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Riverside Herb Centre

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Castleton Road, Hathersage, Peak District National Park S32 1EG, England
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Saw the herb centre when passing by so turned the car around to have a nosey inside. A fabulous deli was inside with all kinds of wonderful treats and chocolates, plus a great selection of cheeses and other goodies. Took a seat by the window to eat in the café just in front of all the bird feeders and took... More 

Thank Fiona H
Chapel-en-le-Frith, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I remember this place when it became run down as a herb centre and closed. I cannot believe how it has been transformed. It is home cooks dream and I only called in by chance to find some orange curd that I could not source in the shops I had earlier visited in Sheffield. Had I not been time-limited I... More 

Thank LabradorNezz
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The title is our family's name for this lovely cafe which has long been a favourite. Good and plentiful food, and a lovely view of many bird feeders which attract lots of different bird species. The shop attached has some tasty treats too!

Thank adysheff
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

The cafe side of this pla is lovely. Some people will say expensive but you get what you pay for. Soup always lovely and fresh. Tuna melt - massive! Whilst your there you must try the oils opposite the till - the fig and date balsamic glaze is to die for!

Thank Likest0eat0ut
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

It would be easy to drive past without noticing so look out for this small herb and garden centre on the road from Hope to Hathersage . The star feature is the lovely little cafe/restaurant which overlooks the River Derwent and , just outside the panoramic window , a huge bird-feeding station so you can watch dozens of birds of... More 

Thank Malcolm S
Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

We had lunch there today, the service was very good, the senior staff person was most accomodating. The food was excellent. We loved watching the birds, I,d not seen a nuthatch at such close quarters before- great. Providing bird identification books for each window side table is really helpful. The deli was good also, with a superb range of olive... More 

Thank 20feedback40
Derby, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Although this is a most unexpected attraction Superb fun to observe our wildlife at close quarters and full marks to whoever thought of this one. Grand viewing, but not sure if mum and the kids at their window table for a prolonged session would be too welcome at a busy lunchtime. Watched the birds on two occasions - firstly late... More 

Thank IJS251
Manchester, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

We stopped here with friends who live in Derbyshire, had a nice brew and a very nice piece of cake, the wild birds made it a very pleasant day and totally unexpected. we bought a few things from the shop and would certainly recommend a visit if you are in the area.

Thank 451Jonnyred
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Gorgeous gluten free victoria sponge. Fabulous cherry scone. Staff are fantastic- so helpful. And i loved the deli and garden centre.

Thank sharonsmith68
Grantham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

Visited last week, was seated where I could actually see the sandwiches being prepared and was astounded to see the lady who was making the sandwiches had the longest (and I mean long) finger nails, which were painted pillar box red, handling the sandwich fillings without gloves or utensils, that can't be acceptable? Not only that but she was also... 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 of 5 stars
Cafe, British, Gluten Free
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castleton Road, Hathersage, Peak District National Park S32 1EG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Peak District National Park  >  Hope Valley  >  Hathersage
  • Phone Number: 01433651055

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?