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Stones Restaurant

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1C Dale Road, Matlock DE4 3LT, England
+44 1629 56061
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Sat 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a small, but very popular restaurant, which is why you must book in advance. Interesting and tasty modern British cuisine, beautifully presented. A 'must' if you like fine dining.

Thank Karen187063
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited whilst on holiday in the area, and the many good ratings on here were correct. We enjoyed the tasting menu which was delicious and very filling, each course was lovely and we enjoyed the whole experience. The staff were friendly and welcoming and we would not hesitate to return. Make sure you book in advance as the restaurant... More 

Thank Adclare
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very unassuming enterance to a really lovely restaurant.We had a 3 course lunch and each course was absolutely delicious! Just the right size portions, beautifully presented. The service was excellent.

Thank Carol D
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for my 50th birthday to this restaurant. I heard good reviews and my expectations were high. The restaurant did not let me down. we booked a table for four, and got seated in the conservatory. We got our menu "which was seasonal and well balanced'. We placed our orders and while we waited for our meal we was offered... More 

Thank Corne S
Derby, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this great restaurant for the 1st time last Saturday. Had pre dinner drinks outside on the patio, very relaxing start to the evening which just got better and better. Staff were all helpful, attentive and informed regarding the food. The food quality superb as was the presentation. A brilliant experience which we will definitely be repeating and we will... More 

Thank jackmeer
Portsmouth, England
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying in the area at a wonderful B&B, the Old Shoulder of Mutton in Winster and they recommended their favourite restaurant, Stones. Service was friendly and very good, the food was delicious and very well presented. You can read a full account of our visit at our site, livelifelovecake dot com. I've given them a 4/5 for food... More 

Thank livelifelovecake
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here mid week and was a great atmosphere and relaxed. Service from all the staff was superb and food was brilliant but not too intimidating. Would recommend this place for a casual lunch or a special occasion.

Thank Charlotte C
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to this restaurant as a party of three to mark a special birthday. The restaurant is extremely welcoming and nicely set out, leading to a really nice atmosphere from the start. The staff were all excellent and attentive without being intrusive. The food was fantastic, every course was prepared and presented to a very high standard and tasted... More 

Thank Adriang184
Matlock, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I hear good reviews and have visited a number of times being local. Problem is the menu is very 'samey' Derbyshire blade of beef with posh mash is fine the first time, and the second. . . Come the 3rd time and I'm done! It's a shame as it really is fine dining - well worth a visit or two... More 

Thank hungryinmatlock
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having enjoyed many lunches here over a number of years, I tried Stone's for dinner with a friend last night and it was a very positive and enjoyable experience. The warm evening afforded an opportunity for us to take cocktails on the terrace along with a delightful 'amuse bouche' selection from the chef. Dinner itself was memorable for subtle seasoning,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$23 - $62
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Romantic
Open Hours
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1C Dale Road, Matlock DE4 3LT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Matlock
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 56061
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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