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Black Cat Cafe

The Courtyard Dale Road | 2 Dale Road, Matlock DE4 3LT, England
+44 1629 760411
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
The Courtyard Dale Road | 2 Dale Road, Matlock DE4 3LT, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We saw the signs on the main road and wandered up the alleyway to grab coffee and cakes. There is a cobbled courtyard surrounded by old brick buildings and a cake shop. The courtyard is confined and kept the sun away whilst we sat outside...More

Thank nick w
Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped in with family while in Matlock, we had the all day breakfast, it was lovely. You could tell it had been freshly prepared, the egg was done to perfection, the sausage and bacon just right and there was just enough of everything. Decent prices...More

Thank beachbade
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great cafe, welcoming hosts and food cooked to perfection. They can cater for most peoples requirements (just ask) and specifically for us being vegan they use no animal products in our meals. Roger and Val go out of their way to make everyone welcome and...More

Thank sallyofthemanor
Reviewed 15 May 2017

What a lovely little Cafe, very cosy and clean, the owner is very friendly and helpful and the food was excellent, it is slightly hidden away in a courtyard near the traffic lights but is well worth searching out.

Thank Charles G
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Another great visit to The black cat cafe, fabulous vegan food, cooked to perfection by Val while her husband Roger deals with front of house. Dietery requirements are widely catered for (just ask) , this cafe is a gem and if you park in Sainsbury's...More

Thank sallyofthemanor
Reviewed 26 March 2017

The café itself is ok and fairly pleasant. However the food served left a lot to be desired. Omelette with salad. The omelette filling was mean supposed to be onion and cheese, the onion added was in little pieces with no taste at all. The...More

Thank Jane M
Reviewed 22 March 2017

On a rainy day in Matlock, we stumbled upon this unpretentious little cafe. The welcome was warm and the food was home-cooked and delicious. There was great chatter going on and nobody seemed in a rush to be heading off nor was anyone made to...More

Thank florrieanna
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

We live in Matlock and decided to call in here and have a cuppa and sandwich, and all I can say I was not disappointed in any way . Defiantly worth giving it a go I don't think you will be disappointed

2  Thank RobAudra
Reviewed 31 January 2017

We have visited this lovely cafe on many occasions, the food is cooked to order and therefore fresh but this may cause a slight delay during busy times. We have always enjoyed our visits here and the menu can be adapted to vegeterian or vegan,...More

1  Thank sallyofthemanor
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Decent sandwiches just what was needed for our lymestone way walk, close to the station and start of the walk. Clean and tidy fair-trade items.

Thank debiw1972
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Courtyard Dale Road | 2 Dale Road, Matlock DE4 3LT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Matlock
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 760411
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