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 – 2.30pm, home made sandwiches and mouth-watering cakes everyday. We also pride ourselves on a selection of fresh ground coffee. The hot menu is alternated every week so there is always something new to try.

Click here for ritas-tea-rooms-menu-1 and ritas-tea-rooms-menu-2

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 daily and serves Pie and Peas from 12pm – 2:30pm then traditional Afternoon Teas from 2:30pm (booked parties only). The Poulson Room is also available for private hire.

The Red Lion Pub

The Red Lion Pub

Welcoming families and even dogs, the Red Lion pub opens daily serving a selection of local beer and lagers along with hot drinks 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.

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 also collect pre-ordered picnics from here.  To pre-order your adult or child picnics Tel. 01773 854349 up to the day before required.


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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