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Stones Restaurant

1C Dale Road, Matlock DE4 3LT, England
+44 1629 56061
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“petit fours” (31 reviews)
“tasting menu” (22 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (8 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1C Dale Road, Matlock DE4 3LT, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited again Saturday evening. Lovely welcome as always. We introduced our foodie friends to this lovely restaurant. We all enjoyed amuse bouches, breads, starters, mains, desserts, special coffees and chocolates. Beautifully presented and very tasty. Also very friendly and attentive staff. Restaurant a bit...More

Thank bluetwo47
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'd read the reviews and also had friends recommendations, but Stones surpassed our expectations. Outstanding food, service and ambiance. You have all made our wedding anniversary and my wifes birthday so much more a special day. We shall very much look forward to visiting again....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love Stones & look forward to visiting whenever we're visiting family in the area. This to my perfect restaurant to celebrate any occasion with fabulous, beautifully presented, edible food. You won't find raw grouse here, pink pigeon fair enough! Everything is perfect from the...More

Thank Mellfell21
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for a Birthday Lunch sat outside to start lovely day overlooking the river. The food was great once more the Sea Bream starter great. We had the 3 course lunch finishing with cheese. All the courses where excellent and the additions where very tasty....More

Thank Ian N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stones is a lovely restaurant, great food, and a lovely atmosphere. It's a perfect place to go for a treat!

Thank Jane H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been a fairly regular visitor to Stones for 3 years now and this is my third review. I have said previously and now say again that Stones is by far the nicest, tastiest, most pleasant restaurant Matlock has or will ever have. Whether you...More

Thank MrsBFrank
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a table for 2 for Saturday night, greeted by a very polite waitress who asked if we wanted to sit outside and have a drink, which we did, nice decking area with rattan furniture and patio heater, whilst having our drink we were offered...More

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited here with my sister on sunny Wednesday afternoon. We both ate four courses (we added the cheese on at the end!) The food was lovely, you can see someone cares about what you're eating just from looking at the dishes. We drank cocktails...More

Thank Victoria H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous food , excellent service. What more do do want ? My wife and me will definitely be returning .

Thank mickmand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great night at Stones. Recommended to us by a fellow foodie. A little out of our area, so we were excited to try somewhere new, we weren't disappointed. Service was good, food was great, atmosphere was perfect with the addition of pre dinner...More

Thank Edawes1983
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Graham B
3 September 2017|
Response from Derbyshirewalker76 | Reviewed this property |
They don't but there is plenty of parking near by
Julie G
22 January 2017|
Response from lovesfood1 | Property representative |
Hi Julie, no dress code at any time. I hope that helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$65
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:30 - 21:00
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1C Dale Road, Matlock DE4 3LT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Matlock
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 56061
  • E-mail
Dinner - Tuesday to Saturday 6.30-9pm. Lunch - Wednesday to Saturday 12-2pm. Tucked away in the heart of idyllic Matlock, Derbyshire, Stones is a modern, eclectic restaurant with a stylish, welcoming interior and a superb modern British menu. The restaurant, which added a new riverside conservatory in May 2013, is jointly run by Kevin Stone, Head Chef, partner, Jade Himsworth and sister, Katie Temple. Stones' riverside conservatory overlooks the babbling River Derwent. The menus change seasonally to reflect the very best in local produce, and the wine to match the food. Stones' philosophy is to provide a fantastic dining experience in a relaxed setting. The dining room which is popular with couples, locals and visitors, is a perfect place for romantic, family or business meals. Stones has been awarded two AA Rosettes for culinary excellence.
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