There are plenty of pubs in the Peak District that serve Peak Ales beer. You’ll find a nice pub lunch at any of the following places to eat. Looking for dog friendly pubs then we have listed those too as we are doggie lovers here at Peak Ales and are always on the look out for Peak District pubs that accept dogs.
Whilst the latest government guidelines orders pubs, cafes and hotels to currently close unless doing takeaways or deliveries we wanted to get spirits up for when they do open so you can plan your visit to the Peak District again.
So, where to go for a nice pub lunch in the Peak District?
The following pubs are serving our cask ales; Chatsworth Gold, Bakewell Best or Swift Nick. We can’t guarantee which ones they will have at the time when you visit, as they do like a change like most of us, but each week they dish out our ale to very happy customers.
Apart from pubs, there are many restaurants and cafes around the Peak District that also stock Peak Ales. You’ll find some below too.
All of the places listed are within an hour drive of us here at the Peak Ales Visitor Centre near Chatsworth. If you are passing on your way home, why don’t you pop by and pick up some ale, we are open from 11am till 4pm Monday to Saturday.
All information correct at time of press, but it may be worth checking with each venue before arrival.
Pubs In The Peak District Serving Peak Ales Pints and A Nice Pub Lunch
Bulls Head Monyash
In the Peak District village of Monyash you will find the Bulls Head. Serving since the Medival times, the Bulls Head is full of character with spacious bars and dining rooms, while the beer garden leads on to a village play park to keep children of all ages happy whilst you enjoy a good pub lunch.
Telephone: 01629 812372
Dog Friendly? The Bulls Head Monyash is Dog Friendly in the bar, pool room and garden areas. Dogs are not permitted is the formal dining room however, the full menu is available throughout the premises.
Devonshire Arms Pilsley
The Devonshire Arms Pilsley belongs to the Devonshire Hotels Group. Serving great food and of course Peak Ales, you can even book a room and stay the night. Just a few miles from Chatsworth, enjoy the wonderful countryside and a nice pub lunch.
Telephone: 01246 565405
Dog Friendly: The Devonshire Arms Pilsley is Dog Friendly. For an extra £10 per night they are also welcome when staying the night in one of their Farmhouse rooms.
Devonshire Arms Beeley
A traditional English village Inn with 18 beautiful contemporary en-suite bedrooms, the Devonshire Arms Beeley holds an AA Rosette, five-star rating and recognition in the Michelin Guide. Perfect for a spot of lunch whilst exploring the Peak District, you will definitely be impressed with this welcoming inn, serving fine food and drink with a roaring fire in Winter. The mix of contemporary dining that the Brasserie purveys with vibrant furnishings, against the warmth of the Bar is eclectic. Sit back with a pint from Peak Ales and enjoy. In Spring and Summer a Garden Terrace is perfect for views, with heaters available for when the sun goes down.
Telephone: 01629 733259
Dog Friendly: The Devonshire Arms Beeley is Dog Friendly. For an extra £10 per night they are also welcome when staying in one of the Brookside House rooms.
The Gate Inn Tansley
The village of Tansley and nearby Lumsdale provides a lovely walk and The Gate Inn will welcome you on your return with a varied food menu, extensive indoor and outdoor seating areas and a children’s play area. Recently both modernised and extended, The Gate Inn has three dining areas, an inviting lounge bar with log burning fire and a games room. Food is served all day from 12 noon Monday to Sunday.
Telephone: 01629 583838
Dog Friendly: The Gate Inn is Dog Friendly and has dog friendly areas.
The Peacock Bakewell
A warmth of Hospitality welcomes you at the Peacock Inn in Bakewell, Derbyshire. In the traditional market town of Bakewell, you will find The Peacock, a 200 year old coaching Inn. In recent years The Peacock Inn has undergone a renovation and is now known as a Kitchen, Bar and Rooms venue. You are guaranteed a nice pub lunch here and the menu is traditional pub food with a with contemporary twist, using the best ingredients from local suppliers. Bed and breakfast accommodation is available.
Telephone: 01629 813635
Dog Friendly: The Peacock Bakewell does not allow dogs inside however there is a large patio with outside seating which is dog friendly.
The Ashbourne area is a walkers paradise, with Dovedale, Ilam Park and the Tissington Trail to name a few. From the Tissington Trail you can reach the village of Mappleton where you will find The Okeover Arms, a cosy, traditional country pub offers both hot and cold food everyday from noon. If you are spending a couple of days in the area, The Okeover Arms offers Bed and Breakfast accomodation.
Telephone: 01335 350305
Dog Friendly: The Okeover Arms is Dog Friendly.
Rutland Arms Holmesfield
As many reviews state - a proper pub! Wood panelled with beam ceilings, open fire and beer garden with a good bar food.
Telephone: 0114 2890374
Dog Friendly: The Rutland Arms is Dog Friendly.
Red Lion Litton
Ideally situated to be the start and end of a walk, The Red Lion in Litton has been a pub since 1787. Wood paneling cozy nooks with open fires create a comfortable & inviting atmosphere. The Monsal Trail is a stones throw and after your walk, enjoy a nice pub lunch which is excellent homemade food using quality produce from local suppliers. There are two rooms available for bed and breakfast.
Telephone: 0114 2890374
Dog Friendly: The Red Lion Litton is Dog Friendly but not in the accommodation.
