Eating out

Bars and Restaurants in Derby

Why not explore the city of Derby whilst you’re visiting?

If you head into the city centre you’ll find cuisines from all around the world. So whether you're grabbing a light snack, stopping for lunch or dining out for dinner you’ll be spoilt for choice.

We’ve handpicked a few favorite restaurants and bars from Derby's vibrant food and drinks scene.

Name of restaurantDetails

Annie's Burger Shack

34 themed choices that can be made meaty, veggie or vegan - there's definitely something for everyone, and their own Portside Tavern for drinks afterwards.


A refreshing alternative to the traditional pub or bar, this specialist coffee mini chain offers food, with frequent live music and community events.

Bustler Market

Once a month, a selection of the country's best street food vendors share their menu with Derby in a great foodie atmosphere.

Carnero Lounge

A comfortable and expansive eatery spread over two floors, all day brunch and seasonal cocktails.

Cosy Club

The decadently refurbished Royal Buildings is now an ideal spot to meet up for a drink in the lavish bar or go for food in the grand dining room.

The Distillery

Nestled in the Cathedral Quarter of Derby, The Distillery is an independent and contemporary Bar & Kitchen, which aims to echo, revive and emulate the traditional elements of bar tending.

Fat Cat Café Bar

Situated in the Friar Gate area, Fat Cat Derby has great food, great atmosphere and outstanding service, with the best outside seating area around!

Five Guys

The family-centred American burger chain has arrived in intu Derby, with burgers, shakes and cajun fries!

Hide Burger Bar

An independent burger bar with a small simple burger menu made from good honest ingredients, inspired by British food and local produce.

Las Iguanas

South American food and drink, with great Happy Hour cocktail options and an expertly placed sun terrace!

Contact: 01332 297515


Derby's two locations of the infamous South African food chain will give you all the peri-peri you can handle.

Thai Boran

Authentic, fresh and fragrant thai food with fun decor. 

Pizza Express

Two contemporary locations offering well-priced Italian pizza and pasta. 

QUAD Café Bar 

Situated in Derby's arts and media hub, the QUAD Café Bar is great for brunch, lunch, snacks or something to eat before watching a film at the venue.

Revolución de Cuba 

Revolución de Cuba Derby is located on The Strand, right in the heart of Derby. Drink, dine, relax and allow yourself to escape into Havana’s heyday.


Situated in the Cathedral Quarter of Derby city centre; Revolution Derby is the perfect place to drink, dine and party.

Slug & Lettuce 

Whether you walk in for breakfast, lunch or dinner, we will always have a waiter available to offer you genuine, friendly table service. 

Spice Lounge 

Derby Food & Drink Award 2014 winner, The Spice Lounge, offers a stimulating range of Bangladeshi and Southern cuisine. 

Turtle Bay

Turtle Bay brings a taste of the Caribbean to Derby's Cathedral Quarter with an exciting food and drinks menu including a selection of rum cocktails. 

Wagamama Asian-inspired restaurant in intu Derby serving healthy Japanese food options.

Two locations offering authentic Italian food at reasonable prices, with a warm and friendly ambience.