Eating out & shops
Places to eat, recommended by previous guests.
HIGHLANDS CAFE & RESTAURANT Scotland Nurseries Garden Centre, Butterley Lane, Tansley, Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 5GF. Tel: (01629) 582349 / 583036 (1 mile)
NOTES – fully licensed and offer a selection of wine, lager, bitter and local ales available all day Monday to Saturday and from 12:00 onwards on a Sunday.
PESTO AT THE PEACOCK IN OAKERTHORPE Chesterfield Road, Oakerthorpe, DE55 7LN 01773 832 088 ( 5.7 miles )
NOTES – Booking essential, a personal favourite, food and atmosphere fabulous.
“At Pesto, we aim to give our customers great value for money by producing freshly cooked food, informal but efficient service in a warm relaxed atmosphere.”
plural form of piattino meaning small dish
Piattini quite simply means small plate in Italian, and when it comes to small dishes with big flavour, Pesto are the experts.
Our menu boasts over forty dishes, many around £4-5, so you can afford to experience a taste of everything, from pizza and meatballs to arancini and delicious salads.
THE KELSTEDGE INN Matlock Rd, S45 0DX 01246 590448 ( 2.2 miles )
NOTES – Nestled in a picturesque valley on the edge of the Derbyshire Peak District, the Kelstedge is a traditional country pub offering great food, fine real ales and wine.
THE TAVERN at TANSLEY Nottingham Rd,Tansley, DE4 5FR 01629 57735 (2.5 miles)
Bar meals & Restaurant
THE PLOUGH INN AT BRACKENFIELD Matlock Road, Brackenfield, DE55 6DD 01629 534437 (2.9 MILES)
NOTES – The Plough Inn at Brackenfield is a 16th Century listed building and former farmhouse near the village of Brackenfield on the edge of Derbyshire’s Peak District. It is situated a few miles from Matlock and Alfreton on the A615 road.
The Inn serves value for money traditional Coaching Inn fare, with a modern twist, and guests can choose to dine in the large bar area, which offers three distinct levels, the Orchard Restaurant, or the ‘Potting Shed’. The Inn caters for weddings, celebrations and business meetings, as well as more intimate dining.There is an excellent selection of real ales, locally sourced micro-brewed ales, fine beers and wines, with an excellent cellar.
MINERS ARMS Oakstedge Lane, Milltown, Ashover, S45 0HA 01246 590218 (2.9 miles)
NOTES – Excellent reputation for food and always popular, so booking is advised. Within walking distance – our nearest pub as the crow flies, but a very steep path, and of course it’s uphill coming back! Large car park.
THE GATE INN The Knoll, Tansley, Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 5FN 01629 583838 (3 miles)
NOTES – The Gate Inn is a family friendly pub and restaurant situated in the heart of the picturesque village of Tansley. This well-loved, popular, free house has undergone an extensive renovation, inside and out, bringing it back to its former glory as the central hub of the village.
DESIGNATE @ THE GATE 72 Smedley Street East, Matlock DE4 3FQ Tele: 01629 760033 (3.5 MILES )
Looking for somewhere to host a special occasion? You have just found it! Birthday party, anniversary party, hen party, wedding party, leaving party, retirement party or a just because party, we specialise in those added touches to make it a party to remember.
Whether it be a table booking, room or full venue hire (including a beach garden,) we can offer things others can’t.
MAAZI’S 25 Causeway Ln, Matlock DE4 3AR 01629 582534 ( 3.6 miles )
NOTES – Elegant contemporary Indian restaurant set in a former cinema offering relaxed, candlelit dining.
HORSE & JOCKEY 6 Brackenfield Ln, Wessington, DE55 6DW 01773 309482 ( 3.8 miles )
NOTES – The Horse and Jockey is a contemporary Gastro Pub Located in a recently refurbished historical pub building.
VIVA 27-29 Dale Rd, Matlock, DE4 3LT 01629 593505 ( 3.8 miles )
NOTES – Italian Restaurant Modern and stylish Italian spot with an open kitchen delivering a long menu of traditional dishes.
Thailand No 1 43 Dale Rd, Matlock DE4 3LT 01629 584444 ( 3.9 miles )
NOTES Authentic Thai Cuisine. Classic Thai curries and noodles in a casual spot with opulent decor and tables on mezzanine level.
THE OLD POETS CORNER Butts Rd, Ashover, S45 0EW 01246 290 888 (4 miles)
Bar food & restaurant
NOTES – Real fire in the bar in winter. Good bar meals. Restaurant is good. Has its own micro-brewery! Medium price range. Very small car park, but parking on the road.
STONES 1c Dale Rd, Matlock, DE4 3LT 01629 56061 (4 miles)
NOTES – Booking advisable. Down lots of steps so not suitable for the less able. No car park of its own – need to park in public carpark. Prices on the high side but worth it for a special occasion.
RED LION Darley Road, Stonedge, S45 0LW 01246 566142 (4.5 miles)
NOTES – Bar and Bistro family owned business, boasts stunning views over the Derbyshire Countryside with Large bar area & restaurant. Large car park. Open all day.
THE SHALIMAR Dale Rd N, Matlock DE4 2HX 01629 735999 ( 7.5 miles )
NOTES – Named as one of the Top Ten Indian restaurants in the whole of the United Kingdom by the highly regarded Tripadvisor. The list has been compiled using diner reviews, a personal favorite. They also deliver to our Barns.