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Massarella Restaurant

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Peak Village Estates Chatsworth Road | Peak Shopping Village, Rowsley, Peak District National Park DE4 2JE, England
+44 1629 734157
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Wirksworth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Called in for lunch, had cheese and tomato quiche and chips. The chips were barely warm and the quiche had such a soggy bottom that I couldn't decide if the pastry was raw or not. It contained tomatoes cut into quarters instead of sliced and I had trouble tasting the cheese. Along with a regular coffee and costing nearly £10... More 

Thank lesleyar
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We went for Lunch in February, although the sopping village was fairly empty, the cafe/restaurant was reasonably full. The cafe is split into two part, and the menu outside only seems to refer to the Cafe/snack bar part the Restaurant which we used was further in. On the day we went the Credit card machine wasn't working so we had... More 

Thank davehoits
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Very poor quality food , expensive and not very tasty . Drinks like dish washer . The whole outfit resembles food quality from an old school canteen but with restaurant high end pricing . Bizarre menu layout outside the building - no one really knows what to do when inside very chaotic and poorly structured . Very disappointed in the... More 

Thank bluelandroverman88
Bakewell, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Not clean, bad service, hardly any food available, not great. Needs a face lift!! Not sure if lunch is good.

1 Thank Mary F
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

I visited here today with my mother in law after a look round the shops, it was lunchtime and I asked for two afternoon teas- the lady replied 'I don't think we do them at this time'- I was a little forceful in my reply maybe don't have the sign up then. But she checked, said no problem and we... More 

Thank leonajh
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We all had jacket potatoes, which were really tasty. Not much other choice for vegetarians. Service was a cafeteria style.

Thank mec454
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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178 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Good wholesome foods that cater for all who like variety on their plate. Clean & very well presented.

Thank armstrongauthor
Buxton, United Kingdom
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141 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Dropped in here for a cuppa after visiting the excellent Old Station Gallery in the otherwise uninspiring Peak Village retail development. With hindsight I wish we hadn't and had taken our thirst and appetite to Caudwell's Mill 400 yards along the road. Billing itself as a 'restaurant' does Massarella's no favours: it simply leads the customer to expect far more... More 

2 Thank SpiritOfViator
Mansfield, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Each visit sees ever increasing prices and falling standards of food. It seems that this place is being dragged down by the poor selections of outlets in the village. Been coming here for years but now has very little to offer

1 Thank pyctet
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We live locally and visit often. What ever has gone wrong? On last 2 visits jacket potato was "nuked" to death and today, the tuna sandwich didn't have hardly any tuna in it. Butter was thicker and a doorstep of cucumber....yuk! Off the radar now.....sorry Jake!!

1 Thank JlwShw

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Peak Village Estates Chatsworth Road | Peak Shopping Village, Rowsley, Peak District National Park DE4 2JE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Peak District National Park  >  Rowsley
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 734157

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