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Hobb's Cafe

Monsal Head, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1NL, England
+44 1629 640346
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible10%
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“scone” (12 reviews)
“cakes” (12 reviews)
“couscous” (2 reviews)
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Monsal Head, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1NL, England
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Reviews (147)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Large portions. Fruit scone was warm, fluffy yet not overly sweet. Tea was perfectly brewed. Scenery is spectacular. Dog friendly, so long as it behaves.

Thank AndreeC_11
Reviewed 11 May 2017

I called into the cafe on my way back to London - I had a lovely cheese scone and tea whilst enjoying the view but left a bag behind with an unstamped birthday card. I rang (after hours) and the owners very kindly posted the...More

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We called in at Hobb's Cafe last weekend, on a long circular walk from Bakewell. It has a great location high up above the famous viaduct view down Monsal Dale. We grabbed one of the outside tables to make the most of the views, and...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Went here as a group of 10 friends after a fab walk in Monsaldale. Sat out in the sun enjoying excellent coffee and the wonderful Stilton and walnut scones with pear relish. A delightful place to end a perfect walking weekend. Go there - you...More

Thank hilphilo
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Friendly staff, homemade cakes & ice cream available at this combined Tea Room & Craft Shop. All to be commended and recommended

Thank Maureen R
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We stopped here for refreshments after walking from Ashford in the Water undertaking the scenic Monsal trail. Staff were extremely pleasant and the coffee excellent. sat outside in the sunshine, plenty of seating both inside and out.

Thank madosani
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We dropped in here for a drink having been in Ashford for the morning. We sat outside as it was warm enough. They have bird feeders and a chicken run so it attracts some nice birds. Obviously the views are to die for. The staff...More

Thank PaulU561
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Back sandwich cost £7 and when I asked if I could have an egg in it they said no So I can't recommend it.

1  Thank Tonyneale1
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We stumbled across this place whilst walking the Monsal Trail. Convenient mid point and with the option to eat outside, what a view to enjoy whilst recharging the batteries. Its all light bites and I chose the quiche - and I have to say this...More

1  Thank holidayheadtraveller
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We walked the 9 mile length of the Monsal Trail (recommended). Half way through you reach the Monsal viaduct. Climb the height of Monsal head for great views and a nice break at Hobb's Cafe for coffee and cake or lunch (available until 2pm) and...More

Thank Emma H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Monsal Head, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1NL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Peak District National Park  >  Bakewell
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 640346
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Cafe and craft centre with stunning views over Monsal Dale.
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