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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” (97 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (15 reviews)
“scallops” (28 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 yesterday

Dined here on a Saturday evening and experienced the Spring & Early Summer tasting menu. The food was absolutely stunning and was not only equivalent to Michelin starred restaurants we have experienced, but better than many. It's fantastic that someone has sought to attain these...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Went to the lighthouse with my wife and friends for her birthday. The meal, service and surroundings were brilliant. We have eaten in a few Michelin Stared restaurants and this was on par with them. We will definitely go back.

Thank paulb20162016
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a lovely meal, in a lovely setting. Taster menu is full of different flavours and textures, the attention to detail and inventiveness is 1st class. The service was perfect, not too stuffy but nothing was too much trouble. Well done 👍

Thank louisehiggins1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had wanted to come here for a while and was certainly not disappointed. The quality of the courses and the standard of food were excellent. The only thing I was disappointed with was the guinea fowl,BUT my husband loved it, so down to preferences....More

Thank sonfitzpatrick
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fabulous evening - the tasting menu was adapted as I’m a pescatarian and my partner has a lobster and scallops allergy. Few hiccups with the food where I was given a meat course in error but swiftly and professionally handled. The food...More

Thank Maryios
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First visit - best meal we have eaten in UK - will be back when next in Country - excellent wine and gin menu too

1  Thank Jane B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came with my family for Father's Day and it was a really great experience. The food was really great, the staff super attentive and the attention to detail is outstanding!

1  Thank Lauren D
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Simply amazing! The food at The Lighthouse is definitely on a par with Michelin star restaurants but such good value. Every single element of the menu was well considered with a perfect combination of textures, temperatures and flavours. The standout dishes for me were the...More

1  Thank pippipink
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

A first visit to this high end restaurant with husband, daughter and son in law as they recommended the lighthouse having been before and really enjoyed it. We think it ranks to the standard of Sat Baines and thoroughly deserves a Michelin star. The taster...More

1  Thank 685annc
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

This is our third or fourth visit to The Lighthouse and after another amazing experience I wanted to put something on here to support them. A lovely relaxed setting with friendly staff who are enthusiastic and knowledgeable about all the various dishes being served. At...More

3  Thank emily m
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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
Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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