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The Kitchen

47 Sadler Gate, Derby DE1 3NQ, England
+44 1332 608619
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“cakes” (31 reviews)
“beet salad” (4 reviews)
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Pizza, Cafe, British, Deli, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
47 Sadler Gate, Derby DE1 3NQ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My daughter is staying locally whilst undertaking her degree at Derby Uni. We popped into town for lunch during a recent visit and came across the Kitchen. There are numerous places to eat in Derby and this is one I would recommend. It is clean...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went in for a coffee and a cake but was very disappointed to see that most of the cakes/muffins were from Costco - not a huge problem but it is false advertising when there is a chalk board above the cakes saying that all of...More

1  Thank Cakejubjub
thekitchenderby, Manager at The Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Cakejubjub, thank you for your review. Some cakes we occasionally buy in indeed and the board has been in need of updating which we have meant to do, but a good portion of our sweets are still made in-house and the ones which are...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We have just left this place and cannot recommend it enough. The food is amazing the service is excellent and talking to the owner, Nigel was a pleasure. I can't wait to take our daughter to eat here she will love it too! Thank you...More

Thank bobbietango
thekitchenderby, Owner at The Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Tanners, all I can say ...what a pleasure it was to meet you and chat with you. We had a fantastic time too and really forward to trying that chicken, make is spicy please :) :) you're more than welcome any time, as you...More

Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Came here for a breakfast, as it stated “cooked fresh, about 20 mins wait” so thought would be worth a try. Waited about 10-15 mins, all looked ok but squeezed on an oblong plate, not very hot & no way near as good quality as...More

1  Thank Mandy C
thekitchenderby, General Manager at The Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Mandy, its great that there are choices and people can choose.. You seem to have a thing for The Hyde and seem to be using our page to review and recommend them so highly....seems very strange and suspicious :) We know know we source...More

Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

We arranged to meet a friend here and I was hoping for a light lunch and drink and not expecting it to be so expensive. Sandwiches were ordered each with drinks doorstep bread with crisps and small salad. They were tasty but too much for...More

1  Thank Amanda2005book
thekitchenderby, General Manager at The Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Amanda, many thanks for your review and positive comments regarding the quality of the food. Unfortunately the prices are what they are and they are likely to increase very soon as all supplies have increased in price, wages have increased, in fact everything has...More

Reviewed 7 August 2018

Had a very nice lunch here recently - goats cheese panini, which came with an unexpected little bucket of chips. Very tasty and filling. Have had nice breakfasts here too. They now do pizzas some evenings (Thurs-Sat) which are good but not amazing, though nice...More

Thank Catherine F
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Breakfast was its normal high standard with excellent service from the staff. However, I am not sure about the table layout, it seemed to me that the more tables had been crammed in, they were a bit close together and I would not be happy...More

Thank johnhp702
thekitchenderby, Owner at The Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2018

Dear Johnhp702, many thanks for your kind words and comments, food and service has to be at the highest standards we can achieve if we are to keep our customers happy - that's what everyone is used to at TK. We do take positives and...More

Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Excellent quality breakfast served here on a Sunday. Fresh eggs and tastiest sausages and bacon and all well presented. Menu full of choice. Quality service.

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Used as meeting point in charming Sadler Gate..the historic part of city and walking distance between station and University quarter. Busy Saturday but managed to nab an outdoor table to enjoy current warm weather. Huge menu choices but appears anything possible to mix n match....More

Thank londonHands
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

It was not easy to locate this restaurant however we managed to find after several turnings. The Scone is the best in town. The flavours and texture are to perfection of my expectation. The breakfast set isn't served as what written on menu... Especially the...More

Thank LeeA2447
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$13
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
08:30 - 16:30
08:30 - 16:30
08:30 - 16:30
08:30 - 16:30
08:30 - 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
Friendly family run Cafe, Bistro, Pizzeria. We serve cold and hot drinks, freshly prepared food on site, home made cakes, stone baked pizzas in a wood fired pizza oven. Open 7 days a week.
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