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The Hydro Cafe & Restaurant

75 Spring Gardens, Buxton SK17 6BP, England
+44 1298 79065
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (27 reviews)
“burger” (24 reviews)
“hash browns” (6 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 19:00 Hours
CUISINES
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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LOCATION
75 Spring Gardens, Buxton SK17 6BP, England
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1 - 10 of 361 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in this morning for a late breakfast, having not visited before. The place was very eclectic in style with different themes around the place. We sat in the back room which was lovely and cool in this weather. Great to see it was dog...More

Thank Vicky F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

dropped in here as was leaving someone off in Buxton. A few of the cafes on TA are closed for refurb or not opened on Sundays so after some time wandering around we headed into the Hydro. We each had the English breakfast and it...More

Thank decbres
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in for a light lunch. The menu is extensive with a good selection of gluten free options. Try the gluten free cream tea! Highly recommend.

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Had the vegetarian fish and chips, made from halloumi, which was really good! Also ordered the tea for two, which was nice as well. We sat outside because of the great weather, but the inside looked a little old and worn out. Still, I would...More

Thank Ella940715
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Ordered 2 sandwiches with salad. Salad was brown on both my partner's and my plate. Fresh salad was offered too my partner but not me. A reduction was given on the bill. But I would have liked a decent meal instead, and where I didn't...More

Thank grahamg1116
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Enjoyed a very nice lunch here whilst on holiday. Staff were very attentive, bright and cheerful. I had a homemade pineapple chutney on my Ploughman salad, and Sam supplied me with a small jar of it to take home. Attention to detail very good. Great...More

Thank 27Bev
Reviewed 21 May 2018

After arriving in Buxton called in for a couple of drinks & a bite to eat. Met by friendly lady but seemed distracted. Very quiet inside & waited 10 minutes to receive two cold coffees. Waited a further 15 minutes before receiving yet again two...More

Thank Julooks
Reviewed 20 May 2018

An impromptu day out in Buxton and we fell over Hydro. Superb service, quality food, lovely staff. Could not fault it and a great experience all round. We are already planning another day out In Buxton and we will defnitely be returning to The Hydro.

Thank stevelowis874
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

They make a decent cup of strong tea in a Brown Bessy. Nice place to sit outside of an afternoon for a cup of tea & people watch. Fast & friendly service. Bowl of dog water outside. Excellent choices for breakfast

Thank Loobeloo999
Reviewed 28 April 2018

Cycling through Buxton and ravenous I sat outside on a lovely sunny morning for brunch. Extraordinary veggie breakfast - their homemade veggie sausage is something else! coffee good too. Very reasonably priced and it looks like there are a wealth of options for lunch including...More

Thank chris s
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 19:00
Monday
08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 19:00
Thursday
08:00 - 19:00
Friday
08:00 - 20:00
Saturday
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Spring Gardens, Buxton SK17 6BP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Buxton
  • Phone Number: +44 1298 79065
  • E-mail
Description
The Hydro Cafe & Restaurant is a 1950's & 60's themed Diner that provides delicious homemade food. Service is 5 * and we are family friendly. Come in and soak up the nostalgia. From Full English Breakfasts to Delicious desserts we have something for everyone. Also, we are the only Cafe / Restaurant to offer a wide range of Gluten Free & Vegan Foods.
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