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Carriages Bar and Restaurant

Newhaven | Near Hartington, Buxton SK17 0DU, England
+44 1298 84528
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (13 reviews)
“wild boar” (2 reviews)
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Newhaven | Near Hartington, Buxton SK17 0DU, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Short break away booked this for an evening meal, just an amazing restaurant just like eating on an old steam train amazing the service was fab and pleasent food first class don't give this amiss. Thee only down side we live too far away to...More

Thank Graham B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came on a Monday evening and it was 2 steaks and a bottle of house wine for £26 , possibly the best deal ever. The food was gorgeous and the house wine was really nice. The quirky interior is pretty cool as well as...More

Thank april27s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic off the cuff visit to the carriages which was out of this world...would highly recommend the Lamb (out of this world!!!). Service was to high standard and couldn't be more attentive 😊 Dessert....well what can i say, classics but perfect 👌 & spoilt for...More

Thank Lormey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in with a party of 10 after Chatsworth show and Ellie, Lizzie and the team were very accommodating. The rack of Lamb was sublime and Crab linguine one of the best I've had. Great range of desserts and tried most of them with the...More

Thank Jamie W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service excellent with cheerful, helpful staff. Good selection of main courses at sensible prices. Desserts are another matter, the egg custard tart had extremely thin layer of egg custard so thin it couldn't be tasted and the bread and butter pudding was made with chocolate...More

Thank JHo57
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went family meal 1st time we waited 40 minutes for meal the chips were hard crispie horrible food wasn't good the children menus did not do kids desserts so we had to order adults as we did not know Monday was offer night for steak...More

1  Thank Angela W
Ellie H, Manager at Carriages Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Angela, I hope you enjoyed the remainder of your stay in Derbyshire. Thanks for your review - however I do think it is a completely unfair insight into Carriages and having looked at your last reviews, I am a bit confused. Regarding our review,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst travelling back home to Liverpool yesterday a.noon we came across Carriages resturant, amazing inside not what we were expecting from the outside, we was shown to a carriage (1st class) 👌☺ we stepped from the platform into a carriage, we ordered drinks & then...More

Thank lynn201001
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a party of five for Sunday lunch. We had been before so we knew it would be good - but the roast beef (chosen by all of us) surpassed all expectations. Excellent quality and superbly cooked. Gravy was proper beef gravy. Yorkshire puddings...More

Thank esh529
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unexpectedly came across this whilst staying locally and glad we found it. Met by really friendly staff, bar offers good choice including cocktails despite looking small. Set out in style of 2 railway carriages when you sit at your table it us just like being...More

1  Thank Chief_squiggle
carriages2016, Manager at Carriages Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your review! Im pleased you enjoyed your evening! I think you may have just seen one of the boards of cocktails - we actually have three boards and they're all on the drinks menu. We hope to see you again soon...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Called in for a drink & meal early Saturday night .... the staff were excellent & the food & drinks were superb..... it was that good we're taking friends there this weekend !

Thank Richard W
carriages2016, Manager at Carriages Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for review! I hope you enjoyed your meal on Saturday too! Hopefully we will see you again soon! Ellie

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Questions & Answers
19 September 2017|
Response from april27s | Reviewed this property |
Hi I'm unsure of this answer sorry. I'd give them a call and ask to be certain. I have looked online and it says dietary requirements catered for so they may have a different menu for gluten intolerance Sorry I can't... More
30 June 2017|
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Response from Ellie H | Property representative |
They are yes!
sue g
8 June 2017|
Response from carriages2016 | Property representative |
Hi sue. We allow dogs into the bar area but not on the carriages. Thanks, ellie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
00:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Newhaven | Near Hartington, Buxton SK17 0DU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Buxton
  • Phone Number: +44 1298 84528
  • E-mail
English Bar & Restaurant - with a difference. Jump on board and enjoy a range of food and drink on our platform and two train carriages!
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