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Lamplight Restaurant

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4 Victoria Square, Ashbourne DE6 1GG, England
+44 1335 342279
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west yorkshire
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112 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I had the mixed vegetarian platter to start and the baked aubergine. Vegetarian food is often uninspiring but both dishes were excellent. Would also recommend the apple pancakes - one of the best desserts I've eaten! My husbands bread and butter pudding was equally good.

Thank poppy57
Pat W, Owner at Lamplight Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. I'm so pleased you enjoyed your meal with us, especially the 'vegetarian options' and 'desserts'. I shall pass your kind comments onto the rest of the team. More 

east sussex
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97 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went on the off chance it was good and not disappointed. Had a lovely meal, everything was pipping hot which I like . Staff were attentive and welcoming but could do with more. Would go again

Thank mrspink3
Pat W, Owner at Lamplight Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. So pleased you had a lovely meal with us. I shall pass your comments onto everyone and look forward to seeing you again in the future. More 

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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here Easter Sunday for Lunch with my wife and stepson. It is a lovely quirky old building with a spiral staircase in the middle going downstairs. Our server was a polite and quite funny young lad, who was very attentive even though they were fulland busy. 2 courses for £19 pounds, is good value for food of this quality.... More 

Thank geoff3361
Pat W, Owner at Lamplight Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. I'm really pleased you liked the restaurant and all its 'quirky' bits!! I shall pass your comments on to 'Louis' who was your server on the evening. We look forward to seeing you again, should you ever be in the area again. More 

Nottingham, England
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in the Ashbourne area for a week and Lamplight stood head and shoulders above other restaurants we checked out. Very atmospheric , cosy dining area with magnificent oak beams. Service very professional and food excellent in quality, taste and vale for money.

Thank Feedbacker
Pat W, Owner at Lamplight Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing your very kind review. I and my staff really appreciate the time you have taken to do this. I am so pleased you enjoyed your evening with us. More 

Croxley Green, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The only proper restaurant in Ashbourne. Food was excellent along with the service. So good I went back for the second night of my stay. It didn't let me down, again had an excellent meal with fantastic service. Highly recommended.

Thank annes552015
Derby, England
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to Lamplight last Friday evening. This was the first time we'd been for a couple of Months. Was the food still as good, you betcha, was the service still as good, you betcha. Our party of four all had different starters and mains. All arrived hot to the table, well presented and very, very tasty. Don't know how many... More 

Thank PostieDerby_England
Pat W, Owner at Lamplight Restaurant, responded to this review

What can I say........thank you again for your lovely review. I"m so pleased you enjoy coming back time and time again. We enjoy seeing you and look forward to your next visit. More 

Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We visited this venue last Summer, having previously visited a couple of months earlier. We called in for lunch and the food was absolutely first rate on both occasions. The lady that attended us was most professional friendly and helpful. We truly felt that we were dining in "somewhere very special". The reason for this belated review is that we... More 

2 Thank fireyfred
Pat W, Owner at Lamplight Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm really happy you enjoyed your lunch with us last summer and look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Went here Thursday night for a meal with my wife whilst enjoying a few days away, we were not disappointed. We have been a couple of times before when in the area and have always been impressed with the service and food. Compared to the pub chain that we called at on the way here the food is individual and... More 

Thank Parko79
Pat W, Owner at Lamplight Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It is always lovely to know that we are getting things right and that you enjoyed your experience with us. I shall pass on your comments to everyone in my team. More 

North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

My first visit to Ashbourne, and I went to Lamplight with a group of eleven friends. As soon as you enter the door you get the impression of customers enjoying themselves in a restaurant that knows what it is doing. Between us we must have tried most of the dishes on the menu, and I heard only praise for the... More 

Thank CrazyInglesi
Pat W, Owner at Lamplight Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience with us. I'm really pleased you enjoyed your evening. I understand and note your small frustration with being disrupted when the waiting staff asked who had ordered what and aim to try and find a solution to this. More 

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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

A totally fabulous lunch in the most beautiful old building that has been converted into a high quality restaurant. Amazing homemade Mushroom soup, the sea Bass and pork loin were exceptionally well cooked and very well presented. The deserts were gorgeous white chocolate and raspberry bread and butter pudding, chocolate and Ginger cheese cake. Lynda was so welcoming and helpful.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Victoria Square, Ashbourne DE6 1GG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Ashbourne
  • Phone Number: +44 1335 342279

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?