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The Kitchen

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47 Sadler Gate, Derby DE1 3NQ, England
+44 1332 608619
08:00 - 16:30
Open now
All hours
Sun 10:00 - 15:00
Mon - Fri 08:00 - 16:30
Sat 08:00 - 17:00
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Kettering, United Kingdom
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442 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a gem of a place, tucked down a side street, The Kitchen was a real find, excellent service, breakfast was brilliant, and love the way they serve your tea pot on top of your cup, and the way you get your milk in a flip top bottle. Amazing place, would recommend to all.

Thank malc1005
Northeast Kingdom, Vermont
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63 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were shopping in the town and needed a break from spending . We found this little cafe in a small street near the market . We were served by two very friendly girls ,fresh coffee ,which was very nice ,and a pot of tea ,a sandwich and some cake ,we were ready to go shopping again. Thank you

Thank sdmmmtc2016
Derby, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We call for a very quick breakfast as we were at an appointment in half an hour. Very good Sausage sandwich on Granary thick cut bread and a lovely pile of scrambled eggs on granary toast for the Wife. All served in super speedy time so we could get to we're we needed to be. The absolute best. Two fabulous... More 

1 Thank stevedring
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a quick lunch and portions were tiny! £9-50 for nothing more than a side salad, very disappointed as have been previously and enjoyed the food. Only bonus was the scone which was ace.

2 Thank Hugh W
thekitchenderby, Owner at The Kitchen, responded to this review

Dear Hugh, many thanks for your review...however confusing it is regarding the salad. We don't actually have side salads on the menu. The only salad you could have had is a steak beef salad which is usually full bowl by the time we add everything that goes into it and that one is 9.50. Chicken caesar is 8.50, black pudding... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

My friend and I have really enjoyed The Kitchen in the past - would even go so far to say was superb. Was superb. Our two breakfasts this morning were promptly returned back to the kitchen. Each being served barely warm soggy bread as "toast". Overall both breakfasts looked very sorry for themselves. My friend changed her order after returning... More 

1 Thank THam12345
thekitchenderby, Owner at The Kitchen, responded to this review

Dear THam12345, thanks for your review. To say standards have dropped, may be a little far from the truth because we are busier than ever. Toast is always done the same way, if you like it "very well done", it's always an option to tell the staff as the kitchen staff endeavor to prepare everything the way customers like it.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

So wanted to give a higher score, as I heard so much about the food. However had a chicken sandwich for lunch and it was all bread and no filling. For £6.50 I wanted more for my money. The taste of it too very average. The staff however were wonderful, smiley, helpful and just generally lovely. I would give a... More 

1 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Kent, England, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

A splendid cafe in the heart of Derby. I visited here once before but never got around to reviewing it. The second time was every bit as good as the first but the fact that I ate a more copious meal this time allows me to be more confident in reviewing. Beautiful, freshly made food in delightful surroundings. Lovely and... More 

1 Thank David P
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Visited the morning of Sunday 2nd October for breakfast with my daughter. Staff seated us immediately and were patient with us whilst we browsed the menu and asked questions. Ordered the avocado cream and bacon bagel, chunky sliced toast with jam, vanilla chai latte and black coffee. All were served relatively quickly despite being busy and all were really great!... More 

1 Thank Heather L
Derby, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

A lovely friendly place to relax and eat whilst in Derby. You don't feel that you're in a large cit; you could be in a little sea side cafe somewhere. We called in and had our young grandson with us. We were made most welcome. The service was excellent; staff are cheerful and it's a real pleasure to visit here... More 

1 Thank suebann
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

I stopped in for a sausage sandwich and some porridge with my 3 year old and, as always, there was an instant and friendly welcome. Food is always spot on, and the prices are great for the quality and service. We've been a few times now and it's become our favourite place to go for a bite!

1 Thank mrthebeef

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$11
Cafe, British, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 Sadler Gate, Derby DE1 3NQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Derby
  • Phone Number: +44 1332 608619

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?