The Business Traveller’s Guide To Food & Drink In Derby

Travelling for business can often be a lonely and tiring experience, staying in a new place and being away from your home comforts. But why not make the most of a new city, and explore the great food and drink options Derby has to offer? 

The best food and drink spots in Derby

Looking for things to do on your business trip to Derby? Maybe you're staying at one of the apartments we have to offer here at The Stay Company, and fancy venturing out for an evening meal. We have compiled a list of the best food and drink spots for you to discover whilst on business travel here in Derby.

The Mixing House

The Mixing House, only a 2-minute walk from our Friar Gate apartment, is a great choice for a free summer evening in Derby. With a rooftop terrace bar overlooking the town, you can’t really go wrong. A new addition to the Derby hospitality industry, the mixing house offers diners a great tapas and cocktail menu to enjoy whilst being mixed into the vibrant party atmosphere the mixing house offers. 

Nicco Restaurant & Bar

Fancy some traditional Indian cuisine? Nicco Restaurant and Bar specialise in just that. With a large menu to choose from, there's something for everyone. Nicco’s offers a traditional Indian menu with a modern twist, specialising in tapas serving plates.

The Dining Room

If you’re looking for an evening of sophisticated plates, wine and cocktails then The Dining Room is the place for you. Perfect for when you feel like you need to de-stress after a long day's work, why not treat yourself to a hearty meal from this family restaurant? Less than 10 minutes walking distance from our Mill Street apartment, or only 3 minutes in a taxi, this is the perfect place to enjoy a home-cooked meal.


Another restaurant that's perfect if you’re feeling a little adventurous - Pepitos. A perfect place to stop by for some great food whilst on your business trip away, Pepitos offers a large range of Mexican dishes for you to enjoy. 

Ebi Sushi 

Rated one of the best Japanese restaurants in the UK, you can’t come to Derby without trying Ebi Sushi.  With fresh ingredients and expert sushi knowledge, it is easy to see why this is one of the most popular sushi restaurants in Derby. The cuisine is perfect for sharing, which makes Ebi Sushi a great choice for eating with colleagues after a day at work. 

Fat Cat Derby

A great choice for cocktails and homemade food, Fat Cat Derby is a great venue if you're wanting to spend a night out experiencing the derby lifestyle. With a great selection of cocktails, why not enjoy a drink after work on the large terrace area overlooking the town surroundings?

Want to know more?

If you're looking for a place to stay on your next trip to Derby, we would love to help. Please contact us for more information about our serviced apartments.

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