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The European

22 Iron Gate, Derby DE1 3GP, England
+44 1332 368732
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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22 Iron Gate, Derby DE1 3GP, England
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Reviews (283)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoy eating here when shopping in Derby, it's always relaxed,service is very good ,the food well coked, thanks for looking after us

Thank sdmmmtc2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful restaurant! We so enjoyed our experience. We were the second couple to arrive and by the time we left all the tables were full! Our waiter, Jacomo, was fantastico! He was very attentive, funny and personable. My husband and I ordered the...More

Thank itobelieve
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We didn't really know what to eat when we came upon The European.The menu looked good so in we went.We were greeted and seated in no time and menus proffered.We started with bread and olives.My wife then chose Fusilli Salmon and I had the Cappeletti...More

Thank willtravel6062
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We always enjoy our visits to the European and it's our favourite place to eat in Derby. The food is always good and freshly cooked. There is always a warm welcome from Giacomo and during this visit he even gave us a song or two!...More

Thank TheMightyRams
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Went here with my girlfriend, the food and service was excellent. we both ordered a starter which came promptly and was absolutely amazing. For mains, we had a special chicken dish off the menu and some pasta between us. the food was amazing!! been twice...More

Thank Alex C
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Dropped in here for a quiet Monday supper, but was pleased to find that over the course of the evening the place filled up a lot - I think the bare minimum staff were on, and Giancarlo was kept busy, skipping from table to table...More

Thank Big-Iain
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Got invited to this restaurant by some family friends, before we went, the friend who made the booking told me: if you dont like this restaurant you can feel free to pick somewhere else. I thought, well i've never been here before so wouldnt know...More

Thank ELHHo
Reviewed 19 June 2017

I was attending a nearby concert and stopped here for a meal beforehand. It was tremendous. Service impeccable and the best fish and boccocino and tomato salad I have had in ages.

Thank magsgday
Reviewed 9 June 2017

I just love it when you dont know a town, and you stumble over a place like this. We took the advice of a couple that had just come out of the restaurant, and went in, we are so glad we did. My wife and...More

1  Thank Rob L
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

I've lived in derby all my life and never knew this restaurant was here. I was looking for somewhere for a relaxing evening with my boyfriend that served brilliant food, and I wasn't disappointed. I enjoyed the meal that much a returned the following day...More

1  Thank Melissa L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Iron Gate, Derby DE1 3GP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Derby
  • Phone Number: +44 1332 368732
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