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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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Warwick, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were here on Friday evening and it was amazing from the first mouthful to the last. The staff at the restaurant were all wonderful and very attentive as well as knowledgeable. They even adapted their tasting menu to cater for us as neither of us like fish. The replacement shellfish courses were sublime and everything was delicious. The wine... More 

Thank melandashfoodies
Derby, United Kingdom
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited yesterday for my wife's Birthday. Arrived to a pleasant welcome. We had our baby daughter with us and she was made to feel welcome. The food from start to finish was perfect. The Service was relaxed yet attentive. We will definitely be back. Thanks

Thank Will_2186
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with my partner and we both agree this is the best lunch we have had in a long time. Would definitely recommend and can't wait to return!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A fantastic meal in a lovely setting. The staff were exceptionally helpful, very friendly without intruding. The trio of pork was just beautiful although my husband had the lamb which he said was to die for. The desserts were sublime. A lovely lovely evening.

Thank Lorraine D
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great place this is. On arrival the staff were very friendly and welcoming. The decor and ambience of the restaurant is first class and the staff who served our table were attentive without being too fussy. The food was excellent too - I had the scallops to start and lamb rump for main. All the other dishes served... More 

Thank nigelcann
Derby, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had been given vouchers as a birthday present, wasn't too keen on getting a train up to Matlock " just for a meal". How wrong was I? Thanks, the whole experience was great, the fizz, the canapes, superb food along with excellent staff. We will return.

Thank Philgeespaintbrush
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent meal beautifully presented by knowledgable staff in harmonious setting. We enjoyed the first meal so much we returned for a second meal later that week. External access down the steep flight of steps might be problematic for those with mobility issues!

Thank Brian S
Leicester, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is our third visit to stones restaurant, and as always we was greeted with a lovely smile Roanna . Absolutely lovely service and the food as always was amazing and beautiful, The menu has lots to offer I'm surprised with such a small quaint restaurant the amount of dishes they can serve totally amazing, I shall definitely be doing... More 

Thank lee s
lovesfood1, Owner at Stones Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear lee, Many thanks for those notes, and for continuing to visit us here at Stones. We really appreciate it. Best regards, Jade Stones Owner, Stones More 

Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
lovesfood1, Owner at Stones Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Karen, Many thanks for taking the time to leave your kind notes. Best regards, Jade Stones Owner, Stones More 

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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
lovesfood1, Owner at Stones Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Adclare, Thank for deciding to join us and for those lovely words. I do hope you’re able to return, and enjoy things every bit as much on your next visit. Best regards, Jade Stones Owner, Stones More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$22 - $59
European, British, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?