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Hobb's Cafe

Monsal Head, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1NL, England
+44 1629 640346
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible10%
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“cakes” (16 reviews)
“cheese scone” (4 reviews)
“bacon butties” (2 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
Monsal Head, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1NL, England
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

Situated in the heart of the most amazing Derbyshire countryside,Hobbs Cafe,compliments the stunning views with a range of tasty sandwiches, hot meals, cakes coffees and teas all made to the highest of standards.A clean and light environment with a homely feel about it.The staff are...More

Thank sfletcher1
Reviewed 8 September 2017

This place was recommended to us for it's prime location and tasty food. It certainly delivered on the former although I personally feel the latter was overpriced

Thank jaybrox
Reviewed 25 August 2017

We had a short diversion from our walk on the Monsal Trail, up a steep path to visit Hobb's Cafe, which provided a welcome break. The outside seating looked enticing but it was a bit cool so we went inside. The cafe is very nicely...More

2  Thank John G
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Hobbs Cafe, What a wonderful place the food it absolutely amazing, home made extremely tasty and beautifully presented,excellent coffee, teas and cold drinks with a fabulous range of cakes, a really delightful day with my friend

Thank Alison S
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Although a welcome stop, the most expensive coffee of our walking holiday, nearly £6 for two coffees. Great views from the outside seating.

Thank LucyBCBarnwell
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Hobbs cafe overlooks the stunning monsal trail and affords superb views right across the valley. Serving good tea and coffee and delicious light lunches and cakes it is well worth a visit. It would benefit from better facilities for young families, such as children's portions,...More

1  Thank Wendy L
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely cafe , great views , good service and reasonable traditional food, however £7 for a cheese and ham toastie a little steep. If we weren't so hungry we would have ventured elsewhere ...

Thank Wellsie73
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

What a little gem this cafe is at Monsal Head looking out over the viaduct. Dog Friendly inside and out. Outside, there is tiered decking with a small area with some fancy breed chickens. Bird feeders, visited by blue tits in abundance just feet away...More

Thank Peter P
Reviewed 2 July 2017

A teashop with the most fantastic view, excellent service and friendly staff. Reasonable prices. Seating indoor or outdoor. Separate Ice Cream van (Hobbs) outside. Situated at the very top of Monsal Head - you could just sit and take in the views and watch others...More

Thank pixydust2010
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Large portions. Fruit scone was warm, fluffy yet not overly sweet. Tea was perfectly brewed. Scenery is spectacular. Dog friendly, so long as it behaves.

Thank AndreeC_11
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Monsal Head, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1NL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Peak District National Park  >  Bakewell
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 640346
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Cafe and craft centre with stunning views over Monsal Dale.
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