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The Orangery Restaurant

St Elphin's House, St Elphin's Park | Dale Road South, Darley Dale, Matlock DE4 2RH, England
+44 1629 736760
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good18%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (12 reviews)
“halloumi” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
St Elphin's House, St Elphin's Park | Dale Road South, Darley Dale, Matlock DE4 2RH, England
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

We booked the day before for Sunday lunch. We arrived to a lovely welcome from the staff and were shown to a great dining room, light, clean and very spacious. We had the carvery mostly but my son had steamed cod. The starters, mains and...More

Thank Bobberdave
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Going to the orangery was a very pleasant experience , met with a very warm welcome while music playing in the back ground. The service was good and the food even better. Set out nice and tasted delightful. I would recommend this restaurant for a...More

Thank Daniel L
Reviewed 20 October 2017

My wife and I went for afternoon tea to sort of celebrating our wedding anniversary. We did mention we are strict vegetarian when we rung up to book. Although the afternoon tea turned up with meat, the waitress took it away and managed to sort...More

1  Thank Kian C
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We booked in for the Tapas night again and weren't disappointed! The food was great and presented in new grey pots and plates which looked really good. It's great to see they're doing the Tapas nights once a month and how busy the restaurant gets,...More

Thank Derbyshire_Foodie92
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Our Group met here for the start of our two day reunion. This is our third visit to St. Elphins which is a charming place in very pleasant surroundings. They provided an excellent buffet lunch and the staff were most attentive. I would not hesitate...More

Thank Pauline267
Reviewed 22 September 2017

We have eaten here on several occasions and I do like the ambience in the restaurant but yesterday the meal was so disappointing. I wish I had said something at the time but we were treating my aunt and I did not want to spoil...More

Thank janetscsmith
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We lunched here on Monday this week with our relatives who live in the retirement village on-site. The restaurant is open to non residents but you probably wouldn't be aware unless you read TripAdvisor. The dining room and bars are very tastefully decorated and furnished,...More

Thank Tricky49
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Again very good service. Food excellent, staff very caring at all times , nothing too much trouble. With this kind of service we make it our regular place to visit.

Thank mazzarella15
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Had a lovely meal here on one of their themed 'Tapas' evenings. The portion sizes were good and the food was delicious. The halloumi and potatoes were my favourites. We're going to keep our eye out for another themed night and try and make it...More

Thank Derbyshire_Foodie92
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Five of us visited for tapas and prosecco and we had a brilliant time. The food and service was spot on.

1  Thank kellspell
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St Elphin's House, St Elphin's Park | Dale Road South, Darley Dale, Matlock DE4 2RH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Matlock
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 736760
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At the Orangery Restaurant, our chefs use simple locally produced ingredients, freshly prepared and treated with respect, we don't have fancy descriptions or cooking methods because we feel that our ingredients speak for themselves. We want to make every occasion truly special so we like our customers to take as much time to enjoy the experience as they want to - we won't hurry you.
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