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Stones Restaurant

1C Dale Road, Matlock DE4 3LT, England
+44 1629 56061
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  • Excellent89%
  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“tasting menu” (35 reviews)
“bread” (90 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 2 days ago

Truly delicious food, great service, fabulous atmosphere. I took my two daughters and their husbands to celebrate my birthday and had the most delightful time.

Thank PaulTozer
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I recently holidayed in the area and Stones was recommended to us as somewhere we may wish to celebrate our 5th wedding anniversary. We booked a table well in advance and I’m glad we did as we saw that people were turned...More

Thank TracyS812
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went to Stones for a special birthday treat and were not dissappointed. The staff were attentive and knowledgeable. The beef we ordered was excellent. We have not stopped talking about it since.

Thank EileenVeronicaT
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been to Stones on numerous occasions and it never disappoints. We visited on 3rd November following a week away just to finish our holiday off. Our friend had joined us from Germany who had also previously been. We all had different starters main...More

Thank Louise H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always receive a very friendly welcome. Very comfortable table. Staff obviously very busy - rushing around. Bread lovely but prefer the way presented previously. Amuse Bouche delicious. Staff really friendly & efficient. Quail starter very pleasant, beef main excellent. Chocolate dessert a little disappointing. Pear...More

Thank bluetwo47
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has been on our to do list for a while, especially as it has been recommended so many times. I was thrilled to be able to eventually be able to get in. It is a lovely setting, the décor quite chic and all the...More

2  Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Situated on the corner of a row of shops you can't miss this place. The entrance is surprisingly down a very steep flight of stairs. So if you are in a wheelchair or have a pram think again. I found it very precarious carrying a...More

Thank 111_Jimbo_uk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Stones at the weekend , actually for my nieces wedding but we had the standard taster menu It was absolutely delicious, as good as any taster menu I’ve had and the service was fantastic , this is a fabulous restaurant and I can...More

Thank BeachbabeDerby
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I were on holiday in the Peak District and our wedding anniversary coincided with this visit. Stones Restaurant was recommended by the owners of our holiday cottage. We enjoyed a superb meal with additional tasting dishes between courses. The beef was excellent,...More

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Impeccable staff, polite and attentive, the food was sublime, my compliments to the chef. We had an evening to remember.

Thank sandraschmidt2018
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Katy J
11 November 2018|
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Response from HT1987 | Reviewed this property |
For lunch it definitely is, we have both of our sons' naming days at Stones and they were very accommodating (high chair etc.)
Ros H
27 August 2018|
Response from lovesfood1 | Property representative |
Our current vegetarian menu can be viewed on our website. We offer a vegetarian menu and vegetarian tasting menu alongside our usual menu. I hope that helps.
6 June 2018|
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Response from lovesfood1 | Property representative |
I’m afraid not, just guide dogs. I hope that helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$62
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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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