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The Hydro Cafe & Restaurant

75 Spring Gardens, Buxton SK17 6BP, England
+44 1298 79065
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
75 Spring Gardens, Buxton SK17 6BP, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

we ate here for an evening tea time meal.I'm vegetarian and there was an amazing choice,also if you were vegan and gluten free you are well catered for .my husband who eats meat had a great tasting burger with stilton cheese on it he said...More

Thank Alison H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can't rave about hydro enough. The staff aren't always happy but the (manager?) Smartly dressed Asian man is so wonderful and lovely. Although the menu isn't huge - the food they do have is perfect and never fails to impress. Everytime I have visitors...More

Thank Megan R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here with my daughter for breakfast, I had the full English which was ok but my daughter had the breakfast bun which she didn't enjoy at all, her sausage pattie was pink, it was very busy with just one waitress, my coffee was well...More

Thank carol h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We called in for a late lunch, which was very welcome. This was our first visit and we were very pleased with our meal. My friend chose the halloumi cheese salad and I had a ploughman's lunch. The only improvement I could advise would be...More

Thank Glen F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I didn’t think you could go wrong with an English breakfast but this place got it so wrong. I ordered a breakfast burger which consisted of a sausage patti, black pudding, bacon, beans, mushrooms and tomato on a bun. The saisage patti was raw and...More

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for tea and it turned out to be a great decision. Fantastic food with a great choice on the menu. Friendly staff so no complaints from us.

Thank Discovery2020
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we called into here during a trip around Buxton. We wanted something where we were not rushed and could chill out for a bit plus eat. On the outside it looks like a standard cafe, but inside it is different. There is a good choice...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate at this restaurant a couple of weeks ago. We were made to feel very welcome. Service excellent. Good and varied choice of filling gluten free dishes available. Prices very reasonable. We didn't come away hungry. Facilities well maintained and clean. Can certainly recommend...you...More

Thank sparky196711
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped off quick cup if tea - had a lovely cream tea with scones seeming straight out of the ice. Husband loved his gluten free carrot cake too!

Thank Tania D
Reviewed 17 March 2018

So having walked around Dovedales in the morning, worked up an appetite, we drove to Buxton. Looking for a local restaurant that can accommodate vegan dishes we came across The Hydro Cafe! First impressions; nice cosy and homely. As we went in, took our seats...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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
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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