Special Occasions at Restaurant Zest

At Zest our city centre restaurant is the ideal place to host your special occasion or event whether you’re celebrating a birthday, anniversary or want to have your own private party. Located in one of the oldest buildings in Derby, Zest has an unparalleled atmospheric and is situated in the iconic Cathedral Quarter. Our restaurant is the perfect setting for your event or special occasion with our cosy main restaurant or our indoor courtyard and stables.

Enjoy award-winning food inspired by cuisines from across the globe. All our food is fresh, local and seasonal to bring you the very best flavours and we never compromise on flavour and quality, no matter how many guests. Get in touch with us about your event.

weddings at zest


Zest is the perfect place to celebrate your wedding. Our light and airy courtyard gives you a space to celebrate and enjoy great food in a building steeped in history. Our indoor courtyard alone can seat up to 40 people and including our main restaurant you can seat up to 80 guests. We make sure you experience fantastic food in a relaxing environment, no matter how many guests.

With all weddings at Restaurant Zest you’ll receive a dedicated events coordinator to help make your day special.

private events at zest

Private Parties

Are you wanting to host your own private party for your occasion? Celebrate with us! At Zest we want you to feel special and we go the extra mile to make your occasion perfect. Enjoy a special champagne breakfast, lunch or dinner in our main restaurant or indoor courtyard and stables. Get in touch with us about any special requests.

corporate events at zest

Corporate Events

Add some style to your corporate events at Restaurant Zest. Seat up to 40 delegates in our private indoor courtyard available throughout the day. You’ll receive a dedicated events coordinator to help arrange your event and make sure you have everything you need.

hen parties at zest

Hen Parties

Zest is the perfect place to have your hen party if you’re looking to enjoy great food with your friends. Relax in our atmospheric restaurant with our wide range of incredible cocktails!

birthdays at zest


Birthdays are important to us at Zest and we want to make sure you have a fantastic time. As well as enjoying great award-winning food, when you celebrate your birthday with us you’ll receive a glass of prosecco on arrival!

Get in touch with us about your event

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