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Scarthin Books

The Promenade | Scarthin Cromford, Matlock, England
+44 1629 823272
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“homity pie” (12 reviews)
“salad” (9 reviews)
“falafel” (2 reviews)
Closes in 10 min
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Hours
British, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
The Promenade | Scarthin Cromford, Matlock, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We love Scarthin's as a truly real bookshop piled high with reading interest. We usually visit the cafe too when we have guests. It's very small, but an advantage of this is the personal service. Locals enjoy the home-made food, and there is always something...More

Thank Kate S
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Certainly didn't give myself enough time to browse all departments. A sweet little cafe upstairs, but you may need to pal up with others to fit in.

Thank Springading69
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

As if the maze of books spiraling up several floors weren't cute enough the hidden doorway revealing the cafe was brilliant. Vegan/Veggie delights, hearty soups Lots of tasty treats to be had along with a friendly welcome and a tempting mug of coffee.

Thank Misty_8_12
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Visited the cafe today ordered the homity pie which came with salad. Wonderful and tasty . the staff were very attentive throughout. Lots of people in the cafe with us and all had food . pity the cafe isn't bigger as people were coming to...More

Thank sad597
Reviewed 17 October 2017

An amazing book shop tucked up a side street. Three floors of books to browse, enjoy a meal or coffee and cake. Perfect !

Thank RobEll4348
Reviewed 27 September 2017

It is a fantastic book shop with a nice little cafe but the highlight for me was being able to sit in a comfy chair and look at prospective purchasers . I bought far more books because I was able to have a good look...More

Thank jeanann1485
Reviewed 6 September 2017

A great place to browse, with reasonable prices, and some very unusual stock. The owner is a real book enthusiast and very helpful.

Thank RojWhittle
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Come and spend hours browsing the enormous second hand book selection and find wonders to buy. Have a coffee in the cafe too.

Thank jazzyc43
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

What a little gem. New, used and antiquarian books. Excellent customer service. I asked if they stocked a particular book and the young lady went straight to it and brought it to me. Next time we will try the vegetarian cafe within the shop.

Thank Share4
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

When you need a rest from wandering the shelves of this wonderful bookshop, the cafe is a great place to refuel! We sat in the pretty garden and took in the sunshine and nature with a slice of delicious coconut cake. It was gluten free...More

Thank Sorellina
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Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
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Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Promenade | Scarthin Cromford, Matlock, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Matlock
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 823272
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