Harden's survey result
“Interesting and enjoyable food” of “a consistently high standard”, combined with a “lovely riverside setting” have kept this venue as “leader of the Derby pack” for very many years. Set in a 19th-century former textile mill, part of the Darley Abbey Mills World Heritage site, the restaurant has a refurbished terrace overlooking the River Derwent.
In a World Heritage-listed old mill, this “welcoming” fixture is still a “favourite place for a special occasion”, offering “amazing value for money” and food that’s “reliable and sometimes really good”. It’s “best on a sunny day when the new terrace beckons”, with its views of the “spectacular weir” and “kayaks slaloming”.
In a “beautiful (World Heritage) setting in an old mill overlooking river and weir”, an enduringly popular staple whose “accomplished cooking, complemented by excellent service makes it the place to eat around Derby”. It’s “now with a new terrace”, too – just the spot for “watching black-headed gulls wheel around a large Derwent weir”.
“Still the best restaurant in Derby” – this “reliably excellent” staple – part of an old mill – combines a “spacious” room with “enjoyable” food (including a separate vegetarian menu); “now that it has added a terrace where you can enjoy World Heritage river views, the food tastes better too”!
|Wine per bottle||£22.95|
Darley Abbey Mill, Derby, DE22 1DZ
|Tuesday||12 pm-9 pm|
|Wednesday||12 pm-9 pm|
|Thursday||12 pm-9 pm|
|Friday||12 pm-9 pm|
|Saturday||12 pm-9 pm|
|Sunday||12 pm-9 pm|