Where to Eat
Old Hall Hotel
Old Hall Hotel, Restaurant and Wine Bar across the square from the Opera House – the perfect and very popular venue for pre- and post-opera meals. Restaurant open from 12pm–2pm and then 5.15pm–11pm. Wine Bar open all day from 10am. Advanced bookings are advisable.
No 6 The Square Tearooms
Traditional English tearooms situated opposite the Opera House. Special Festival fare pre-opera with Champagne. Booking advisable. Open 10am–7pm. Festival fare available 5.30–7pm.
53 Degrees North
8 Hall Bank, Buxton SK17 6EW
A friendly neighbourhood bar in central Buxton offering a range of award winning real ales, great wines, cocktails, craft beers and Italian coffee. Our food is locally sourced and served daily between 12–3 and 5–9. Pre-theatre meals available from 5pm
7 Hall Bank, Buxton SK17 6EW
We are a small independent restaurant, 3 minute’s walk from Buxton’s Opera House, serving modern British food, cooked to order. We are open for both pre and post theatre suppers by prior reservation
The Duke offers a great range of award winning ales, an extensive range of award-winning ales, an extensive wine and drinks list as well a full menu created with local Derbyshire produce. Food served daily 12pm till 3pm then 5pm till 9pm.
The Pavillion Cafe
The Pavilion Cafe Buxton is a warm, welcoming and spacious cafe overlooking the picturesque award winning landscaped gardens. Our team are hard at work all day with breakfast served with a smile from 9.30am until 11.30am, then continuing with main meals right through to afternoon teas served from 2.30pm. During the summer festival season our cafe also opens for pre-show meals between 5pm and 7pm but it is advisable to book in advance as these are highly popular.
2-3 Cavendish Circus, Buxton SK17 6AT
Experience authentic Thai Cuisine with genuine Thai hospitality. Open all day from 12pm to 11pm. Special Lunch Menu from 12–2.30pm and Afternoon Tea from 2.30–5pm.