Price range: $13 - $49
Cuisines: English, Italian, Continental, British
Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Description: Little Sicily in the heart of Derbyshire’s Peak District and where you’re guaranteed Italian food as it was meant to be... The second you enter Carriages, via the ‘Booking Office’, and head towards the ‘Platform’ bar you realise this is no ordinary restaurant.The dining area consists of two ‘steam era’ railway carriages (either side of the bar) with guests able to enjoy excellent cuisine in the ambient surroundings of ‘Orient Express’ and ‘Pullman’ carriages. If you’re looking for a mouth-watering selection of traditional Italian/Sicilian dishes, fresh seasonal seafood, fine Italian wines, coffee and ice cream then look no further than Carriages Italian restaurant at Newhaven.Daily specials, with the emphasis being on fresh fish dishes, feature along with an extensive a la carte menu. Sicilian chef Enzo specialises in ‘home cooking’ such as Fettuccine alla Norma , Duck breast in rich caramelised sauce with balsamic vinegar wine and thyme and Funghi Ripieni. Carriages also offer an excellent selection of fine wines, beers and spirits. An extensive snack menu is available and served in the plush cocktail bar, where you can relax surrounded by railway memorabilia. Throughout the year, Carriages hosts special events and is home to a successful ‘Ladies that Lunch Club’. Karina and Enzo are also delighted to host special occasion parties, such as Birthdays and Weddings, with many guests returning time and time again. A tailor-made menu is available for parties of ten or more.The moment you arrive at Carriages restaurant, Karina and Enzo guarantee a warm Sicilian welcome. Followed by Italian food as it was meant to be... Carriages is open from Wednesday to Sunday (closed Monday and Tuesday).Lunch is served from 12pm until 2pm - Dinner is served 6.30pm to 9.30m Last order is at 2.00pm on Sundays.