Wed & Thurs: 12pm-12am
Fri & Sat: 12pm-late
Wed – Sat: 12-3pm, 5.30-9pm
- Private Dining
- Free WiFi
- Outdoor Seating
- Families and Children Welcome
About The Palfrey
Located in the historic Old Blacksmiths Yard on Sadlergate, The Palfrey is a newly refurbished unique and contemporary restaurant and wine bar, where we aim to provide a relaxed and friendly environment for our customers.
As an independent establishment, passion is at the heart of everything we do. We offer an eclectic mix of food and drink, including a bespoke wine list, signature cocktails and specially created dishes using only the best local ingredients.
Split over two levels, our rustic and industrial bar can be found downstairs with adjacent courtyard for casual dining and drinks, whilst upstairs our inviting restaurant is full of intimate charm and contains the kitchen with an open pass to showcase our delicious food. Why not come and see for yourself the latest addition to Derby’s prospering and vibrant food and drink scene?
Excellent service by all staff. Fabulous food. Would highly recommend.
They were delighted with the meal
Great food, atmosphere and staff
The food was lovely but for those of us that had the tartlet yo start is was very disappointing as this was on a bread and the portion was so small. The main meal portion was enough for myself but some of the party didn’t think they were big enough portions but we did all agree the food was very nice !
Thanks to all who provided food and service. We had a wonderful evening, food can only be described as excellent quality, flavour and I understand local suppliers. We will definitely be back.
We decided to have our Christmas work meal here and it was fantastic food and service. Faultless really and good value. Thanks.
Had a lovely evening with some friends, the service was very friendly and efficient. The food was delicious. Would definitely book again.
Excellent atmosphere, amazing food and staff wonderful. Nothing was to much trouble. All I would say, it would be lovely to see some real ale available.
Had a wonderful evening catching up with a friend. Food was excellent, and even though it was the Christmas Menu, the choices were thoughtful and a bit different, and beautifully presented. The bar staff were great, you really felt they had time for you, and the restaurant staff were friendly, professional and efficient. Would definitely book again, for whatever occasion!
Friendly and attentive staff. The meal was extremely good
Fantastic friendly service, great food and lovely atmosphere!
lovely food and drink and great service
We was booked in for Breakfast at 11.15am but on arrival was told it had not been flagged as breakfast so did not have any bacon or sausage!!!! Did eat off the lunch menu which was nice but not what we booked. not even a free coffee as a apology. Here is a reminder of your reservation on Saturday, 23 November 2019 at 11:15 AM for The Palfrey. Please confirm your reservation below:
Gourmet food, absolutely delicious, great service, good atmosphere and at a ludicrously low price. This place is amazing! We'll definitely be back.
Lovely food and the waitress was very friendly and helpful with our various dietary needs!.
Party of 4, all thoroughly enjoyed meal and good service.
I recently attended a vegan night at The Palfrey and it was delicious (even my carnivorous boyfriend was swayed to enjoyed a plant based feast)! We both had cauliflower 'wings' with BBQ sauce to start. There were probably the stand out but we followed them up with mains of smoked plantain jerk curry and butternut squash mac and cheese then sticky toffee pudding and banana bread with banana sorbet and toffee sauce. Service from the offset was great and the evening was fully booked so the atmosphere was buzzing. We'll definitely be looking to visit again!
Overall a nice meal in an ambient and busy restaurant. We didn’t realise it was vegan night but the food was good.
Went for the vegan night. Staff were really friendly and helpful, even the ones just walking past the table. Sweets were a thoughtful and much appreciated added touch. Struggled to pick off the vegan menu! We will be back
We both thoroughly enjoyed the evening of vegan food. The menu was imaginative, the food was well cooked, delicious and the service faultless. We enjoyed wines, by the glass, to compliment the dishes and the overall value was excellent. Definitely a place to return to and a sincere approach was taken in creating a first class vegan dining experience. Thanks
Great food and service, definitely booking again
Friendly service and wonderful food.
Absolutely superb! Finest dining in Derby 👌🏽
Amazing Sunday lunch and fabulous service from Matt, can’t wait to come again!
Good tasty food. Would go more often if more veggie dishes