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Columbine Restaurant

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7 Hall Bank, Buxton SK17 6EW, England
+44 1298 78752
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Mon - Sat 19:00 - 23:30
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Bakewell, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been a number of times for special occasions and with friends and never been let down. We felt cared for. e.g. when coffee came with some hand made sweets that I couldn't eat, they brought some other treats freshly made specially. Quiet, comfortable, intimate and cozy.

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Thank Judith O
kim m, Owner at Columbine Restaurant, responded to this review

Many thanks for your lovely review, it's very pleasing when the little details are noted. We hope to see you again on your next special occasion. More 

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I chose Columbine for the location to propose to my girlfriend due to it being an intimate family run restaurant and the reviews which I had read. We were not disappointed. Kim was extremely helpful from the moment I booked and made the experience even more memorable. It felt so much more personal due to he attention to detail on... More 

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Thank Edd E
kim m, Owner at Columbine Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your excellent review, we were delighted you chose our restaurant for your very special night and we wish you both many congratulations on your engagement. More 

Buxton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a party of 9 and we all enjoyed the food and the service was excellent! If I had any criticism it is only a very small one ! That lighting was too bright!

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Thank Denis C
kim m, Owner at Columbine Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review it's very much appreciated, so sorry the lights were too bright- I swear they get brighter as the night goes on- and I wasn't on the ball with the dimmer switch. More 

Buxton, United Kingdom
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280 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been visiting Columbine over the years and we are never disappointed. We generally meet with friends who are happy to travel the 12 miles to dine here. We have seen a few alterations in our times dining here but they are all for the better. The restaurant is on different levels but we prefer the ground floor although... More 

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Thank mercuryderbyshire
kim m, Owner at Columbine Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review we appreciate you taking the time to write it. It's nice to hear that guests enjoy returning to our restaurant and are prepared to travel, thank you More 

Buxton
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101 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

When deciding where to have a special dinner the Columbine is in our top two, we have had some delicious meals along the 20 years this friendly establishment has been offering top quality at value for money prices. Monday was no exception, unfortunately I do struggle with the portion sizes these days, and my doggy bag was much appreciated the... More 

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Thank Hilary P
kim m, Owner at Columbine Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments on your birthday meal, we're delighted you enjoyed it- on both days!! , and that you liked the new decor. More 

Frome, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Went to this resturant to celebrate my wife's birthday with friends, we were not disappointed. The menu was varied as was the wine list and the cooking was exceptional. For the quality and price I would recommend this resturant to other.

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Thank Pugsley59
kim m, Owner at Columbine Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the lovely review of your wife's birthday celebrations at Columbine. We're very pleased you had a good time and that you would recommend us to others. Thank you. More 

London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

We recently stayed in Buxton and decided to try the Columbine, We telephoned the restaurant and as it turned out were lucky to get a table for the two of us. The patron and his partner were entertaining guests with a 20th anniversary menu containing favourites which had been prepared and presented over the years. We started with the crab... More 

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Thank theduck123
kim m, Owner at Columbine Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your most excellent review, we are delighted you enjoyed your meal and that we were able to cater to your wife's dietary requirements. We are sorry we wern't able to accommodate you on you last evening but our Anniversary Specials menu proved very popular. More 

Buxton, United Kingdom
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293 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

We had a fantastic meal with friends here. Our times here are always much enjoyed. The herring starter is so very good. I followed this with hake with a rarebit topping which was quite delicious. We accompanied our meal with some good Sauvignon Blanc wine and finished with coffee and peppermint tea. A splendid evening.

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Thank Lynda B
kim m, Owner at Columbine Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review of our Anniversary Specials Menu, we're very pleased you and your friends had a good time More 

Ely, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Not having booked, and arriving before the restaurant was actually open, we were welcomed in, given a table in a quiet corner, and learned that as this was the beginning of the 20th year of the current ownership, the prices had been rolled back! The food was imaginative, well prepared and tasty; the portions weren't huge which meant that to... More 

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Thank Questril
kim m, Owner at Columbine Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review of our 20th Anniversary menu. We're delighted you had a good evening. We're pleased you appreciated our new little carafes for individual glasses of wine- the do seem to have gone down quite well More 

High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

We ate on bonfire night - and it was a bit empty till the fireworks were over. The restaurant at ground level is relatively small, but there are other rooms downstairs. There is a wide menu - which made it hard to choose. both the venison and hake were well cooked and tasty.

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Thank markjolsen55
kim m, Owner at Columbine Restaurant, responded to this review

Many thanks for your lovely review we're very pleased you enjoyed your meal. Bonfire night does tend to go that way- most bookings are later after the main organised event in Buxton is over More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$37
Cuisine
British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
19:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
19:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
19:00 - 23:30
Thursday
19:00 - 23:30
Friday
19:00 - 23:30
Saturday
19:00 - 23:30
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
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?