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No.6 the Square

6 The Square, Buxton SK17 6AZ, England
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“cakes” (57 reviews)
“quiche” (13 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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6 The Square, Buxton SK17 6AZ, England
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Reviews (284)
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited mid-afternoon on a very cold but sunny Bank Holiday weekend at the Buxton May Day Festival. We were lucky to find a table as the Georgian restaurant was packed both inside and outside under the colonnade. Here was a lovely calm atmosphere though. A...More

Thank tedtrillo
Reviewed 6 days ago

Afternoon tea in the old style with delicious cakes and pastries and a good range of teas. If you feel like a step back in time for tea served in fine china this is for you!

Thank Marguerite W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely old fashioned tea rooms with an excellent range of teas and cakes. Friendly staff and food and drink were lovely.

Thank ladyita
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic location and being extra special with the sun shining and music from the brass band wafting from the pavilion. Ideal place to people watch while quaffing wine.

Thank sam132016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had a lovely cream tea here on the May Day bank holiday. The town centre was packed, as the Spring Fayre was underway, but we managed to find a well appointed table for two and really enjoyed the escape from the...More

Thank Jane C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend and I were looking for somewhere for a good catch up and stumbled up No.6. The staff were friendly and helpful and the afternoon tea was delicious! There was plenty for both of us and a nice selection and variation. The only hole...More

Thank BLloydy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staying in Buxton for a few days and looked for Gluten Free places to eat. This was the first on our search. Popped in for breakfast. Excellent food, great service and lovely place. Would definitely recommend and go back again. Great looking cakes too 😊

Thank Helen G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popped here for delicious cinnamon roast and a cup of tea after our trip on the tram lovely venue. Good choice on menu although we only had tea scones and cinnamon toast

Thank coopsy765
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Late lunch, had a cheese scone, great choice of teas. Very friendly staff, made to feel welcome. Would definitely visit again, great location opposite the opera house.

Thank Michelle D
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We stayed in the accommodation here (which is also excellent, with views over the Gardens and Opera House!) and took breakfast and mid-morning tea here. The breakfasts are substantial and delicious, with very nice locally-made Derbyshire oatcakes if you want them. For tea, there is...More

Thank dr0pthepil0t
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Brian C
Thanks for writing about #6 The Square. Just how expensive was your experience? Would you recommend somewhere else?
23 July 2016|
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Response from Leslovesfood | Reviewed this property |
It can be as expensive as you like for food as they cater for snacks and meals and a glorious array of cakes. Its one of the best little eating houses in Buxton and with very friendly staff. We love it but it does tend to be... More
In your own words it was 2minutes to 5 and u didn't eat or drink. Therefore you shouldn't be giving a bad review u imbecile
4 July 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 The Square, Buxton SK17 6AZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Buxton
  • Phone Number: 01298213541
  • E-mail