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The Sycamore Inn

9 Sycamore Road, Matlock DE4 3HZ, England
+44 1629 584882
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pie” (13 reviews)
“steak” (12 reviews)
“tartare” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
9 Sycamore Road, Matlock DE4 3HZ, England
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1 - 10 of 139 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Popped in last night for something to eat. As it was warm we opted for a nice jumbo fish finger sandwich. It certainly lived up to it's name! Made with freshly sliced bread, contained cheese, lettuce and tartare sauce and served with chips. Sat out...More

Thank Lynn J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The menu we were given at lunchtime was nothing like the one on the website. We arrived at 1.50pm so it was close to luntime finish. The pie had sold out so went for the fish and chips. It was breaded fish out of the...More

Thank peggysue90
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Visited with my husband for something to eat on a weekday evening. This pub has such a friendly atmosphere and the people who work here are lovely. I had breaded plaice for my main with chips and mushy peas and tartare sauce it was really...More

Thank 880dawn
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Steep walk up to the pub gave us a good appetite! OK going home downhill. Food home cooked and plentiful. Reasonable prices, good beer.

Thank M R
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Called in on a Wednesday afternoon and received a very warm welcome off the couple behind the bar. I had the steak pie, which was one of the best i've had in a long time. It's also a dog friendly pub and our dog Ben...More

Thank rick321
Andrew L, Manager at The Sycamore Inn, responded to this review

Hi there, thanks for your large group dropping in on us on a quiet Wednesday afternoon, you certainly livened us up! Glad you enjoyed the lunch time menu and hope to see you again next time you visit Matlock!!

Reviewed 25 March 2017

went here on a friday night very much a locals pub had to sit with them and there dogs to eat wouldent recomened it to dine at firstly it is very overpriced for the food you get our meals were served on tea plates not...More

Thank debbie h
Andrew L, Manager at The Sycamore Inn, responded to this review

First of all we're very sorry your experience on Friday night didn't meet with expectations. To address the pie issue, we have recently been requsted to add a smaller portion of pie to our menu to cater for pensioners and children, who cannot face our...More

Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Visited the Sycamore Inn with a party of nine people and two dogs. Excellent range of ales and beers. The homemade food was superb along with the service from barman Andy. Highly recommend stopping by when visiting Matlock.

Thank Poppy K
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Fab little pub, catered for 9 of us and 2 dogs. Food is served generously and is yummy. Two of us are vegetarians and plenty of choice so happy all round

Thank rachaelk937
Reviewed 12 March 2017

we were staying just up the road so this became our local. its a cosy little pub.. nothing special but nothing bad. it was very busy and had a good atmosphere the steak and ale pie was wonderful, but the pasty had very hard pastry...More

Thank thelawyer
Reviewed 10 March 2017

My wife and I and our Hungarian Vizsla popped in after a 10 mile walk in Matlock after googling 'dog friendly pubs' We couldn't have asked for a nicer welcome to be honest. Lovely friendly owners and locals made us and our dog feel at...More

Thank LeScarfes
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Darren T
Is the pub dog friendly? Thanks
24 February 2016|
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Response from Rachael M | Reviewed this property |
Yep, took 2 dogs in and there was another two in there already.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$19
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Sycamore Road, Matlock DE4 3HZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Matlock
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 584882
  • E-mail