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10 Water Street, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1EW, England
+44 1629 810035
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (226 reviews)
“bolognese” (21 reviews)
“dough balls” (13 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
10 Water Street, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1EW, England
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1 - 10 of 545 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited this lovely little place about 5.30 ish on Wednesday night, had a lovely friendly welcome from a charming lady who l assumed was the owner ordered from the menu starter and a main it was brought to the table with a smile. Enjoyed both...More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visit Bakewell before Christmas every year for Fudge, this year popped into this Italian. Sign on the door displayed excellent trip advisor rating, it didn’t disappoint. Ordered 2 x spaghetti Bolonaise and 2 drinks, food was hot, fresh, tasty and service was friendly, what more...More

Thank Janey F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Can't fault this place. Went with 5 friends. It ticked all the right boxes after a long cold day in Bakewell - warm comforting food and welcoming staff. Our pizzas were terrific, plenty of cheese and toppings, fresh ingredients and lovely coffee. Will make this...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I eat here regularly and I really look forward to it. I have never eaten anything in this restaurant which was not of the freshest and highest quality. The food is tasty and prepared with Italian style and passion. I can recommend Ricci's to anyone...More

Thank lynnewilliams77
lesjsin, Owner at Ricci's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Lynne, Sue & I are really grateful for this review - restores our faith :-) Thank you, and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ordered takeaway from here. I had tagliatelle bolonese which was delicious! I ordered a large portion which was ample with a small side salad as an extra. My daughter had a meat pizza which was equally as delicious! Yes, there was plenty of cheese...More

Thank Nicky S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visit ricci s without fail every time we visit Bakewell, the pizzas and pasta are delicious (and we have tried a lot of them now)both Les and Sue are so welcoming and friendly you will not find a better place to eat in Bakewell,can't...More

Thank Leannehockley
lesjsin, Owner at Ricci's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Leanne, Thank you very much for this lovely review. It puts a smile on our faces. Look forward to seeing you next time. Don't forget, we're now on WINTER hours, so close at 3PM on Sunday and Monday.

Reviewed 4 October 2017

We were grateful to be served a take away as no other place was able to offer us meal on a Friday night (our arrival day/evening). They were very friendly and warm towards us. Sadly, the pizzas we bought were truly HORRID. The base was...More

4  Thank sbw777
lesjsin, Owner at Ricci's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

SBW, I have to say I'm very sorry you didn't enjoy your food, also I'm very disappointed, as we try SO hard to give people with a limited choice (vegans, vegetarians, lactose intolerant) as good an experience as possible. On the pineapple thing, we know...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017

We arrived with very little time between two events, having tried other places unsuccessfully, and were treated to a delicious pasta dish within minutes - all freshly cooked. Service was excellent, unflustered, unfussy. Exactly what we needed. Must go back and take more time to...More

Thank richardroddis
lesjsin, Owner at Ricci's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Richard, Sue & I are so glad you enjoyed your visit & food, and yes, please do come back soon, there's lots more to go at! :-) Thank you for the review.

Reviewed 30 September 2017

My husband and I have visited Ricci's around four or five times now and have never been disappointed in any way. The food is terrific, the atmosphere cosy and relaxed and the owners friendly and accommodating. Pizza is a favourite of mine and Ricci's really...More

Thank Tracey D
lesjsin, Owner at Ricci's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Tracy, and thank you for taking the time to do this lovely review. This is the experience we try to give everybody, and we're so pleased you enjoy your visits.

Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We visited this restaurant today and all had pizza. Firstly we had to go to the counter to order, we tried to catch their eye many times but they seemed busy looking at maps! There were no other customers in the restaurant other than the...More

1  Thank PaulAndCesca
lesjsin, Owner at Ricci's, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2017

This is not a review, it's a rant! Firstly, you were surly and grumpy from the moment you walked in. Yes, I WAS at the end of the cafe, engrossed in my grandson, who had come to see me specially, as it was my birthday....More

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22 November 2016|
Response from lesjsin | Property representative |
Hi Lucy, not at the moment, but we're having the website updated to include one. If you ring during opening hours, I can post or email one to you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Water Street, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1EW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Peak District National Park  >  Bakewell
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 810035
Ricci's Fine Italian foods is a sit-in CAFE and also a take-away. We strive to serve the best authentic Italian foods, at a fair price, in pleasant surroundings. We pride ourselves on freshness, cleanliness and a friendly atmosphere. Our Italian coffee is rated as the best by MANY customers.
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