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Red and Amber and Green and cross

An interesting short visit but not enough time to visit the smart cafe. It’s a bit of a ladies who... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
Traffic lights with no traffic, a bus stop with no buses!

All designed by David Mellor's design team in an iconic ambience and with a café and shopping... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
London, United Kingdom
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The David Mellor Cutlery Factory, Design Museum, Country Shop and Cafe - all on the same site. Just outside Hathersage in one of the most beautiful areas of Derbyshire, they provide a uniquely stimulating and enjoyable day out in the Peak District...more
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The Round Building Leadmill, Hathersage, Peak District National Park S32 1BA, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped by for coffee and cake.Shockingly, I found hair in my apple and almond cake icing!!! I told the waitress but she said those are pre-made cakes and they get them from elsewhere. Very convincing excuse right?!!! they didn’t even offer...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

An interesting short visit but not enough time to visit the smart cafe. It’s a bit of a ladies who lunch environment but that was counterbalanced by the stylish yellow rubbish bin and traffic lights Would love to do the weekly tour and will know...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Son took his father - fresh from hospital - and myself out for a treat. We ordered coffee and cake. It took 45 minutes to arrive. I would never go again.

Thank Marion P
Reviewed 12 July 2018

All designed by David Mellor's design team in an iconic ambience and with a café and shopping facilities. Do not miss a visit to this wonderfully-designed facility and check-out a visit to the factory - I think on week-ends only.

Thank Compositefiller
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We had lunch ij the cafe and were served by lovely , friendly staff but the drinks and a sandwich took over 20 minutes to arrive and were nothing memorable. We then called in the shop for a couple of items for friends who had...More

2  Thank casepackedandready
Reviewed 15 April 2018

It could be the way my mind works, but I was really expecting more of an exhibition than what was there. Some glass cabinets and a few larger items in the cafe and the majority of the site taken up by a shop - Not...More

1  Thank Majbritt A
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Hey I am a nice guy, no richer or poorer than any other member of jimminy joe public but I got to say some of the people who visit this place have a real attitude problem. Staff friendly but customers think they are a cut...More

1  Thank kevbutnobacon
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

The coffee shop is a really nice place to stop off and enjoy a break. Situated in the middle of the showroom you can see at first hand why DAVID Mellor was an outstanding designer More than a cutlery store, and if you make time...More

2  Thank khackett3
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

I had never heard of David Mellor, Sheffield born designer until last week. Why not? He’s been involved in some amazing iconic pieces that we all take for granted: Modern Post Box, Bus Shelter, Zebra Crossing signage, those solid metal bollards we see in every...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Great food fast friendly knowledgable service. Coffee has improved Food beautifully presented Fascinating gift shop with many home"must haves" if you enjoy great design you will love this shop. Beautifully designed cutlery and small pieces of furniture. Enjoy the design museum wrapped around the restaurant....More

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Have a look at the web site, it was not open when we were there.