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Santo's Higham Farm Hotel

Main Road, HIGHAM, DE55 6EH

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Santo Cusimano runs a highly individual rural retreat. With the rolling Amber Valley all about, it's in a prime slice of Derbyshire walking country, and has been fashioned from an old farmstead. The dining room is designed to soothe the senses, with an air of soft-focus pastel charm, comfortable bucket chairs and smart table settings. Menus mobilise plenty of pedigree local produce, as well as thoroughbred items like steamed Shetland mussels in garlic cream. Given the owner's provenance, Italian influences are never distant, perhaps for parmesan risotto that comes with salt-baked kohlrabi and truffled celeriac purée, or mains such as leg of corn-fed chicken stuffed with wild mushrooms and spinach, alongside a stew of butterbeans and pancetta in red wine sauce. The chargrilled local beef has been aged on the bone for 28 days. For dessert, there's pannacotta and candied pistachios, plus more offbeat proposals, such as sticky ginger cake with pineapple and passionfruit salsa and Pina Colada ice cream.

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Tel: 01773 833812
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Open/closed

Dates closed: BHs
Sunday lunch available.
Days closed for lunch: Mon-Sat
Days closed for dinner: Sun

Restaurant information

Cooking type: Modern International
Chef: Cameron Smith
Number of seats: 50
Accessible for wheelchairs.
Disabled toilets.
Children welcome.
Children's portions.
Parking available.

 

Restaurant price guide

A La Carte Dinner Main Course from: £16.00
Sunday lunch: £9.00-£13.95
Prices are for guidance only. Please check when booking for current rates.

 
Santo's Higham Farm Hotel, Higham

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M1 junct 28, A38 towards Derby, then A61 to Higham, left onto B6013
Nearest station: Alfreton

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