Derby is filled with many great restaurants and reviews from others can work wonders in making a restaurant popular.
TripAdvisor is a great place for members of the public to share their views on different venues and can help others decide on where to go.
These restaurants listed have all scored 4.5 out of 5 or higher and have 100 reviews or more.
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1. The Dining Room
The Dining Room (121 Friar Gate, Derby DE1 1EX) Enjoy fine dining at the independent The Dining Room restaurant that serves a mixture for classical contemporary dishes. The Dining Room has a focus on the best local and regional produce and is the perfect place for a Sunday lunch with your family. One Tripadvisor reviewer shared their thoughts, saying: “Restaurant was smaller than expected, but they have definitely tried to make it ‘cosy’ and has a nice ambiance. Fabulous food and great service.”
2. Shalimar Gold
Shalimar Gold (15 Midland Road, Derby DE1 2SN) Shalimar Gold describes themselves as Derby’s “best loved Indian restaurant” and after spending 40 years on Midland Road they have moved to a new venue. A Tripadvisor reviewer wrote: “From the warm welcome on arrival through to the wave goodbye we had a fabulous experience this evening celebrating our Dads birthday.
3. Revolucion de Cuba
Revolucion de Cuba (The Old Institute 9 The Strand, Derby DE1 1BJ) Describes itself as an authentic Cuban cocktail bar and restaurant. One review read: "Service was wonderful and very friendly staff. Food was very tasty and came piping hot and on time. Jess served us and she was lovely."
Lorentes (118 Friar Gate, Derby DE1 1EX) Lorentes is a Spanish tapas and wine bar that brings a relaxing and quirky atmosphere into the restaurant. A reviewer wrote: “Visited for the 1st time Sunday afternoon. Very friendly and welcoming staff. We never know how many dishes to order with tapas but got it spot on with help. The variety and quality of food was lovely. Will definitely be coming back and will recommend to friends. Many thanks Lonrentes”