed potatoes. Those with a sweet tooth can follow this with homemade ice cream. The evening menu is more extensive and full of fresh flavours, whether you opt for a Trio of Local Lamb or the comforting Baked Wild Mushroom Parcel. An array of wines are offered to compliment your meal, ensuring that your experience here is truly special. If you’re looking to treat someone special, visit for afternoon tea and enjoy a delicious range of sandwiches, scones and cake in this idyllic restaurant, perfect for any celebration.

For a fantastic fine dining experience in the heart of the Peak District, look no further than Riverside House Hotel and Restaurant in Ashford-in-the-Water, Derbyshire. Whether you’re visiting with family or surprising your partner, it’s sure to impress.

last updated: 15 Mar 2019
Fennel Street, Ashford in the Water, Bakewell, DE45 1QF
01629 814 275