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Columbine Restaurant

7 Hall Bank, Buxton SK17 6EW, England
+44 1298 78752
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
7 Hall Bank, Buxton SK17 6EW, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Our anniversary dinner so we wanted somewhere quiet and comfortable, cosy but not OTT romantic. Columbine fitted the bill very well. A good menu with plenty of choice, the interior was decorated, laid out and equipped very well, comfortable seating and staff very friendly. The...More

Thank john n
Reviewed 1 week ago

My son-in-law booked a table for himself plus my daughter and me, having read the reviews and we weren't disappointed! I am Gluten Intolerant and both my daughter and I are allergic to celery. We were immediately given a very comprehensive guide to what we...More

Thank wq
kim m, Owner at Columbine Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you very much for your glowing review, we're delighted you all had a good time and enjoyed your choices- the pork belly with crackling has already become a favourite on our new menu. We do hope we get the chance to welcome you back...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amply portioned, really tasty food in an interesting setting (we were in the converted cellar rather than main floor). Service efficient.

Thank VICCHESTNUTT
kim m, Owner at Columbine Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your brief but to the point review.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had read the reviews for this restaurant and wanted to go. Telephoned at 5.30pm to ask for a table that evening and were offered the last one. The staff warned us that the table was near the door. We need not have worried - they...More

Thank Whizzylizzy53
kim m, Owner at Columbine Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your review, the table by the door can be tricky - especially if we have awful weather (not that that happens much in Buxton!!) but we do have the advantage of the inner door, we're glad it wasn't an issue.We're very pleased...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was very good, wine inexpensive and very good value. Lovely atmosphere and highly positive dining experience

Thank chelseagirl07
kim m, Owner at Columbine Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you very much for your review, we're very pleased you had a positive experience.

Reviewed 22 August 2017

The Columbine obviously has a quality chef. Each dish was expertly prepared. With coffee there was a delicious selection of homemade chocolates which were the perfect ending to the meal. The setting was lovely and the table beautifully set and served. There were some very...More

Thank Sam1223
kim m, Owner at Columbine Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your review, we're very pleased you enjoyed your night out with us , and Steve (chef) especially liked the quality chef comment!! Re pricing- I'am afraid the disadvantage of buying in fresh food and preparing and cooking it our selves as opposed...More

Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We came here in August 2017, for our 1st wedding anniversary. The whole experience was impeccable. As a coeliac, they were completely on it. There was a full allergen menu and most dishes could be made GF. Nothing was too much trouble and the food...More

1  Thank DrChrisW
kim m, Owner at Columbine Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you very much for your wonderful review, we're really pleased you had a good time on your first anniversary and appreciated our gluten free choices - nowadays we can adapt most things in the savoury line ( however still working on Sundays Yorkshire puddings),...More

Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I decided to treat ourselves to an evening out. Decided to book at the columbine due to their delicious food and high class service. Yet again, we were not disappointed! My husband had the steak which was cooked to his liking and...More

Thank Debzbuc
kim m, Owner at Columbine Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Thank you very much for a most wonderful review, we are really pleased you chose a return visit to us - as I've stated in previous responses to customers- returning customers are the best review. Thank you for the recommendation.

Reviewed 12 August 2017

We were so happy to get a reservation at the last minute for this well reviewed restaurant. But we were disappointed immediately with the appetizers. The staff cleared our plates with no acknowledgement that we had not consumed most of the course. The main course...More

Thank jmhfap
kim m, Owner at Columbine Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

We are extremely sorry you did not enjoy your experience at our restaurant. Don't care are very strong words that certainly don't represent what we stand for . We (owners and staff) just can't understand why if so much was left on the plate (it...More

Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We meet every month or so with friends for dinner at Columbine. We always prefer the ground floor dining room and noticed this time that the lighting was more subdued which we welcomed; it somehow felt even cosier. Again, good food, wine, polite and attentive...More

Thank mercuryderbyshire
kim m, Owner at Columbine Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Thank you very much for your lovely review, we're delighted you and your friends enjoyed their meal and return regularly. I can be pretty hopeless with the dimmer on the chandeliers- I certainly don't mind a prompt to turn them down.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$21 - US$40
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
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
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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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