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The Old Smithy

The Old Smithy Chapel Hill | Beeley, Matlock DE4 2ND, England
+44 1629 258927
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (17 reviews)
“soup” (10 reviews)
“cake” (11 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
The Old Smithy Chapel Hill | Beeley, Matlock DE4 2ND, England
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

We stopped off here for a drink and a little something whilst out on a walk. The cheese scone (stilton and walnut) was delicious and the rest of us enjoyed various cakes. Monster sized pieces and all very well made. Good selection of drinks and...More

1  Thank Susan P
Reviewed 15 October 2017

I love this cafe, its just what Derbyshire needs. Great modern food, lovely service, warm welcoming ambience.

1  Thank jeanetteqnn
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Popped in with friends mid dog walk we sat outside and it was great....we were waited on outside with a smile...I asked for cheese on toast which wasn't on the menu.....when it came out it looked well presented and the table at the side of...More

Thank peter e
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

We were asked to book to ensure enough to provide an afternoon tea but were told once ordering only 3 scones left when we were a party of 16. Also only fruit & cheese scones on offer. Jam was delicious. Hot chocolate good. Rather rude...More

1  Thank Louise D
Reviewed 2 October 2017

I took a family party of fifteen to the cafe today as part of our celebration for my father's 80th birthday and also my daughters birthday. I pre-booked the table and rang to confirm our booking last week. As the plan was to be that...More

1  Thank Helen B
Reviewed 13 September 2017

A quick pit stop for lunch of hearty leek and potato soup and pot of tea. The soup was garnished with crispy fried leeks and small diced potatoes which was a nice touch. The flavour was lovely, but the consistency was far too thick for...More

1  Thank Galtraveller3
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Great Menu, service, food and prices. I have had lunch, coffee and breakfast several times, always great.

1  Thank jeanetteqnn
Reviewed 29 July 2017

This is a copy of my email to the owner - sent today Dear Sarah My wife (Susan) and I had an anniversary lunch at the Old Smithy today. During the meal Susan was so impressed with the food and service that she suggested booking...More

2  Thank David K
Reviewed 25 July 2017

We stopped at this pretty tranquil café/restaurant recently during a walk in the area. We wanted a drink and a quick snack and ordered chips. They were indeed delicious but very few. They were presented in a tin mug, looked quite attractive.....8 chips at £3.50!...More

1  Thank 125Jilly
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Very pleasant. Good food, excellent service. Fish and chips which was superb. Waiters were friendly and attentive.

Thank Damien P
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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
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
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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