Award-winning food - Cavendish Hotel, Chatsworth Estate, near Bakewell, Peak District

Award-winning Dining

If you’re passionate about food, you’ll love our award-winning dining. Book a gourmet break with Classic British Hotels and savour dishes prepared with flair using fine cuts of meat and deliciously fresh fish, fruit and vegetables. Our award-winning chefs strive to showcase the very best of local produce, with regional specialities and local produce taking pride of place on the menu.

Explore our award-winning restaurants with one, two or more AA Rosettes. Many also hold regional and national dining awards. Fine dining, brasserie style dining and gastro pub dining can be enjoyed when you stay with us. Some hotels feature more than one restaurant and al fresco is available in many locations during the summer. All restaurants offer a great selection of wines, many featuring outstanding fine wines and single malt whiskies.

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