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5 meals you should eat in Derbyshire and the Peak District this winter

PUBLISHED: 09:59 02 February 2015 | UPDATED: 09:59 02 February 2015

One of the dishes on offer at The Gallery, Baslow.

One of the dishes on offer at The Gallery, Baslow.

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Can’t decide where to eat out in Derbyshire? We’ve compiled some of our top restaurant reviews – so whether its lunch ideas or a dinner for two, we’ve got it covered

The Red Lion, Birchover.The Red Lion, Birchover.

1. A Sardinian inspired lunch at The Red Lion, Birchover.

Though the appearance of the 17th century country pub could not be more traditional, the menu offers a unique choice of Italian-influenced dishes, created by Sardinian head chef and landlord Matteo Frau. (Read more…)

Devonshire Arms, Beeley.Devonshire Arms, Beeley.

2. A fresh seasonal supper at The Devonshire Arms, Beeley.

The hotel retains its village pub character with low ceilings, small windows and large fireplaces but this is where the connection to ye olde days ends. (Read more… )

The Gallery, Baslow.The Gallery, Baslow.

3. Three courses in a dining room decorated by a Duchess at The Gallery, Baslow.

As you may expect, the dining room has a feeling of grandeur, but miraculously manages not to be stuffy, thanks to the combination of silver soft furnishings, pretty duck egg blue on the walls and some intriguing fine art. (Read more… )

The Viceroy, Duffield.The Viceroy, Duffield.

4. An Indian feast at The Viceroy, Duffield.

It’s only when you step inside The Viceroy in Duffield that you can fully appreciate what the restaurant has to offer. Guests are welcomed warmly and the mood is set with a display of striking Indian artefacts and colourful flowers… (Read more… )

Blenheim House, Etwall.Blenheim House, Etwall.

5. A delicious dessert at Blenheim House, Etwall.

In a 18th century converted farmhouse, The Blenheim comprises a stylish bar area with inviting sofas, a choice of cosy eating spaces – including private dining rooms – and eight en suite bedrooms. (Read more… )

If you’d rather make a night of it, check out our guide to 9 of the best cocktail bars in Derby.

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