Map of places

Matlock Bath


Princess Victoria is now called Toad, Tails and Ales.


Real ale and often live music at weekend


Old Bank Cafe Bar is, again, I am afraid not a standing at the counter type of place. It is more of a bistro so you really have to sit at a table. Uncomfortable if you are not eating.

Fishpond  is a large bar which shows its use as a live music venue. The large beer 'garden' area is pleasant. Guest real ales available, as is reasonably priced good food.

Good Beer Guide 2016

The Riva is now a Marston's pub called Rose Cottage


Real ale served

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There is nothing wrong with sobriety in moderation.

    John Ciardi (1966)

The Midland is on the river side of the road and overlooks the river Derwent. Seems very interested in serving meals rather than beer. Real ale served. Single roomed pub with conservatory

The writer Stephen Booth bases his excellent Cooper & Fry detective novels in the Peak district.

Matlock Bath is a very pleasant small town with lots of attractions for the family. The town is on the A6 which forms the main road with shops, pubs and tearooms on one side and a promenade along the banks of the River Derwent on the other, Attractions include an Aquarium and the Heights of Abraham reached by a cable car.

County and Station is closed



Drink and Music


Whitesnake -

Wine, Woman and song