Whether you’re stopping by for a casual drink, a get-together with friends and family, or to spend an evening in one of the comfortable guest rooms, The Manifold Inn is bound to impress. The historic facade that houses the inn is precisely the sort of place you’d want to retreat to at the end of a long day of exploring the Peaks on bike or on foot. On arrival, guests are first welcomed into the cosy traditional bar area, at the heart of which is a real log fire. The restaurant, meanwhile, is a light, airy and inviting space, with comfortable soft furnishings and sophisticated decor.
The kitchen team works hard to create delicious, seasonally inspired dishes that diners will return for again and again. They aim to be as flexible as possible, taking all appetites and dietary requirements into account. Menus regularly leave guests feeling spoilt for choice, and dishes are portioned with the goal of refueling after a day of exploration. You might find yourself tucking into the Innkeeper’s chicken breast, served with a choice of Stilton, peppercorn, or garlic sauce, house chips and fresh vegetables; or homemade pie of the day with chips, fresh veg and gravy. The Manifold beefburger, stacked with bacon, Cheddar, onion rings and relish, and served with chips and slaw, is a real crowd-pleaser. The truly carnivorous can even double-up their burger. Grill selections, such as 10oz sirloin, rib-eye and rump steaks, can be topped with pan-fried mushrooms, melted Stilton or a steak sauce. These come with homemade chips, a field mushroom, onion rings and a salad garnish.
Dogs are welcome in the bar area, which is open all day for most of the year. Behind the counter, visitors will find draught lager and cider, at least four traditional cask ales, a varied list of wine and soft drinks. Visitors planning a stay should bear in mind that The Manifold Inn boasts a number of beautifully decorated guest rooms, which are the perfect base from which to explore the region.