Mission Impossible star Tom Cruise visits acclaimed Derbyshire restaurant Lovage by Lee

Lovage by Lee Smith in Bakewell Lovage by Lee Smith in Bakewell
Lovage by Lee Smith in Bakewell
Only the best will do for Tom Cruise - the restaurant has been critically acclaimed and is featured in Michelin's Guide

Hollywood superstar Tom Cruise paid a visit to an acclaimed restaurant in Bakewell, Derbyshire during filming last week.

Owners of Restaurant Lovage by Lee Smith took to Instagram to share a photo today (Wednesday, March 6, 2024) featuring Tom Cruise flanked by Lee Smith and a member of the restaurant.

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Owners were thrilled to have Hollywood royalty dine at their restaurant.

The Instagram post read: 'We were honoured to have shared our food and hospitality with @tomcruise and his cast and crew last week. A truly humbling experience to have had such a kind and genuine group of guests join us. Mr Cruise was kind enough to offer a photo with us all and has given us permission to share.

"Thank you for choosing Lovage - we would be thrilled to welcome you all back again! A special thank you to Mrs M & Mrs C for your wonderful visit & careful arrangement.'

It is thought filming for the Mission Impossible films is underway in Derbyshire.

The blockbuster franchise stars Cruise as agent Ethan Hunt.

The films' eye-popping stunt scenes and thrilling plot lines have kept audiences hooked since the first Mission Impossible film was released in 1996.

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