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The Orangery Restaurant

St Elphin's House, St Elphin's Park | Dale Road South, Darley Dale, Matlock DE4 2RH, England
+44 1629 736760
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good19%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“sandwiches” (11 reviews)
“halloumi” (2 reviews)
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
St Elphin's House, St Elphin's Park | Dale Road South, Darley Dale, Matlock DE4 2RH, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Our Group met here for the start of our two day reunion. This is our third visit to St. Elphins which is a charming place in very pleasant surroundings. They provided an excellent buffet lunch and the staff were most attentive. I would not hesitate...More

Thank Pauline267
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have eaten here on several occasions and I do like the ambience in the restaurant but yesterday the meal was so disappointing. I wish I had said something at the time but we were treating my aunt and I did not want to spoil...More

Thank janetscsmith
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We lunched here on Monday this week with our relatives who live in the retirement village on-site. The restaurant is open to non residents but you probably wouldn't be aware unless you read TripAdvisor. The dining room and bars are very tastefully decorated and furnished,...More

Thank Tricky49
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Again very good service. Food excellent, staff very caring at all times , nothing too much trouble. With this kind of service we make it our regular place to visit.

Thank mazzarella15
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Had a lovely meal here on one of their themed 'Tapas' evenings. The portion sizes were good and the food was delicious. The halloumi and potatoes were my favourites. We're going to keep our eye out for another themed night and try and make it...More

Thank Derbyshire_Foodie92
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Five of us visited for tapas and prosecco and we had a brilliant time. The food and service was spot on.

Thank kellspell
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Myself and a group of friends went to the Tapas night after a recommendation. It was lovely food, a good selection to choose from and the portion size was perfect, my favourite was the halloumi and the lemon posset dessert. The staff were very friendly...More

1  Thank Nicolle_H11
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

I live in Matlock, and have never been here before. I had my mother over to stay who lives in Loughborough. I just came across this place by chance, we had a lovely afternoon tea, the staff where so helpful and plesent and nothing seem...More

Thank Karon S
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and service once again at the orangery... Tender joints off meat accompanied with a great selection of vegetables, giant yorkshire puddings and rich gravy. The desserts were tasty and looked a picture. We look forward to our next visit in the near future

Thank FoodChap1986
Reviewed 15 August 2017

At the end of July, our party of 6 attended the Sunday carvery, 3 of whom ordered the roast beef. All those in the party had either 2 or 3 courses and whilst the starters and desserts were nice enough (but nothing special) the same...More

Thank Colin D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St Elphin's House, St Elphin's Park | Dale Road South, Darley Dale, Matlock DE4 2RH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Matlock
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 736760
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At the Orangery Restaurant, our chefs use simple locally produced ingredients, freshly prepared and treated with respect, we don't have fancy descriptions or cooking methods because we feel that our ingredients speak for themselves. We want to make every occasion truly special so we like our customers to take as much time to enjoy the experience as they want to - we won't hurry you.
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