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“Excellent choice of beers”
Review of The Thorn Tree

The Thorn Tree
Ranked #33 of 127 Restaurants in Matlock
Price range: US$6 - US$11
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Description: We are a small pub, with a strong focus on real ale. We serve lunch Tuesday to Friday (12 Noon - 1.30Pm). We have a pie night every Wednesday (6pm - 8.00Pm) and we serve roast dinners on a Sunday (5pm - 6.30Pm). However, we don't serve food on any other evenings.
Norfolk
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101 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Excellent choice of beers”
Reviewed 21 April 2014

In Good Beer Guide, when i saw that it was a Greene King pub, my heart sank. What a surprise, a choice of at least 6 beers from different breweries. excellent value for money, well kept and served

Visited April 2014
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Hfry2, General Manager at The Thorn Tree, responded to this review, 27 May 2014
Hi Stanley,
Thank you so much for taking the time to review our pub. I am so pleased you enjoyed a drink with us - we try our best to source the best beers from all over the country.

Many thanks again, we hope to see you soon.

Hannah Fry
Manager
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English first
Bedfordshire
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Excellent Food and Friendly Staff”
Reviewed 15 April 2014

15 of us descended on this local establishment for a Sunday Lunch. A quick call before hand to inform the chef of our choices was required as this is a small local pub. You take your chance for seating, but we were blessed with a sunny day and were able to sit outside. I must admit that the sunday roast was of the highest calibre and the desserts were just mind boggling- I thought they were for sharing. Oh forgot about the value for money..pretty amazing. Friendly staff and great food..what more could you want..many thanks !

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank RooneyRumble9
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Hfry2, General Manager at The Thorn Tree, responded to this review, 27 May 2014
Hi!
Thank you so much for taking the time to review our pub. I can recall the Sunday you joined us for dinner! We are all really pleased you enjoyed it - nothing beats a good Sunday dinner!
We hope to see you again soon!

Hannah Fry
Manager
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Derbyshire
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121 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Quite a find!”
Reviewed 1 April 2014

Went for lunch, four dined, four sarnies. These were served on doorstop bloomer bread, cheese and onion x 2 a tuna and a bacon and Stilton which was delicious , all served with proper homemade wedges. About £4 ish a sarnie, and was very good and a large portion. Only downside is that the pub is quite cosy and I can imagine it is really busy in summer so you might struggle to get a table

Visited April 2014
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Thank runforrestrun_11
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Hfry2, General Manager at The Thorn Tree, responded to this review, 27 May 2014
Thank you for your review of your meal with us - we really appreciate it. I'm glad you enjoyed your lunch with us - the bacon and Stilton sandwich is a particular favourite of mine!
As you pointed out, we do get a bit hectic during the summer months and we are quite small, however if you use our website you can always book a table with us - outside if you'd like (weather permitting) so you can enjoy our wonderful views!
Thank you once again, we hope to see you soon.

Hannah Fry
Manager
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64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Old memories revisited ”
Reviewed 16 March 2014 via mobile

Used to live two minutes walk away from here, so had to see if it was still there when I visited the area after 15years. Great beer in a nice atmesphere, the best pub in matlock I think, my 1st port of call when I'm next in matlock.

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Matlock, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Beer More Beer”
Reviewed 6 March 2014

Brilliant Timothy Taylor Landlord perfectly pulled, great service, could not ask for more!!! This is a gem!!

Visited March 2014
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Thank Tony C
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