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Derby Cathedral Cafe

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Centre 18-19 Iron Gate | Derby Cathedral, Derby DE1 3GP, England
+44 1332 227660
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“cakes” (10 reviews)
“salads” (2 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 17:00All hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Centre 18-19 Iron Gate | Derby Cathedral, Derby DE1 3GP, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have lived in Derby for a long time but have only visited this cafe for the first time today and now I really wish I had visited much sooner as they are wonderful! A simple menu of breakfast, jacket potatoes and so forth but...More

Thank katduza
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Called in here as was in the adjoining bookshop. Food and drink provided were very good, and the associated service excellent. Lovely light cafe area, very clean with a variety of seating arrangements. Will call again.

Thank 1949etwall
Reviewed 11 August 2017

The cafe was closed down many years ago, but reopened again after popular demand. The quaint little cafe is simpleand traditional, with home cooked meals and a big salad bar. It is clean and the service, though sometimes slow, is alright. The bookshop and gift...More

Thank JeffOP
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I popped into the Cafe as I heard the cakes were lovely. Well what can I say!!!? The Bakewell tart was absolutely divine. So sweet and gooey. My friend had a scone with the works and was very quiet for a while as the scone...More

Thank Loosewheel3
Reviewed 1 August 2017

This was a lovely place for lunch. Good food with a choice of several sandwich fillings or jacket potatoes. A nice pot of tea and all brought to the table. The cafe is very light and airy and even though it was a fairly warm...More

Thank Linbylynn
Reviewed 21 June 2017

When visiting Derby recently we decided to have coffee in the Cathedral Café, were served quickly with excellent coffee and resisted the temptation of the delicious looking cakes and pastries. However, after a walk round the shops we returned for lunch, which was really good....More

1  Thank Margaret T
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Our first visit here. We has been to see the poppy display and the peregrines. Food delicious. Lovely setting opposite the cathedral. Despite being busy - our lunch was served quickly. Staff friendly and welcoming.

Thank jeanf438
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Popped by here on the way into town one day, had a slice of cake and some tea, me and my partner both enjoyed it and will probably end up coming back, I can't honestly remember what the pricing was like

Thank Brandon H
Reviewed 25 February 2017

On this grey chilly Saturday morning popped in here for a tasty slice of shortbread cake with a nice china pot of tea and matching cup in these smart bright and well presented premises. All very warming and pleasant while looking out over the Cathedral...More

1  Thank Basing_Viewer
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Had lunch here after a visit to the Cathedral opposite. Wheelchair access into the building & around inside (wouldn't recommend a scooter) . The staff were so friendly & obliging, tweaking the menu for us, attentive service, opening doors for the wheelchair - making it...More

1  Thank MirandaInUK
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Centre 18-19 Iron Gate | Derby Cathedral, Derby DE1 3GP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Derby
  • Phone Number: +44 1332 227660
  • E-mail
Loose-leaf tea.

China cups.


Derby Cathedral Café is situated in the heart of Derby's historic Cathedral Quarter. Watch the world go by and the peregrine falcons fly as you enjoy an assorted of well-priced, excellent quality home-made treats, or sit amongst the Cathedral's silver collection in the Treasury as you enjoy a cuppa.
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