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Highlands Cafe & Restaurant

Stretton Road | Scotland Nurseries Garden Store, Tansley, Matlock DE4 5GE, England
+44 1629 582349
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (7 reviews)
“cake” (4 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 17:00All hours
European, British, American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Stretton Road | Scotland Nurseries Garden Store, Tansley, Matlock DE4 5GE, England
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Reviewed 14 May 2017

I took my Mum for lunch yesterday. Drinks were served very quickly but we were advised there would be a short delay for the chops as they are cooked to order and the restaurant was busy. About twenty minutes later we got an excellent bowl...More

Thank Jackie M
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely family lunch as always. Bacon and Brie panini was beautiful. Couldn't find room to fit a cake in but they all looked amazing

Thank sarahdavison
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Visited here yesterday for Mothering Sunday Lunch it was our first time having lunch think we booked wrong day for first time for service Food was absolutely delicious when it arrived I know it said on menu cooked fresh to order but do feel waiting...More

Thank maggieandrob
ScotlandNurseriesGS, Manager at Highlands Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

Hi guys, My apologies for the wait for your food. Mother's day this year was a record breaker for us and admittedly we weren't best equipped to cope with the numbers we had. We have a full kitchen refit planned a little later on in...More

Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

We decided to try breakfast here while visiting the garden centre. The garden centre is undergoing quite a lot of building change at the moment however the cafe is the same so far. Our experience of breakfast was average I had a very nice bacon...More

Thank Ian1200
ScotlandNurseriesGS, Manager at Highlands Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

Hi Ian, Thank you for your review. Our works are now mostly completed bar a full kitchen refit coming a little later in the year. I will be speaking to our staff regarding this as you're correct in saying that it shouldn't have been served....More

Reviewed 14 March 2017

We had planned to get there in time for breakfast but unfortunately we were too late. We decided on a panini and a toasted sandwich. Both were delicious. My husband's tea was to his liking as was my cappuccino. This was a first visit being...More

Thank Tripper071
ScotlandNurseriesGS, Manager at Highlands Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

Thank you for your kind review and we're glad you'll be visiting again!

Reviewed 2 March 2017

thoroughly enjoyed our visit here, we will call again. The food was good and the staff friendly. Thank you

Thank rooms07
Reviewed 26 February 2017

The regular (not large) full English breakfast is £6.75 and excellent value, the quality of the ingredients is what you would expect of something more expensive. The sausages in particular were very meaty. Don't do large unless you are really hungry, out of three people...More

Thank sjwtm
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

As usual here, lovely friendly service & amazing food...Steak Pie and Lamb Shank highly recommend! The specials menu beats all competition in the area with a choice to suit everyone.

Thank J H
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Good food, we have been regulars for years. Recently the garden centre part of it sold off. The cafe is still popular, but the service is poor since changing the lay out. They need a computerised ordering system instead of writing two separate orders for...More

Thank mazjohn24
scotnurseries, Restaurant Supervisor at Highlands Cafe & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2017

Thank you for your review of Highlands Cafe & Restaurant. Were glad your enjoy the amazing food our chef's make! Thank you for your comments regarding service they shall be looked into. We do however already use a computerised system when taking orders but hand...More

Reviewed 6 January 2017

My husband had another delightful meal at this lovely cafe yesterday. Everything was piping hot, beautifully cooked and served with a smile! Well done to everyone, particularly Chef John xxx

Thank sue c
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
I have a friend who is vegetarian and also has to be gluten free, do you have gluten free veggie options?
2 June 2015|
Response from ScotlandNurseriesGS | Property representative |
Hi Thank you for your message and sorry for missing your question. We do serve vegetarian and gluten free options however these change on a daily basis. Please contact the restaurant on 01629 582349 for the daily specials... More
Please can you tell me how much afternoon tea for two is? I want to buy my mum vouchers for Mother's Day. Many thanks
7 March 2015|
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Response from ScotlandNurseriesGS | Property representative |
Hi thank you for your enquiry - our Afternoon Tea for one is £8.95 and Afternoon Tea for two is £15.95. If you would like to make a booking or purchase a voucher please telephone 01629 582349. Thankyou.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 13
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
09:30 - 16:30
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stretton Road | Scotland Nurseries Garden Store, Tansley, Matlock DE4 5GE, England (Formerly Heathers Restaurant)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Matlock  >  Tansley
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 582349
  • E-mail
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