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The Old Smithy

The Old Smithy Chapel Hill | Beeley, Matlock DE4 2ND, England
+44 1629 258927
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Old Smithy Chapel Hill | Beeley, Matlock DE4 2ND, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here a few weeks ago for a cuppa & ckae but I didn't know that they close at 4pm & it was 3.30pm when we arrived but still made to feel welcome. Pot of tea & Mint Chocolate cake for my Mum & latte...More

Thank jam16trav
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here for lunch on a day out in Derbyshire. Warm welcome by staff. Spotlessly clean and tastefully decorated. The lunch was well presented and delicious. Staff were careful to provide for my friends particular dietary needs. Will definitely be back!

Thank Christine S
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Stopped here for lunch while taking my step mother out for the day. Although she lives in Curbar (about 6 miles away) and we had visited the pub at Beeley previously neither of us were aware the Old Smithy existed. What a pleasant surprise our...More

1  Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 6 May 2018

Just popped in on the advice of someone in the adjacent town of Matlock. Excellent food and service. Reasonably priced. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend The Old Smithy if you are in the vicinity. Try the carrot cake, but the portion is sufficient to share...More

Thank DavidGold2016
Reviewed 2 May 2018

An impromptu visit for afternoon coffee and cake. Both were delicious, whoever makes the cakes has a gift! The staff are all extremely pleasant and the surroundings are lovely. It is so easy to relax in such a lovely place. I look forward to sitting...More

Thank Judy M
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Popped in this afternoon for cake and had a catch up with a friend. The cake was fantastic and delicious! The coffee was great also! We both love the cosy feel the cafe gives. A special thanks to the waitress who made us feel very...More

Thank JulieBiggs17
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

We are regulars at The Old Smithy and usually make a weekend visit for breakfast. This is a lovely cafe and the food is very good (I highly recommend the pancakes!) The owners are extremely friendly and go out of their way to make you...More

1  Thank LickyL
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Had a really lovely late lunch in this cafe. Perfect after our long walk. Goats cheese on bruschetta with a salad was very good. Friend had cheese scone which she said was delicious. The cakes looked amazing. Dairy free avocado and courgette cake which was...More

1  Thank Susan P
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

Sarah and her team as always friendly and knowledgeable about their menu, with Chefs that take great pride in their food. We have eaten at The Old Smithy many times, and always come away smiling with a full stomach and feeling relaxed. Keep up the...More

1  Thank Andy G
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

It was my husband’s birthday & a gloriously sunny day . We live locally and decided to go to the Old Smithy for brunch. We really enjoy visiting as the atmosphere is always welcoming & Beeley village provides a delightful backdrop. The sunshine had brought...More

1  Thank AFletcher7_12
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Old Smithy Chapel Hill | Beeley, Matlock DE4 2ND, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Matlock
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 258927
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