We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Thorn Tree

) #32 of 95 Restaurants in Matlock $ , British,
48 Jackson Road, Matlock DE4 3JQ, England
+44 1629 580295
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good11%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (10 reviews)
“wedges” (3 reviews)
“beef” (4 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
PRICE
$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
48 Jackson Road, Matlock DE4 3JQ, England
Write a Review
Reviews (99)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 99 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 1 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 5 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
A TripAdvisor Member
2
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?

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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
Reviewed 10 September 2016

It's a bit of an uphill walk but well worth it for the views and perfect conditioned beer served. The Wednesday pie night was brilliant. A choice of pastry top, four different fillings and choices for potatoes and veg. Great idea and top class food.

Thank Sharon Alexandr... D
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Stones Restaurant
713 reviews
.78 km away
Maazi Indian Restaurant
1,091 reviews
.70 km away
Viva Italian
889 reviews
.83 km away
The Green Way Cafe
193 reviews
.81 km away
Nearby Attractions
Lumsdale Valley
263 reviews
1.27 km away
Hall Leys Park
130 reviews
.89 km away
Peak Rail
221 reviews
.79 km away
Matlock Meadows
125 reviews
1.58 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Thorn Tree staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$11
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
Thursday
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
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
  • E-mail
Description
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.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing