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An all-rounder in the heart of Derbyshire's county town

At a glance

Bar menu
Restaurant menu
Beer festival
Open all year
Sports TV

This friendly, family-run free house makes a good base for exploring local attractions like Chatsworth House, Carsington Water and Dovedale. Spectacular walks in the local countryside help to work up an appetite for bar lunches, or great tasting home-cooked dishes in the homely restaurant.

Opening hours

  • Open all year
  • Open all week
  • Open all day
  • Lunch: Tuesday to Friday 12–2, Sunday 12–7
  • Dinner: Tuesday to Saturday 6–9, Sunday 12–7

Food and drink

  • Restaurant menu available
  • Real ales available: Morland Old Speckled Hen, Peak, guest ales
  • Real ciders: Lilley's Apples & Pears

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted


  • Beer festival
  • Cider festival


  • Parking available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Sports TV
  • Garden
  • Coach parties welcome
  • Wedding receptions


  • Children's menu
  • High chairs
  • Baby change


  • Ramp access available
  • Accessible toilets

Getting here

From Chesterfield, A632 into Matlock, on right just before junction with A615.

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