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Grindleford Station Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner


Cafe, British
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A milky coffee and a huge bacon sarnie on a cold wet day in front of the open fire. What more can you ask for!

Date of visit: March 2019
3  Thank RoamingGirlxx
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An historic station put to modern use with a simplistic contemporary charm. Food is cafe style and cooked to order, the chips are the best round for miles, cooked twice, crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside. Sausage egg and chips, with the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
2  Thank Gary H
Reviewed 16 February 2019

We have been coming to Grindleford Station Cafe for decades. It is, or can be, on the route of many of our favourite walks and became even more popular with us after our children were born. It ‘does what it says on the box’! A...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Ejodale
Reviewed 13 February 2019 via mobile

You never let me down. Whenever I visit the Peak District with friends I always tell them about this cafe and how fantastic it is and as always we had the best breakfast. Love this place

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank goodornotsogood2017
Reviewed 4 February 2019

When one hears the name 'Grindleford station cafe', one would imagine warmth, quaintness and traditional good service- far from it! The place smells of stale lard. It is stark and unwelcoming, not in any way quaint, hideous garish LED floodlights which emit an unpleasant blue...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Struan e
Reviewed 23 January 2019 via mobile

Been coming here since early eighties. Alway good, always well. priced. The service is the atraction

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Muckyp
Reviewed 16 January 2019 via mobile

An old station turned into a cafe. All traditional foods such as chip buttys, breakfasts, beans on toast etc. I only give it 3 stars because 5 star is gourmet food. But this place has top marks for being exactly what you need when out...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 441tinaf
Reviewed 9 January 2019 via mobile

Between Christmas and the New Year I visited with some friends, as I do multiple times a year. The place was busy as it is occasionally, nothing bad to report, apart from I needed an extra teabag for my pint of tea! Food was spot...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank craig_tommy
Reviewed 31 December 2018 via mobile

Queue out the door in December! Quality chips, breakfast and mugs of tea. Loads of room and plenary of tables outside for those with dogs. What an institution. Son has taken on mantle of his father, admirably.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank sheffieldeats
Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

Been here a few times...chip barm cake bigger than my head...has a reputation for grumpy signage regarding kids,phones etc etc...but so what? No frills good hearty plates of food....if you don’t like that kind of thing...try somewhere else...simples ❤️

Date of visit: December 2018
3  Thank davidlD5838PR
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3 February 2017|
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Response from Riggeruk | Reviewed this property |
No, dogs are not permitted inside the cafe, but can use the outdoor seated area.
Colin J
1 June 2016|
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Response from Phillip E | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hi all, The building was a station house in 1894 and was turned into a café approx. 50 years ago, It has been a family run business for the last 43 years.
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