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The Old Smithy

The Old Smithy Chapel Hill | Beeley, Matlock DE4 2ND, England
+44 1629 258927
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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The Old Smithy Chapel Hill | Beeley, Matlock DE4 2ND, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We stopped at this pretty tranquil café/restaurant recently during a walk in the area. We wanted a drink and a quick snack and ordered chips. They were indeed delicious but very few. They were presented in a tin mug, looked quite attractive.....8 chips at £3.50!...More

Thank 125Jilly
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very pleasant. Good food, excellent service. Fish and chips which was superb. Waiters were friendly and attentive.

Thank Damien P
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Visited for lunch today half way around our cycle route, we were extremely impressed by the quality of the food and cleanliness & atmosphere at The Old Smithy. We had salmon and scrambled egg on toast, which was cooked to perfection. One not to be...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Stumbled across this amazing place on Tuesday, then returned on Thursday. The food is of a high standard, the atmosphere is welcoming and the staff are very friendly. They have really tasty food for both adults and children, even the dog was welcome. We will...More

1  Thank Beth L
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We popped in to The Old Smithy for lunch after making a reservation for 10 people. The place is beautiful with high ceiling and lovely decor. It has a good outdoor seating area too. I had the cheddar and chutney sandwich. It was really tasty...More

Thank MackyM13
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Called in for breakfast this time, had the omelette and it was lovely, can't fault the place, lovely food and drink, friendly staff, that's why we keep returning

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Despite being reasonably busy they coped very well with nine of us with no problem. Service couldn't be faulted and the little dog in our party was made most welcome. A variety of meals came out of the kitchen in good time with no hiccups....More

Thank bewrayer
Reviewed 25 April 2017

excellent place for light meal or breakfast dog friendly Seating outside as well Very popular very friendly staff lovely location home made food and good icecream

Thank johnde215ll
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Love the veggie and meaty breakfasts for brunch. Always taste fresh and cooked to order. Staff very helpful and friendly.

Thank TKR68
Reviewed 15 April 2017

After a lovely walk from the Chatsworth estate, we called in for hot drinks and a slice of delight for my daughter. Very nice cappuccino (best I had all week and we tried lots of cafes in the area) and a friendly team running the...More

Thank Warden2015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
09:30 - 15:30
09:30 - 15:30
09:30 - 15:30
09:30 - 15:30
09:30 - 15:30
09:30 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Old Smithy Chapel Hill | Beeley, Matlock DE4 2ND, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Matlock
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 258927
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