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Stones Restaurant

1C Dale Road, Matlock DE4 3LT, England
01629 56061
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Ranked #1 of 79 Restaurants in Matlock
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $24 - $40
Hours:
Tue - Sat 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Dinner - Tuesday to Saturday 6.30-9pm. Lunch - Wednesday to Saturday 12-2pm. Tucked away in the heart of idyllic Matlock, Derbyshire, Stones is a modern, eclectic restaurant with a stylish, welcoming interior and a superb modern British menu. The restaurant, which added a new riverside conservatory in May 2013, is jointly run by Kevin Stone, Head Chef, partner, Jade Himsworth and sister, Katie Temple. Stones' riverside conservatory overlooks the babbling River Derwent. The menus change seasonally to reflect the very best in local produce, and the wine to match the food. Stones' philosophy is to provide a fantastic dining experience in a relaxed setting. The dining room which is popular with couples, locals and visitors, is a perfect place for romantic, family or business meals. Stones has been awarded two AA Rosettes for culinary excellence.
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English first
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

This is without doubt one of the best restaurants in Derbyshire we have been to. The service, the food and the ambience from the outside seating area to the lovely quaint cottage style interior is fantastic. The only downside is the expense, the quality is there so I suppose you have to pay the price. A meal with wine and... More 

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United Kingdom
Top Contributor
342 reviews 342 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
405 helpful votes 405 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

A group of us ate here at short notice recently – early, hence we were able to get a table since even in mid-week it was reasonably busy. Service was professional but friendly, and the atmosphere was crisp but yet pretty welcoming. The food is very well presented and was tasty and surprisingly filling. Small extras between courses and with... More 

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Our second visit to Stones last evening reminded us just how really lovely is the food, beautifully prepared, presented and served. The restaurant is very comfortable and the staff most attentive but not intrusive. All highly recommended - and our next visit arranged already!l

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lovesfood1, Owner at Stones Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear jhandjcb, Many thanks for those kind notes, it’s great to hear you’re already planning a return. Best regards, Jade Stones Co-owner, Stones Restaurant More 

Matlock, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We visited for my partners birthday during December 2014 and had a great time. For saying it is quite a small restaurant, it was brilliant value for money all round. First impression, it looks very clean and tidy with modern furnishings. The food was very high quality compared to other local restaurants in the area. I would say this is... More 

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lovesfood1, Owner at Stones Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Dominic A, Many thanks for the upbeat review, it’s very pleasing to read your thoughts on our food and service.I will ensure those responsible are made aware. Best regards, Jade Stones Co-owner, Stones Restaurant More 

Derby, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Visited Stones in December , was my 3rd visit and i was really looking forward to it, it did not disappoint! The beef was beautiful,the service outstanding as it had been in the previous two visits and nothing I could fault at all , it was lovely from starter to dessert/cheeseboard

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lovesfood1, Owner at Stones Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear 880dawn Many thanks for taking the time to leave such a warm review. Best regards, Jade Stones Co-owner, Stones Restaurant More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We've been to Stones two or three times and how amazed are we with the tasty food and attentive service! It was to celebrate my mums birthday, we three course lunch and all the dishes were brilliantly presented... I had the patatoe and salmon for starters, the lemon puree really cut through the dish and added the right amount of... More 

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lovesfood1, Owner at Stones Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Mark, Congratulations to your Mum and thank you for choosing Stones to celebrate. Thank you too for those notes. Best regards, Jade Stones Co-owner, Stones Restaurant More 

Matlock, United Kingdom
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Excellent food with charming and efficient staff. Varied and interesting menu which changes quite frequently .

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lovesfood1, Owner at Stones Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Peter, Many thanks for those kind words, we really appreciate them. Best regards, Jade Stones Co-owner, Stones Restaurant More 

Belper
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We are lucky enough to dine at Stones fairly regularly. The standard of the food and the service is always second to none. Last night's 'small plates' meal was outstanding for meat eaters and vegetarians alike - a real treat of sometimes unusual flavours and classics, beautifully presented. It is helpful to the customer and restaurant to let them know... More 

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lovesfood1, Owner at Stones Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Lindseyandfriends Thank you for joining us at one of our new Modern British Mini Plate Evenings and for the positive feedback. It’s particularly pleasing we were able to excite vegetarian diners and that our special event has been received so enthusiastically. Regards, Jade Stones Co-Owner Stones Restaurant More 

Geneva, Switzerland
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Went to Stones for the first time and our visit was on one of their 'gourmet' nights - 7 courses for a set price. My vegetarian wife was perfectly catered for and we both enjoyed the best meal we have ever had in any restaurant. The service, presentation, variety and taste was outstanding, it was like judging the final of... More 

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lovesfood1, Owner at Stones Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Andrew, Many, many thanks for such an upbeat review, we very much appreciate it. I’ll ensure our front of house and kitchen teams see your words. Regards, Jade Stones Co-Owner Stones Restaurant More 

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

If I could rate this higher I would... Everything from the location, the decor, the lighting and the crispness of the tablecloth and the clarity of the glassware just added to a perfect dining experience. The food was unpretentious and quite simply sensational, beautiful flavours combined with equisite presentation. I loved everything from the mini loaves and speciality butters to... More 

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lovesfood1, Owner at Stones Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear nikegirl Thank you for joining us all the way from Riyadh! And thank you too for such a considered, upbeat review. It’s very pleasing to her some of our younger diners were able to enjoy our food. I hope you’re able to return to Stones soon and enjoy things every bit as much next time around. Regards, Jade Stones... More 

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Additional Information about Stones Restaurant

Address: 1C Dale Road, Matlock DE4 3LT, England
Phone Number: 01629 56061
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Matlock
Open Hours:
Tuesday 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Friday 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 24 - 40
Cuisine: British

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