If you’re at the Royal and realise you haven’t got some of the daily essentials then help is at hand.

Instead of taking a detour to the supermarket on the way home, come and visit our shop@theRoyal - the trust run retail shop where our friendly and helpful staff are on hand to assist you with whatever you need.We cater for all dietary requirements by providing an assortment of items, including a wide selection of newspapers and magazines that you can purchase directly at the till or we can pre-order the magazine for you.

The shop@theRoyal prides itself on selling good quality items at reasonable prices, stocked daily with fresh sandwiches and rolls as well as fruit and vegetables. Don’t forget to come in store and see our fabulous meal deals and offers.

Our chillers are stocked with everything you could possibly need such as milk, cheese, butter and cooked meats, as well as groceries, fresh bread and morning goods. We have dedicated sections within the shop for specific dietary requirements; just ask our friendly staff to assist you.

You will also find a generous gift section to buy cards, gift wrapping on top of a selection of books, puzzles, toiletries and patient items.

Any questions or suggestions regarding what’s in the shop and what you’d like to see, please contact Ann Cowan.

Opening times:
Mon-Friday  8.00am - 8.00pm
Saturday       9.00am- 6.00 pm
Sunday          9.00am- 6.00pm


We've created a new, cafe style area within our Shop@theRoyal with seating and a beautifully relaxing atmosphere where you can enjoy a cuppa away from the hustle and bustle. It opened this morning, so if you're in the area, take a load off and pop down for a drink!

Opening times:

Mon – Fri  8.00am-4.30pm

Come and join us at café@theRoyal where exceptional food meets great value.

Our dedicated team of highly qualified staff range from all areas of the food industry. Our Pastry Chef, who specialises in pie making, bakes a fresh batch of pies every single day of the year providing an unbelievable range of choice.

Our Chef, who deals with large quantity cuisine and buffet selections (see hospitality@theRoyal for a menu and order form), is always on hand to make your favourite dishes from the freshest ingredients whenever you require them.

All our other staff are trained to the necessary standards to provide you with a complete dining experience.Our extensive menu currently caters for many dietary requirements, including hot meals, low fat meals and vegetarian and vegan meals. We are also in the process of adding new dishes that will allow lactose intolerant dinners to enjoy our friendly environment and great food.

All the food prepared in our kitchens is made fresh, using only the finest ingredients and is soured locally to help support our community and the environment.  For example, Owen Taylor of Alfreton supplies our meat and poultry, G.W.P of Eckington supply our fruit & vegetables and Holsworth Tideswell facility supplies any frozen ingredients we need.
Opening times:
Monday - Sunday 8am - 8pm

If you need to take a quick break then Coffee@theroyal is the place to go.
Located in the visitors’ entrance, it is a small trust run coffee outlet that serves a mixture of hot and cold drinks and sandwiches, sweets and savoury snacks alongside daily newspapers – not to mention a glittering array of cakes (Fat Free).

The place has unique mixture of coffee and a friendly atmosphere that is just a little bit quieter than the hustle and bustle of the main entrance.

With plenty of special offers to ease the burden on your pocket, just pop down and see what the deal of the day is.

Opening Times:
Monday-Friday 8am-4pm

Snax@theroyal is a small café situated in the Scarsdale entrance ion between the Chesterfield Birth Centre and Antenatal clinics.
Snax serves a mixture of hot and cold drinks. Breakfast baps are served throughout the day as well as hot and cold sandwiches and jacket potatoes with various fillings.
Our staff are both friendly and accommodating and you will also be able to get your morning fix of the daily newspapers whilst soaking up a tranquil atmosphere to sit, relax and watch the world go by.

Opening Times:
Monday –Friday 8am-4pm


Pharmacy@TheRoyal is the hospital’s community pharmacy which provides dispensing services for patients, staff and visitors including prescriptions issued by GP practices ( FP10s). The pharmacy also sells “over the counter” medicines, and its staff are happy to provide information and advice on a range of minor ailments.