Eat and Drink

Rita’s Tea Rooms

Located in the heart of the period street, Rita’s Tea Rooms are the perfect place to take a breather and relax. Serving hot meals from 12pm – 3.00pm,  sandwiches, a range of pies and mouth-watering cakes everyday.  Vegetarian and gluten free options are available.

Summer days are the perfect opportunity to try Rita’s delicious ice-cream sundaes including 3 scoops of ice-cream, topped with cream and Flake.

The Poulson Room

The Poulson Room

Located above the Red Lion Pub, the Poulson Room is open for additional seating from 12pm – 3:00pm, subject to availability. Traditional Afternoon Teas are available to pre-booked parties of 20 or more from 2:30pm. The Poulson Room is also available for private hire for parties, meetings and presentations. Contact us for further information.

The Red Lion Pub

The Red Lion Pub

Welcoming families and even dogs, the Red Lion pub opens daily serving a selection of cask ales, local bottled beer, cider and wine and soft drinks, plus hot drinks, panninis and cake. With plentiful outdoor seating, it is the perfect venue to enjoy the period street and do a touch of tram spotting.

Barnett’s Sweet Shop

Barnett's Sweet Shop

An Aladdin’s cave of treats. Old fashioned jars of sweets, tins of confectionary, foil wrapped bars of fudge and toffee, all jostle for space in our period shop. There are also branded ice-creams available.

Bluebells Ice Cream Parlour

Bluebells Ice Cream Parlour

Open from 11:30am every day, Bluebells Refreshments serves a wide range of ice cream flavours with old favourites and quirky new flavours to try. For the cooler days, hot take away drinks can also be purchased.



You can pre-order picnic bags from us up to the day before arrival. Simply call: 01773 854340 and choose adult or child bags and your sandwich choices.

Contents of the picnic bags can be viewed here: Picnics


Opening Times

Sat 18th March – Sun 5th Nov. 2017

Daily 10am – 5.30pm (last admissions 4.00pm).

(Please check for opening times from 23rd Oct - 5th Nov 2017 nearer the dates)


Crich Tramway Village is a brand name for the National Tramway Museum (Accredited with Arts Council England), solely owned and operated by The Tramway Museum Society, incorporated in England with liability by guarantee (no. 744229). Registered charity number 313615.

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