Platta Cafe - Bar - Bistro

Platta Cafe - Bar - Bistro

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Hours
Sun
10:00 - 13:00
Mon
9:00 - 16:00
Tue
9:00 - 16:00
Wed
9:00 - 16:00
Thu
9:00 - 16:00
Fri
9:00 - 22:00
Sat
9:00 - 22:00
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4.5
4.5 of 5 bubbles
Travellers' Choice 2023

RATINGS
Food
4.6 of 5 bubbles
Service
4.8 of 5 bubbles
Value
4.6 of 5 bubbles
Atmosphere
4.7 of 5 bubbles
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CUISINES
Cafe, British
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
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About
Fully licensed cafe • bistro in Stanley Common - Derbyshire. Serving fresh ground coffee Breakfast, lunch, Prosecco brunch & mains 7 days a week Theme nights and Bistro nights on Friday & Saturday evenings. Homemade cakes and a varied wine selection. Breakfast and lunch to take away Bookings available or just walk in.
CUISINES
Cafe, British
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free off-street parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Non-smoking restaurants, Gift Cards Available
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4.5
4.5 of 5 bubbles79 reviews
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ellie26392015
Nottingham200 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2022 family
Absolutely loved visiting Platta for the first time and we will definitely be back! The friendly welcome and excellent food is just what we were looking for. The decor is outstanding with such a special attention to detail. The serving sizes are generous and great value for money as we well as clearly being freshly made to order. Well done to the team and can’t wait to visit again soon.
Written 7 March 2022
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judi h
United Kingdom40 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 friends
First time at Platta, at the suggestion of a friend, who’d noticed it was always busy when she drove past. Service was super, right from the off we were made to feel welcome and as if we were regular visitors. My friend chose Broccoli and Stilton Quiche with pan fried potatoes, salad and coleslaw, as she wanted something ‘light’, but the portion was very generous and everything was delicious. I chose the Omelette Arnold Bennett. The omelette was as light as a feather, with a generous filling of Haddock and wilted spinach and topped with Hollandaise sauce, so very tasty. My friend chose a dessert of cornflake tart with custard, not the skinny offering served in school back in the day, but a lovely thick wedge of pudding, which despite its’ size disappeared all too soon. We both chose a Pinot Grigio Blush to accompany our lunch and it was served beautifully chilled as we like it. The loos deserve a mention too, with a very opulent feel. I absolutely loved the wallpaper of oversized woodland plants in dark and bronzed colours. Too round off the experience, the bill came in at a very reasonable amount and it was worth every penny. First visit, yes, but it won’t be our last. I would recommend you book to avoid disappointment.
Written 23 March 2023
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Kathlyn P
Derbyshire54 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022 couples
We had ventured out for my birthday lunch to Holbrook but the venue was closed. On the way we passed Platta and realised it was open so came back there, thankfully! The food was excellent, tasty and apart from the bread, Staceys in Ilkeston (fairly local), sourced locally or prepared on site. The presentation of our meal was excellent and the staff were just amazing. They could not have been more welcoming. Their hours are really good and accommodating and we look forward to trying their breakfast as soon as possible and their main meals later in the day too. What an unexpected pleasure and super happy event on a special day. Thank you everyone xx
Written 4 April 2022
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Louise Boyles
1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 family
Really disappointed today we waited an hour for our breakfast, weren’t offered any drinks or apologies during this time. When the breakfast finally arrived the two full breakfast had no hash browns or tomatoes, we were told at this point they had run out of hash browns despite the table next to us having just been given a bowl of hash browns in addition to their breakfast. I ordered scrambled egg on toast which when it arrived after an hour was one slice of cold toast with a very small portion of egg - poor value for money. There appeared to be no one taking charge just 3 very young waitresses.
Written 29 October 2023
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Vanessa Godber
Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, I’m sorry that you did not enjoy your experience in our little cafe bistro. On the day of your visit, we were experiencing the busiest breakfast we’ve had to date and our ethos is fresh food, not fast food with everything being cooked fresh to order. However, I appreciate that that on this occasion there was a lack of communication from the kitchen resulting in you experiencing a wait and not being offered an alternative for which I would like to sincerely apologise for. I understand that drinks were offered and we also adjusted your bill accordingly for the delay. We work very hard to ensure that everyone has an enjoyable experience at Platta and I’m extremely disappointed that we did not meet expectations on this occasion. We truly hope that this has not deterred you from visiting us again and we’d love you to sample our new menu devised by our new chef.
