|There is a beautiful indoor tea/dining room and also outdoor seating on the terrace, some of which is under cover.The tea room menu is available to non-residents and residents throughout the week on most days. The tea room offers morning coffee, pots of tea, light lunches, refreshments and those infamous Cream Teas. Traditional home-made soups, bread, cakes and of course scones are also available.
Tea Rooms Opening Hours:
Thursday to Sunday 10.00 – 17.00
Sample Menu: Menu/Special Board updated daily, alongside: Morning Special – Bacon Cob and Pot of Tea [available 10.00 am - 12.00] Lunchtime Special - Soup of the Day & Roll/sandwich plus pot of tea [available 12.00 noon - 2.00 pm] Teas available also include Earl Grey, Peppermint, Camomile etc. Drinking Chocolate/Fresh Orange Juice/Orange or Blackcurrant Squash/Lemonade/Coke/Carton of Juice with straw/Fruit Shoots Paninis; using fresh home made ciabatta bread, Freshly made sandwiches: Cheese & Onion or Pickle or Tomato, Egg Mayo, Ham. Homemade soup and roll Homemade Scone with Butter/Jam/Cream [Plain, Fruit, Apricot & Almond, Cherry & Almond, Cinnamon, Date & Walnut, Choc Chip] Homemade Toasted Teacake/Toasted Crumpet/Rice Krispy/Rocky Road Cake/Slice Homemade Fruit Cake/Sultana Mars Bar/Crisps/Choc Ice/Ice Lolly/Cones
|The cottage and grounds enjoy breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside and occupies a unique position tucked away beside the River Derwent and the Cromford Canal, which is designated a site of special interest for wildlife. There are an abundance of many interesting walks nearby and it is a few minutes’ walk from the Heritage Way.
NB John (in Darth Vader T-shirt) pleased to have finished mowing the lawns, again!!!
One of our more discerning customers enjoying “cake”.
As you can see children are welcome and we offer showering and/or pressure washing facilities if they get too gummed up with chocolate.
A selection of our 1, 2 & 3 tier cake plate stands that we offer for sale.
|Testimonials for our Tea Rooms ‘Great scones and tacos soup!!! and amazing hot chocolate’ Mallory aged 10‘Lovely tomato soup and fresh bread and butter – Many thanks, Maggie and Chris (Huthwaite and Pudsey)‘Great food and really nice people. They have the best syrup sponge in the world!’ Derby‘Wonderful soup and Jacket Potatoes, we will definetely be back!’ Mary and David Britain‘If you have read Milton’s Paradise Lost, well we have found it at Oakford Cottage Tearooms!!!’ Bernice, Colin and Sue‘Nice walk, lovely tea and scones, highly recommended’ Alan Bailey and Geoff MaycockGreat food, lovely views’ Rhys and Jackie Wynne-Jones
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