The Lighthouse Restaurant is situated in the charming village of Boylestone near Ashbourne in the Derbyshire Dales. The restaurant is surrounded by breath-taking countryside and its unique location offers diners the opportunity to take time out from bustling urban life to truly appreciate the relationship between the landscape and natural produce.
The restaurant is described as an ideal spot for couples wishing to enjoy a romantic meal or groups seeking a quaint location to enjoy fabulous food. The interior of The Lighthouse Restaurant is in fitting with its rural surroundings, boasting old wooden beams, English bunting and a refreshing neutral colour scheme.
The chefs at the Lighthouse Restaurant describe the menu as modern British with a distinct French accent. The menu is seasonal, adapting to the time of year and utilising flavour to capture each season faultlessly, whilst also helping the restaurant in supporting local suppliers as much as possible by finding ingredients within close proximity to the restaurant. The staff are also local and said to adore the area as much as the restaurant owners.
For starters, try a delicious ham hock and Foie Gras terrine, tasty homemade piccalilli with apple caramel, pickled onion and sourdough or crispy duck wontons with an orange and soy glaze and fresh vegetables. For mains, sample succulent fillet of Derbyshire beef with spinach, triple cooked chips and a confit tomato salad. For dessert, The Lighthouse Restaurant offers a stunning array of sweet treats, from carrot and blood orange cake to lemon meringue pie, milk chocolate sphere or a selection of fine cheeses accompanied by homemade chutney and biscuits.
The Lighthouse Restaurant in Boylestone, Derbyshire, is a charming restaurant boasting idyllic scenery and attentive staff. The restaurant’s emphasis on local produce and fresh ingredients makes it the ideal spot for those seeking an authentic Derbyshire dining experience.