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“Lovely place”
Review of The European

The European
Ranked #38 of 589 Restaurants in Derby
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Lovely place”
Reviewed December 21, 2013 via mobile

Took my mum and boyfriend there for a Christmas treat last night and we all loved it. Quirky interesting building, all the food was amazing and the staff were friendly. Would recommend!

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English first
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Quirky venue”
Reviewed December 8, 2013

Unusual venue lends itself to a lovely and romantic atmosphere. We had an upstairs window seat, decorated with Christmas fairy lights and overlooking the cathedral. Service was friendly and attentive without being overly so. Food was good, especially the starters (we had a pate and the king prawns) but lacked a little something which ought to have been there in order to match the venue. Overall a very enjoyable evening. Recommended and we would return, just not in a major hurry.

  • Visited December 2013
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Derby, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
96 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Slightly Eccentric, but Excellent”
Reviewed September 26, 2013

We have been here several times and always really enjoy it. The food is much better than the initial impression one gets from the décor of the entrance, and the service is always personal and good.
Do try it sometime if you are in Derby: get a table by the window if you can.

Visited September 2013
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Derby, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Must be one of the Best in Derby”
Reviewed September 20, 2013

Excellent service and a good selection of well cooked and presented food and all at a very reasonable price. A view toward Derby Cathederal made another great evening out. Well Done to them all.

Visited September 2013
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Derby, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
157 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
“Cosy Authentic Italian”
Reviewed September 15, 2013 via mobile

Derby doesn't have many 'real' Italian restaurants and this one is housed on the upper floors of one of Derby's oldest buildings. We ordered from a set menu with good choices, all prepared to order.

Freshly made carrot and coriander soup and Black Forest ham, ruccola and grand padano salad for starters served with crusty baguette. Pasta with spicey Italian sausage, lasagne and salad for mains, followed by pannacotta and coffee. Lovely food, attentive service, listening to the peal of the cathedral bells.

  • Visited September 2013
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