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Hobb's Cafe

Monsal Head, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1NL, England
+44 1629 640346
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible10%
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“cakes” (19 reviews)
“cheese scone” (6 reviews)
“bacon butties” (2 reviews)
Cafe, British
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Monsal Head, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1NL, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We called here today during our walk to Monsal head, what a lovely place, tea, and cake..and a lovely welcome. We will definitely call again next year....we are on holiday in this beautiful place...and renew our acquaintance with Mr Lambe and of course Tinker.

Thank Teresa A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of my favourite cafes. The cheese scones with chilli jam really are incredible! The staff have been nothing but friendly every time we’ve visited and we took our new rescue dog today and he was warmly welcomed. I’m adding a photo of...More

Thank CarolynTN
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went on a treasure hunt with my friends and their children, finished off at Monsal Head. Was about to go into this cafe when the man that runs it’s told my son, who was playing outside, to ‘Be quiet’. My son is 6 years old...More

2  Thank DRysie76
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice little cafe at Monsal Head with wonderful views of Monsal Dale. Walkers are welcome and the owners thoughtfully provide disposable overshoes for those with muddy boots, although quite a lot of folk didn’t seem to realise what they are for. The Victoria sponge cake...More

Thank Rob C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly service and a wonderful light, fruity scone with clotted cream. Yum! All the other cakes looked great, too. This is an amazing spot - what a view!

Thank Rachel P
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Nice cakes but you need to take out a second mortgage to buy one. Costs considerably more for tea and cake than buying lunch elsewhere nearby. Wouldn’t be so bad if you were served with a smile but sadly not the case here. I get...More

Thank HB199
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Mocha coffee and simnel cake were so good and a lovely place to visit while out for a walk. Well priced.

Thank wildriceman
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Myself and my wife and various friends have visited this cafe on numerous occasions, all the way from Nottingham. We have always found the owner, Ray, to be extremely friendly. He goes out of his way to welcome us and if possible sit down and...More

Thank Lorenzo H
Reviewed 8 January 2018

a lovely place to have tea and cake and took 4 of the grandchildren in with us for hot chocolate and muffins ...staff were very good with the children and was very clean inside and out ... will visit again for sure when in area

Thank paul m
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Most of our walking in Derbyshire involves a cafe at some point, sort of a reward for the effort. There's a few to choose from around the Peak District, but Hobbs is most definitely one of our 2 favourites. Nothing against the others, but Hobbs...More

Thank Paul A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Monsal Head, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1NL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Peak District National Park  >  Bakewell
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 640346
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Cafe and craft centre with stunning views over Monsal Dale.
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