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“Mr harrison” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Orangery Restaurant

The Orangery Restaurant
Ranked #35 of 121 Restaurants in Matlock
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: British
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: At the Orangery Restaurant, our chefs use simple locally produced ingredients, freshly prepared and treated with respect, we don't have fancy descriptions or cooking methods because we feel that our ingredients speak for themselves. We want to make every occasion truly special so we like our customers to take as much time to enjoy the experience as they want to - we won't hurry you.
1 review
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“Mr harrison”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2014 via mobile

Fantastic on all levels . excellent food and great value. Only 45 pounds for three courses for two and thats including three drinks.will definitely be going again.

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3 Thank Richard H
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Kara D, Local Marketing at The Orangery Restaurant, responded to this review, 14 October 2014
Thank you so much for leaving your feedback about your recent visit. We pride ourselves on being able to provide great value, freshly-cooked dishes here on the edge of the Peak District National Park.

We look forward to welcoming you again in the near future.

Very best wishes,
Kara Dudley
on behalf of The Orangery Restaurant
Audley St Elphin’s Park
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Sheffield
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445 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
“Delightful!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2014

We have been to the restaurant before, but could not locate it on TA and so having found it I can review it. We recently had a birthday lunch with four friends and we all thoroughly enjoyed it. The ambience is superb with fabulous decor in the dining room. There is a lovely terrace to have afternoon tea when the weather is fine and I understand that they also serve breakfast. The menu is quite extensive and everyone enjoyed their particular choice. The food is freshly cooked and so expect a wait. We will be returning to this gem.

  • Visited June 2014
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1 Thank SheffieldPip
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Kara D, Local Marketing at The Orangery Restaurant, responded to this review, 23 June 2014
Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review on your recent visit and thanks for highlighting you had trouble finding us on TripAdvisor; we’re looking into that so it should be easier for people to find us in future. We’re so glad you had a pleasant Birthday lunch and you are right, we have just introduced a new Breakfast Menu.

Our Head Chef Ray and his team were delighted to hear your comments and we look forward to welcoming you and your friends again in the near future.

Very best wishes,
Kara Dudley
on behalf of The Orangery Restaurant
Audley St Elphin's Park
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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“absolutely fantastic”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2014

Audley St Elphins Park in Darley Dale - let me inform you from the moment you drive through the gates has that magical feeling that simply seduces you from the first moment.

Park up and enter the Orangery and you know you are some where quite special.....

The ambiance and decor is outstanding, and this is complimented by very courteous professional staff who will endeavour to make your visit one to remember.

The bar has an amazing feel, and the restaurant lives up to the same standard.

It won't be every bodies cup of tea, but I will categorically state right here right now if you find fault at this stage of the visit - you need to see a doctor!

On to the food, and as I employ and work with my own fantastic chefs - this restaurant can stand side by side with the quality we provide, and these words are not given lightly.

Try it - it's a hidden gem, and in this day and age shouldn't be too difficult to find, and once you have been, follow my lead, and put a complimentary review on Trip Advisor as you can't possibly find fault with the whole experience you will endure.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank thepeacockbakewell
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Kara D, Local Marketing at The Orangery Restaurant, responded to this review, 23 June 2014
Our warmest thanks for such a glowing review of the food and service at our Restaurant. To receive such comments from a fellow reputable establishment is indeed a compliment. Our head chef Ray and his team will be very pleased to hear your feedback.

We look forward to welcoming you again in the near future.

Very best wishes,
Kara Dudley
on behalf of The Orangery Restaurant
Audley St Elphin’s Park
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
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“a secret gem!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2014

The Orangery is without exception one of the best kept secrets in the Peak District!

The grounds are very inviting, and as you park up, and approach the entrance, you immediately feel you are entering into something special - and special it is.

I don't think I've entered a more relaxed and cleaner environment, and as soon as you approach the bar, you just know you've come to the right place.

The total ambiance of the dining area is sublime and the service is both polite and courteous.

There is not a massive menu or choice of meals, but what there is, including the daily specials is well adequate and as the saying goes 'less is often worth more"

Quality food will be served, in Quality surroundings and at a price that won't harm any ones budget.

In in all a very enjoyable couple of hours can be spent in the Orangery, and the relaxation value can't be bought....

Pay a visit sometime, and make this lovely establishment a lesser known secret place to visit in Derbyshire.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank thepeacockbakewell
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Kara D, Local Marketing at The Orangery Restaurant, responded to this review, 14 October 2014
Our warmest thanks for such a glowing review of the food and service at our Restaurant. To receive such comments from a fellow reputable establishment is indeed a compliment. Our head chef Ray and his team will be very pleased to hear your feedback.

We look forward to welcoming you again in the near future.

Very best wishes,
Kara Dudley
on behalf of The Orangery Restaurant
Audley St Elphin’s Park
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Matlock, United Kingdom
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“Excellent once again.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2014

I have eaten twice here now once for my birthday six of us and today three of us.
A lovely setting the food was great and the staff courteous and friendly.
We call in the week for coffee and always enjoy that too !

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank LindaM42
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Kara D, Local Marketing at The Orangery Restaurant, responded to this review, 24 April 2014
Many thanks for taking the time to post a review on your latest visit. Let's hope we have a lovely summer in store so you can try out the terrace - it really is a beautiful place to sit and relax on a warm summer's afternoon.

I have passed on your lovely comments to the team and as always, we look forward to welcoming you and your friends and family again in the near future.

Very best wishes,
Kara Dudley
on behalf of The Orangery Restaurant
Audley St Elphin's Park
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC

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