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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%
Travellers talk about
“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 25 July 2016

The views across the Derbyshire dakes to Riber Castle are fantastic. Lunchtime food is plentiful and filling - particularly the filled oatcakes, served with chips and salad. Lunch for three people, excluding drinks, was about £14.50.

Thank macclesfieldgourmand
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Visited for real ales and discovered the most amazing view of the Dales. Not easily accessible but adds to the charm and keeps it hidden.

Thank juniorj12
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

A visit to the Thorn Tree is a must for anyone visiting Matlock/The Peaks District. Set high on a hill overlooking Matlock it provides sweeping views of the surrounding countryside including the Heights of Abraham and Riber Castle. You can choose from sitting on the...More

Thank Jim L
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

100%out of 100% The best pie we have tasted great pub family's so welcome we have travelled from midlands and back to have these pies love um thank you great staff from pat & Bev

2  Thank 924patrick
Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

There's not many great pubs around anymore but this is one of them. Lovely staff and great beers. Wonderful atmosphere and comfortable surroundings. Good food and outdoor terrace with wonderful views. Recommended

2  Thank Lambers2013
Reviewed 18 February 2016

The beer is excellent; there's always a good choice for the real ale drinker and you can try before you commit to a pint! The lunchtime meals are delicious, with chunky wedge chips & lovely fresh bread for the sandwich options. They also do a...More

1  Thank Fluttershy1
Reviewed 9 February 2016

A very quaint and friendly pub offers a range of real ales, including guest beers. Wednesday nights are usually 'pie nights' all home made and very tasty. A large covered area outside for sitting and enjoying a Summer evening of drinking, and admiring the wonderful...More

Thank KevMc666
Reviewed 31 January 2016

After reading the reviews about this lovely pub we thought we would have a trip over for a Sunday dinner. We were not disappointed ! It was absolutely lovely, huge portions and great friendly service : ) Thanks for the jam rolly pud, we'll be...More

1  Thank Ginge282016
Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

Lovely little traditional English pub with friendly staff and great atmosphere, food is very good and a good price, but the ale is superb! Tha landlord must have a gift for keeping ale! By far the best pint of Landlord and old peculiar I have...More

3  Thank Razamagaz
Reviewed 25 September 2015

This little pub is wonderful, It has nice views and does the most amazing bar snacks that are home cooked! The Tempura prawns are so yummy and tasty and the cheese board has the most lovely home made chutney! Definitely a perfect little stop off...More

1  Thank Gemma V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$11
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, View
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
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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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