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The Lighthouse Restaurant

New Road | Boylestone, Ashbourne DE6 5AA, England
+44 1335 330658
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (69 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (15 reviews)
“scallops” (21 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
New Road | Boylestone, Ashbourne DE6 5AA, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wow! Without a doubt the best tasting menu I've had the pleasure in tasting. Had the choice of the smaller menu or the full 8 course one and for £55 for the 8 course one, it was well worth it. Staff were attentive but not...More

Thank Jessica D
Reviewed 4 days ago

Myself and my friend visited the Lighthouse as I had seen all the rave reviews on Trip Advisor. Now its a 1hr 15min drive for me from Rotherham so I was hoping for good things. Started off with me thinking am I at the right...More

Thank Nigel T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Fri 19th may. Lovely atmosphere. We had the tasting menu which was great. Everything cooked to perfection and some very interesting tasty bites. Staff were attentive but not fussy. Everything came out in a timely manner and was all described as it was set...More

1  Thank Sandra C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

2nd visit and won't be the last. We chose the food and wine pairing and it was excellent value for the quality of food and wine on offer. Each course built on the flavour of the last and the presentation was amazing. The wine waiter...More

Thank twiggyrex
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For a large birthday celebration, the dietary requests we made in advance were accomodated with no fuss, and were much appreciated. Service and food were excellent as ever, and I suspect we will still be talking about the meal for a while!

Thank Sally_Richard_10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice view overlooking the marina . Have a few drinks with family very relaxing atmosphere, staff very friendly

Thank 103jackie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the lamplight for the first time and it couldn't have been any better staff very pleasant service very fast and the food was brilliant not over priced all three courses were spot on can't. Wait to go back

Thank Alan W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have heard good things about this restaurant, and attempted to go a few times. Anyway made it last night and all I really have to say is lovely. Beautiful small little space, with friendly knowledgable staff. Food fabulous and exciting, served and presented with style,...More

Thank helengore50
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I could write an essay about how good the whole experience was on a Thursday evening with my best friend (birthday girl) and family but the only way to do this exquisite restaurant justice is to say......go for yourself. Make an effort and go, yes...More

Thank NottinghamCoolmum
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are not enough words to describe the quality of this restaurant. We had the 9 course, tasting menu, each course beautifully presented & carefully described by a young, friendly, attentive staff. Not only was the food superb, but the ambience & decor had been...More

Thank KMandCMMK
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jill l
Do they just do the tasting menu or do they do normal course meal? I can only see the tasting menu on the website?
3 May 2017|
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Response from George B | Reviewed this property |
Also offer a shorter 5 course menu on weds and thurs
Dina W
Are you serving food on Christmas day
16 November 2016|
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Response from Jonathan H | Property representative |
Dina I'm afraid not. Our last service is on the 22nd and we reopen on the 30th. Please let me know if I can be of any more assistance. Kind regards Jon
Its address, please!
29 September 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
19:00 - 12:00
19:00 - 12:00
19:00 - 12:00
19:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: New Road | Boylestone, Ashbourne DE6 5AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Ashbourne
  • Phone Number: +44 1335 330658
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