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Carriages Bar and Restaurant

Newhaven | Near Hartington, Buxton SK17 0DU, England
+44 1298 84528
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (10 reviews)
“wild boar” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 14:30All hours
CUISINES
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
Newhaven | Near Hartington, Buxton SK17 0DU, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Spending a couple of days in Buxton area and wanted something a little bit different. We visited on a Thursday night. What a place you have your meal in a railway carriage. Don't though think that means they don't care about the food. I had...More

Thank Carol157
Reviewed 1 week ago

The welcome and service in this local restaurant cannot be faulted and as a lone diner on this occasion I was made to feel at ease and service was very efficient .The starter Terrine was tasty and well presented and the haddock risotto absolutely delicious...More

Thank Chris G
Ellie H, Manager at Carriages Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thankyou very much for your review! As much as we love good reviews - it always good to hear if there is anything that's not quite up to scratch so we can get it sorted! We do have a well stocked bar - I believe...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited this restaurant a couple of times before but still find it a real surprise when you walk through door to find a railway ticket office in front of you,turn right and you enter a mock platform with a Pullman carriage on either...More

Thank danmac080448
Ellie H, Manager at Carriages Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for your review! It is always good to hear we are doing our jobs right and in the cleaning department too! They say you can tell a lot about a place by looking at the toilets! Hopefully we will see you again soon! Thanks,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed in Buxton and found this restaurant on trip advisor so decided to give it a go for dinner. Wow the restaurant has what look like converted train carriages inside and the menu was great and some different items such as a runny egg starter...More

Thank leetaylor89
Ellie H, Manager at Carriages Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thankyou for your review! It was good to meet the four of you! The steak deal is a very good deal! And the carriages definitely add to the atmosphere!! Hopefully we will see you again if you're in this neck of the woods! Thanks, Ellie

Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner an I were staying in the area and decided to try the restaurant one night. Im so glad we did. From walking in we were very impressed, the staff made you feel very welcome right from the word go and the inside of...More

Thank Bibest
Ellie H, Manager at Carriages Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for your review! It's always so good to hear positive reviews on not only the food but the service too! It makes our jobs much more enjoyable! We hope to see you again soon! Thanks, Ellie

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lunch here yesterday with some friends. We have not been before but we shall definitely go again. Welcome and service was excellent. Menu choice was good and the food was served piping hot. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit and have already recommended it other...More

Thank _paulk2000
Ellie H, Manager at Carriages Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thankyou so much for your review! I'm so pleased you enjoyed your lunch! We hope to see you again soon! Thanks, Ellie

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly staff. First class service. Food excellent. Novelty surroundings in mock train dining carriages.

Thank Alekosge11
Ellie H, Manager at Carriages Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thankyou for your review! The carriages certainly are something different! Hopefully we will see you again soon! Ellie

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've just had another lovely meal here.the staff couldn't do enough.we had a disabled gent with us,but they put a ramp up,making it easy for him to get into the carriage,with dignity.staff couldn't be more helpful.every starter main and dessert delicious for the eight of...More

Thank leizure
Ellie H, Manager at Carriages Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thankyou so much for your review! I'm pleased your evening was enjoyed by all! It's always good to hear especially with a larger sized table! Hopefully we will see you all again sometime! Ellie

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting layout, something different and quirky. Average drink choice, nothing special. The Brie starter was absolutely delicious!! Highly recommend! Mushroom starter was alright. Fish and chips was completely homemade, no tinned mushy peas or tarts sauce, it was all freshly made. Haddock risotto was rich...More

Thank Katie P
Ellie H, Manager at Carriages Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thankyou for your review! It's always good to hear that we are doing things right! Hopefully we will see you again, Thanks, Ellie

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a very good lunch - service was good & the food was very enjoyable. The unusual setting added to the occasion.

Thank LindaH186338
Ellie H, Manager at Carriages Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thankyou for your review! I'm pleased you enjoyed your meal and that the service was good too! The charm of the train really adds to the occasion! Hopefully we will see you again soon! Thanks, Ellie

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mazenotts
30 June 2017|
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Response from Ellie H | Property representative |
They are yes!
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sue g
8 June 2017|
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Response from carriages2016 | Property representative |
Hi sue. We allow dogs into the bar area but not on the carriages. Thanks, ellie
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amg2503
25 January 2017|
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Response from carriages2016 | Property representative |
We can cater for as many as you like. If the group is big enough, we could close the restaurant and have just your party in. If you wanted any entertainment, that could be arranged on top; a singer, magician etc. Walking... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 20
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 18:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Newhaven | Near Hartington, Buxton SK17 0DU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Buxton
  • Phone Number: +44 1298 84528
  • E-mail
Description
English Bar & Restaurant - with a difference. Jump on board and enjoy a range of food and drink on our platform and two train carriages!
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