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Derby Interesting : Michelin's recommendations


The Roman Derventio was set on the opposite bank of the Derwent to Derby, one of the five Danelaw towns (with Leicester, Lincoln, Nottingham and Stamford). The city was the most southerly point reached by Bonnie Prince Charlie's army before its retreat to Culloden (1746). Ten years later, William Duesbury founded Derby's porcelain industry, excelling in tableware and neo-Classical figurines. Today, Derby is the home of Rolls-Royce.

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Tourist attractions Derby : Things to see and do

  • Kedleston Hall Recommended Recommended

    nr Quarndon GB - Derby DE22 5JH

    A number of architects, all of whom worked in the neo-Classical style, contributed to Curzon's family seat, starting with Matthew Brettingham who designed the Palladian mansion, James Paine who built the north front and Robert Adam who added the sout..

  • Museum and Art Gallery Interesting

    The Strand GB - Derby DE1 1BS

    Derby Museum and Art Gallery is home to two superb collections. The China Gallery contains the largest collection of Derby porcelain, with nearly 3 000 pieces, illustrating the various periods of manufacture. The Wright Gallery displays some of the b..

  • Royal Crown Derby Museum Interesting

    194 rd. Osmaston GB - Derby DE23 8JZ

    The new works, founded in 1847, house a collection of Derby porcelain, dating from 1756 to the present day. George III accorded the factory his patronage in 1773 and the Royal Crown Derby title was bestowed by Queen Victoria in 1890. In the Raven Roo..

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Hotels Derby

  • Best Western The Stuart Hotel Four stars Four stars Four stars Four stars

    119 London Road GB - Derby DE1 2QR

    Prix Prices from : 36 £

    The Best Western Stuart Hotel is just a 5-minute walk from the Westfield Shopping Centre and Derby Train Station. It has a restaurant, free parking and bedrooms with free wired internet. There is free WiFi in public areas. With 24-hour room service,..

  • Cathedral Quarter Hotel

    St Mary's Gate GB - Derby DE1 3JR

    The first designer boutique hotel in the area, the hotel is a tasteful conversion of the Old Police Station, which is supremely comfortable and elegantly sculpted into a bold, contemporary design. Set in the centre of Derby, Cathedral Quarter is pos..

  • Metro Inns Derby

    Macklin Street GB - Derby DE1 1LF

    In Derby city centre, this traditional hotel features a 24-hour front desk and free Wi-Fi in public areas. Metro Inns Derby is just a mile from Derby Railway Station. The bright and airy bedrooms are simply furnished, and each has a private modern b..

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Restaurants Derby

  • Opulence Restaurant within a Michelin recommended hotel (or restaurant) 

    16 St. Marys Gate GB - Derby DE1 3JR

  • Three Horseshoes Inn Traditional pubs serving food 

    44-46 Main St GB - Breedon on the Hill DE73 8AN

    Large, highly characterful, whitewashed pub with a pleasant terrace and numerous interlinking rooms featuring cosy fires and intimate corners. Blackboard menus display robust, classical dishes of flavoursome, seasonal produce.

  • Runway Brasserie Restaurant within a Michelin recommended hotel (or restaurant) 

    Herald Way, Pegasus Business Pk GB - Castle Donington DE74 2TZ

  • Darleys Comfortable restaurant 

    Darley Abbey Mill GB - Darley Abbey DE22 1DZ

    Popular weir-side restaurant, located in the old canteen of a 19C silk mill. Start with drinks in the modern bar-lounge or on the attractive terrace. Good value lunches are followed by more ambitious European dishes in the evening.

  • Ibérico World Tapas Quite comfortable restaurant 

    9-11 Bold Ln GB - Derby DE1 3NT

    It's all in the name: the main concept is Spanish, with plenty of tapas dishes and Spanish classics, but there's also a more global feel, courtesy of Mediterranean-style décor and some dishes with Asian origins. The imported hams are a must-try, and ..

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