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The Lighthouse Restaurant

New Road | Boylestone, Ashbourne DE6 5AA, England
+44 1335 330658
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (72 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (15 reviews)
“scallops” (21 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
New Road | Boylestone, Ashbourne DE6 5AA, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The food here is absolutely stunning. We visited for a belated birthday treat and enjoyed the tasting menu. Every single course was impressive. I've had similar dining experiences at the Fat Duck and Paris House but for me this knocks them out the water. The...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for a very high standard evening meal in the Derbyshire area, the Lighthouse is the genuine article. We went with friends, as two couples. All four of us appreciate a really good meal, and we had been recommended to try here.....More

2  Thank D H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My fiance did a lot of research and went for the lighthouse tasting menu over the other tasters in the nottinghamshire area and i am glad she did. I'm not kidding when i say this is my new best meal. You know it's going to...More

3  Thank Ed G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Again, the Lighthouse restaurant provided a fantastic meal. The only option on a Saturday night was the 10 course tasting menu, and every single course was fabulous - great quality food, interesting presentation, and wonderful flavours. Each course was superb, but if I had to...More

2  Thank RobBos772
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came to The Lighthouse for my birthday on Wednesday, May 31st. My husband had arranged for my two grown up children and their partners to stay with us for the night, and to have this lovely meal. I had been wanting to visit The...More

1  Thank jewels1964
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! Without a doubt the best tasting menu I've had the pleasure in tasting. Had the choice of the smaller menu or the full 8 course one and for £55 for the 8 course one, it was well worth it. Staff were attentive but not...More

Thank Jessica D
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Myself and my friend visited the Lighthouse as I had seen all the rave reviews on Trip Advisor. Now its a 1hr 15min drive for me from Rotherham so I was hoping for good things. Started off with me thinking am I at the right...More

Thank Nigel T
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Visited Fri 19th may. Lovely atmosphere. We had the tasting menu which was great. Everything cooked to perfection and some very interesting tasty bites. Staff were attentive but not fussy. Everything came out in a timely manner and was all described as it was set...More

1  Thank Sandra C
Reviewed 13 May 2017

2nd visit and won't be the last. We chose the food and wine pairing and it was excellent value for the quality of food and wine on offer. Each course built on the flavour of the last and the presentation was amazing. The wine waiter...More

Thank twiggyrex
Reviewed 13 May 2017

For a large birthday celebration, the dietary requests we made in advance were accomodated with no fuss, and were much appreciated. Service and food were excellent as ever, and I suspect we will still be talking about the meal for a while!

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
jill l
Do they just do the tasting menu or do they do normal course meal? I can only see the tasting menu on the website?
2 May 2017|
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Response from George B | Reviewed this property |
Also offer a shorter 5 course menu on weds and thurs
Dina W
Are you serving food on Christmas day
15 November 2016|
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Response from Jonathan H | Property representative |
Dina I'm afraid not. Our last service is on the 22nd and we reopen on the 30th. Please let me know if I can be of any more assistance. Kind regards Jon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
19:00 - 12:00
19:00 - 12:00
19:00 - 12:00
19:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: New Road | Boylestone, Ashbourne DE6 5AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Ashbourne
  • Phone Number: +44 1335 330658
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