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
The Old Court House, George Street, Buxton SK17 6AY
Whether you want your favourite French dish or simply want to try something different, for a special occasion, romantic evening for two or family celebration you want to ensure you visit The Bar Brasserie in Buxton.
The Buxton Taphouse
George Street, Buxton SK17 6AY
The Tap House is the place to enjoy fantastic beers from the acclaimed Buxton Brewery. Food served all day 12–9pm. Sunday Lunch 12–3pm. Specialising in home smoked pulled pork amongst other tasty dishes, perfect for pre theatre dining. No bookings taken.
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 Old Clubhouse
3 Water Street, Buxton SK17 6XN
The Old Clubhouse is a recently refurbished family friendly pub ideally situated next to Buxton Opera House. Serving food from 12 until 10pm every day. Our menu offers a wide variety of dishes from your pub classics to seasonal specials.
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.