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Charles Restaurant

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170-172 South Parade, Matlock Bath, Matlock DE4 3NR, England
+44 1629 580656
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had to wait 40 minutes for my meal and then I found some hair in it, had to wait 40 minutes again for someone to replace my food. Not gonna try this again

Thank Rizea A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best fish and chips around! Would defiantly recommend going here if you're looking at nothing too pricey! X

Thank Beth R
Colwyn Bay, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were encouraged to enter (presumably by Charles) and were glad we did. We both wanted something light. My husband opted for a small portion of fish, chips and mushy peas and I had poached cod and salad (I'm watching what I eat at the moment!). My husband really enjoyed his meal although he did say the batter could have... More 

Thank Tricia F
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and the other half called in for some fish and chips, and wished we hadn't bothered. It's expensive for starters, which I wouldn't mind if the food was served quickly, which it wasn't, we waited around 40 minutes for our meals. My Mrs meal was lukewarm, the chips were dry and hard, but the cod was good being fair.... More 

1 Thank banjo44
England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in here last August (2016) and had a lovely meal in a quiet well run restaurant and we were served by a well mannered foreign guy who made us feel most welcome. The food was so good we recommended it to a few people. So as we were having a walk through Matlock Bath the other day we had... More 

1 Thank thecragganater
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in here for some lunch whilst visiting Matlock Bath. Lovely friendly staff. I couldn't help but notice the lovely comfy looking accommodation upstairs. Will definitely consider staying here in the future.

Thank Lisa T
Guernsey, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2017 via mobile

I had a great family meal. Kids had fish and chips and I had pie and chips. Food was great value and the staff fantastic.

Thank Rammie13
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

Went for a day trip to Matlock. Started from Matlock train station then walked down to Matlock bath, where we had a great meal of fish and chips freshly cooked. Excellent

Thank Molly G
Essex, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

Lovely food, the owner is from London & the steak pie was amazing! Will definitely come here again on my next visit!

Thank Lesley T
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

11 adults, two kids and two dogs traditional walk on new years day, always has to be followed by fish and chips, never been here before but so glad we did. staff were lovely and really helpful despite them being busy, food was cooked to order so took a little time but to be expected to get the quality right,... More 

Thank Loopyloo120

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
British, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 170-172 South Parade, Matlock Bath, Matlock DE4 3NR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Matlock  >  Matlock Bath
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 580656

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?