The Foresters bar & restaurant offers a wide selection of food and drink and is open 7 days a week. Located at Darwin Forest Country Park the Foresters is open to both Park guests and the general public. Pets are also welcome in the bar area.
Food served Monday – Saturday from 12 noon – 4pm (bar menu) and 5pm – 9pm (restaurant menu).
Food served Sunday from 12 noon – 8pm. Sunday lunch menu only.
The Foresters has a lovely alfresco dining area with a children's playground adjacent. You are welcome to join us for a drink throughout the day.
We recommend that you book a table in advance. Please note that if you are part of a large group you must book tables at the restaurant in advance to ensure that you can be catered for together and to avoid disappointment.
Please also be aware that all our food is freshly cooked to order using locally sourced fresh ingredients and there may be a wait whilst our chefs are preparing your meal.
We also have a takeaway menu.
To reserve a table at the Foresters please telephone 01629 736225 or send an email
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Jewel of Matlock6 April 2018
The park is one of the best we have stayed at. Lodges are spacious, very clean and well looked after. Read Full Review
A Wonderful Haven1 April 2018
It was our first visit for a short break and we immediately fell in love with the park. Our lodge was awesome, spotlessly... Read Full Review
Family Break26 March 2018
Just returned from Darwin forest.. Can't speak highly of this place. Looks brand new, all facilities look in great condition... Read Full Review
Excellent4 March 2018
What a wonderful weekend spent in such a beautiful location. Highly recommend this area as a place worth visiting. Read Full Review