Great places to eat in Buxton

Over the years we have had many guests ask us for advice on the best places to eat whilst staying in the beautiful spa town of Buxton, so we have put together this handy guide which shares our favourite great places to eat in Buxton.

We hope that you enjoy reading it and find it a useful guide to consider where to eat out at the many and varied restaurants Buxton is blessed with.

  • The Bar Brasserie

A small family-run French restaurant serving great quality traditional, authentic French dishes. A licenced restaurant, there is a great selection of drinks to compliment your meal.

Throughout the spring and summer season Bar Brasserie also have a large terrace area where you can enjoy eating al fresco or simply sit, sipping your favourite glass of wine perhaps, enjoying the ambience, surrounded by the glorious Buxton crescent, watching the world go by. It’s certainly one of our favourite hobbies!

  • Columbine Restaurant

The Columbine is perfectly placed for a pre-show supper, being only a few minutes’ walk from the world-famous Buxton Opera House, a wonderful way to begin your evening. Choose from their delectable and mouth-watering a la carte menu, or their tantalising vegetarian and specials menu.

Or perhaps you may prefer a relaxing evening meal with friends or family. Serving a variety of English and continental dishes from the full a la carte menu, vegetarian and special choices menu, all their dishes are freshly prepared, and are suitable for all dietary requirements.

  • Ithaca Greek Taverna

An authentic and original Greek restaurant, its decor is reminiscent of the Greek traditional taverna with an emphasis on a friendly atmosphere. Ithaca’s serves an array of classic Greek and Mediterranean dishes, influenced from the Ionian Islands, using freshly prepared ingredients to enhance those authentic Greek flavours.

  • Michelangelo’s restaurant

A warm and homely atmosphere is created at Michelangelo’s, an Italian restaurant serving traditional Italian dishes with an extensive menu serving favourite dishes, pasta, pizza, risotto and more. Select from their beverages or, if you have a particular favourite, bring your own choice of wine to savour with your favourite Italian dish – corkage fees apply.

  • Simply Thai

 An authentic traditional Thai restaurant with an extensive lunch and an a la carte menu. Prepared from the very best ingredients including herbs, spices and exotic vegetables sent directly from growers in Thailand. Its interior is decorated with traditional carvings and sculpture, making it a visual feast too.

  • The Herb Garden Vegetarian Bistro

A vegetarian bistro serving healthy and wholesome freshly made vegetarian and vegan and gluten free sandwiches, soups, burgers, wraps, simply scrumptious homemade vegan cakes and speciality teas and coffees.

  • St Moritz

Serving authentic Italian dishes, freshly prepared on the premises using only the best quality, locally sourced ingredients with an extensive menu to select from. St Moritz is open every day from 12 noon till late. Being situated a mere two-minute walk away from the famous Buxton Opera House makes this a great choice for sampling their pre and post show menu. Alternatively, enjoy a relaxing and leisurely meal with friends or family.

For more ideas and inspiration of places to visit and great things to do in the heart of the Peak District just click here or alternatively have a look at some of our other blog articles here where we suggest all that the picturesque Peak District has to offer to visitors to the area.

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