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The Midland

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Bar, British, Pub
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1 North Parade, Matlock Bath, Matlock DE4 3NS, England
+44 1629 582630
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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212 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I have stopped here a number of times over the years either for a drink or a quick bite to eat. The pub/restaurant is nothing to look at from the outside but has a wonderful beer garden overlooking the river Derwent. The decor is a bit outdated but the service and food has always been okay but... More 

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Thank chriswood72
Northampton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Spending a long weekend in November. A wet miserable few days. We were hungry and wasn't in the mood for wandering around town looking at the choices available and took a chance because the outside of the building wasn't very special. We had Sunday lunch. I had lamb and my wife beef. A customer at the bar said he had... More 

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Thank smithyontour
Derby, United Kingdom
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150 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Matlock bath on illuminations /fireworks nights is heaving and we got the last free table in the pub. Food was good although they had run out of burgers. Would go back and would recommend.

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Thank FredFII
Barnsley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

stayed overnite for illuminations 22 oct 2016.lovely clean comfy room,friendly staff great food .would recommend the sunday lunch,

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Thank mags061
Burton on Trent
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Very surly welcome from publican, who wouldn't advise me on his ales because, 'I don't drink that stuff.' Ok. So only had a half and some peanuts and went elsewhere for other half and more food. Upgraded review to 3* because it is, thankfully, dog-friendly - after a 6 mile walk.

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Thank JanePhinn
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Ended up here as chosed pub to eat in - Riva - was fully booked! Got served quickly, food was good, would go back again

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Thank roseb012345
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We call here for drinks when it's a nice sunny day in Matlock to sit by the river, staff aren't overly friendly but we like the outside seating area.

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Thank nottsbeck
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Having taken mr mum in gor a drink, we found the pub average, cramped, but clean. The ambiance seemed deflated, the barstaff seemed uninterested in talking with the public or service with a smile.

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Thank Beancake1704
Epsom, England, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Nice location by the side of the river, food average, Guinness good!Bit of an old man's pub but passed a pleasant hour here.

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Thank Phil S
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Visited this pub today and it's very outdated and really needs new upholstery and the toilets could do with better cleaning as there was dust on the doors. Only plus was that it was OK for a quick drink and quiet but I wouldn't visit again

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Thank Cheryl K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 North Parade, Matlock Bath, Matlock DE4 3NS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Matlock  >  Matlock Bath
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 582630

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?