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Food and Drink

The Rutland Arms Hotel is open to residents and non residents for morning coffee, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner. Food and Drinks are served at The Square Restaurant and The Gateway.



Offering where possible the finest selection of locally sourced produce our award winning menus are available throughout the day. Our fine dining menu is available every evening in The Square Restaurant and The Gateway bar menu always has seasonal specials available.

Special dietary requirements can also be catered for.

Celebrate Easter at Rutland Arms



Courses £18.50 | 3 Courses £23.50 | Freshly Brewed Tea or Coffee £2.00

Call and speak to one of our friendly members of staff to book a table.


The Square Restaurant

Our restaurant menus have won a variety of awards and are recognised as being excellent examples of culinary excellence in the Peak District. They are available throughout the day and offer a choice of local produce so you can sample the best that the region has to offer.

The Gateway Bar

The newly refurbished bar & lounge is the ideal place to meet up with friends over a coffee or snack.

Enjoy beverages available all day with Afternoon Tea available after lunch,
a selection of traditional hot and cold food and
sweet and savoury light snacks to something more substantial.

Bakewell Pudding

Rutland Arms Hotel is home to the famous Bakewell Pudding.

This delicious dessert is an accidental invention of the 1860s, the result of a misunderstanding between Mrs Graves, Mistress of the Inn, and her kitchen assistant. A noblemen visiting the White Horse Inn (now called The Rutland Arms)ordered a strawberry tart. Mrs Graves, asked an inexperienced kitchen assistant to make a strawberry tart.

Rutland Arms is situated in the finest walking and hiking area in the United Kingdom we recognise that there is nothing quite as satisfying as settling down to a fine meal after a day out in the fresh air enjoying the many sites and sounds the Peak District has to offer.

Whether you are exploring the historic delights of Chatsworth or Haddon Hall, or are out and about trekking over the area’s stunning countryside, we are certain that you will find the food offered by both The Gateway and The Square Restaurant to be of excellent quality.

We hope you enjoy your meal at the Rutland Arms Hotel; our staff are here to help you and, if you have any questions or queries or wish to discuss special dietary requirements, please do not hesitate to ask.