Rustic fine dining

Fantastic food, fine wines and a fabulous atmosphere – who could ask for more? The Blacksmith’s Loft restaurant offers contemporary British and European cuisine amidst the splendid surroundings of Derby’s historic Cathedral Quarter.

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Fresh, locally-sourced food

At The Blacksmith’s Loft restaurant, you’ll find only freshly-cooked food, prepared from scratch. Our Head Chef, Andy Ellis, works tirelessly to source the very best meat, fish and seasonal vegetables from leading suppliers in and around Derby.

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Meet The Blacksmith’s Loft team

Each member of our team is committed to giving you the ultimate in comfortable and delicious dining. From making your booking to paying your bill, you’ll enjoy an exquisite service experience.

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News for Blacksmith’s Loft Restaurant

Read our latest news, find out about upcoming events at the restaurant and discover the latest additions to our menu.

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“The only time to eat diet food is while you’re waiting for the steak to cook.” - Julia Child

Blacksmiths Loft Restaurant in Derby, Derbyshire

The Blacksmith Loft is situated within Blacksmith’s Yard, off Sadler Gate. Some of the buildings date back to the 15th Century. Our restaurant has been fully refurbished to the highest of standards. You can enjoy fine rustic fine dining whilst immersing yourself in the historical surroundings.

A Venue For All Occasions
Our restaurant is the perfect place for eating out in Derby – whether you’re having a bite to eat after work, arranging a romantic rendezvous or celebrating with family and friends. As well as our a la carte, we also offer special options for Early Diners. If you’re planning a night out at the Playhouse or Derby Assembly Rooms, you’ll find our Early Evening menu just the ticket.

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You can book your table online here, you can call us, send us a little message below or use our automated booking line 01332 494627.