Our Top 5 Outdoor Dining Options in Derby

Derby has many different food and drink venues but not all of them have reopened yet. We’ve done the research, so you don’t have to, here are our recommendations for places to eat and drink right now in April 2021.

The Palfrey

Tucked away in the historic Old Blacksmith’s Yard off Sadler Gate is The Palfrey restaurant and wine bar. Their courtyard area is now open for outdoor dining offering cocktails, a bespoke wine menu and their al fresco courtyard menu. 

3 minute walk from Derby Central apartments

10 minute walk from Friar Gate apartments & Mill Street

1.3 miles from Dalby House apartments

The Hideout

Formerly the Walkabout, The Hideout is a sports and games bar in Derby Market Place with a stylish beer garden offering a selection of wines, craft beers and cocktails as well as a street food inspired menu.

5 minute walk from Derby Central apartments

11 minute walk from Friar Gate apartments & Mill Street

1.4 miles from Dalby House apartments

Derby Market Place - Alfresco Dining Experience

The Alfreco Dining Experience on Derby Market Place offers a covid-safe space for visitors to come together to enjoy food bought from and delivered by takeaways and restaurants across Derby. This option is ideal for families and has bookable heated chalets, outdoor tables, licensed bar and a performance area.

5 minute walk from Derby Central apartments

11 minute walk from our Friar Gate apartments & Mill Street

1.4 miles from Dalby House apartments

Bustler Street Food Market

Bustler Market has a chilled atmosphere with music, beer, cocktails and food vans offering unique street food menus and has good vegan options. There are always delicious burger options (see fried chicken burger pictured) and a cool vibe. Bustler is based on Siddals Road near Derby Train Station and there is a car park nearby.

0.9 mile from Derby Central apartments

1.2 miles from Friar Gate apartments & Mill Street

2 miles from Dalby House apartments

The Farmhouse at Mackworth

For wood fired pizzas, crafted cocktails, boutique beers and more visit The Farmhouse. Based in Mackworth which is a village just out of Derby City, the building is an old 18th Century farmhouse converted into a hotel with a restaurant and has a lovely garden area.

1.5 miles from Dalby House apartments

1.9 miles from Friar Gate apartments & Mill Street

2.2 miles from Derby Central apartments

If you need any more recommendations during your stay feel free to ask our Guest Services Team for advice, give us a call on 01332 460555.

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