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The Lighthouse Restaurant

New Road | Boylestone, Ashbourne DE6 5AA, England
+44 1335 330658
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (97 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (15 reviews)
“scallops” (26 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
New Road | Boylestone, Ashbourne DE6 5AA, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was our second visit and we are sorry it is over! Very professional service and a little theatre to the proceedings makes a perfect match to the tasting menu which changes seasonally. Great creative flair and competence to the food and the way it...More

1  Thank KevinTunn
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Lighthouse is a fantastic fine dining experience.Superb local cuisine served by professional, knowledgeable and friendly staff in a delightful restaurant makes it a must for food lovers!Add to this a fine selection of wines ensures we will be returning when the menu changes! Highly...More

1  Thank MrStorer
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited to celebrate our Wedding anniversary and were not disappointed. We really enjoyed the whole experience,the food was delicious. The restaurant was well staffed so the timing of each course ran well. We would definitely recommend and look forward to visiting again.

1  Thank sarah g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I wouldn't recommend The Lighthouse if you are expecting a refined fine dining experience. It reminds me of Alchemilla in Nottingham, lacking the polish associated with a more established Restaurant. It's as if the Chef's and staff aren't entirely sure on exactly what they would...More

Thank LeLo001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was incredible the service was very slick (maybe a little robotic at times and not very personal but that just me being hyper critical) generally very very good! This place is definitely worth every penny and I would highly recommend.

2  Thank BexDonnelly
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I didn’t write a review after our visit to the lighthouse because I didn’t think I could add anything to what has already been said but after our recent visit to Claude Bosi’s Bibendum I would like to compliment you on your food and your...More

3  Thank Peter R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Able to cater our vegetarian request but one hiccup was there was a member of staff who needed to smile a bit more.. seemed as though she hated the sight of anyone in there... joy

Thank Judy H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst a fine dining restaurant might not be everyone’s idea for a hen do the Lighthouse was perfect for us. Everyone made us feel so welcome and the bride to be special. Service was impeccable despite our large group size and the accommodation of a...More

3  Thank Viki S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had eaten here once before some time ago for a Father’s Day lunch. However had been hearing good things about it so another couple who are friends and ourselves who all like to try different places and we are foodies a little bit decided...More

2  Thank PWF1957
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its a bit small (and the tables are consequently not generous) but: - the food was excellent - wine a reasonable price - service was really very good It was a little dark (and I had not got my reading glasses, so I struggled, but...More

Thank James M
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There was a good cocktail list and a stocked bar with numerous spirits... good choice of gins too. Enjoy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
19:00 - 12:00
19:00 - 12:00
19:00 - 12:00
19:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: New Road | Boylestone, Ashbourne DE6 5AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Ashbourne
  • Phone Number: +44 1335 330658
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