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La Caverna

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30 North Parade, Matlock Bath, Matlock, England
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England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

All in all a good meal and evening. Our table of 9 was separated into two separate tables, which was disappointing, they could of tried harder to accommodate us. The service was good and the food was excellent, with a large choice. The price was very resonance. Would visit again.

Thank JessD758
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Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

Food was delicious. Decor added to the rustic charm. Toilets need updating and outside tables too wobbly to eat upon but great food so would visit again.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

The food in this place is delicious and the prices are great compared to local restaurants. I have now been here 3 times and go out of my way to come here. Price & taste both receive an 7.5/10 from me. However, the service tonight was the worst I have experienced. There were some audible staff disputes. I felt this... More 

Thank Jeni B
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed August 18, 2016

I think some of the reviews on here are a bit of putting when they shouldn't be. I really like this little restaurant. It probably isn't the place I want to go dressed up and wanting a posh night out, but what it does remind me of is being in Italy with a little family run taverna. I tend to... More 

Thank DeborahUKDerbyshire
Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Evening was spoilt by the very old and dingy toilet! Wobbly tables, garlic bread without a hint of garlic, small portions, over enthusiastic waitress trying to take my plate whilst I was clearly still eating!!

1 Thank Alderley1
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

Very strange place. Beautiful courtyard and lovely cave inside which is interesting. But it all felt a bit dated. Having a very annoying loud fountain next to us the whole meal was a bit off putting. We went on a Friday night and it was empty other than us. It seemed lovely enough when we first went in, but the... More 

3 Thank Sarah G
Matlock Bath, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Awful place. How first impressions deceive...set in a lovely little courtyard, that is where the niceties ended. Awful pate as starters, looked and tasted like a vaccum packed dish from the supermarket, followed by an unbelievably bland pasta dish that l would swear contained tinned tomatoes. Just awful. Never again. Reminded me of a cheap cafe....

1 Thank K4657WYpaulw
Matlock Bath, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed July 16, 2016

Been here many times and never fails to deliver an enjoyable meal. The staff are very friendly and accommodating. Food is cooked fresh, with plenty of choice. The tricolour bread is delicious. Already booked our next table!

1 Thank jackiewynn
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Honestly my experience here was wonderful! I went around Christmas time and it was so beautiful. The waitress was lovely and so was the chef the food was fresh and came out so quickly! I had spinach and ricotta tortellini and my other half had a pizza and he said it was one of the best he had. The setting... More 

Thank hannah p
Swadlincote, Derbyshire
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Looked Lovely, but should have realised when it was empty on a Friday evening... The staff were very pushy, and made us feel uncomfortable. 2 waitress for a couple felt like they were ganging up on us. The food I ordered was tasteless, seasonal veg, apparently is just green beans! When we asked to have the rest of our pizza... More 

Thank LadyTR

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 North Parade, Matlock Bath, Matlock, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Matlock  >  Matlock Bath
  • Phone Number: 01629-55635

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?