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Address: Midland Railway Institute Building | Railway Terrace, Derby DE1 2RU, England
Phone Number:
+44 1332 366517
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11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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We are Derby's ultimate party venue, hosting birthday parties, wedding...

We are Derby's ultimate party venue, hosting birthday parties, wedding receptions, christenings, children's bouncy discos every weekend.We have three function rooms all different in size and style, no party is too small and no idea is too crazy!. We will turn your dream into a reality with our bespoke party planners and in house wedding coordinator.We are directly opposite Derby railway station and are open all day for food and drink. Whether you fancy an italian coffee and a light meal while you're waiting for a train or you are staying in a local hotel on business and want to come over and try our famous derby homemade burgers then come in and see us!.Eat // Drink // Party // Waterfall

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Handy for station,

Often use this place before a train trip and serves that purpose well. Usual range of drinks is ok for a departure lounge lol!

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
brianthelion
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Birmingham, England
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Birmingham, England
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796 reviews
234 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 327 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Often use this place before a train trip and serves that purpose well. Usual range of drinks is ok for a departure lounge lol!

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Thank brianthelion
Crawley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We organised an excellent event at the Waterfall for approx 70 people. The staff were most helpful and patient with us as we had plenty of last minute changes. We particularly needed disabled facilities which meant a last minute change of rooms which was accommodated. Burns night supper is a simple dinner but its amazing how poor it can be... More 

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Thank Bernadette K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

The waterfall held my sons 21st birthday party on Jan 14th 2017 they made the party stress free couldn't do enough to make this a perfect night. The venue was beautiful we held our party in the executive suite but all rooms are amazing. The staff was second to none and made everything run smoothly from initial booking to the... More 

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Thank Lorea D
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Went to a Xmas party. On a Saturday night. Nice large room with a central bar. We had a finger buffet package which was £15 ahead. The food was really nice but not alot of it. The DJ was good. And the two bar staff where friendly and helpful. The only reason it didn't get 5 stars is that the... More 

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Thank wearsthefoxhat
derby
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

We hired the executive suite with absolutely no regrets!! Fantastic service- the staff were beyond 5*!! From every stage of booking to the night nothing seemed to phase them. We had the TVs on showing photos of our son growing up-.they did say to come in and try the memory stick before the day - which we did and it... More 

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Thank hellsbellsDerby
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

A family wedding This review is based just on the room,building and service. The room is on the top floor i have visited this room a number of times for different partys over a ten year period and the room Has not inproved in fact the room is getting worse. Its a great sized room and could be great but... More 

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Thank Theboow
Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We visited this place twice over the course of the weekend. Once on a Friday evening and again on a Sunday lunch time. On the Friday the place looked great from the outside, but inside the place was dead and because of the size of the room it made it seem worse. It's a shame to see it because the... More 

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Thank DavidAnthony89
Derby
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48 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

4th time I have hired this venue for a staff meeting, good price, helpful staff, fairly clean rooms, they can of tern give you a choice of spaces, Will use again.

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Thank Happy20102010
Derby, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Came to celebrate a birthday was disappointed with service. Staff took more than 10 minutes to make one cocktail. The buffet food was average nothing that kitchen team couldn't do different they are only going by spec but could be more food choices / hot food / quality and quantity. Cocktails were shocking service at the bar was slow music... More 

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Thank Becks44x
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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Parking limited & disabled access not good for upstairs function room. Drinks are reasonably priced. Shame about all the stairs.

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Thank Becky W

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