Coach House Bar & Restaurant

Coach House Bar & Restaurant

Pubs and Bars with Restaurants

0.5 miles
Sandybrook Country Park, Buxton Road, DE6 2AQ

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Just north of Ashbourne, you’ll find one of the most relaxing places to stay in the Peak District. The Coach House stands at the centre of Sandybrook Country Park, in a listed building that boasts wonderful south-facing views and a central courtyard for al fresco dining.

My partner and I were warmly welcomed, and guided through the restaurant to a seating booth overlooking the courtyard. We began with a sharing selection, and received a bountiful platter of plump prawns, langoustine, crispy onion rings and crunchy salad, accompanied by creamy homemade tartare sauce. I followed with one of the chef’s daily specials: pan-fried halibut with buttered spinach, sautéed potatoes, and cured ham wrapped around French beans. This proved a delicious main course, beautifully presented and with an exquisite balance of flavours and ingredients. My partner opted for the vegetarian three bean chilli served on a bed of fluffy rice with tortilla chips, an artistically presented dish bursting with flavour and freshness.

Dessert proved a memorable close to the evening. We stepped out into the courtyard and a warm summer’s night to share an irresistibly rich sticky toffee pudding with homemade custard and fresh strawberries. I cannot recommend the Coach House Bar & Restaurant highly enough – it is an essential destination for a great meal in the Derbyshire countryside.

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