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Stones Restaurant

1C Dale Road, Matlock DE4 3LT, England
+44 1629 56061
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“bread” (70 reviews)
“tasting menu” (26 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1C Dale Road, Matlock DE4 3LT, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with friends from Chesterfield, great find, wonderful food, service and value! Would recommend highly.

Thank Philip B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had been looking forward to Stones for a long time having read all the reviews and spoken to people. However, it didn't live up to expectations. We had the tasting menu with the wine pairing, but we struggled to think of our favourite course....More

1  Thank travelpassion74
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my third time of experiencing the taster menu at Stones and what an experience! Everything was absolutely perfect, right down from the canapés and cocktails, to the amazing cheese and onion bread with two different kinds of butter. The taster menu was an...More

Thank Vashka76
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for my Husbands Birthday. Beautiful restaurant, staff very attentive and polite. Was really pleased with the appetisers. Food was lovely but my vegetarian main was bland if not for that would of given 5 stars.

Thank Opheliabo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my partner were bought a voucher for this restaurant (nowhere near where we live strangely), and took the hint to book a couple of nights away and enjoy the countryside, so came here on night one. The restaurant was pretty, the staff attentive...More

2  Thank Sam L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another fantastic visit to this lovely restaurant. Seems that the food just keeps getting better. All three courses were an absolute delight and the service was exceptional too. Already booked a table for another visit

Thank Rockside17
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I don't see how people could knock the food everything we were served from the canapés to desert was impeccable and delicious. It is pleasant to experience such an eloquent restaurant in Matlock and the actual placement itself of the restaurant is superb and overall...More

Thank peggysue1233
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had been given the gift of a Stones tasting menu gift voucher. What a beautiful atmosphere, attentive servers. The food was exquisite each of the 8 courses was a plate of beauty. The tastes were well balanced and so attractive. We had a glass...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Five of us met for lunch to celebrate a 70th birthday and it was well worth the hour and a half journey to get there. Excellent meal in all respects, and great to have a proper three course meal in the middle of the day,...More

Thank LuCliff
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The service was first class, the menu was interesting and the food was beautifully cooked and presented. The restaurant is beside the river near a lovely old bridge and the venue is delightful.

Thank elizabethann111
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Questions & Answers
8 October 2017|
Response from lovesfood1 | Property representative |
Hi, yes we do sell vouchers- you can either buy them on our website or call us on 01629 56061 after 5pm on Tuesday and between 11am and 3.30pm and after 5pm Wednesday to Saturday and we can post out to you. I hope that helps.
22 September 2017|
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Response from MrsBFrank | Reviewed this property |
No. they do not open.on a Sunday.
Graham B
2 September 2017|
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Response from candpet | Reviewed this property |
sorry for the delay,no it does not have its own carpark
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$64
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1C Dale Road, Matlock DE4 3LT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Matlock
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 56061
  • E-mail
Dinner - Tuesday to Saturday 6.30-9pm. Lunch - Wednesday to Saturday 12-2pm. Tucked away in the heart of idyllic Matlock, Derbyshire, Stones is a modern, eclectic restaurant with a stylish, welcoming interior and a superb modern British menu. The restaurant, which added a new riverside conservatory in May 2013, is jointly run by Kevin Stone, Head Chef, partner, Jade Himsworth and sister, Katie Temple. Stones' riverside conservatory overlooks the babbling River Derwent. The menus change seasonally to reflect the very best in local produce, and the wine to match the food. Stones' philosophy is to provide a fantastic dining experience in a relaxed setting. The dining room which is popular with couples, locals and visitors, is a perfect place for romantic, family or business meals. Stones has been awarded two AA Rosettes for culinary excellence.
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