Lunch and nibbles

11am - 3pm

A seasonal menu comprising British and European dishes. Our chefs use fresh ingredients from the Chatsworth Estate and local producers. View a sample menu available until 12 November. The Cavendish Christmas menu will be avilable from 13 November.

Book your table in advance for lunch at the Cavendish restaurant and receive complimentary parking. Please show your reservation confirmation (paper or electronic) when you arrive at the parking booth to receive complimentary parking.


Afternoons at the Cavendish

3pm - 5pm 

Relax in the late afternoon with a selection of handmade cakes, scones and other sweet treats alongside coffees, teas and cocktails. View a sample menu.

Brunch, lunch and nibbles


  • Eggs Benedict: free range eggs, hollandaise and Estate Farm Shop ham on an English muffin - £10
  • Eggs Florentine: free range eggs, hollandaise and wilted spinach on an English muffin - £10
  • Eggs Royale: free range eggs, hollandaise and Scottish loch salmon on an English muffin - £11
  • Derbyshire oatcake with Chatsworth cured bacon, sautéed mushrooms and cheddar cheese - £10
  • Derbyshire oatcake with wilted spinach, sautéed mushrooms and cheddar cheese - £10
  • Smoked haddock with dauphinoise potatoes, wilted spinach and hollandaise sauce - £13
  • English pea & ricotta toasted ciabatta with radish, lemon and mint - £8
  • Three egg omelette with dressed rocket - £10


  • Estate Farm Shop burger with house slaw and hand cut chips - £14
    add Chatsworth cured bacon or Hartington Blue cheese for £2
  • Crispy chicken cob with Cajun mayo, house slaw and a garden salad - £10
  • Fish finger cob with freshly made tartare and a garden salad - £9
  • Sea bass fillet with sauce vierge, sautéed new potatoes and seasonal vegetables - £16
  • Chicken supreme with a mushroom cream sauce, sautéed new potatoes and seasonal vegetables - £14
  • Sage Derby tart with sautéed new potatoes and a garden salad - £14
  • Chef’s own Caesar salad with either chargrilled chicken or halloumi - £14
    make it a Crayfish Caesar for £4 extra
  • Estate farm shop ploughman’s with house pickles, fresh bread and salad - £15
  • Mezze platter: today’s selection of antipasti with fresh bread & flavoured oils - £15
  • Goats cheese caprese salad with herbed croutons - £14


  • Mini mezze plate: today’s selection of antipasti with fresh bread and flavoured butters - £8
  • Taster plate: pea & ricotta ciabatta, goats cheese caprese and breaded halloumi - £10
  • Moss Valley chipolata sausage selection with mustard mayonnaise - £7
  • Freshly baked bread with flavoured butter - £5


  • Trio of Chatsworth honey: honey cake; honey parfait; honeycomb with Greek-style yoghurt - £7
  • Baked chocolate & lime tart with mango sorbet - £6
  • Strawberry & clotted cream pavlova - £5
  • Chocolate brownie ice cream sundae - £5
  • Banana parfait with honeycomb and a hazelnut ganache - £6
  • Ice cream selection: vanilla, chocolate, honeycomb, popcorn caramel crunch or wild fruit sorbet - £5
  • Local cheese plate - £8


Sweet treats

  • Cavendish cream tea - £12.50
    • Fruit scone with jam
    • Bakewell pudding with cream and custard
    • Seasonal cake of the day
    • Served with a choice of hot drink
  • Freshly baked scone, cream, jam with tea or coffee  - £7.25
  • Homemade cake of the day with tea or coffee - £7.25

Cocktails - £8

  • Peach Bellini with Le Colture prosecco
  • Aperol Spritz with Le Colture prosecco and soda
  • Espresso Martini: Grey Goose vodka, Kahlua, Espresso
  • The Cavendish: Grey Goose vodka, rhubarb liqueur with a rhubarb fizz
  • Elderflower Collins: Sir Robin of Locksley gin, elderflower cordial, soda and lemon
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