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The Old Smithy

The Old Smithy Chapel Hill | Beeley, Matlock DE4 2ND, England
+44 1629 258927
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“scones” (17 reviews)
“soup” (10 reviews)
“cake” (11 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
The Old Smithy Chapel Hill | Beeley, Matlock DE4 2ND, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

After a wonderful walk through Beeley we stopped off for lovely hot drinks and the obligatory ice cream. The cafe was really warm heated by a log fire, the service was quick and extremely friendly. I would highly recommend this cafe to everyone.

1  Thank Lorraine H
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Very tasty gluten free sausage roll, dogs allowed in great mocha enjoyed the coleslaw made with red cabbage had to go for the gingerbread mocha

1  Thank Adrian W
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We stopped off here for a drink and a little something whilst out on a walk. The cheese scone (stilton and walnut) was delicious and the rest of us enjoyed various cakes. Monster sized pieces and all very well made. Good selection of drinks and...More

1  Thank Susan P
Reviewed 15 October 2017

I love this cafe, its just what Derbyshire needs. Great modern food, lovely service, warm welcoming ambience.

1  Thank jeanetteqnn
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Popped in with friends mid dog walk we sat outside and it was great....we were waited on outside with a smile...I asked for cheese on toast which wasn't on the menu.....when it came out it looked well presented and the table at the side of...More

Thank peter e
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

We were asked to book to ensure enough to provide an afternoon tea but were told once ordering only 3 scones left when we were a party of 16. Also only fruit & cheese scones on offer. Jam was delicious. Hot chocolate good. Rather rude...More

1  Thank Louise D
Reviewed 2 October 2017

I took a family party of fifteen to the cafe today as part of our celebration for my father's 80th birthday and also my daughters birthday. I pre-booked the table and rang to confirm our booking last week. As the plan was to be that...More

1  Thank Helen B
Reviewed 13 September 2017

A quick pit stop for lunch of hearty leek and potato soup and pot of tea. The soup was garnished with crispy fried leeks and small diced potatoes which was a nice touch. The flavour was lovely, but the consistency was far too thick for...More

1  Thank Galtraveller3
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Great Menu, service, food and prices. I have had lunch, coffee and breakfast several times, always great.

1  Thank jeanetteqnn
Reviewed 29 July 2017

This is a copy of my email to the owner - sent today Dear Sarah My wife (Susan) and I had an anniversary lunch at the Old Smithy today. During the meal Susan was so impressed with the food and service that she suggested booking...More

2  Thank David K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Old Smithy Chapel Hill | Beeley, Matlock DE4 2ND, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Matlock
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 258927
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