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The Thorn Tree

) #31 of 93 Restaurants in Matlock $ , British,
48 Jackson Road, Matlock DE4 3JQ, England
+44 1629 580295
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good12%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (10 reviews)
“wedges” (3 reviews)
“beef” (4 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
48 Jackson Road, Matlock DE4 3JQ, England
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1 - 10 of 97 reviews

Reviewed 11 July 2017

I've been to this pub several times, and on every occasion I have been well impressed by the staff and the general atmosphere of the place. A proper old style pub, serving a good range of food (never had any but it looks great), great...More

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Always a very popular local pub, and especially busy during the week as workers from nearby County Hall use it, so better to book in advance at lunchtime if there are a few of you. If a nice day, there's a lovely view over the...More

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We were lucky enough to find this place on a Sunday afternoon: we were looking for something to eat and they managed to get us a delicious menu even if the kitchen was not open. Even a vegetarian option! You could tell the food is...More

Thank Ayelén L
Reviewed 24 May 2017

How can one area have so many fantastic pubs. Another super find from outside bit unsure but sitting raised above everything with super out of the ordinary bar snacks i the sun.....how could you feel better Do not miss Locals and staff made me feel...More

Thank Gordon S
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Friendly service, good quality beers and a nice line in "bar snacks". Not the usual peanuts/crisps here - the bar snacks on offer are things like Baked Camembert and Gambas piri piri - a touch of class and definitely above average. Bravo!

Thank Crowd S
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

We all went there as a very large office group from DCC, the food was delicious, a lot of it and excellent quality. Considering there was enough of us to fill the entire room/bar area the staff were extremely attentive, helpful and friendly, also offering...More

Thank Kate H
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Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Cosy, comfortable, full of friendly locals, dog friendly, brilliant ales, tasty food, superb view, great atmosphere...what more can I say?

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Reviewed 7 December 2016

We came here a few years ago for pie night and i am still full from eating there. As we were visiting Matlock for a week away we decided before we left to book Sunday lunch, you book a meal not a table so you...More

1  Thank MelvinNewportGwent
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped here after a morning walk and was just in time for lunch! It's only a small pub so we sat outside so the staff opened the canopy and popped the outside heaters on! We had jacket potato and a Brie and bacon baguette and...More

Thank swelcmas
Reviewed 17 September 2016

I have been to the thorn tree several times and have been meaning to write a review for sometime, this is a very busy tiny pub which on a summer evening has a view which is absolutely stunning. The food is amazing either on Wednesday...More

Thank stuart w
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 11
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Jackson Road, Matlock DE4 3JQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Matlock
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 580295
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We are a small pub, with a strong focus on real ale. We serve lunch Tuesday to Friday (12 Noon - 1.30Pm). We have a pie night every Wednesday (6pm - 8.00Pm) and we serve roast dinners on a Sunday (5pm - 6.30Pm). However, we don't serve food on any other evenings.
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