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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%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (100 reviews)
“scallops” (28 reviews)
“roe” (7 reviews)
Open Now
19:00 - 12:00 Hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
New Road | Boylestone, Ashbourne DE6 5AA, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Everything was 100% (And I’m not easily pleased) A good friend had insisted we visit the Lighthouse as he’s lucky to live locally and has visited several times before. The front of house team of Poppy, Lauren, Ellie, Hattie & Abbie could not have been...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Rubymint
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were given a voucher to eat here as a birthday present from friends who adore the place & felt we needed to know why! Wow! We really loved the whole experience & loved the way each dish was explained and presented. There was no...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 440sh
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, incredibly reasonable price compared with what you can pay in the major cities for similar dining experiences (but which do not match this for quality!).

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Andy F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an absolute gem this place is. The friendly staff (especially Robyn) and the chefs really make this a very enjoyable experience. I was asked which course I preferred but to be honest I can't choose between the charcuterie, the wagyu cheek ragu or even...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank I6008OVmargaretc
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Our second visit to The Lighthouse surpassed our initial visit which also was a delightful experience. The menu was beautifully constructed with each course hitting the heights.Local produce sourced and prepared to the highest standards by a very impressive team of young chefs.Add to this...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank MrStorer
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Expensive yes but you definitely get what you pay for here , Beautiful balanced flavours . From first course to the last , it's like a food flavour explosion in your mouth. We can't wait to come back next year .

Date of visit: November 2018
3  Thank mickmand
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic experience we both had The food was amazing 😉 every course was very well presented I thought the staff were excellent they worked very well as a team WELL DONE TO YOU ALL Will be back hopefully soon 😊😊

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank janebW6959IL
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Just had our second meal at the Lighthouse and it was brilliant. I am trying to decide which of the many courses was the best but it is impossible. Can not wait for the winter menu.

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank paulb20162016
Reviewed 19 October 2018

What a wonderful experience this was. We just caught the end of the summer tasting menu. Never have been anywhere like this previously , it was pure drama. The food was amazing especially loved the pasta and the cute wagyu burgers! It was all superb...More

Date of visit: September 2018
4  Thank keenreader
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

I have visited this restaurant on a number if occasions now and can vouch for their excellent consistently fantastic food and service. The menus change with the seasons and never disappoint. The staff are attentive and provide a unhurried quality dining experience. This restaurant is...More

Date of visit: October 2018
3  Thank SlLVER_FOX
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, 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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