a little help from us you can impress your mates and get yourself
a reputation as a true gastronome. This incidentally comes in extremely
handy when trying to impress the ladies or indeed the guys, if you're
a forward thinking kind of girl. Talking from experience I can honestly
say that I was never wooed by a young man offering to treat me to
If you think we've missed anything along the way, do let us know
- and tell us your hot tips too!
The choice is really diverse and we've done a bit of research to
help you get the best for your money. Tip one: use your NUS card
to its full potential. Get into the habit of asking if students
are offered a discount. Some of the more upmarket places don't want
to emblazon their menus with offers which may make their places
look like part of the cheap and cheerful crowd so just ask and you
may be surprised.
Some establishments offer money off on a loyalty card basis. Get
yourself a Yellow Card from 'It's a Scream' on Friar Gate. Higgs
on St Peter's Street also have their own discount card which gives
you money off drinks as well as food.
lunch is a prime time for eating cheaply. Take your pick of Indian
or Chinese buffets all at really low prices. If you're more of a
traditional eater you won't be disappointed, explore the pubs for
the ultimate Sunday lunch. My personal favourite would be the Sunday
roast offered at the Old Silk Mill on Full St. You're given a choice
of two meats, fresh vegetables including roast and new or mashed
potatoes topped with home made gravy. All this for under five pounds.
Early evenings are also a prime time for the bargain hunters. Many
of Derby's fashionable cafes and bistros offer an early evening
meal deal. The quality of food shouldn't suffer but the choice is
usually a little restricted.
only a take out will do. We've slotted a few into our listings.
Derby is thriving with chip shops, pizza and burger joints, Chinese
and Indian takeaways and kebab shops. They truly come into their
own on a weekend when the pubs and clubs have stopped serving, check
out the bottom of Curzon St on a Saturday or Sunday morning at about
3am. Did we say that Derby is a city that never sleeps?
Take a look at our selection to get you started, this is certainly
not an exhaustive list and we'd love to add to it with your recommendations.
So if you find the ultimate Sunday lunch, the king of fried breakfasts,
the most generous chippy or the spiciest Indian we want to know
about it. Click on the eye at the bottom of the page to reveal our