The Merchant's Yard

“Global flavours in the Peak District” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

TIDESWELL, DERBYSHIRE

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The Merchant’s Yard is in the centre of the Peak District in the village of Tideswell. The restaurant is found tucked away in a traditional stone building. Set on two levels, the atmosphere is one of relaxed dining with local produce given a global treatment.

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2 Rosette Award for Culinary Excellence
The Merchant's Yard
St John's Road, TIDESWELL, DERBYSHIRE, SK17 8NY
Phone : 01298 872442

Features

Facilities
  • Seats: 100
  • Private dining available
  • On-site parking available
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Accessible toilets
  • Assist dogs welcome
Opening Times
  • Open all year
  • Days Closed: Monday to Tuesday
  • Lunch served from: 12
  • Dinner served until: 9
Food and Drink
  • Wines under £30: 20
  • Wines over £30:
  • Wines by the glass: 13
  • Cuisine style: Contemporary, Classic

About The area

Discover Derbyshire

The natural features of this central English county range from the modest heights of the Peak District National Park, where Kinder Scout stands at 2,088 ft (636 m), to the depths of its remarkable underground caverns, floodlit to reveal exquisite Blue John stone. Walkers and cyclists will enjoy the High Peak Trail which extends from the Derwent Valley to the limestone plateau near Buxton, and for many, the spectacular scenery is what draws them to the area.

The county is well endowed with stately homes – most notably Chatsworth, the palatial home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, with its outstanding collections of paintings, statuary and art. Other gems include the well preserved medieval Haddon Hall, the Elizabethan Hardwick Hall, and Kedleston Hall, whose entrance front has been described as the grandest Palladian façade in Britain.

The spa town of Matlock is the county’s administrative centre and other major towns of interest include Derby and the old coal mining town of Chesterfield, with its crooked spire. Around the villages of Derbyshire, look out for the ancient tradition of well dressing, the decorating of springs and wells – the precious sources of life-sustaining water – with pictures formed from flowers.

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