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Black Cat Cafe

The Courtyard Dale Road | 2 Dale Road, Matlock DE4 3LT, England
+44 1629 760411
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“soups” (3 reviews)
“sandwich” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
The Courtyard Dale Road | 2 Dale Road, Matlock DE4 3LT, England
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Great little cafe. You feel welcome as soon as you walk in. Food and atmosphere is brilliant. Would highly recommend a visit

Thank caraanderson2016
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

My husband spotted this cafe as we were having a stroll around Matlock. What a lovely little cafe. The owner was very friendly and even told of a local place that was worth a visit. Found the place spotlessly clean. We just had a cup...More

1  Thank tracey50b
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

The Black Cat cafe is Nestled in a lovely little courtyard, Where a great breakfast & warm welcome awaits you.

Thank Misty_8_12
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We were holding a reunion of friends after 42 years and we’re struggling to find a cafe that could accommodate 8. The owner of the Black Cat couldn’t have been more welcoming, taking 8 sets of photos and allowing us to linger over his wholesome...More

Thank Avril R
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Place needs some tlc. Toilets smell of damp n the place smells of fried food. We sat outside and enjoyed a lovely latte.

Thank wren76
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent cosy place to drop into. Nicely tucked away in quiet spot. Indoor and outside eating dog friendly too. Will definitely call again.

Thank mazzarella15
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Blink and you will miss this place, being situated up a small alley way and at the head of a small courtyard. Not very well signed but very good value for money and the staff are always helpful and accommodating, and will provide food not...More

Thank Wheatece
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely lunch stop here today. The food was delicious and the cook accommodated our needs (a special scrambled egg roll for our toddler). Special mention for the yummy carrot cake and home cooked chips. Very good value for money.

Thank Heatherr M
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Call in late afternoon for a bite to eat before making our way home on our day out in Matlock. Really nice home made soup and a pot of tea. Even the hound got a bit of cooked bacon which went down well. A really...More

1  Thank Samthewestie
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We saw the signs on the main road and wandered up the alleyway to grab coffee and cakes. There is a cobbled courtyard surrounded by old brick buildings and a cake shop. The courtyard is confined and kept the sun away whilst we sat outside...More

Thank nick w
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Courtyard Dale Road | 2 Dale Road, Matlock DE4 3LT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Matlock
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 760411
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