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Scarthin Books

The Promenade | Scarthin Cromford, Matlock, England
+44 1629 823272
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“homity pie” (12 reviews)
“salad” (10 reviews)
“falafel” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
The Promenade | Scarthin Cromford, Matlock, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a coffee and delicious apricot and cashew cake on arrival but were here so Long went for lunch too.. tomato and beetroot soup and split pea soup were both delicious as was the cheese scone. Recommended.

Thank Alison23lufbra
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you yearn for old bookshops like I do, you are in for a treat. Little winding, creaky stairs and loads and loads of books. I could spend hours in there

Thank Carol J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found this fantastic book shop through a search on Happy Cow for vegan food. So pleased we checked it out. It’s brilliant. Wonderfully quirky book shop, with lots of little rooms, stairs and goodies to catch the eye. The cafe is really cute, and...More

Thank Leonie P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We love Scarthin's as a truly real bookshop piled high with reading interest. We usually visit the cafe too when we have guests. It's very small, but an advantage of this is the personal service. Locals enjoy the home-made food, and there is always something...More

Thank Kate S
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Certainly didn't give myself enough time to browse all departments. A sweet little cafe upstairs, but you may need to pal up with others to fit in.

Thank Springading69
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

As if the maze of books spiraling up several floors weren't cute enough the hidden doorway revealing the cafe was brilliant. Vegan/Veggie delights, hearty soups Lots of tasty treats to be had along with a friendly welcome and a tempting mug of coffee.

Thank Misty_8_12
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Visited the cafe today ordered the homity pie which came with salad. Wonderful and tasty . the staff were very attentive throughout. Lots of people in the cafe with us and all had food . pity the cafe isn't bigger as people were coming to...More

Thank sad597
Reviewed 17 October 2017

An amazing book shop tucked up a side street. Three floors of books to browse, enjoy a meal or coffee and cake. Perfect !

Thank RobEll4348
Reviewed 27 September 2017

It is a fantastic book shop with a nice little cafe but the highlight for me was being able to sit in a comfy chair and look at prospective purchasers . I bought far more books because I was able to have a good look...More

Thank jeanann1485
Reviewed 6 September 2017

A great place to browse, with reasonable prices, and some very unusual stock. The owner is a real book enthusiast and very helpful.

Thank RojWhittle
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Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
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Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Promenade | Scarthin Cromford, Matlock, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Matlock
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 823272
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