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Reviewed 23 May 2021 via mobile

We were staying in Castleton for a couple of nights and as I have to eat gluten free I always have to research the food available in the area. I read a review about Rose Cottage serving gluten free food so decided to try it....I was not disappointed. I had a bacon and onion omelette when I first arrived. My partner had grilled halloumi with sweet potato. Both meals were well presented and absolutely delicious. We decided to book in for breakfast for the following two mornings. Not only did the chef remember me the next morning but he prepared a gluten free breakfast that looked too good to eat , it was so well presented. As I cannot stand mushrooms there was extra bacon and hash brown. It was a substantial breakfast, delicious and definitely value for money. My partner had smoked salmon and poached eggs on sourdough bread the first morning and scrambled eggs with salmon the second. Both not only looked great but were delicious too, I was told. The chef obviously takes pride in his work. When I next stay in Castleton this is where I will be eating.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 6 November 2020

We have had 2 nights in Castleton and went for lunch. Perfect location, nice decoration, friendly staff and relaxing atmosphere, delicious food. I had grilled halloumi, simple dish but very tasty. Really recommend this place for homemade desserts as well, almond and mandarin cake.

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 4 November 2020 via mobile

Lovely meal for mums birthday Fantastic 5 star food and excellent staff had the linguine special delicious mum had the steak ciabatta and the Guinness & chocolate cake was so nice certainly recommend to everyone Best food ever in fact best in Castleton certainly be...going again They even have the local blue John stone jewellery 2 in 1 what more can you want ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 24 October 2020

Came here for tea and cake - should have had lunch here rather than at the pub we went to not far away! Really nice atmosphere, good quality tea and cake.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 20 October 2020 via mobile

Friendly, clean cafe with a few sections of seating. Dogs are allowed and are greeted with water and a treat. A good variety on the menu and caters for gluten free.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 18 October 2020

Had a superb roast dinner today,would highly recommend if you visit on a Sunday,a warm welcome is assured ,friendly staff and excellent service.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 7 October 2020 via mobile

We popped into this nice looking coffee shop to escape the rain and were very happy with our choice! The staff were friendly and welcoming and good safeguarding measures were being taken. The cafe is divided into several smaller areas which creates a cosy atmosphere....We only had time for coffee today but the food looked very good and reasonably priced so we hope to return again.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 5 October 2020 via mobile

A nice clean and friendly place for a spot of lunch while out and about enjoying the sights of Castleton, the food is always good here (we visit every time we’re in the Peaks)and my wife and I had a lovely lunch and would expect...nothing else.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 27 September 2020

We chose to stop here because the cottage and surrounding buildings have an interesting history and it looked really nice inside. All the necessary precautions were in place for the current pandemic and we felt very comfortable with the way the staff seated us and...took time to make sure the track and trace was done properly. Walking in you are led to your table, right past the counter laden with a selection of delicious looking cakes and desserts which worked as we ended up buying some!! Whilst we were waiting for our order to arrive I couldn't help but notice just how stacked the other diner's plates were and I honestly wondered if most of them would even manage to eat all that was presented to them... they did! We ordered tea and I had Bakewell tart which was sublime and probably one of the best I've tasted, my partner chose a chocolate brownie which, judging by the look on her face, went down a treat!! Pleasant attentive staff, good food, history and reasonable prices make this cafe a definite recommended from me!More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 20 September 2020

Stumbled upon this little gem while walking around Castleton. We sat down in the garden with the dog, which was lovely on a sunny day. We initially went in for some cream tea, but decided we'd try the salads first, and that was definitely a...good decision. The goats cheese salad and the prawn and salmon salad were both delicious. We then gave in to temptation and had a couple of fruit scones with our cups of tea, and they were equally as good! Our dog got spoilt by the staff too as they kept fussing her and bringing her little dog treats. Lovely little tearoom, definitely a place to visit while in Castleton. We will be back!More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Karen Y
2 January 2018|
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Response from Dillygent | Reviewed this property |
There were dogs in the rear garden when we attended. May be a bit chilly outside this time of year might be worth checking with the establishment if you plan to sit inside.
21 December 2017|
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Response from 1951LindyLou | Reviewed this property |
Sorry,not sure, but I had a query a few weeks ago so gave them a call & they were obliging
Dave P
26 October 2017|
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Response from B7424WHmichelled | Reviewed this property |
I think it opens at 10-00am till 5:00 pm
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  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5