Beechenhill Farm - Where to Eat
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Where to Eat

See below for a selection of places we recommend locally, pubs, tearooms and 'just for a drink':


The George at Alstonefield near Beechenhill Farm

The George at Alstonefield near Beechenhill Farm

The George, Alstonefield

Tel: 01335 310205
The local village pub, delicious interesting food, excellent chef using local produce, lovely atmosphere. Clean and consistent. My favourite dish is definitely the Rolled saddle of lamb wrapped in parma ham and sage. Has dining room, need to book, children welcome.
Bar opening hours
Monday to Thursday - 11.30 am to 3.00 pm and 6.00 pm to 11.00 pm
Friday and Saturday - please note that the bar is open all afternoon on Fridays 11.30 am to 11.00 pm
Sunday - 12.00 noon to 9.30 p.m.
Kitchen opening times
Monday to Saturday - 12.00 noon to 2.30 pm and 7.00 pm to 9.00 pm
Sunday - 12.00 noon to 2.30 pm and 6.30 pm to 8.00 pm
The Royal Oak at Wetton, near Beechenhill Farm

The Royal Oak, Wetton

Tel: 01335 310287
Pub with dining room
Opening Times- food served
Mon - closed (except Bank hols)
Tues - closed
Wed - Fri 12 - 2pm & 7 - 8.30pm
Sat - 12 - 2.30pm & 7 - 9.00pm
Sun - 12 - 2.30pm & 7 - 8.30pm
The Rose and Crown at Mayfield near Beechenhill Farm

The Rose and Crown, Mayfield

Tel: 01335 342498
Delicious and interesting food, very well cooked and presented.
Need to book.
Opening Times
Open from 12 noon -2pm and 6:30pm -11pm every day except Sunday night and Monday (with the exception of Bank Holiday Mondays).
Duncombe Arms Ellastone pub near Beechenhill farm
The Duncombe Arms
Tel: 01335 324275
Imaginative and attractive food with a sense of humour! (carrot cake pud presented in a flower pot with chocolate soil).  The pub has a pleasant atmosphere and is lovely for lunch or dinner.
Watts Russell Inn Hope Dale

The Watts Russell, Hope Dale

Tel: 01335 310126

Unusual food- certainly not 'pub-grub' see sample menus on their website. A large dog lives in the bar. Need to book.

Opening Times
Open daily except Monday. Food served 12 to 2.30pm, 7 to 9pm

The Okeover Arms, Mappleton

Tel: 01335 350305
Welcoming pub with good food and a great carvery on Sundays.  You need to book.
Food is served:
Monday to Friday - 12.00 - 3.00 pm & 6.00 - 9.00 pm
Saturday & Sunday - 12.00 - 9.00 pm
Times may vary during school holidays 

TheRoyal Oak, Hanging Bridge, Mayfield

Tel: 01335 300090
Friendly pub with good food. You need to book.
Opening Times:
Lunch 12:00 - 2:30pm, Evening 5:30 - 12:00am
Saturday: 12:00pm - 12:00am
Sunday 12:00 - 10:30pm
Opening Times for food
Lunch 12:00pm - 2:00pm Dinner 5:30pm - 9:00pm 
The Hare and Greyhound at Warslow, near Beechenhill Farm

The Hare and Greyhound, Warslow

Tel: 01298 87071
No need to book.
Pub providing limited range of meals

Opening Times
Weekdays 12 - 3 (4 Sat) & 6 - 11 Sundays 12 ? 5 & 7 - 10.30
The Coach and Horses at Fenny Bentley near Beechenhill farm

The Coach and Horses, Fenny Bentley

Tel: 01335 350246
Pub with varied menu, consistently good food, clean and warm atmosphere, always busy so you need to book.
Open daily. Food served 12noon to 9pm.
The Staffordshire Knott, Sheen

The Staffordshire Knott, Sheen

Tel: 01298 84329
Pub with lovely atmosphere and great food.  It's a little quirky, you definitely have to book, but you will certainly enjoy the food.
Opening Times
Tuesday - Sunday
Lunch Served 12.00pm - 2.00pm
Dinner Served 7.00pm - 9.00pm

The Manifold Valley Hotel, Hulme End

Tel: 01298 84537

Restaurant in a pub. Accessible
Open every day except Christmas day. Food served 12 to 2pm, 7 to 8.45pm.

The Lamplight, Ashbourne

Tel: 01335 342279
A friendly family run restaurant with good food and a pleasant atmosphere. Lunches, and dinners.

Carriages Italian Restaurant, On A515 at Newhaven

Tel: 01298 84528
Two railway carriages, a really different restaurant experience, need to book.
Open evenings Wed to Sat 6.30 to 10.30pm. Lunches Wed to Sun 12 to 2.30pm

The Bulls Head , Monyash

Tel: 01629 812372
Good pub food and restaurant, specialising in locally sourced food. All day Sunday buffets.

The Old Hall, Buxton

Tel: 01298 22841
Opposite the Opera House, restaurant, wine bar, tea-room, excellent quality.

Number Six, Beside Old Hall,Buxton

Tel: 01298 213541
Opposite the Opera House, Buxton, morning coffee, lunches and teas - lovely atmosphere, simple and stylish tasty food.

Bengal Cottage, Ashbourne

Tel: 01335 348282
Friendly indian restaurant and take away. Welcomes children, delicious food- but sometimes can take ages!
Dragon's Nest, Ashbourne

The Dragon's Nest Cantonese Restaurant, Market Square, Ashbourne

Good food, friendly restaurant. Sunday lunch 'all you can eat' buffet.

Just for a Drink


The Yew Tree

Cauldon Low
ST10 3EJ
A particularly special and unusual pub, packed with curiosities, pianolas, victorian music machines and much much more.

The Barley Mow

Kirk Ireton
A completely untouched and unspoilt pub. No soft seats but a lovely old fashioned atmosphere, good beer.

Tea Rooms


Betty's Sewing Box, Cockayne Avenue, Ashbourne 

Vintage Tearoom and haberdashery and up-cycling gift shop, always something 'new' to see- its like stepping back into granny's house with the delicious home cooked food too.  Opposite the park in Ashbourne.
Tel 01335 347241

Herbert's Fine English Tearooms, Tissington

Very pleasant tea-room in converted barn in the centre of the village.
Tel: 01335 350501

The National Trust Tea-room, Ilam Hall

Pleasant with some local specialities

The Tea Junction, Hulme End

Tea room in old station and railway shed at the end of the Manifild Valley cycle trail.  Wonderful, tasty, homecooked food- a small selection, different every day and lots of lovely cakes!
Tel: 01298 687368

Longnor Craft Centre, Market Place, Longnor Tea-room

Super cakes

Bennett's Tea-room

Top Floor, Bennett's, Ashbourne
Good food, interesting menu, can to very busy

Denstone Hall Farm Shop, Denstone in village of Denstone in Staffordshire, (near JCB at Rocester.) Wonderful award winning farm shop and tea room


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