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10 Water Street, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1EW, England
+44 1629 810035
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (229 reviews)
“bolognese” (21 reviews)
“dough balls” (13 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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10 Water Street, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1EW, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I visited last November my 9 year old daughter said it was the best pizza and lasagna she had ever had. My parents holiday regularly in Derbyshire so I asked them if they could collect us some take and bake at home lasagnas. I phoned...More

1  Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 3 days ago

My daughter and I stopped off for a coffee and ended up ordering a takeaway pizza. It was the best bolognese pizza ever and cooked to perfection. Good value for money and the staff were very accommodating. We will certainly be returning when we are...More

Thank GillianC2
Reviewed 3 days ago

Had a lovely meal here last night, lasagne is to die for, including everything else on the menu! Owners are wonderful, extremely friendly, helpful, and accommodating to anything. would eat here every night if i could ;)

Thank PeachMelba92
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here on a Friday evening just before closing time so they didn't have much left. However I managed to get a small Pizza to take away. The staff were very friendly and served us very quickly. They don't except cards here for some reason...More

2  Thank James H
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Followed the good reviews to this intimate and authentic cafe just after Christmas and were welcomed by very friendly owners. Pizzas were delicious and particularly enjoyed the cheesy garlic bread. Highly recommend.

Thank Ann D
lesjsin, Owner at Ricci's, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Hi Ann, Sue & I thank you for this review, and we're very pleased we could live up to expectations. We always try to. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 6 January 2018

Ricci's is the reason we come to Bakewell. A 70 mile round trip which is well worth it for the quality of the food and the service. Had the lasagne today, done to perfection, shared a garlic bread starter which is the best garlic bread...More

Thank Zaskar97
lesjsin, Owner at Ricci's, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Hi Zaskar, I know how you feel, as Sue & I got to love Ricci's when we were customers first, also having a long trip to get here, before deciding to run it when the previous owners retired. We always thought the trip was worth...More

Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff, seating for 10. Small Pizza cafe and takeaway. Coffee a bit thin and lacking flavor.

2  Thank spookandco
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

This is a really pleasant little cafe. The coffee is good and the menu looked good too. We just wanted cake on the day we visited and good though it was, the pieces were tiny! We'll give it a go for lunch soon but not...More

1  Thank Adrian B
lesjsin, Owner at Ricci's, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2017

Hi Adrian, firstly, thank you for the review, & we hope you can come back again to explore the menu further. On the cake thing, the Italian cakes (chocolate desert & tiramisu), yes, the portions are smaller, but you DID have two forks, so shared...More

Reviewed 10 December 2017

Had a lovely friendly welcome as soon as we stepped through the door. Very helpful staff and delicious pizza.

1  Thank taylor396
lesjsin, Owner at Ricci's, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

Hi Taylor 356, Thank you for this review, glad you enjoyed your visit to us, and we look forward to seeing you again sometime.

Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Appearances can be deceptive.A rather outwardly unassuming frontage and admittedly we decided to go in because we were cold and wet and the grand kids were hungry. We were greeted by very friendly and helpful staff/proprietors.There was a good choice of pizzas and pasta dishes,...More

1  Thank hefferman
lesjsin, Owner at Ricci's, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

T for Terrific, T for THANKS for such a lovely review Hefferman :-) We're so glad we could tick all your boxes, and pleased you found a warm, friendly 'port' in the storm.

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22 November 2016|
Response from lesjsin | Property representative |
Hi Lucy, not at the moment, but we're having the website updated to include one. If you ring during opening hours, I can post or email one to you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Water Street, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1EW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Peak District National Park  >  Bakewell
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 810035
Ricci's Fine Italian foods is a sit-in CAFE and also a take-away. We strive to serve the best authentic Italian foods, at a fair price, in pleasant surroundings. We pride ourselves on freshness, cleanliness and a friendly atmosphere. Our Italian coffee is rated as the best by MANY customers.
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