Restaurants & Pubs

The Red Lion Inn

The Red Lion Inn is a seventeenth century inn nestled in the historic village of Hognaston. The menu is more eclectic than you might expect, and the beer is kept to perfection.

Location: Hognaston (1.5 miles)

Website here


The Barley Mow

A famous old pub that does good food and fine beer.  Book in advance for food to avoid disappointment.

Location: Kirk Ireton (2 miles)

Website: here


The Cock Inn

A fantastic and large gastro pub.  Traditional snug pub area and modern restaurant with a posh menu

Location: Muggington (6 miles)

Website here


The Miners Arms

Village pub that’s 4 miles from Millfields, walkable along the edge of the reservoir for the ramblers among you. Good beer and food – for evening meals or Sunday lunch we recommend you book.

Location: Carsington (4 mile)

Website: here


The Red Lion (Wirksworth)

Craft beer, lively music nights, and food available from the Umami restaurant next door, a great place for a knees up in Wirksworth!

Location: Wirksworth (6 miles driving – 5 miles walking)

Red Lion location: here

Umami restaurant website: here


The Black Swan

Modern country décor and lovely food makes this pub a winner. Book in advance for food.

Location: Idridgehay (3.6 miles)

Website: here