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St John Street Gallery & Cafe

Central European, British, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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50 St. John Street, Ashbourne DE6 1GH, England
+44 1335 347425
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in for lunch with family. Fabulous service, wonderful locally sourced food. Good portion sizes and reasonably priced. The tearoom has recently undergone a facelift and is much more welcoming. We will be back. Well done.

Thank posh_pooch
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Next time your in or around Ashbourne take time to call in her for a tea and a bun and watch the world go madly by. Try the local made cake as well.

Thank Bryn W
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I found St John's four years ago and have been a regular participant on Lewis Noble's Art Workshops ever since. During his three day workshops Lewis effectively demonstrates his sketching and painting techniques both outdoors in the Peak District and back in the studio. His work (for sale in the Gallery) depicts the landscape in a manner that seems to... More 

3 Thank peter0114
Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Great little cafe for either coffee/tea and cake or a light lunch . I had the carrot and coriander soup which was a good sized helping with plenty of bread .. Very tasty .. My husband had the salad with figs and goats cheese which he said was excellent ! The salad was imaginative and well presented. Great friendly service,... More 

Thank Rosie T
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Ashbourne should really get a by pass, it's a pleasant little town ruined by huge juggernaut lorries skimming its sidewalks. If you go and need lunch, a sandwich, or just cake and coffee try the Gallery Cafe in St. John Street, it's a cracker. Clean, comfortable, good food and pleasant staff. We were served by a pleasant South African lady,... More 

Thank christopher d
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Hardyspopuprestaurants.com turn this amazing gallery & cafe into a restaurant for those who enjoy good food and fine wine. Check out the website for forth coming events and menus, book early to avoid disappointment as place are limited.

Thank Tracky09
Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Enjoyed an excellent elevenses here during a visit to Ashbourne. Cafe spread over more than one floor with other floors dedicated to displaying a range of art - ie sculptures as well a paintings etc. Food freshly prepared and coffee served at a high standard. Too early for lunch but espied some of the tarts being readied - they looked... More 

Thank LizSky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

Well worth a visit if you are in Ashbourne. A good selection of art and an upstairs cafe serving delicious healthy lunches - imaginatively presented.

Thank Linda H
Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

This place has improved very much and I would recommend a visit for lunch or brunch. Good choices on the menu and the staff go out of their way to help. Gluten free choices are excellent and properly GF. Fine coffee.

Thank Bubbs1965
Derby, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

I Stumbled upon this little gem on a spontaneous trip to Ashbourne, the mezzanine area provided comfortable seating in a relaxed environment surrounded by art by local artists. The atmosphere was delightful and the staff even more so. I was made to feel very, very welcome. The gentleman working there was more than happy to accommodate various alternations to the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $12
Central European, British, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 St. John Street, Ashbourne DE6 1GH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Ashbourne
  • Phone Number: +44 1335 347425
An award winning Café where the focus is on flavoursome, healthy food in a continental style. Food prepared on the premises where possible with high quality produce from leading local suppliers. A choice of quality coffees, a variety of 'bottomless' teas and alcoholic drinks complimented by delicious cakes. A wide range of soya, vegetarian and gluten free options available.A spacious Café with ample seating capacity that can easily accommodate small to medium groups. The separate mezzanine floor is ideal for meetings, workshops or just a friendly get together. The Gallery showcases some of the area’s most talented artists in relaxed and informal surroundings - an eclectic mixture of paintings, prints, sculpture, pottery, bronze and glassware on display.

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