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Stones Restaurant

1C Dale Road, Matlock DE4 3LT, England
01629 56061
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Ranked #1 of 76 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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Ashbourne,
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40 reviews 40 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 NEW

This restaurant lives up to and beyond all the lovely reviews they have received Fantastic situation Food is to die for The owner a very professional lady who s standards are very high And to finish, a lovely surprise with your coffee, go and see !!!!!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW

My favourite restaurant EVER The food, service and location are all outstanding. Have recommended this restaurant to family & friends

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Towcester, England, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW

Visited for our sons birthday, food and service was fabulous and great atmosphere to boot ! priced for those special occasions without robbing you !

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Matlock
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I don't dine out very often because I don't like to pay for food which isn't as good as can be cooked at home and there seems to be a lot of restaurants at the moment that serve average food at a high price. I went to Stone's to celebrate a special occasion and it did not disappoint. The food... More

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stockport
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

My family booked Stones for a surprise birthday lunch recently. The staff were lovely, making everyone very welcome, and throughout the day they ensured that all needs were met. The lunchtime buffet was great with salads, gorgeous breads and cold meats etc to suit everyone - vegetarians were well catered for. The mini-cakes were mouth-watering and the cheese-board excellent. Having... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Too many restaurants try to make up for questionable food quality with pretentiousness. Stones' food is excellent and they are therefore able to provide it in a simple environment with friendly but not overly attentive staff. Although it is a good place for special occasions, it is really for people who simply enjoy first class food.

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Derbyshire
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This has fast become my favourite restaurant and I would recommend it to anyone looking for something special or a little different. There are a few good pubs to eat at locally but this is a restaurant and a real cut above anything else in the vicinity. Stones is a lovely place to eat, stylish, contemporary and relaxed. The food... More

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Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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122 reviews 122 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I know Matlock well but had never noticed or heard about this restaurant until I read a review in the Saturday Telegraph last year. I was meeting a friend and decided to book online. Very efficient and prompt replies from Jade and we were booked in for luncheon. The restaurant is on the main junction by the bridge which splits... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

We had a table of 8 on Saturday 4th October. The service was great and the food was great - no complaints at all and we'd highly recommend Stones. Apart from the food and the service being spot on, the white wine was really cold and the red also the perfect temperature - something some restaurants get wrong. We'll definitely... More

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lovesfood1, Owner at Stones Restaurant, responded to this review

1MurphyG, Many thanks for kind words on our food and wine, we appreciate it. Best regards, Jade Himsworth Owner, Stones More

Mansfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

For our 20th wedding anniversary, we decided to book Stones Restaurant in Matlock after hearing some great things about it and I have to say they are all true. The meal was fantastic, risotto to start, belly pork for main and a chocolate ganache for desert for me, Goats cheese salad, beef cheek for her main and a lemon bavarois... More

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lovesfood1, Owner at Stones Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Tony L, Many congratulations on reaching twenty years of marriage, that’s a wonderful achievement. Thank you too for those complimentary words on our food. I’ll ensure the kitchen know how much you enjoyed our food. Best regards, Jade Himsworth Owner, 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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