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The Lighthouse Restaurant

New Road | Boylestone, Ashbourne DE6 5AA, England
+44 1335 330658
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (98 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (15 reviews)
“scallops” (26 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
New Road | Boylestone, Ashbourne DE6 5AA, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food and wine were excellent and there was a lovely relaxed atmosphere. We are already excited to see the autumn/winter menu.

1  Thank MikeHank
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible food, lovely staff and an amazing overall experience. I've eaten out at a lot of restaurants and can say this was definitely in my top two. The other was in Florence. The food was delicate but absolutely delicious. Loved the added bonus big the...More

1  Thank Lesley S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my third visit to celebrate a Birthday & 'final dinner' before undergoing hip surgery, & despite a fully booked restaurant, the staff responded well to my special pleading to let us come ! Twelve amazing different taste, texture & temperature experiences that make...More

3  Thank LallaRookh1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would rate this restaurant as the best I have had the pleasure of visiting in the East Midlands (and probably beyond). Very knowledgeable and courteous staff, serving excellent food. That taster menu adds to the evening.

3  Thank DerbyRC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Lighthouse offers a dining experience leagues above any other in the local area; you’d have to travel as far as Adam’s in Birmingham, or Sat Bains to beat it. Also not forgetting that in comparison to other star standard restaurants we’ve been to, the...More

2  Thank Louis S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second visit and we are sorry it is over! Very professional service and a little theatre to the proceedings makes a perfect match to the tasting menu which changes seasonally. Great creative flair and competence to the food and the way it...More

3  Thank KevinTunn
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The Lighthouse is a fantastic fine dining experience.Superb local cuisine served by professional, knowledgeable and friendly staff in a delightful restaurant makes it a must for food lovers!Add to this a fine selection of wines ensures we will be returning when the menu changes! Highly...More

2  Thank MrStorer
Reviewed 10 August 2018

We visited to celebrate our Wedding anniversary and were not disappointed. We really enjoyed the whole experience,the food was delicious. The restaurant was well staffed so the timing of each course ran well. We would definitely recommend and look forward to visiting again.

2  Thank sarah g
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

I wouldn't recommend The Lighthouse if you are expecting a refined fine dining experience. It reminds me of Alchemilla in Nottingham, lacking the polish associated with a more established Restaurant. It's as if the Chef's and staff aren't entirely sure on exactly what they would...More

Thank LeLo001
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

The food was incredible the service was very slick (maybe a little robotic at times and not very personal but that just me being hyper critical) generally very very good! This place is definitely worth every penny and I would highly recommend.

2  Thank BexDonnelly
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There was a good cocktail list and a stocked bar with numerous spirits... good choice of gins too. Enjoy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 PM - 12:00 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: New Road | Boylestone, Ashbourne DE6 5AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Ashbourne
  • Phone Number: +44 1335 330658
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