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The Thorn Tree

48 Jackson Road, Matlock DE4 3JQ, England
+44 1629 580295
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  • Very good12%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“pies” (11 reviews)
“beef” (4 reviews)
“potatoes” (5 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
48 Jackson Road, Matlock DE4 3JQ, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Found this place randomly and it happened to be Wednesday - pie night. Good range of beers etc but the pies were the stars! Absolutely amazing food. And giant portions - they offer a smaller size which is probably still pretty big. Good atmosphere too,...More

Thank Olivia C
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Bit of a trek from the town centre but well worth it. Proper old skool boozer with friendly locals and great selection of ales, bitters etc. Dog friendly and cosy.

Thank Seton W
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Yum! Fresh, loads, good value for money and views to die for! RECOMMEND friendly locals too! :) :) :

Thank Vez P
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Perched at the top of the hill in Matlock, this pub has stunning, far reaching views, which makes eating outside on a fine day a must! Food is unfussy and delicious with generous portions - really good value. Staff are welcoming and friendly, this place...More

Thank janey58
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

We had popped to this pub a couple of nights ago and heard about Pie Night Wednesday. We had such a lovely time the first night we thought we would give it a go. As we expected it was busy, which is so lovely to...More

Thank Daz_Adie
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Went to check this place out based on the recommendations and wasn't disappointed. A friendly local with plenty of banter, good service and large portions at a very reasonable price. Sat outside with stunning views. All in all a great experience.

Thank doodson007
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I've been to this pub several times, and on every occasion I have been well impressed by the staff and the general atmosphere of the place. A proper old style pub, serving a good range of food (never had any but it looks great), great...More

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 1 June 2017

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

1  Thank Julie P
Reviewed 29 May 2017

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 24 May 2017

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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$11
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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
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.
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