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10 Water Street, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1EW, England
+44 1629 810035
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (227 reviews)
“bolognese” (21 reviews)
“dough balls” (13 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
10 Water Street, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1EW, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a really pleasant little cafe. The coffee is good and the menu looked good too. We just wanted cake on the day we visited and good though it was, the pieces were tiny! We'll give it a go for lunch soon but not...More

Thank Adrian B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a lovely friendly welcome as soon as we stepped through the door. Very helpful staff and delicious pizza.

Thank taylor396
lesjsin, Owner at Ricci's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Taylor 356, Thank you for this review, glad you enjoyed your visit to us, and we look forward to seeing you again sometime.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Appearances can be deceptive.A rather outwardly unassuming frontage and admittedly we decided to go in because we were cold and wet and the grand kids were hungry. We were greeted by very friendly and helpful staff/proprietors.There was a good choice of pizzas and pasta dishes,...More

Thank hefferman
lesjsin, Owner at Ricci's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

T for Terrific, T for THANKS for such a lovely review Hefferman :-) We're so glad we could tick all your boxes, and pleased you found a warm, friendly 'port' in the storm.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this lovely little place about 5.30 ish on Wednesday night, had a lovely friendly welcome from a charming lady who l assumed was the owner ordered from the menu starter and a main it was brought to the table with a smile. Enjoyed both...More

Thank Susan S
lesjsin, Owner at Ricci's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Susan, It was Sue who greeted and welcomed you. She is my partner , and like me, loves to make people welcome to Ricci's. It was pleasure to serve you, and great we had time to chat. We hope to welcome you again soon....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visit Bakewell before Christmas every year for Fudge, this year popped into this Italian. Sign on the door displayed excellent trip advisor rating, it didn’t disappoint. Ordered 2 x spaghetti Bolonaise and 2 drinks, food was hot, fresh, tasty and service was friendly, what more...More

Thank Janey F
lesjsin, Owner at Ricci's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Janey, We're very grateful for this lovely review, and glad we lived up to our reputation. We strive every day to make each and every customer happy, and with you, we're glad we succeeded :-) Sue & I hope to see you again when...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Can't fault this place. Went with 5 friends. It ticked all the right boxes after a long cold day in Bakewell - warm comforting food and welcoming staff. Our pizzas were terrific, plenty of cheese and toppings, fresh ingredients and lovely coffee. Will make this...More

Thank Peter M
lesjsin, Owner at Ricci's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Peter, Thank you very much for this review. One of our aims is consistency, so you can be assured the food and coffee are always as good whenever you come.

Reviewed 31 October 2017

I eat here regularly and I really look forward to it. I have never eaten anything in this restaurant which was not of the freshest and highest quality. The food is tasty and prepared with Italian style and passion. I can recommend Ricci's to anyone...More

Thank lynnewilliams77
lesjsin, Owner at Ricci's, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Hi Lynne, Sue & I are really grateful for this review - restores our faith :-) Thank you, and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 29 October 2017

We ordered takeaway from here. I had tagliatelle bolonese which was delicious! I ordered a large portion which was ample with a small side salad as an extra. My daughter had a meat pizza which was equally as delicious! Yes, there was plenty of cheese...More

Thank Nicky S
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

We visit ricci s without fail every time we visit Bakewell, the pizzas and pasta are delicious (and we have tried a lot of them now)both Les and Sue are so welcoming and friendly you will not find a better place to eat in Bakewell,can't...More

Thank Leannehockley
lesjsin, Owner at Ricci's, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017

Hi Leanne, Thank you very much for this lovely review. It puts a smile on our faces. Look forward to seeing you next time. Don't forget, we're now on WINTER hours, so close at 3PM on Sunday and Monday.

Reviewed 4 October 2017

We were grateful to be served a take away as no other place was able to offer us meal on a Friday night (our arrival day/evening). They were very friendly and warm towards us. Sadly, the pizzas we bought were truly HORRID. The base was...More

4  Thank sbw777
lesjsin, Owner at Ricci's, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

SBW, I have to say I'm very sorry you didn't enjoy your food, also I'm very disappointed, as we try SO hard to give people with a limited choice (vegans, vegetarians, lactose intolerant) as good an experience as possible. On the pineapple thing, we know...More

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22 November 2016|
Response from lesjsin | Property representative |
Hi Lucy, not at the moment, but we're having the website updated to include one. If you ring during opening hours, I can post or email one to you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Water Street, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1EW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Peak District National Park  >  Bakewell
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 810035
Ricci's Fine Italian foods is a sit-in CAFE and also a take-away. We strive to serve the best authentic Italian foods, at a fair price, in pleasant surroundings. We pride ourselves on freshness, cleanliness and a friendly atmosphere. Our Italian coffee is rated as the best by MANY customers.
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