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“Lovely food”
Review of Raft Restaurant - CLOSED

Raft Restaurant
Cuisines: European, British
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: The Raft Restaurant is currently only available for private hire dining and functions. Its a fantastic space for private dining for 15 - 50 guests. Its also a really flexible space, and makes a lovely cosy function room for up to 60 people. Dining is available from the main bar menu, bespoke menus and from our function buffet menus. For further information please contact us.
Matlock, England, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Lovely food”
Reviewed 21 June 2014

This was my second visit and the high standard of food easily matched the first. The little mid-course tasters are a nice touch. My fillet of beef was amongst the best I have had. Matlock Bath might not be at the top of your list when you're planning a classy meal but Raft should change this perception. We stayed for the gig in the bar after and made a night of it!

  • Visited June 2014
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1 Thank Maggie H
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English first
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great food and a great find!”
Reviewed 19 June 2014

After a recommendation we decided to eat in the Raft on a recent visit to Matlock Bath. The resturant is above a busy pub but it's like entering a different world. It's only been opened a couple of months but the owners have done a great job and it looks great. Probably nothing else like this is in Matlock Bath.
We were there early (before 7) so had the early bird menu - same menu, better price! It was £19 for three courses. Food was of a very good quality with all the added extras you'd expect from a good resturant. Staff were attentive and helpful. Well worth a visit!

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank ruthuk71
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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Superb Dining Experience”
Reviewed 3 June 2014

We ate here as we were attending a gig, and didn't want to eat in the busy bar. What a surprise this place was. We were expecting a basic restaurant, but were surprised first of all by the tasteful decor, and the understated formality of the staff. With such a build up, we expected good things from the food, and weren't disappointed. The food is almost gourmet standard but at a reasonable price. Well worth a visit, I know we will be going back again.

  • Visited May 2014
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1 Thank Phil M
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