Written 25 November 2023
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HollyEngland
Nottingham83 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 couples
This was our first visit but we will not be returning again. We had the breakfast and my husband had the full English but I was very disappointed with the smoked salmon and poached eggs I had. On the menu it had scrambled eggs with the smoked salmon but I prefer poached eggs so I asked for this. When it came out I was so surprised to see a huge plate with very little food on it and yet my husband had had the full English breakfast for the same price I had paid for my smoked salmon and his plate was full! I had a small piece of salmon on one slice of bread with 2 poached eggs but in fact I was told afterwards by the waitress that I should only have had one poached egg but I got 2 because one of them was hard and over cooked!! I would have thought for the money I paid I should have had 2 eggs anyway. I was not the only one to complain about this, as the lady on the next table to me also had the same breakfast I had and she turned to me and said how disappointed she was with what she had received. For the price we paid for this breakfast, we should have had 2 eggs and 2 slices of toast along with the salmon. The other thing was that they had the door wide open and wasps just kept coming in which isn't nice when trying to eat food and I'm also frightened of wasps. I didn't feel it was warm enough to have the door open and it would have been better if the windows had been open rather than the door. So not a good experience for us.
Written 28 August 2023
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EJ
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022 family
I celebrated my 40th birthday at Platta and could not be happier to have chosen here. The venue is fabulously decorated, the food was incredible and my birthday cake was simply amazing! The staff are wonderful - I arranged everything with Simon and from the moment I walked in, knew that my event would be in safe hands. I actually booked my event without sampling anything at that point, but since went in and have had very nice breakfasts, hot sandwiches and brownies (they are so nice - you must try them!). Everyone said how flavourful the food was, how much there was and what a nice variety of home (bistro!) made food was on offer. There was plenty of food and no one went home hungry! Many of my guests said they would be returning for food, drinks and also booking events there too as they were so impressed. Platta is a fabulous venue. The staff friendly, professional and could not do enough to ensure my celebration went how I would like. I honestly cannot recommend Platta enough. I must give a special mention to Simon again for making my birthday cake (lemon and white chocolate!). It was so tasty - don't hesitate for him to make yours! (The macarons on my cake were from 'Macaron marlo' and were also amazing!) This is definitely somewhere to come for breakfast, light bite or even a celebration. I'm already thinking about when I can go next!
Written 24 July 2022
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BlondieD
Derbyshire154 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 couples
Visited for the first time last night, for their Bistro night. After we were greeted and seated, we were made aware of their offer for the evening - a free starter or dessert with each main ordered. Even better ! Both of the team did an excellent job front of house, backed by a brilliant chef in the kitchen. Each of them clearly take pride in their work and their surroundings as the venue itself was very clean and welcoming. Everything we had was cooked to perfection and we had zero complaints. My husband had the beef to start followed by the seabass. I opted for the chicken breast followed by a chocolate brownie. Neither of us were disappointed and left feeling very full indeed - so the portion sizes are ideal too. There was a great drink selection and everything was reasonably priced too. Honestly, we wish we’d visited here sooner. Hope to come back soon and maybe even host a private function there in the future. Keep up the great work - you’re all doing such a a wonderful job !
Written 13 January 2024
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Sarah M
10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 family
We had breakfast with Santa at Platta on 10/12/23. The whole thing from start to finish was slick, the delicious breakfast was served quickly and Santa circulated around the tables saying hello and having photos with the children. After we had eaten we were called out 1 family at a time to see Santa with his elf in a beautiful grotto with a lovely welcome and no pressure to rush. The gift was a book which was perfect for my grandson with a magical Christmas story. It felt very personal, relaxing and professional. The staff were all lovely and nothing was too much trouble. I’ll be going next year.
