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The Shabby Scholar

Open Now: 9:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 12:00 AM
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Beautiful restaurant

Brilliant food, fabulous music and stylish decor! My mum, dad and I left truly stuffed full of... read more

Reviewed April 23, 2019
Matlock, United Kingdom
via mobile
Fantastic xmas eve lunch

I took my children for lunch on Xmas Eve, youngest is 24 yrs , we all had different meals but all 5... read more

Reviewed December 27, 2018
Burley in Wharfedale, United Kingdom
via mobile
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  • Terrible0%
Apr 23, 2019
“Beautiful restaurant ”
Dec 27, 2018
“Fantastic xmas eve lunch”
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Reviewed April 23, 2019 via mobile

Brilliant food, fabulous music and stylish decor! My mum, dad and I left truly stuffed full of delicious food. I would highly recommend this restaurant. It has a variety of dishes which are suited to veggies and vegans as well. The staff were very understanding,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank daisy_rudkin
Reviewed December 27, 2018 via mobile

I took my children for lunch on Xmas Eve, youngest is 24 yrs , we all had different meals but all 5 of us were very happy, service was great and food was fantastic, no starters tho, so we asked if we could have the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Been here about 4 times in last month. Love the decor & relaxed atmosphere in this place. Staff generally friendly & helpful. Until yesterday good has been really good, slightly interesting menu. However yesterday lunch new menu revealed some interesting choices but not great for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

We visited on Saturday before going to the gin and fizz festival nearby. We had lovely drinks. 3 opted for a gin board, 3 different gins with various fruit and tonics with a shot of plum gin. I chose the passion G&T. A cocktail of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SusieSueCarlisle
Reviewed August 8, 2018

My daughter and I were celebrating her birthday and decided to have lunch at the Shabby Scholar last Saturday. We hadn't reserved a table and it was very busy but there was a bench available at the window which was fine for the two of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Anne K
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

Tasty food but quite expensive for tapas Service excellent, staff friendly and good selection of cocktails

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank linzcarey
Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

Firstly, down forget about soup if you are having a starter - it really is delicious! For the mains, there's an over reliance on chips - thick chunky ones - though some very interesting menu choices. Service is excellent.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank JXX18
Reviewed October 1, 2017

I visited here with my best female friend and her partner on Friday 29th September 2017. The food was superb, and the Earl Grey tea was good. My friend's partner had to leave us after he'd eaten his meal, as he had to go to...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed June 29, 2017

Easy accessible, just in the square *Carlyle Court* opposite the Market Entrance Fisher St. The staff are cheerful, the whole place is clean. and most importantly the food is delicious. Very good food 4 of us today but all food came hot and freshly cooked....More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank seriouslysunseeking
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Visited for birthday meal with my family. despite taking a booking several weeks ago for 5, on arrival were shown to the lower level. tables suitable for 4 maximum. When I complained to server that we could not get more than 4 plated around table...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank David S
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