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White Lion Inn

195 Starkholmes Road, Matlock DE4 5JA, England
+44 1629 581227
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good12%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Steakhouse, British, Pub, Seafood, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
195 Starkholmes Road, Matlock DE4 5JA, England
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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Looking for a proper pub with proper food? With a warm and friendly atmosphere and lovely log fire? Then this is it. With real ale and a very palatable menu at very reasonable prices. The food was cooked perfectly the first night so before we...More

Thank Arthur W
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Excellent menu choice and very good value. We were 6 + baby. Highchair provided - but baby not eating pub grub yet! We sampled roast turkey, roast beef, pork steak with Stilton & black pudding, steak & ale pie. Everyone was happy with their choices...More

Thank macclesfieldgourmand
Reviewed 12 November 2017

I took the visiting family for an evening meal and to view the last of the firework displays. We all had great meals with the steaks being particularly good for those who had them. The staff were great and also the beers. I would certainly...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 4 November 2017

A birthday treat from my wife, great meal; great atmosphere and well looked after. Fantastic - and my local.

Thank 48BWJ
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely pub with a great atmosphere & very welcoming staff as soon as you step through the door. Gorgeous food and very accommodating. Had several meals here and would definitely recommend , We certainly will be going again.

Thank Gina N
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We stopped here on the way down into Matlock Bath and on the way back up to our hotel. Lovely little pub with what looked like amazing food we just didnt get chance to eat there . If we go again we would most definitely...More

Thank Helen008
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Staying in the area and needed feeding Saturday evening. The pub is excellent and staff are very sociable with a sense of humour. It is very well appointed and has a very oldie worldly feel. The food was excellent and served hot. All in all...More

Thank over40dave
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Food was okay we had fish the hollandaise was like water ,steak fatty nice pub but it could have been a bad night for the chef?

Thank Bryanwoff
Reviewed 28 September 2017

The family and I come here often but especially at this time of year because the Matlock Bath Illuminations are on for a few months and they have regular firework displays. The location of the White Lion is such that it is well above Matlock...More

Thank lynn1409
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Very friendly welcome and we were able to eat in the bar area with our dog settled under the table on a lead. Excellent food, freshly prepared and very reasonable prices.

Thank Lauren G
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Bronwen A
12 October 2017|
Response from spencer s | Property representative |
I am afraid we do not open daytime in the week unless it is a Bank holiday Monday Thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 195 Starkholmes Road, Matlock DE4 5JA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Matlock
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 581227
  • E-mail
The White Lion, a Great genuinely unique traditional British Pub, Great food and ales, real fires. Pedigree, Cumberland and and at least 3 other guests weekly, Carling and the new craft lager Revisionist. Food served 5.30 to 8.30. Tues to Friday and 12 To 9 Saturday,12 to 7 Sunday
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