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Santo's Higham Farm Hotel & Restaurant

Main Road | Derbyshire, Higham DE55 6EH, England
+44 1773 833812
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good23%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (13 reviews)
“couscous” (2 reviews)
“scallops” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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Main Road | Derbyshire, Higham DE55 6EH, England
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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful little secret this place is. We were met by a very friendly receptionist who could not do enough for us. We were in the Chairman’s Suite which was huge. Tea and coffee facilities were on hand as were tasty shortbread biscuits. Lovely...More

Thank margaretmother
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Disappointing meal - have always had a long infinity and fondness for this hotel / restaurant but things are changing for the worse. Long gone are the white table cloths / round tables / silver service that gave it class and ambience; replaced by long...More

Thank brianbaconheanor2017
SantosHighamFarm, General Manager at Santo's Higham Farm Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Hi brianbaconheanor2017, We are sorry to hear that you believe we are changing for the worse. You are correct we are trying to move with the times and have replaced the white tablecloths with solid wood hand made tables square, rectangle and oval. Long bench...More

Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

The hotel looked lovely and was clean etc with very friendly staff however thought it was pretty expensive for what it was as we paid £125 for a double bedroom and it did seem pretty small in comparison of other I have stayed at with...More

1  Thank simonagrintina92
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Visited here for a private party of nearly forty people, even though we were not in the function room as a wedding party were using so a very busy time but the staff were excellent and attentive. The room was quite small, so the only...More

Thank palins
Reviewed 1 September 2017

We went to the Santo's Higham Farm Hotel, on a Travelzoo special promotion for afternoon tea for two. i am sorry to report that this was nothing special. The staff were adequate, but the presentation of the food was poor and the area where it...More

Thank BJRRR
SantosHighamFarm, General Manager at Santo's Higham Farm Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Hi BJRRR, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your experience here at Santo's Afternoon Tea. This has been a complete surprise of your feelings regarding our teas. Since our Afternoon Tea promotion running with travel zoo. We have had total...More

Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

We we stayed here with family who recommended it. I was shocked to find a pair of dirty knickers under the pillow and a packet of crisps and half drunk bottle of orange on the table. The room had obviously not been cleaned. We where...More

Thank dallyiom
SantosHighamFarm, General Manager at Santo's Higham Farm Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2017

Dear dallyiom, Further to your review, we would like to respond to this. We totally agree that the classic room that was assigned for your stay was overlooked by our housekeeping department whom we have dealt with regarding and we apologised profusely. Immediately after finding...More

Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We visit here frequently....many times purely for a night out for drinks and food. It's worth the 30 minute drive. Upon arriving, the wonderful Matridi welcomed us, and despite their being a wedding party in full swing, knew we were a restaurant table for the...More

2  Thank nicholson1
SantosHighamFarm, General Manager at Santo's Higham Farm Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Thank you nicholson1 for your amazing review. We are certainly blessed with the staff that we have although we like to see them as family. We do believe that guests are under the impression that we would only serve fine dining and do not realise...More

Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We dined on 25 July for a friends birthday. We were met at reception and taken to the bar area for drinks and time to look at the menus. Choices were good, vegetarian options imaginative and our waiter told us of specials as well. Short...More

1  Thank TandLDerbyshire
SantosHighamFarm, General Manager at Santo's Higham Farm Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Hi TandLDerbyshire, Thank you for taking the time to write a review regarding your evening. We are extremely proud of our kitchen and quality. As you are aware everything is cooked fresh and the bread rolls are even made every morning. I do believe that...More

Reviewed 24 July 2017

had afternoon tea, first off the place is set a wonderful part of the country, amazing surroundings. greeted by very friendly and helpful staff. lots of little rooms well furnished and decorated n a way to compliment such a beautiful building. we have had many...More

Thank lennymottram
SantosHighamFarm, General Manager at Santo's Higham Farm Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Hi lennymottram, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We are extremely lucky of our beautiful surroundings and of course our staff!! All of our afternoon teas are baked freshly each day and its extremely rare for guests to leave...More

Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

The views from this hotel are amazing. Our room was big and spacious hot tub bathtub was great also the price was decent for the size room... it is a little dated and could do with a little male over but we enjoyed our stay...More

1  Thank challam
SantosHighamFarm, General Manager at Santo's Higham Farm Hotel & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Hi challam, Thank you for your review regarding your stay at Santo's. Your feedback is important to us and has been duly noted. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future

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When I was there, there was non. People were all dressed casually.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 53
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road | Derbyshire, Higham DE55 6EH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Higham
  • Phone Number: +44 1773 833812
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