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The Peacock at Rowsley Restaurant

Bakewell Road, Rowsley, Peak District National Park DE4 2EB, England
+44 1629 733518
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“amuse bouche” (7 reviews)
“bread” (9 reviews)
“ribeye steak” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Bakewell Road, Rowsley, Peak District National Park DE4 2EB, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thought it would be a treat to call in with a friend for sandwiches in the bar at lunchtime. Lady in reception very friendly and helpful. We ordered the open sandwiches, mine prawns and Marie Rose sauce on brown bread which was a generous portion...More

1  Thank Sanji25
Reviewed 7 November 2017

The food tasted great - lets say that up front, BUT, this place is VERY formal and bijou - we went for Sunday lunch whilst on a walking break in Matlock, and were taken by surprise at The Peacock's VERY upmarket setting and presentation. Don't...More

2  Thank piegirl82
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

We had a meal in the bar although the food and service was about as far from 'bar food' as you could get! The food was delicious with amazing textures and flavours. The service was also spot on; we were made to feel welcome and...More

Thank WildMX5
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Our party of 8 had dinner in the lovely private dining room on 27th October and it was a great experience. Pricey but worth it. The staff were fantastic and gave great service which was attentive but not fussy. The food was exceptional; delicious and...More

Thank Bunty53
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Upon the advice of some locals we spoke with in Youlgreave, we took their advice and stopped here for a drink. We were the only people in the bar on a late afternoon. The bar is topped in copper. The service was good and I...More

Thank chacha7602
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Fine dining at The Peacock, Finished our 2 day stay with a meal at The Peacock.A very enjoyable set menu for £41 each + a very nice bottle of Sauvignon Blanc.Service was excellent but perhaps could have done with some low level music but overall...More

Thank PhilMerridan
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Just a quick word to say how much we enjoyed the food and service at this very beautiful hotel/restaurant this summer. The staff were incredibly kind and accommodating with our two young children and the food was delicious.

Thank Tiffany R
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Lunch with two elderly sisters - one in a wheelchair. Prompt and careful assistance getting Mum into the hotel through the garden. Service quite outstanding throughout. Lunch menu fantastic - tasty terrine, soft succulent pork followed by baked custard. Great experience that I look forward...More

Thank Pete R
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Had lunch in here and what's an excellent find. The food was die for and the service was excellent. Will definitely come back again when I am in the area.

Thank Tieu V
Reviewed 30 September 2017

We didn't think we should pay at all; the response was accusative and angry when we said so. The menu is so safe it ought to have been easy to deliver, but 'fish of the day' was overcooked, limp skinned and completely unseasoned, with a...More

Thank ColinSheffield
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Paula H
11 July 2016|
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Response from Gowell1234 | Reviewed this property |
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Joan A
6 November 2015|
Response from Guy P | Reviewed this property |
Your posting your question to the wrong list. This is travelers reviews, I would look under the help tab for contact and write there. The review section is for reviews only, questions about reviews should go to Tripadvisor... More
20 February 2015|
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Response from RoyL265 | Reviewed this property |
Semi formal ie suit or jacket for men - dress or smart separates for women
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$80
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bakewell Road, Rowsley, Peak District National Park DE4 2EB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Peak District National Park  >  Rowsley
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 733518
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  • This restaurant is at The Peacock at Rowsley
A perfect spot for visiting the Peak National Park, Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall. The Peacock is located in the small, pretty village of Rowsley. We serve delicious food both lunch and dinner in the warm and cosy surroundings of our atmospheric bar. Our 3 dining rooms overlook our gardens and lunch is served from 12 noon til 2 pm and dinner from 7pm to 9 pm (8.30 Pm) on Sunday. We offer something for everyone from a bowl of homemade soup to our fine dining experience in the evening and we have been awarded 3 rosettes by the AA. Reservations for our dining rooms and first come first served for our bar. We look forward to welcoming you. The Peacock at RowsleyBakewell Road, Rowsley, Derbyshire. DE4 2EB
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