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When the Clock Strikes 3

14 North Parade, Matlock Bath, Matlock DE4 3NS, England
+44 1629 580547
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“scones” (48 reviews)
“rarebit” (11 reviews)
“cake” (27 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
14 North Parade, Matlock Bath, Matlock DE4 3NS, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped of on a chilly Sunday afternoon for some cream tea and cake. We're greeted very politely upon sitting down, had our order taken and our order arrived very quickly. The cake was absolutely amazing, and I assume it was home made. Truly fantastic food...More

1  Thank Sam6158
Reviewed September 30, 2018

My daughter and I (and two dogs) called in here for the Rarebit this afternoon. The food was lovely and the ambience was wonderful: very good service, relaxed atmosphere in very pleasant surroundings. So glad I took the time to read reviews before we set...More

1  Thank Sue W
Reviewed September 28, 2018

Called yesterday to find this place closed. It would be a good idea to put closing times on the website.

Thank Lorraine B
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

As usual, Matlock Bath was busy (and noisy) on a typical Sunday afternoon but this excellent little tea shop proved to be an oasis from the sound of passing traffic. The owner was extremely obliging and the food was all fresh and very good value....More

1  Thank Colin T
Reviewed September 23, 2018

China tea cups, leaf tea and warm scones with jam and clotted cream! That was on our first day of the weekend but it would have been churlish not to repeat it on the second day! Delicious.

2  Thank AOB92
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Lovely little licenced tea shop in Matlock Bath. Lovely food and drink at reasonable prices . Lovely service.

1  Thank Anne-Marie L
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Lovely little tea shop serving great food and reasonable prices. The staff were very helpful and welcoming and I felt nothing wouldn't be too much trouble. Would highly recommend this place.

1  Thank Matt A
Reviewed August 15, 2018

I read the great reviews for this tea room before I visited. It was everything we had imagined.We had three Full English breakfasts and a Bacon, Brie and Cranberry Toastie. All arrived promptly and hot. All delicious - clean plates all round. A lovely touch...More

1  Thank lell636
Reviewed August 15, 2018

Called in twice today first time first thing, we had a lovely bacon cob and cake each. Service was quick staff very friendly. Called again around 1.30pm and tried the fruit smoothies freshly made very delicious. Service again quick and staff friendly. Plenty of choice...More

1  Thank Carol G
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

We visited here for breakfast this morning and were blown away! The full English was huge with every item cooked to perfection and no grease in sight. The staff were very friendly and the decor cute and quirky. Such great value for money.

2  Thank RachelHNov
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Karen H
September 8, 2016|
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Response from Jacqueline B | Reviewed this property |
Hummm - can't really comment on that. When we visited The Clock Strikes 3 earlier this year we sat outside with our choci lab 'Henry' and all was excellent with no problems at all. There was probably a sign mentioning about... More
Ella F
November 18, 2015|
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Response from artdeco61 | Reviewed this property |
Hi if you ring the cafe they will be very helpful and I am sure they will sort it for you. You could see if they have a messaging on their website and also ask them Good luck hope you can get a voucher as it would make a... More
Pamela S
March 9, 2015|
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Response from Youlgrave_Pommies | Property representative |
Traditional afternoon tea is £8:50 per person. Boozy afternoon tea is £25 for two and includes a bottle of prosecco. We are open only weekends at present. Thank you .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 North Parade, Matlock Bath, Matlock DE4 3NS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Matlock  >  Matlock Bath
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 580547
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