01629 823172    |   The Greyhound Hotel, Bar & Restaurant, Market Place, Cromford DE4 3QE


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We have been awarded ‘Best Pub in Derbyshire’ by The National Pub & Bar Awards 2019.

Our Story

The Greyhound Hotel, Bar & Restaurant at Cromford is a unique historical building, the pleasing ambiance with informal seating, high quality and great value service are the cornerstones of our customer offer to guests.

Steeped in history with links to the Arkwright family and business history, we are ideally located for the Peak district walks, cycling and visitor attractions, come and check us out, we are sure you won't be disappointed!

Privately owned and run, our aim is to offer a diverse quality range of food and drinks for every occasion, with personal service to match, please help us by giving us helpful feedback to our team where it is possible so we can be your place of choice whilst in the area.

Food & Drink

We have a great team in the kitchen led by Head Chef Nigel Shaw who has a passion for freshly created dishes of popular favourites and delicious gourmet plates, our local food suppliers are used as a priority and the menu is geared towards seasonality, with each dish prepared to order. Our pizza choices follow a similar ethos of fresh ingredients cooked to order in an authentic Italian wood fired oven.


Our extensive range of wines, spirits and beers complement our food offer, we have over 60 interesting and exciting wines from all ends of the earth and a gin and spirit range for the discerning and adventurous.

The Experience

The Greyhound is blessed with different areas to dine, informal, catering for the cosy, open and airy and private dining, all individually named - The Market Room, The Greyhound, The Wine Bar, The Waterside and finally our Lounge for a relaxing drink in cosy settings. Whatever your reason to visit we can assure the best ambiance.


We have 8 rooms, a mix of Superior Doubles, King Beds, Standard Doubles and a Family Room situated on two floors (no lifts). All rooms have modern ensuite facilities and some rooms are allocated dog friendly on availability.

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‘Best Pub in Derbyshire’


The Greyhound was originally built in 1778 to service the needs of the Cromford Mill village and the meeting place for Sir Richard Arkwright’s business colleagues. Sitting at the centre of the market place it had pride of place as a coaching & posting house through the centuries, the place of celebration, auctions, hearings, wakes… you name it, it has probably been happening here!


It is a grade 2 protected property with protection on the front façade and Georgian facia. Take a look at our antique map of Cromford in our Market Room wall to cast your mind back to the 19th century showing details of our rich heritage from the surrounding area.


Keep in touch with our forthcoming events and news


We host wine tastings, spirit classes, wine classes and courses, both WSET certified and non certified.