Filling Station Cafe

The Filling Station Cafe

The Filling Station Café is fully licensed & provides a full range of freshly prepared hot & cold food, great coffee, snacks & other drinks 

We source all our food locally with meat from renowned butchers: E W Coates of Darley Dale and coffee beans / teas from a local tea merchant. We also home cook pies, soups, chilli, quiches, cakes, and scones every week

So whether you are looking for breakfast, lunch or just a snack then we are sure we will have something to tempt you. The Filling Station is open on all days that the attraction is open

  • 10am-12pm for Breakfast
  • 12pm-2pm for our Lunch Menu
  • 2pm-4pm for Drinks, Sandwiches and Snacks 


Whether you have had an early start or fancy a brunch our freshly cooked traditional breakfasts should fit the bill (served 10am-12pm)

Full Breakfast

Sausage, Bacon, Fried egg, Tomatoes, Beans, Mushrooms, Hash Brown Served with toast

Breakfast Bap

Two Rashers of bacon or two Sausages.

Add Extra Item (per item)

Mushrooms, Egg or Beans

Soup, Sandwiches, Chips & Cakes

If you are looking for something lighter or an afternoon treat then our selection of cakes, scones, sandwiches and snack should fill the gap

Soup of the Day

Served with a roll and butter

Selection of Sandwiches

Made freshly each day - prices from

Selection of Scones & Cakes

Fresh selection each day - prices from

Portion of Chips

Can be purchased on their own or with other dish

Chip Butty

The ultimate chip sandwich

Cheesy Chips or Chips & Beans

Choose beans or cheese served with your chips


Our freshly prepared delicious home cooked lunches have something for everyone in the family (Served 12pm to 2pm)

Quiche with Salad & Coleslaw

Quiche and coleslaw are homemade

Scampi, Chips & Garden Peas

Served with tartare sauce and lemon wedge

Gammon, Egg, Chips & Peas

6oz gammon with fried egg, chips and garden peas

Pie, Chips, Peas & Gravy

Pie is homemade - check for this weeks filling

Beefburger with Salad and Chips

Served in a brioche bun with burger relish

Beef Chilli with Rice or Chips

Homemade Chilli

Bean Chilli with Rice or Chips

Homemade Chilli

Jacket Potato, Salad & Coleslaw

Choice of one from tuna mayonnaise, cheese, beans.

Extra Fillings (Each)

Add tuna mayonnaise, cheese, or beans.

Omlette (3 eggs & 1 filling)

Choice of cheese, mushrooms, peppers, onion & tomato

Extra Fillings (Each)

Choice of cheese, mushrooms, peppers, onion & tomato

Children's Meals

Chicken nuggets, fish fingers, or sausage served with chips, beans, or peas

Hot & Cold Drinks

Using fresh coffee beans, finely blended teas and with a fully stocked fridge we should be able to quench your thirst too


Freshly Ground Black Coffee

Latte, Cappuccino or Hot Choc

Freshly Ground Coffee with Steamed Milk


Sourced from a local tea merchant

Herbal Tea

Choose from a select of teas

Cold Drinks

Bottles, Water & Fruit Shoots as priced in the fridge

Alcoholic Drinks

Beers, ciders, red and white wine as priced at the fridge

We have seating for over 100 people so are sure the Filling Station Cafe will be able to accommodate your group on your visit to our attraction Great British Car Club Members not only receive free admission but also get discounts in the cafe so many of them visit us on a regular basis just to have a coffee, eat breakfast or enjoy a leisurely lunch. The Cafe also offers catering for Great British Car Meets and other our events 

If you are not a member and want to take advantage of the free parking and cafe then we have created a Park & Peek ticket at £5 per car so you do not have to pay for a entry ticket for the museum to come in

Throughout the year we cater for quite a few privates functions like celebration lunches, breakfast meetings or refreshment as part of a corporate event – see our corporate events page for more details or click the red button below to email us your enquiry

 As part of our new car hire service for touring the Peak District in a classic car we will be offering picnics from the filling station to take with you as well