Written 11 December 2023
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Vanessa Godber
Hello Sarah, Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. You’ve literally made our day! All the staff worked so hard to ensure that all the families had a wonderful time, and I can’t wait to share your review with them. I’m so pleased you enjoyed the morning. We hope you and your family have a wonderful Christmas and we look forward to seeing you next year!
Written 11 December 2023
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Sorzar
6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 friends
Wow what can I say - went here for a birthday celebration and ate in one of the booths. Such a unique idea, heated (was so cosy and warm even in the -2 weather) and we could even play our own play list on Alexa. We all had starters to share and I've got to say the crab cakes with katsu curry sauce were just delicious. I then had ribeye steak cooked wonderfully, my son had the smash burger it was such a generous portion and everything tasted so fresh. Staff were really attentive, will definitely be going back and wouldn't hesitate in recommending.
Written 5 December 2023
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Vanessa Godber
Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We’re so pleased that you enjoyed your visit to Platta. I will pass on your comments to our new Head Chef, Liam. We look forward to seeing you again.
Written 6 December 2023
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Sandra G
United Kingdom1 contribution
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 friends
I’ve been here on a number of occasions and the food has been good. However, today the quiche that I ordered was virtually inedible. The pastry was raw and the filling was scant. When I drew this to the waitresses attention, she was disinterested and offered no explanation. The menu has been pared down, which is fine, but the quality of the food needs to be maintained. So disappointing.
Written 29 January 2024
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Kerry H
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 family
Went to Platta for breakfast with my partner this morning. Have to say , it was the best breakfast I’ve ever had! Lovely hot food, cooked to our requirements. The staff are always pleasant and professional, we absolutely love this restaurant and would highly recommend it. Give it a go , you will not be disappointed!! We have had various meals here and keep going back. If anyone has ever been unhappy with the food or service, they must be very picky eaters!!😊
Written 30 October 2023
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757Claire
Nottingham42 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 couples
Popped here for lunch after hearing good things; the service was the perfect balance between friendly & professional. The chef tweaked the Wild Mushroom Risotto dish for my Vegan dietary requirements, I have to say it is sublime and the best Wild Mushroom Risotto I have ever eaten out (and I am a professional fungi forager). The coffee was superb, so much so we each had a second. I would highly recommend this venue & we will be returning soon.
Written 6 January 2024
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Vanessa Godber
Hello Claire, Thank you for your review, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to Platta and the vegan mushroom risotto Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. We look forward to seeing you again soon.
Written 6 January 2024
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SarahJaneMiles
Stanley Common31 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 family
Four of us came to the bistro night on Saturday 6/1/24 the food was wonderful, 2 of us had the mushroom risotto which was delicious the best I remember eating, 1 had the curry and the other had the steak (I was told it was cooked to perfection). The staff and owner always make you feel welcome and the atmospheres they create is warm and inviting. We all had a lovely evening. If you’re looking for a restaurant, that not only serves delicious food and makes you feel like a valued guest then I would recommend Platta..
Written 11 January 2024
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Climber24077652768
2 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 couples
Having been in October for a birthday I was looking forward to returning. The food then was excellent. However today very disappointing. I ordered the quiche with salad and in lieu of fries I asked for extra salad. I received a small handful of mixed leaves drenched in dressing with 4 small slices of tomato. This was barely a side salad - not a full salad. The dressing although nice pooled on my plate. The quiche was shallow with little filling. My husband had fish and chips which was very good except the mushy peas which had an overpowering flavour of vinegar. The menu choices has been much reduced. When asked if we enjoyed the meal I pointed out my disappointment. Although she said ‘sorry’ I was not offered any form of recompense. No incentive to return.
Written 25 January 2024
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kim
Alfreton1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022 friends
We booked our running club Christmas party here, based on my earlier visits for breakfast, lunches and coffee. Could they cater as well for a large group of 18 as they do for couples I wondered? No need to worry - they were amazing. Food beautifully presented, deliciously tasty and plenty of it. The two young ladies serving worked hard to ensure we always had drinks and the food was served at a great pace. Everyone in our party enjoyed the food and the ambience in the bistro. We had a great night. Thank you.
Written 16 December 2022
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