Thorn Tree Inn
48 Jackson Road, Matlock, DE4 3JQ
Set high above Matlock town centre, with views from the heated patio area stretching out across the Derwent Valley, the Thorn Tree Inn can best be described as friendly, cosy and inviting. Since taking over the pub, hosts Pat and Emma have become famous throughout the surrounding area for their pie nights on Wednesdays - you choose your filling, pastry and accompaniments and then attempt to tackle the portions. If lunchtime dining is more your thing, visit the Thorn Tree on a weekday for a salad or sandwich, or perhaps a homemade soup or stew. Sundays see the restaurant filled with diners eagerly delving into Pat's traditional roast and homemade dessert. The barbecues in the summer months are not to be missed, offering an array of locally sourced food and stunning salads - you're guaranteed to make numerous trips back to try something different each time. If you're after a refreshing beer, you'll be happy to hear that the Thorn Tree boasts an impressive seven real-ale taps, featuring various beers from across England. You'll be guaranteed to find the perfect beer to wash down your delicious meal. With an expansive menu and beer selection, as well as welcoming and friendly staff, the Thorn Tree is a true delight of a pub.