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When the Clock Strikes 3

14 North Parade, Matlock Bath, Matlock DE4 3NS, England
+44 1629 580547
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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14 North Parade, Matlock Bath, Matlock DE4 3NS, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

After arriving in Matlock bath, we were just going to have a coffee somewhere, but liked the look of the charming tea room from the outside, so 2 coffees and a full English and a cream tea was ordered, the food was served very nicely...More

1  Thank GeeBee1963
Reviewed 6 days ago

From the spotted china teapots to the lovely flowery cushions and the bunting, this place is every inch the perfect tea shop. A quick walk from the Heights of Abraham, I can highly recommend stopping here for lunch. The sandwiches are amazing, really thick bread...More

1  Thank Innyperson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service is great and the food is fantastic, the bacon, Brie and cranberry sandwich is a must, along with the smoothies. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank Claire A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thank goodness we live some distance away or we would be eating here permanently!!😁 The home made food was as delicious as ever today and the atmosphere and service spot on. I just love the china cups and quirky teapots. As it is dog friendly...More

1  Thank MiggyG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is so friendly, food delicious and utensils, china and tables absolutely clean. Haven't been for a while but today we took our pup in for a tea room/lunch training session. We were not disappointed, our little dog had table manners and was welcomed...More

1  Thank trudy b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited When the clock strikes 3 twice. On my first visit I had a full English breakfast and on my last visit I had beef chilli and rice. On both occasions the portion sizes were very generous and the service from the staff...More

Thank NieshaSteube20
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Of the many cafés in Matlock Bath whe took a chance on this one and what a treat it was. We had afternoon tea of sandwiches, scones with jam and cream and cake. All washed down with two huge pots of tea. The food was...More

1  Thank Martin P
Reviewed 10 July 2017

First visit to Matlock Bath, called in for a cuppa, we bith had the cream tea (scone, jam cream and tea or coffee) very friendly staff, enjoyable food, lovely little china cups and saucers, husband had tea which came in a good sized pot, several...More

1  Thank Patricia A
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

We chanced upon this little tea shop after exploring the Heights of Abraham. The scone was surprisingly warm but the jam looked like the supermarket savers variety. The ladies in there were very friendly and service was prompt .

Thank Toffeee
Reviewed 21 June 2017

This tea shop advertises that "when the Clock Strikes 3 it's time for tea! So we took them up on it! Enjoyed a lovely cream tea served on genuine beautiful English china in quiet ambience. Very pleasant!

Thank margandwally
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Karen H
8 September 2016|
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Response from Jackie BB B | Reviewed this property |
Hummm - can't really comment on that. When we visited The Clock Strikes 3 earlier this year we sat outside with our choci lab 'Henry' and all was excellent with no problems at all. There was probably a sign mentioning about... More
Ella F
18 November 2015|
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Response from artdeco61 | Reviewed this property |
Hi if you ring the cafe they will be very helpful and I am sure they will sort it for you. You could see if they have a messaging on their website and also ask them Good luck hope you can get a voucher as it would make a... More
Pamela S
9 March 2015|
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Response from Youlgrave_Pommies | Property representative |
Traditional afternoon tea is £8:50 per person. Boozy afternoon tea is £25 for two and includes a bottle of prosecco. We are open only weekends at present. Thank you .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 North Parade, Matlock Bath, Matlock DE4 3NS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Matlock  >  Matlock Bath
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 580547
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