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Columbine Restaurant

7 Hall Bank, Buxton SK17 6EW, England
+44 1298 78752
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Overview
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
7 Hall Bank, Buxton SK17 6EW, England
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1 - 10 of 347 reviews

Reviewed today

A slightly old-fashioned experience - a small front room with only about twelve covers, a little too close together, perhaps, but friendly and attentive service throughout. Large portions (good lamb, well-cooked scallops, average shared dish of vegetables) and decently-priced wine. A safe place to take...More

Thank HGPTW
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were treated very well by the staff that welcomed us and seated us. We were here to celebrate my 60th birthday.Unfortunately there was a table of 8 next to the us who were unbelievably loud! They completely ruined our evening because we couldn’t hear...More

1  Thank Ladylee33456
kim m, Owner at Columbine Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review, perhaps in an ideal world we would not small groups next to couples, but both of the groups in our cellars that night were bigger still. Whilst we are very pleased you enjoyed your meal and your comments are extremely...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

WE had sunday lunch today and the food was lovely. The place is small but nicely decorated and comfortable. There was just one waitress who was working really hard and explained why if you had to wait for something. As we have arrived 1/4 hour...More

Thank MytripsLincolnshire
kim m, Owner at Columbine Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your lovely review, we're very pleased that you enjoyed your Sunday Lunch at Columbine. Hopefully we'll have the chance to welcome you back if you're visiting the area again

Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely restaurant that is well run, taking an obvious pride in what they do. Lovely varied menu that made a party of seven friends very happy. Great food and generous portions. Perfect evening. Thank you very much.

Thank Jane N
kim m, Owner at Columbine Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Many thanks for your lovely review, wonderful comments!! We're delighted you had a perfect evening. Thank you

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The welcome, the food and the ambience at the Columbine deserve high accolades, we thoroughly enjoyed our anniversary dinner, those shared puds, yummy...

Thank Wellwood_lodge
kim m, Owner at Columbine Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you very much for your excellent review of your visit to Columbine, all of your comments are so lovely- Perhaps we can welcome you back on your next anniversary??

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was having a break in Buxton. Had an evening meal with friends midweek in Columbine. The menu had a variety of interesting options. The starters were not great - some of us had herring and some had samosas. But the mains were really delicious:...More

Thank Kolossi-duo
kim m, Owner at Columbine Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review, sorry you didn't enjoy your starter choices- I wasn't aware at the time, but pleased that you had positive comments to make about your main course choices and pudding selection. Glad you had and enjoyable evening.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice quiet restaurant. Only small but beautiful decor and the food was excellent. The staff made us feel really welcome and the service was great.

Thank Pauline T
kim m, Owner at Columbine Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you very much for your brief but wonderful review. We're really pleased that you had a good time.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whilst staying in Buxton meeting up with old catering college friends we booked for dinner after reading trip advisor reviews and were not disappointed. Having walked a few miles along the Monsal trail we arrived really hungry. This cosy restaurant provided us with excellent food,...More

Thank Hilary R
kim m, Owner at Columbine Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Many thanks for your lovely review we're very pleased you had a enjoyable evening at Columbine with old friends.

Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Our last day in Buxton and having read the great reviews thought we’d try Colombine. It wasn’t a busy evening so we had very friendly and attentive service from the start. The portion sizes were grand and all of our 3 courses were absolutely delicious....More

Thank Abound2
kim m, Owner at Columbine Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2018

Thank you very much for your lovely review, delighted to send you away from Buxton with a good experience. Thank you for your recommendation.

Reviewed 23 August 2018

We were planning to stay for a long weekend in Buxton in August. I therefore did some research and noted that the Colombine restaurant had great reviews on Tripadvisor and was very centrally located. I also noted that it was a strange name to call...More

Thank sunseeker999
kim m, Owner at Columbine Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2018

Thank you very much for your great review of Columbine, we're delighted you enjoyed your meal. Although we have been here 21 years, the building(yes a converted Georgian house and we live above) was already was a restaurant , with the name Columbine Restaurant- the...More

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jshcah
29 June 2018|
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Sorry we only do lunch on a Sunday.
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Jude A
1 February 2018|
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We only accept registered assistance animals
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 39
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Monday
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Hall Bank, Buxton SK17 6EW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Buxton
  • Phone Number: +44 1298 78752
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Description
We are an independent restaurant situated in a Georgian town house, in the Derbyshire market town of Buxton. We have 3 small dining rooms over two floors, 1 ground and 2 cellar rooms (any can be hired privately) We served fresh food cooked to order complimented by a small but world wide wine list. We also open Sunday daytime from 1130am serving our Sunday Light Bites Menu only
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