The Laburnam Inn
As one TripAdvisor review comments 'The dog likes it so much she’s started pulling in that direction on walks 😃'. Well if dogs like it then it must be good. The Laburnam Inn has far reaching views on a sunny day and a new craft ale delivery service for locals in case you want to taste fine craft beers at home.
Telephone: 01629 593489
Dog Friendly: The Laburnam Inn is Dog Friendly.
Three Stags Darley Dale
Pop in for a drink and a nice pub lunch after a walk around the beautiful Derbyshire Dales. Serving home cooked food and great ales and of course Peak Ales.
Telephone: 01629 356457
Dog Friendly: The Three Stags is Dog Friendly.
Ye Old Cheshire Cheese Inn Castleton
If you like the old, traditional pub atmosphere with a great selection of homemade meals and award winning, local cask ales then this 17th Century Coaching Inn will be perfect for a spot of lunch. Quality homemade food is served every day from 12 noon, which is cooked fresh to order. There are also a number of ensuite rooms available too with bed and breakfast.
Telephone: 01629 812372
Dog Friendly: The Ye Old Cheshire Cheese Inn is Dog Friendly in the bar area.
Cafe's, Bars, Restaurants and Hotels In The Peak District Serving Peak Ales - In bottles or cask
Charlies in Baslow is a fabulous eatery based in the heart of the village where you can enjoy real food served in a convivial and stylish environment. Becky and Charlie opened in 2005 and since then they have been creating modern British dishes, with a European twist, using locally-sourced, seasonal ingredients. If you are fancying a breakfast before setting off on a walk or morning coffee. Charlie's breakfasts will set you up for the day. Also serving lunch, afternoon tea or dinner.
Telephone: 01246 582619
Dog Friendly: Whilst Charlies is Dog Friendly, best to call in advance as space is limited.
Cavendish Hotel At Baslow
Part of the Devonshire Hotels & Restaurant group, the luxurious Cavendish Hotel at Baslow is set in one of the Peak District’s most picturesque villages. This is the ultimate in a countryside escape, with 28 bedrooms and a three AA Rosette restaurant. With award-winning fine dining, perfectly prepared comfort food, or just a delicious cake with a cup of tea either in the gallery or on the lawn, The Cavendish Hotel is the perfect place to unwind and relax.
Telephone: 01246 582311
Dog Friendly: Cavendish Hotel at Baslow is unsuitable for dogs.
The Coolstone Eyam
Bar and bistro with cocktails, craft beer, great good and social hub. Amazing outdoor space, private dining and weddings. Set in the historic village of Eyam
Telephone: 01433 627280
Dog Friendly: The Coolstone is Dog Friendly in the lower area of the bar.
The Coach House Bar & Restaurant Ashbourne
Situated in a Grade two listed building within the grounds of Landal Sandybrook, The Coach House Bar & Restaurant is as you would expect a . You can enjoy a drink in the modern bar area, enjoy a romantic meal overlooking the courtyard or dine in the original stables. The Coach House is open every day except Wednesday from 12 Noon and serves delicious local produce.
Telephone: 01629 732428
Dog Friendly: The Coach House Bar & Restaurant is Dog Friendly with an area suitable for dinning with your dog.
You will notice how popular Hassop Staion Cafe is on arrival. With it's own car park it literally sits on the famous Monsail Trail. The building used to be the old station and has a large sun terrace and a large outdoor covered seating area. The cafe serves delicious food from breakfast through to dinner. You can also hire a bike and cycle the route to Buxton!
Telephone: 01629 815668
Dog Friendly: Hassop Station is Dog Friendly in the outdoor areas.
Owned by Haddon Hall, the Peacock Rowsley is a chic four star boutique Peak District hotel hotel with a restaurant and bar. Close to Haddon Hall and Chatsworth House, The Peacock has been awarded three AA "Red" stars - its highest accolade - and three AA rosettes for its food.
Telephone: 01629 733518
Dog Friendly: Dogs are welcome to stay over night at The Peacock at a charge of £10.00 per dog, per night, however they are only allowed in the garden and not in any of the public areas, i.e. restaurant, bar or lounge.
Peak Edge Hotel
Just on the edge of the Peak District, you will find The Peak Edge Hotel. A modern family owned boutique hotel is in an ideal location for guests who enjoy walking, outdoor pursuits, cycling, golfing or those who just want a complete getaway.
Telephone: 01246 566142
Dog Friendly: The Peak Edge Hotel's Red Lion Pub is Dog Friendly but only in the bar & terrace area.
The Greyhound Hotel, Bar & Restaurant Cromford
An award winning hotel, bar and restaurant in Cromford. A perfect base for walks and steeped in history with links to the Arkwright family this privately owned and family run venue is perfect for a nice pub lunch.
Telephone: 01629 823172
Dog Friendly: The Greyhound Hotel, Bar & Restaurant Cromford is Dog Friendly and some rooms are allocated for dog owners on availability.
White Horse Woolly Moor
In Woolley Moor on the outskirts of Ashover you will find The White Horse. Surrounded by stunning scenery and a warm and friendly atmosphere, they pride themselves on great food and a well stocked bar. Apart from great food, the White Horse offers modern luxury accommodation and secluded balconies that offer a view across the valley.
Telephone: 01246 590319
Dog Friendly: The White Horse Woolly Moor is not suitable for dogs.