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Fresh Basil - Deli & Eaterie

23 Strutt Street | Belper, DE56 1UN, Belper DE56 1UN, England
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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“cakes” (62 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (14 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
23 Strutt Street | Belper, DE56 1UN, Belper DE56 1UN, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came in at lunchtime and there was a number of spare tables. Ordered a club sandwich and a tuna roll. Painfully slow to the point were we had to ask when it was arriving. Been here many times before and service was good. Food ok...More

1  Thank Graham M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I hate to write a negative review of what should be a lovely local cafe. I would much prefer to spend my money here than in Costa. However, when ordering coffee and an egg bap today I waited 25 minutes for coffee in a half...More

Thank Becky M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In this day and age to need a good coffee and this just isn’t good. In fact it’s probably one of the worst. The sad thing is that this place use to be fantastic. The deli still is great. The staff are lovely too. However...More

Thank C1arke
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great Venue - said quality food in every way, Great attention to detail. We both had croque monsieur - as good as it gets. Simple, highest quality ingredients, Inspired cooking

Thank jules1044
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

We were too late for savoury, which is a pity because the cakes are a little too sugary (and I like cake) and the coffee a bit insipid. But it's open when Belper is closing down

Thank Hugo M
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

Best English breakfast I've ever had!. Give the savoury duck a try, I wish more places did this. Super fresh bread, seasoned sausages and great coffee.

Thank Chris N
Reviewed May 1, 2018

Waited 38 minutes for two Panini meals this afternoon, the cafe was empty -i counted 4 customers and 3 members of staff... Why did it take so long!! - I could not believe how slow the service was! Very disappointing! - We will not be...More

1  Thank blackwell94
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

I’ve visited a couple of times over the last 4 weeks. The first time I took a friend visiting from London for coffee on a Saturday morning. The surroundings were nice although I thought the tables could have been a little cleaner. The biggest problems...More

1  Thank Allypally23
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

This is my 3rd review of fresh basil after to previously bad experiences under old ownership This time I have to say it’s gone up hugely in service and quality decent produce alternatives on offer and not overdone ie everything in pots on a plate...More

1  Thank Nick S
Reviewed April 5, 2018

This place is ok but always busy but good selection of cheeses etc ,Staff not very quick and could do with a kick up the bum but it's up to you to try it we had a nice coffee and cake there it was nice...More

Thank garybednall1-uk
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June 20, 2016|
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Response from Draenia | Reviewed this property |
Fresh Basil is open on a Sunday :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Strutt Street | Belper, DE56 1UN, Belper DE56 1UN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Belper
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