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The Thorn Tree

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48 Jackson Road, Matlock DE4 3JQ, England
01629 580295
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Today
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tue - Thu 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: We are a small pub, with a strong focus on real ale. We serve lunch...
We are a small pub, with a strong focus on real ale. We serve lunch Tuesday to Friday (12 Noon - 1.45pm). We have a pie night every Wednesday (6pm - 8.30pm) and we serve roast dinners on a Sunday (5pm - 6.30pm). However, we don't serve food on any other evenings.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
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If you don't like the hussle and buzzle off busy pubs then this is for you Quality real ales on sale and the largers not bad either This is s proper village pub and set high above matlock town centre with impressive views over matlock

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Saltyboy1972
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Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

A little way out of Matlock but well worth seeking out. Pie night on Wednesdays are a real treat. A good choice of real ale. The view from the terrace is the best in the country.

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47 reviews 47 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

If you don't like the hussle and buzzle off busy pubs then this is for you Quality real ales on sale and the largers not bad either This is s proper village pub and set high above matlock town centre with impressive views over matlock

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Matlock, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Wednesday night at The Thorn Tree is the place to go!! But be quick as these amazing pie's sell out fast. Choice of 3 filling, 3 toppings, sides and veg. Fab food, fab atmosphere but be prepared to wait for a table. . . . . . but well worth the wait.

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Out and about, above and below ground
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Went here for a quick after-work meeting, it was pie night and bang on 6pm out came that night's pie menu (it changes every week). I had the squash, spinach, goat's cheese & ricotta pie with a herb & butter shortcrust pastry, lovely big fat proper chips and the spiced red cabbage. Nom nom. Couldn't finish my pie even though... More 

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Matlock, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This place is a superb friendly pub. Great choice of real ales, lagers and cider. The wine is fabulous too! Lovely Sunday roasts and lunchtime food is fantastic value. Wednesday's pie night is a great treat too.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Visited here for the first time in December with a friend, what a lovely atmosphere! The pie was delicious and a massive portion, i tried very hard to finish it as it was so tasty but fullness defeated me :-) . Very busy pub with great atmosphere and tasty pies, thank you.

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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

visited matlock and was glad to be able to call in here, used to be my local 15years ago and is still a fantastic place out the way. After walking up bank road I definetly earnt my food and you cant get better than here in matlock

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Calgary, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

My husband and I went to the Thorn Tree for his birthday dinner, which we considered lucky that it was on a Wednesday and coincided with the highly rated 'Pie Night' at the Thorn Tree. Apparently, on occasion, it is substituted for Curry Night. Although a little disappointed, we got over it as we dug into the generous portions of... More 

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West Midlands
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This pub is very small but has a lovely atmosphere. Food is excellent value and huge portions as well as been very nice. Ale selection is very good and the views are spectacular!

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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We go here most Sunday for the roast absolutely gorgeous. Food always good not like some places hit and miss. Be warned it can get very busy

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 48 Jackson Road, Matlock DE4 3JQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Matlock
  • Phone Number: 01629 580295

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 11

Description

We are a small pub, with a strong focus on real ale. We serve lunch Tuesday to Friday (12 Noon - 1.45pm). We have a pie night every Wednesday (6pm - 8.30pm) and we serve roast dinners on a Sunday (5pm - 6.30pm). However, we don't serve food on any other evenings.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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