Local Places to Eat

Just some of our local restaurants. Matlock Bath also has many popular cafes and fish and chip shops.

Matlock Bath (4 to 9 min walk)

The Fishpond

The Fishpond offers an extensive bar menu from 12-9pm Monday to Sunday. The Fishpond is also a popular live music venue later in the evening. 01629 581529.


Raft Restaurant

‘Floating above’ the Fishpond, Raft Restaurant offers contemporary British cuisine with a European twist. Showcasing the best local produce with a menu which follows the seasons to ensure ingredients are at their finest. Open Wednesday to Saturday 6-9pm and Sunday 12-6pm. 01629 581529.

The Balti

The Balti is a very popular restaurant with a fresh and original approach to Indian cooking drawn from a famously rich and diverse culinary tradition. Open 6 days a week 6-11pm, closed Tuesday. 01629 55069.


La Caverna Ristorante Pizzeria,

Family run La Caverna Ristorante Pizzeria is a traditional Italian restaurant. Opening times vary in Summer and Winter. 01629 55635.


Matlock (30 min walk, 10 min bus, 5 min drive)

Stones Restaurant

Stones Restaurant is a cosy and eclectic restaurant with a stylish and welcoming décor and a superb modern British menu. Awarded two AA Rosettes for culinary excellence. Lunch served Wednesday to Saturday. Dinner served Tuesday to Saturday. Booking essential Friday and Saturday and advised at other times. Also open on selected Sundays. 01629 56061.

Viva Restaurant

Viva Restaurant has a friendly and lively atmosphere to enjoy the true taste of Italian and contemporary cuisine. Witness the cooking techniques at Viva with their open kitchen which brings the restaurant to life. 01629 593505.


Thailand No.1

Thailand No. 1 offers a taste of authentic Thai cuisine. Assembling a range of classic Thai dishes using the freshest ingredients including herbs, spices and exotic vegetables delivered weekly from growers in Thailand. Open 7 days a week. 01629 584444.

Cromford (20 min walk, 8 min bus, 3 min drive)

The Market Place Restaurant

The Market Place Restaurant offers delicious food in a relaxing atmosphere with warm hospitality in one of the most interesting and historic restaurants in the Derbyshire Dales. Open Tuesday to Sunday. 01629 822444.

The Boat Inn

The Boat Inn offers a wide and tasty selection of bar meals. 01629 258083.