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The Little Shed

3 Park Lane | Allestree, Derby, England
+44 7860 121361
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwiches” (8 reviews)
“cake” (14 reviews)
“quiche” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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3 Park Lane | Allestree, Derby, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Extra payment taken for the vegan afternoon tea option with the reassurance it would be worth it and that there needs to be a supplement for the cost of ingredients. The only difference in cost I could see that would be minimal would be soya...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Alice M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

10/10 service is impeccable. Fantastic staff who look after you wonderfully. Amazing atmosphere and the food is excellent. I can highly recommend the "goat cheese salad". Freshly baked cakes and scones. We can't wait to come back again.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Getaway05078026828
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Visited for a hen weekend. Really comfy surroundings. Loved the Alice in Wonderland teapot, jug and cups. Excellent food, service and surroundings. Thoroughly recommended.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Gay A
Reviewed 10 October 2018

I booked a table for 7, on a busy Friday lunchtime (I would 100% recommend booking, as it’s always so busy!) for my sister’s hen weekend. We all went for the afternoon tea and took along our own bottles of bubbly. The food was out...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank kellyayres1
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

I have tried to get a table here several times and there was one free today. The afternoon teas looked beautiful with a wide range of cakes and you don't need to preorder them if you want to take a chance on the scones being...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank seekerphil
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Service with a smile from the staff here no matter how busy it is sets you up for a piece of one of their yummy cakes and a drink to wash it down with.

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank johnhp702
Reviewed 14 July 2018

This was our first visit to The Little Shed which really does look like a shed from the outside. Inside it was compact but very stylish. They even manage to squeeze in a Gift Shop too. The interior decor is most attractive with a pastel...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank BarbaraM4061
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Lovely cakes first of all and must say there afternoon tea is amazing I like how they accommodate to what we like and they will let you add on to what you want for a small charge, they make you feel special and not rushed,...More

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank LisaWhosTrying
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This was my third visit to the Little Shed. As usual, the welcome and service was excellent. Husband and I ordered the baked camembert to share. Absolutely delicious and very nicely presented. Good coffee too. All the staff are smiley, friendly and helpful. Little gift...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank LisaA196
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Staff are always so nice and welcoming. They have an amazing selection of cakes and good coffee. Also some lovely gifts in the shop.

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank DaniClamp
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Claire N
2 April 2018|
Response from Miriam C |
I think there’s an airb&b a stones throw away!
Rebecca W
25 May 2017|
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Response from Kate T | Reviewed this property |
3 August 2016|
Response from johnhp702 | Reviewed this property |
Hi The hours for the Little Shed are: Tuesday - Saturday 0930 to 1700. Sunday 1000 to 1600. You are adviseable to book and is is a popular little cafe. Regards, John
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Park Lane | Allestree, Derby, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Derby
  • Phone Number: +44 7860 121361
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