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The Riverside Cafe

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Dale Road, Matlock DE4 3LT, England
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Matlock, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A group of us went there for a pre Christmas meal. Food was very good, atmosphere lovely and staff were very polite and made it a very enjoyable visit

Thank viviennewootton100
Northeast Kingdom, Vermont
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88 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Found this very small cafe at the rear of an Antique shop,nice cake and tea ,good service we would call again now we know we're it to is

Thank sdmmmtc2016
Matlock, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Lovely breakfasts, great lunches (but not quite as good or as good value as Cafe in the Park) but a bit disappointed with the evening offering. Limited evening menu - visited as part of a group and had seen a wide variety of meals on the website - but only a limited offering on the evening. Food was ok, service... More 

Thank hungryinmatlock
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

We had just arrived in Matlock and wanted a drink and snack. Found it by accident. We had freshly made sandwiches and a drink served by very friendly staff. Would definitely call again.

Thank Pam F
Matlock, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

A very nice modern, clean cafe serving fabulous cakes, made on the premises and of course a range of coffees and teas.

1 Thank macclesfieldgourmand
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Found this little cafe while wandering around the Antiques shops Decided to pop in and have a Cuppa, Lovely lady served us tea in a proper china cup & saucer with a tea pot just as it should be. We decided to have a piece of cake as it all looked so nice, i had the homemade Coffee & cinder... More 

1 Thank SUFC4ever
Wirksworth, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

This tearoom is a lovely little hidden gem! Tastefully decorated, with a nice theme of birds. It fits in with its surroundings, of the gorgeous country side, Matlock. All of the food is homemade and its is so beautiful. There are many cakes on display (My favourite is the almond and apricot cake! Which is also gluten free!) I have... More 

1 Thank lr94x
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

The little cafe is in the antique center, such a find. All the food and cakes are handmade and of amazing quality. We had tea and scones , my scone with jam and clotted cream could rival any I have any across the country, and a cream tea for £3 what value. Well with a visit if your in the... More 

1 Thank Jude F
Brighton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

We were on a weeks holiday and found the Riverside Cafe but chance. It is run by two lovely people who serves us with taosted sandwiches and drinks .Good food and atmosphere. You can browse the antiques as well.

1 Thank Betty W
Derby, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016

Lost at the back of a curious antique shop lies a quaint gem of a cafe with views of the River Derwent. They serve truly delicious homemade cakes and out of the two times I have been the cakes have been different, I hear they are available to takeaway so next time I’m in the area, I will be sure... More 

1 Thank WanderingGourmet90

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dale Road, Matlock DE4 3LT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Matlock
Cafe within the Matlock Antiques Centre

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?