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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
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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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This restarant has a wonderful relaxing atmosphere , the staff welcome you with warmth and provide an excellent service. The meal is made very special by small added extras in between courses giving them time to cook your food to perfection. The menu is a little pricey however it is very good value for the experience you have

Thank meanhim2016
St. Neots, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The first course of cauliflower pakora with raisin puree was spicy but not too overpowering.Flavours complemented each other. My main course of Barnsley chop, pea puree and saute potatoes was excellent. The chop was succulent and the pea puree was fresh, creamy and full of flavour. My brother enjoyed his plaice with asparagus and pancetta. I was too full for... More 

Thank Nicola J
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, location and ambience. I took my girlfriend for her birthday and we had a fantastic meal. The tasting menu is superb, especially when paired with the wine! We would recommend the restaurant to anyone looking for fantastic food!

Thank Chris C
St Albans, England
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61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good food, well presented, tasty and a bit different. Being in the Michelin guide it is difficult to get a table (turned away one night but fitted in the next). We thought we would go back at the weekend before heading for home. NO hope. Fridays and Saturdays were fully booked for the next five weeks so you have... More 

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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited there with friends on Saturday. We have been there several times before and once again were not disappointed. The atmosphere in this little restaurant in great, the food is extremely tasty and well presented and the staff are very friendly and helpful. No negative comments to make at all. I would certainly recommend this place.

Thank dumbarton1
Matlock, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not a cheap eats restaurant and if you have mobility problems, the steep descending steps to the front door will be a put off. However, it is fine dining establishment and has recently appeared twice in the Times newspaper, has A.A. rosette awards and is in the Michelin guide. With all that exposure, the food is as you... More 

Thank John R
Derby, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited for lunch. Intimate, modern restaurant in a lovely spot by the river. Great food and wine. Lovely staff too.

Thank Jellybean944
Matlock, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A small gem of a restaurant in Matlock we have now been to at least 5 times over the last couple of years. Even if it isn't a special occasion, it feels like one. The food is very well presented, portions are not generally large, but the extra touches like amuse-bouche bite-sized hors d'œuvres you get automatically before your starter... More 

1 Thank globalcoachtours
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely wedding anniversary meal at Stones... Could not fault their food - excellent quality as always. I had the fillet of beef which was so tender and melted in the mouth.. My wife had the Sea Bream... Which again has lovely flavours. The deserts were amazing and again the coffee came with petit fours - what a... More 

Thank Mark H
Derby, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family went here lasr Saturday for a celebratory lunch and everything was perfect. Wonderful food and great service all at a reasonable price. We will certainly return.

1 Thank A and M J

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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
$24 - $63
British, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?