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Barbarella's

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7 The Quadrant | Town Centre, Buxton SK17 6AW, England
+44 1298 71392
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12:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Tue - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Oakham, United Kingdom
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310 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went in here whilst on a visit to Buxton. The bar has a great atmosphere plenty of locals and lots of people eating. Menu has lots of different dishes, mainly English but a hint of worldwide. Great food for both of us - Lemon mess dessert was fantastic and the cheeseboard for one would have fed four. Would return if... More 

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Thank Sandaw54
Stone, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We would never set foot in this place ever again. The seating areas where you are meant to dine are uncomfortable with settees that are too low for the tables. The menu is seriously over priced for the low quality of food being served up and both the waiting on staff this particular night along with the arrogant manager leave... More 

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Thank NickPikey
Witham, United Kingdom
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125 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After debating which busy restaurant to try while looking at the opposite side of the road we realised we were standing outside Barbarella's. A lady just leaving said there was additional room upstairs and she could recommend the food. Seated upstairs, we found the decor charming - restful and elegant with comfortable squashy sofas at one end and candlelit tables... More 

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1 Thank peterthetraveller98
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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503 reviews
283 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very clever Wine Bar, Pub area, comfy seating and extremely busy restaurant. It all comes together and so too the customers. Very busy and vibey serving an excellent choice of dishes, try the nachos as a starter and the fish cakes. We loved the place, very select wines and extremely well priced.

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Thank Spithead
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Family group of five had lunch here. Excellent food and service in an interesting setting. Would definitely return.

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Thank KAW998
York, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

lovely family restaurant , food perfect !! Tai fishcakes to die for ! rest of my family all said same about their meals

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1 Thank HELENNORMAN
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not having been before we didn't realise last sitting was 7:30ish. Booked a table and really glad we had as it was very busy. My first choice unfortunately was not available but I had a lovely steak. My husband had pork belly both were excellent. I had the lemon mess for desert and can recommend it. Next time we will... More 

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1 Thank gillian c
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

A good job we booked a table before we went as some people got turned away, lovely staff, lovely food, enjoyable evening out

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Thank Lorraine B
Bedford, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Great eating experience in the centre of Buxton: lavish surroundings, varied choice of tasty and inventive dishes, very friendly staff (to humans and dogs) and a hairdryer and tongs in the ladies for those bad hair moments! Thank you and Well Done to all concerned.

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1 Thank ChocoloverBedford
North Wales
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We booked with only a few hours before the four of us wanted to eat on a Friday evening. Really good atmosphere, not too noisy with many locals there (always good sign in a tourist town) and the food was excellent and reasonably priced at four main courses, three deserts and two bottles of good wine for about one hundred... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$23
Cuisine
International, British, Wine Bar, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 The Quadrant | Town Centre, Buxton SK17 6AW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Buxton
  • Phone Number: +44 1298 71392

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?