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Ricci's

10 Water Street, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1EW, England
+44 1629 810035
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Overview
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (77 reviews)
“dough balls” (13 reviews)
“garlic bread” (26 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
10 Water Street, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1EW, England
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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Stopped for lunch with my parents and they went out of the way to look after us. Moving tables together getting a books for our young daughter. Coffee was excellent. Pizzas were great too. They don’t take cards so remember to go to the cash...More

Thank Derbyshirewalker76
lesjsin, Owner at Ricci's, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Hi Derbyshirewalker76, Sue & I are so glad we could look after you, and that you enjoyed what you had. We hope to see you aain soon, and thanks for writing this lovely review.

Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

I visited last November my 9 year old daughter said it was the best pizza and lasagna she had ever had. My parents holiday regularly in Derbyshire so I asked them if they could collect us some take and bake at home lasagnas. I phoned...More

1  Thank Lisa H
lesjsin, Owner at Ricci's, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Hi Lisa, We ALWAYS try to make everyone's visit special. What you give, you get, and we are proud to stick to this at Ricci's. The home made bolognese sauce is low fat and low salt, an added bonus. It was funny, both for me...More

Reviewed 15 February 2018

My daughter and I stopped off for a coffee and ended up ordering a takeaway pizza. It was the best bolognese pizza ever and cooked to perfection. Good value for money and the staff were very accommodating. We will certainly be returning when we are...More

Thank GillianC2
lesjsin, Owner at Ricci's, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Hi Gillian, Glad you enjoyed our 'no cheese' pizza, it's one of my favourites too. Thanks for a lovely review, and hope to see you again next time you're in town.

Reviewed 15 February 2018

Had a lovely meal here last night, lasagne is to die for, including everything else on the menu! Owners are wonderful, extremely friendly, helpful, and accommodating to anything. would eat here every night if i could ;)

Thank PeachMelba92
lesjsin, Owner at Ricci's, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Hi PeachMelba, Thanks for a superb review :-) The lasagne is VERY popular, meat and veg, and we now do them cold for customers to take away and cook themselves, or to freeze for later. Thank you for the great review.

Reviewed 31 January 2018

Came here on a Friday evening just before closing time so they didn't have much left. However I managed to get a small Pizza to take away. The staff were very friendly and served us very quickly. They don't except cards here for some reason...More

2  Thank James H
lesjsin, Owner at Ricci's, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Hi James, when you say 'not much left', you mean dough. This is because we only use fresh dough at Ricci's, so with 15 minutes to go, we don't make another batch, as it would just be thrown away. However, we also had all three...More

Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Followed the good reviews to this intimate and authentic cafe just after Christmas and were welcomed by very friendly owners. Pizzas were delicious and particularly enjoyed the cheesy garlic bread. Highly recommend.

Thank Ann D
lesjsin, Owner at Ricci's, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Hi Ann, Sue & I thank you for this review, and we're very pleased we could live up to expectations. We always try to. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 6 January 2018

Ricci's is the reason we come to Bakewell. A 70 mile round trip which is well worth it for the quality of the food and the service. Had the lasagne today, done to perfection, shared a garlic bread starter which is the best garlic bread...More

Thank Zaskar97
lesjsin, Owner at Ricci's, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Hi Zaskar, I know how you feel, as Sue & I got to love Ricci's when we were customers first, also having a long trip to get here, before deciding to run it when the previous owners retired. We always thought the trip was worth...More

Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff, seating for 10. Small Pizza cafe and takeaway. Coffee a bit thin and lacking flavor.

2  Thank spookandco
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

This is a really pleasant little cafe. The coffee is good and the menu looked good too. We just wanted cake on the day we visited and good though it was, the pieces were tiny! We'll give it a go for lunch soon but not...More

1  Thank Adrian B
lesjsin, Owner at Ricci's, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2017

Hi Adrian, firstly, thank you for the review, & we hope you can come back again to explore the menu further. On the cake thing, the Italian cakes (chocolate desert & tiramisu), yes, the portions are smaller, but you DID have two forks, so shared...More

Reviewed 10 December 2017

Had a lovely friendly welcome as soon as we stepped through the door. Very helpful staff and delicious pizza.

1  Thank taylor396
lesjsin, Owner at Ricci's, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

Hi Taylor 356, Thank you for this review, glad you enjoyed your visit to us, and we look forward to seeing you again sometime.

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Hi Lucy, not at the moment, but we're having the website updated to include one. If you ring during opening hours, I can post or email one to you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$15
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Water Street, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1EW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Peak District National Park  >  Bakewell
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 810035
Description
Ricci's Fine Italian foods is a sit-in CAFE and also a take-away. We strive to serve the best authentic Italian foods, at a fair price, in pleasant surroundings. We pride ourselves on freshness, cleanliness and a friendly atmosphere. Our Italian coffee is rated as the best by MANY customers.
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