The 5 Best Cafés for Lunch in Derby.

Find the perfect place to have a café lunch in Derby.

The 5 Best Cafés for Lunch in Derby

Check out our list for the best cafés for lunch in Derby.

The Cottonworks Café & Bistro

The Cottonworks Cafe is a neighbourhood gathering place with barista-served speciality coffees and teas, brunch’s and chalkboard lunch’s during the day as well as a bustling Sunday ‘breakfast club’.

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Interior of BEAR

Offering all-day dining from a locally-sourced menu, including an abundance of fresh seasonal treats, and the coffee and cocktails menus are every bit as good as each other.

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Milk & Honey

Milk & Honey frontage

In the comfortable seating area at the back of the shop you can relax and enjoy a selection of homemade quiches, pies and cakes with a coffee. With Milk & Honey’s traditional approach you will find quality homemade and locally sourced produce.


Serving area at RASK

Pop in for lunch and enjoy a RASK bowl, a Smørrebrød the traditional Scandinavian style open sandwich, or a warming Seasonal Soup made freshly in-house using seasonal produce.

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Squashed Tomato

Interior of Squashed Tomato

The Squashed Tomato covers lunch staples such sandwiches, jacket potatoes, and some tasty cakes.

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The Kitchen

Exterior of the Kitchen on Sadler Gate

Serving burgers, kebabs, sandwiches, salads and soups, you’re guaranteed to find something you like on the Kitchen’s lunch menu.

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