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The Sycamore Inn

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9 Sycamore Road, Matlock DE4 3HZ, England
01629 584882
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 43
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
This is a pub!

We stayed in the area for a few days and decided to eat here based on the good reviews. At first glance it's not much of a restaurant, it's a simple pub with decor to match. The menu is on a blackboard and is all of the usual pub classics. However, I thought this place was great. The staff are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2015
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Lincoln, England
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49 reviews 49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We stayed in the area for a few days and decided to eat here based on the good reviews. At first glance it's not much of a restaurant, it's a simple pub with decor to match. The menu is on a blackboard and is all of the usual pub classics. However, I thought this place was great. The staff are... More 

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Chipping Campden
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Visited on Bank Holiday Monday, had the chicken, mushroom and tarragon pie and it was lovely, really friendly staff

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Good beer in a local pub. Staff are friendly and the overall its worth a visit. We sat in the beer garden which is a plus !!!!

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London
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Sometimes what you crave is some nice honest British food cooked really well for a reasonable price in a cozy unpretentious pub, and that is exactly what we got here. The pies were almost solid with meat and the steaks were both tender and cooked to perfection. Combined with friendly staff and and decent beer this was a truly great... More 

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cheshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

At the end of a long day walking the limestone way, the Sycamore took us in & mothered us. We had no where to stay, it was 9pm but Janet's Mum runs a camp site & she ran us up. Brilliant that the pub has a shop (a la Ireland), even more so that they had Old Tom on draft... More 

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

My husband and I had returned to the UK after 30 years to revisit our favorite spots, Much has changed of course, but this pub was a standout on our visit for qualities that are timeless. Becky, the landlady, is the heart and soul of this charming local pub that makes you feel welcome as soon as you walk in... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Locally source meat, which was cooked to perfection. You didnt need the steak knife to cut it, the staff and local people welcome you. A verygood value meal which we all enjoyed.

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Montreal, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

Visited here for Sunday Lunch with my parents. Good roast dinner that came in two sizes, and a very good selection of puddings. Nothing fancy, but a standard Sunday lunch done well. Friendly bar staff and a cosy atmosphere.

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hereford
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I know trip advisor is subjective so I should understand all the 5 stars given to this pub but I don't. We had a very average meal here. I believe it is more of a local pub and that if you are known, you would have perhaps appreciated it more.

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Canberra
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127 reviews 127 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

The Sycamore Pub was wonderful on a bitterly cold winter night. Their food really hit the spot, and their beer was very well appreciated as well. The staff were super friendly, giving good advice on local beer to try out. We were the first patrons of the evening, but it got quite busy pretty soon after - but they were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9 Sycamore Road, Matlock DE4 3HZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Matlock
  • Phone Number: 01629 584882

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub

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