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The Dome

Devonshire Royal Campus 1 Devonshire Road | University of Derby Buxton, Buxton SK17 6RY, England
+44 1298 338408
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Lunch in the restaurant

A beautiful meal; great experience with a reasonably priced menu. The food was excellent, it was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Judith W
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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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Well worth visiting

The Dome is know part of the university of Derby. You can still visit and if you stand in the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jeffbarton2017
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Devonshire Royal Campus 1 Devonshire Road | University of Derby Buxton, Buxton SK17 6RY, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful meal; great experience with a reasonably priced menu. The food was excellent, it was great to sit in a spacious environment with attentive waiter service. Great visitor experience.

Thank Judith W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Dome is know part of the university of Derby. You can still visit and if you stand in the middle of the floor and talk you can here yourself. The dome is very large and unsupported and you can walk up around the gallery....More

Thank jeffbarton2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Could only stand in the entrance because of a private event, but well worth looking at such a huge dome.

Thank Divingbrit
Reviewed 16 September 2017

We visited this as part of the Tram tour, a converted milk float which stopped to allow passengers to go inside the Dome its history was fascinating and worth finding out about before visiting

Thank 50Christine
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Went to Dome as pouring with rain. It is geared girls students so machine for tea and coffee. Wonderful building but not much else.More

Thank Ann H
c_sweetmore, Manager at The Dome, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Dear Ann Thank you for visiting the Dome. I am not sure what time you visited but we do welcome both students and visitors. Under the main Dome there is a Balcony Café serving a "grab and go" concept of food, a Café on the...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017

The Dome is part of the University Campus but houses a coffee shop/cafe and open to the public. Highly recommended.

Thank jhhouseman
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Pop in for a coffee just to see the huge unsupported dome. It's clever engineering, and the light is good. It's part of the university so there is usually academic business going on inside.inside.

1  Thank roma74270
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Well worth a stop. Really impressive architecture, particularly inside. A lovely place to have a quick a tea and cake or something at the cafe inside too.

Thank Robin S
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

We were doing the tram tour. One of the stops is the dome. Its very impressive from the inside. The acoustics from the centre of the dome were amazing.

1  Thank blondefox2017
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Often call here for lunch during the term time. The cafe is excellent and tremendous Value for money. Usually have jacket potatoes and chilli with a service yourself salad. Good quality and atmosphere with lots of young people there.

Thank Darrell Y
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Rgak1
28 May 2017|
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Response from john f | Reviewed this property |
i think you can park in the palace hotel carpark, but you may have to pay, its at the side of the dome
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John P
26 February 2017|
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Response from BirthdayBoy62 | Reviewed this property |
No some lunches and some dinners - just call to check
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