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Santo's Higham Farm Hotel & Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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Main Road | Derbyshire, Higham DE55 6EH, England
+44 1773 833812
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derbyshire
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36 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there as a couple to eat and did not stay in the hotel. The food is is of a very high standard and from start to finish we were both impressed. We had great service,the staff were attentive and welcoming. We thoroughly enjoyed an interesting menu. Pleasantly the deserts were as good as the mains which is becoming... More 

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CUMBRIA
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422 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just a typical hotel in need of some work. Rooms a bit hot and the bed quality is poor. Great breakfast and very friendly staff. The restaurant ain't bad to be fair. An amazing view over the valley from the car park. Just a little further if rom the motorway than what we were hoping for

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Derby, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We called in for Sunday lunch and were pleasantly surprised at the quality and price of the meal. Never have we seen such huge Yorkshire puddings! With two young children in tow, I think that we may have preferred to dispense with the white linen tablecloths and delicate, long-stemmed wine glasses and perhaps next time we will ask if we... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

I live 40 miles away from this place however every time I come back to visit family I always beg them to come here. Can't comment on busy times as we usually come at lunchtime and it's lovely and quiet. I prefer it that way! The staff are very attentive and friendly. I don't come too often so when we... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Family meal out. We all had steak and thoroughly enjoyed our meals. Cooked to perfection and staff were attentive despite being very busy with a wedding and private party on site too. Highly recommended!

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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

We've been here for our two previous Christmas party's and was looking forward to a third. When it was booked we was told we'd be seated on the dance floor and served first so they can vacate the dance floor and we'd have reserved seating in the covered courtyard area-lovely. Upon arriving we were told "there's the cloakroom" and just... More 

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SantosHighamFarm, General Manager at Santo's Higham Farm Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello Angelsam85, Regarding your review of your Christmas party Saturday I felt that I had to answer you in person. 1. Yes your table was in the centre of the room due to your numbers going up dramatically and the organiser was in formed of this. 2. No you was never informed that you would be served first??? Your table... More 

Ripley, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

We celebrated our silver wedding anniversary on the 23rd November with mum and dad. We decided to dine there because that is where we spent our wedding night. The service was excellent as was the meal. Can definitely recommend the seafood sharer starter. My belly of lamb wad cooked to perfection as wad my husbands blade of beef. The desserts... More 

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Thank Alibon1969
SantosHighamFarm, General Manager at Santo's Higham Farm Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Alibon1969, We are so pleased to read your wonderful review. I have to admit I agree the new menu is amazing and great value for money. We hope to welcome you back soon More 

Derby, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Very enjoyable afternoon in hotel, meal of very good standard and a good price staff very good and attentive excellent service.

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Thank Valerie B
SantosHighamFarm, General Manager at Santo's Higham Farm Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Valerie B, Thank you so much for your kind words, I must admit I love the new menu too, great value for good quality food. We look forward to greeting you back here at Santo's in the near future. More 

London, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

We had an enjoyable stay. Breakfast was ample - plenty of choice. We did have a wedding party eating at the same time so we did find we were left and felt we were interrupting asking for things. Room was clean and had everything we needed. It wasn't noisy even though there was a wedding reception during our stay.Lovely big... More 

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Thank We5Kiwis
SantosHighamFarm, General Manager at Santo's Higham Farm Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

We5Kiwis, Thank you for your review regarding your recent stay at the hotel. I have passed on your thoughts to the restaurant team so that they can improve on their service. I have also took note regarding the double flush. If you are in the area again please do not hesitate to call in again More 

Matlock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We recently visited this restaurant as received a voucher from friends. We had ever been there as had been told it was expensive, however we found it very reasonably priced. The staff were very friendly and helpful and we were delighted with the food, it was all incredibly tasty. The staff treat you well and look after you while you... More 

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Thank Danlau2015
SantosHighamFarm, General Manager at Santo's Higham Farm Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Danlau2015, I am so pleased that you gave us a go and came for dinner. To be quite truthful I do believe that some of our food is actually cheaper that what you get from a pub. The starters are all from £5.00 and main courses from as little as £8.00. All of our food is cooked fresh even... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$50
Cuisine
Bar, British, Steakhouse, International
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road | Derbyshire, Higham DE55 6EH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Higham
  • Phone Number: +44 1773 833812

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