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The Kitchen

47 Sadler Gate, Derby DE1 3NQ, England
+44 1332 608619
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“cakes” (27 reviews)
“panini” (10 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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47 Sadler Gate, Derby DE1 3NQ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in today for a spot of lunch, decided to have sandwiches, they were delicious, thick granary bread with ham cheese and homemade tomato chutney,served with crisps and homemade coleslaw, coffee was lovely too, well worth a visit, by the way the brownie was lovely...More

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I often pop into The Kitchen, the coffee is very good and so are the cakes 😃Staff also very friendly and efficient in my experience. Only thing that lets it down is cleanliness in places, lots of cobwebs in corners that could do with some...More

1  Thank salg9
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Went here for lunch with my 5 year old daughter after a good swimming session. Very friendly, pleasant staff. Small but lovely menu, extremely fresh and wholesome food.

Thank Aaron R
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

I came here for lunch with my husband on a busy Saturday around 1230. We were lucky to get a table as it was very busy (which is a good sign I guess). The good thing was a few people left after our arrival so...More

Thank Emma844
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Wondering if there are new owners? The place not as busy as on previous visits. The side salad consisted of grated carrot smothered in a dressing. Only had one cup of tea out of the pot and when asked for some hot water was informed...More

1  Thank annettes411
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Great Staff, Great food. This is the best place in Derby for breakfast without a doubt. Easy going, relaxed friendly staff. Fantastic start to the day. Kitchen breakfast is the way to go.

1  Thank A7222ENsimonb
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Two of us had lunch here today and it was lovely to choose things that were just a little bit different from other menus. Yes, they've got sandwiches and paninis etc like most places but they also have some delicious alternatives. Added to which the...More

2  Thank Sue W
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Found this place when wandering in Derby and called in for a late morning coffee. It has a wonderful atmosphere and great buzz. The coffee was delicious and the food looked really tasty, but we were booked in elsewhere for lunch so had to forgo...More

Thank Ahendersonsmith
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Visited here today on a two day trip. Was very surprised to see someone writ it was a "dreadful experience" as we found the opposite. On entering the staff were very welcoming and helped us move tables to get our pushchair in. Good was lovely...More

Thank sparkleyloo
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Came in for lunch with my mum. Staff standing around not doing much. Then when it came to the food the quality was poor, the food was cold, fries were soggy and just not good. My mother informed me her 'turkey' panini was lacking turkey....More

3  Thank Dom1996
thekitchenderby, Owner at The Kitchen, responded to this review

Dear Dom1996, thank you for your review and I am really sorry to hear you feel we didn't do as well as most other customer say we do. Paninis are our best and most sold meal on the menu and after investigating I am being...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$12
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 Sadler Gate, Derby DE1 3NQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Derby
  • Phone Number: +44 1332 608619
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