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The Royal Oak Inn - CLOSED

The Cliff, Tansley, Matlock DE4 5FY, England
+44 1629 55028
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
12 Aug 2016
“It has gone, closed.”
25 Jul 2016
“Not open!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Pub, British, Gastropub, Vegan Options
££ - £££
The Cliff, Tansley, Matlock DE4 5FY, England
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1 - 10 of 293 reviews

Reviewed 12 August 2016

Sadness and horror, one of the best Innsolution in the area is no longer. Signs announce a gurakka India soon opening. No more lovely English quality food with local produce. A huge loss.

Thank besssie
Reviewed 26 July 2016

On recommendation went here yesterday at 5.40pm. All boards were out so assumed it would be open as stated served food from 6pm. Unfortunately no sign of life after waiting 5 mins and trying both doors we left. Such a shame because we were a...More

5  Thank Karen S
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Always enjoyed visiting the Royal Oak but unfortunately it is now closed and is to become the Matlock Gurkha Inn. Highly recommend the Gate Inn Pub located within Tansley village for great food & drink.

6  Thank Elliot40
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Came here last Sunday with my wife, son & daughter-in-law and their two children, and our Jack Russell. Staff shortages meant that they were only serving the carvery, but it was very good. A choice of Beef, Pork or Turkey with plenty of veg and...More

Thank Stansted767
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Went in with my 4 year old. They looked at me like dirt. Unlike other 4 year old son he sits quietly and eats foods like mussels and seafood. Was actually told to leave within an hour of sitting before I ordered. Tired so needed...More

Thank Johnjones14
PeterandLouise, Owner at The Royal Oak Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2016

Sorry that you didn't enjoy your time at the royal oak, however our team pride themselves on their customer service and I am sure you were mistaken in your perception. We always welcome well behaved children especially if they like to try more sophisticated foods....More

Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Came across this place by chance on a rainy Saturday night as had struggled to get a table elsewhere. Bar staff were v welcoming and helpful at getting us a table. It was quiet which was a shame as our experience was really enjoyable. One...More

Thank BiltonStilton
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Lovely little gastro pub great service and really good value for money ! Highly recommended ! !!!!!!!!!

1  Thank Justine A
PeterandLouise, Owner at The Royal Oak Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2016

thank you for your lovely review . It really does encourage us , the owners, and staff to know we are doing something right!

Reviewed 2 June 2016

We visited at midweek lunch for some food and a drink. Staff were very friendly and the food arrived quickly. The quality of the meals was very high and we thoroughly enjoyed it.

1  Thank anthony p
Reviewed 31 May 2016

We arrived at The Royal Oak last night after finishing an 8 hours shift at work and after booking well in advance to be told there were no tables available, I explained to the staff and was told sorry I don't have anything to do...More

2  Thank Trisha W
PeterandLouise, Owner at The Royal Oak Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2016

Sorry that you were disappointed with your visit to the Royal Oak, however we don't have an online booking system in place, so perhaps you booked with another establishment by mistake . As we are a small restaurant it is advisable to book by phone,...More

Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Food was lovely perfectly cooked, nice friendly staff. Able to bring our dog inside he was welcomed with some treats and a bowl of water.👍🏽

Thank Rachel A
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$7 - US$21
Pub, British, Gastropub, Vegan Options
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Cliff, Tansley, Matlock DE4 5FY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Matlock  >  Tansley
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 55028
  • E-mail
Quality lunches and evening meals, Sunday carvery,early bird specials,restaurant meals at pub prices
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