Cafes and tea shops in Derbyshire to visit this summer

PUBLISHED: 15:32 04 June 2015 | UPDATED: 15:56 26 October 2015

The Royal Crown Derby 1750 Tea Room

The Royal Crown Derby 1750 Tea Room


There aren’t many things better than spending a summer afternoon in a tea shop or cafe

Northern Tea - ChesterfieldNorthern Tea - Chesterfield

Northern Tea - Chesterfield

Northern Tea Merchants was established in 1959 and we have been in our delightful premises on Chatsworth Road since 1978. We have over 100 teas and coffees to choose from as well as a mouth-watering selection of light meals, and home baked scones and cakes. You can buy any of the teas and coffees we serve in our café over the counter to take home, and our staff will be happy to advise you on any purchase you may wish to make. Our 57 years of experience gives us the edge over any supermarket, and our superlative quality teas and coffees have many devoted customers all over the country.

Northern Tea Merchants Ltd, 01246 232600,

Eleven Tea Room – DerbyEleven Tea Room – Derby


Eleven Tea Room – Derby

We are an independent family run traditional tea house, serving high quality home made cakes and scones as well as breakfast, light lunches and afternoon teas. Offering an extensive selection of loose leaf teas served in traditional china and whole bean coffee which we freshly grind from bean to cup. A delightful relaxing setting with full waitress service ensuring you enjoy the whole experience of your visit. Town Street,Duffield, Derby, 01332 842383


Losehill House – Hope ValleyLosehill House – Hope Valley


Losehill House – Hope Valley

With panoramic views of the Hope Valley, our orangery is the perfect place to enjoy afternoon tea in the heart of the Peak District. We serve a traditional selection of finger sandwiches to include; smoked salmon, free range egg with mayonnaise, cucumber and ham and mustard. Guests will also enjoy freshly baked scones and a selection of home-made cakes. Add champagne to make your visit extra special. Afternoon tea is available from 12.30-5.30 Monday to Saturday and from 2.30 on Sundays.

Edale Road, Hope Valley, S33 6AF 01433 629219

Made @ No.18 – AlfretonMade @ No.18 – Alfreton


Made @ No.18 – Alfreton

Book for Afternoon tea. We offer a delicious selection of tea time treat with finger sandwiches, cakes and home-made scones served with strawberry jam and cream. All served with a large pot of tea for just £10 per person. Even before you’ve sampled our home-made locally produced menu our unique café bistro has been designed to engage the contemporary with the authentic charm of the building’s original footprint, by revealing the stone lintels, oak beams, Georgian fireplaces, handmade brickwork and quarry tiled floors.

18 Church Street, Alfreton DE55 7AH 01773 279112

Meringue - ChesterfieldMeringue - Chesterfield


Meringue - Chesterfield

What is an Artisan? There is no mystery, it is simply a skilled, manual worker, a craftsman. We take four basic ingredients: flour, water, salt, yeast. We mix, ferment, shape and bake. You then have one of the oldest, simplest foods known to man. Ancient Egyptians discovered fermenting flour and water to develop sourdoughs, modern technology enables us to create an array of international produce. Come feast, relax, and talk with the Artisans. Also, you may be wondering why we call ourselves “Meringue”?

284 Chatsworth Road, Chesterfield S40 2BY, Tel: 01246 277888

Four Seasons - DerbyFour Seasons - Derby


Four Seasons - Derby

We’re more than just a Coffee Shop, whether its a quiet cup of coffee and slice of Home-made Cake, Full English Breakfast or one of our Daily Home-made Specials, its the perfect place to sit-back, relax and enjoy with family and friends. Discover the other sides of Four Seasons: Bistro Evenings, Afternoon Tea, Sunday Lunches, Children’s Parties, Private Hire for Special Occasions and a Fully Licensed Venue, come and try us you might just be surprised!

Park Farm Centre, Allestree, Derby, DE22 2QN 01332 553599

Hackney House Café and Gift ShopHackney House Café and Gift Shop


Hackney House Café and Gift Shop - Barlow

Located in beautiful Barlow, right on the edge of the Peak District National Park this 300 year old building is reputed to be one of the oldest tea rooms in the county, first serving tea and cakes to visitors over 50 years ago. Current owner Katherine Turner is open 7 days a week. Everything is freshly made on the premises using locally sourced ingredients. With views out over Chesterfield and nearby Dronfield, finish off you walk with a light lunch, followed by a browse around 4 rooms of beautiful ideas for your home and gifts from unique designers.

Hackney Lane, Barlow, S187TD

The Royal Crown Derby 1750 Tea RoomThe Royal Crown Derby 1750 Tea Room

The Royal Crown Derby 1750 Tea Room

Why not visit and experience the Royal Crown Derby heritage and visitor centre experience, see the artists at work, view one of the largest fine bone china collections and relax in the comfort of the 1750 Tea Room which provides morning refreshments, homemade light lunches and the ultimate afternoon tea experience - all served on our very own beautiful fine bone china.

Open from 10am to 4pm Tuesday to Friday. Free parking.

194 Osmaston Road, Derby, DE23 8JZ Tel: 01332 712800

Denby Pottery Visitor Centre and CafeDenby Pottery Visitor Centre and Cafe


Denby Pottery Visitor Centre and Café - Denby

Denby stoneware has been made in Derbyshire for over 200 years, the Denby Pottery Visitor Centre is just 15 miles from Chatsworth House. Sample the famous Vegetarian Homity Pie, along with meaty Derbyshire Dishes, Denby blend coffee and delicious homemade cakes. Open from 9.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday, 11am to 4pm Sunday.

Derby Road, Denby, Derbyshire, DE5 8NX Tel: 01773 740799 01773 740799


Fun for all the family with the Easter Extravaganza at Denby!

Spring food & Drink Fayre - Saturday 4th - Monday 6th April 2015

The Easter Hunt -Saturday 4th - Monday 6th April 2015

11am – 2.30pm Meet the Denby Bunny and join her on a jigsaw hunt! Have a go at making your own bunny out of clay, or paint your own Denby plate or mug. £6.50 per child / £2.50 per adult.

Falconry - Monday 6th April 2015

2 free flying demonstrations; 11.30am / 2pm. Games for the children and opportunities for the public to participate.

Clearance Marquee Event - Friday 3rd – Monday 6th April 2015

Don’t miss out on our annual clearance sale! Shop with up to 70% off RRP

Event booking is advisable 01773 740799







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