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“Scampi Fish and Chips as it should be.”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Charles Restaurant

Charles Restaurant
Ranked #10 of 31 Restaurants in Matlock Bath
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: British
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours, Lunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Scampi Fish and Chips as it should be.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2014

Coming from a North Eastern fishing village, I know when the fish is good. Charles Restaurant does good food. Quick service, pleasant staff and excellent fish and chips. It is one of the best things about Matlock Bath and it's "sunny day Cafe Culture"...this is a great place to start your day and I am looking forward to the going next time. I recommend the Scampi Fish and Chips. Good meal at a good price.

Stephen McDine.

  • Visited March 2014
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Derby
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207 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Good food but a little chilly”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2014

Good affordable food but the restaurant was a little chilly on such a damp day, prob better in summer and make sure you have cash as they don't take cards!

Visited February 2014
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Thank Roxanne C
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Matlock, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Excellent fish and chips”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2014

Superbly cooked, moist, tasty, fresh fish in batter. Pleasant interior with good service. Outside seating too,

Visited August 2013
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Thank Tansley_tripper
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St Albans, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Friendly atmosphere and wholesome food.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2013

We always include a meal at Charles on our annual visit to Matlock Bath fireworks evenings. There can be a wait for a table but I learnt years ago that a busy restaurant is its best advert. Once again this year the staff were friendly and attentive and the food was worth waiting for. We will surely return on our next visit.

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank rivet58
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Stowmarket
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Don't try the hard sell outside”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2013

Really wanted to take my Son for a fish and chip restaurant, was trying to look at the menu but the guy outside ... presumably the owner was touting for business. I HATE THAT! HAd a quick meal, very very average and the next 3 days crossed over the road so as not to hear his voice trying to pull us in. Someone tell him us the public hate this kind of selling. Won't be going back.

  • Visited October 2013
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