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The Orangery at St Elphin's Park

St Elphin's Park, Audley St Elphin's Park, Dale Road South, Darley, DE4 2RH

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  •  - Derbyshire
  •  - Derbyshire
  • The Orangery at St Elphin's Park - Derbyshire
  • The Orangery at St Elphin's Park - Derbyshire
  •  - Derbyshire
  •  - Derbyshire
  •  - Derbyshire
Average
Main course: £10
Food spend: £20
Opening hours
Monday - Saturday: 12:00 - 21:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 17:00

Excellent staff, beautiful location with a lovely reception. Food was terrific.

Angela 28 April 2018
from Sheffield

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In a setting that blends tradition with striking contemporary style, The Orangery Restaurant crafts indulgent recipes uses fresh, seasonal produce throughout the day. Surrounded by tranquil gardens, the restaurant offers popular traditional afternoon teas, and themed evenings.

The Orangery Restaurant menu is packed with classic recipes, served wonderfully presented. Light starters include roasted Jerusalem artichoke soup with herb oil, and garlic buttered tiger prawns with a sun-dried basil tomato salad. There are rustic sharing dishes like the Derbyshire ploughman's board, as well as classic recipes such as rich beef cottage pie, and pork and leek sausages with mash and white wine gravy. For large appetites, the chef signatures include 12-hour confit of pork belly with sour apple, carrot jam and crushed potatoes.

As well as desserts like sticky toffee and banana pudding, The Orangery Restaurant serves classic afternoon teas, offering warm scones with jam and clotted cream, baked treats, and a selection of teas. There is also a full wine list to accompany.

A tranquil space for dining throughout the day, The Orangery Restaurant is a 5-minute drive from Matlock Rail Station.

The Orangery at St Elphin's Park

St Elphin's Park, Audley St Elphin's Park, Dale Road South, Darley, DE4 2RH

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Customer reviews for The Orangery at St Elphin's Park

4.1 ((((* (based on 34 reviews)
79% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • afternoon tea (23)
  • lunch (14)
  • dinner (11)
  • luxury (11)
  • value (10)
  • romantic (9)
  • private dining (7)
  • views (7)
  • large parties (6)
  • business (5)
  • trendy (5)
  • al fresco (4)
  • breakfast (4)
  • child friendly (3)
  • entertainment (2)
  • ((((( 28 April 2018 by Angela from Sheffield

    Excellent staff, beautiful location with a lovely reception. Food was terrific.

  • ((*** 5 April 2018 by Chiara from Didcot

    We booked for our Easter lunch and we had the carvery. The food was acceptable, but I believe it should be specified that the restaurant is part of a Retirement Home!
    That is not exactly the most exciting place for a couple...

  • ((((( 3 November 2017 by Phillip from Derby

    Fantastic place food and service was
    First class

  • ((((* 24 October 2017 by Pamela from Derby

    The restaurant was fine, but had not received my booking, so shall not be using your services again

  • ((((* 25 July 2017 by Andrew from Matlock

    Lovely dinning area with very pleasant staff providing a very nice afternoon tea .

  • ((((* 24 July 2017 by Rachael from Matlock

    The food on the afternoon tea was very nice although mint and cucumber sandwiches bit different! Didn't get our complementary Prosecco. Lots of jam and proper clotted cream but scones too small to use it all. Staff nice but no check back or offer of more tea (pot small)

  • ((((( 9 July 2017 by Tim from Banbury

    Food exceptional, service awesome and asked for orange roses .. supplied.. can't fault .. fantastic service all round .

  • ((((( 15 May 2017 by Lucille from Ashbourne

    It was a wonderful afternoon tea. Beautiful dining area. The food was lovely but perhaps we could have been offered more sandwiches before we started the cakes. Otherwise the food, tea and service were fabulous.

  • ((((* 10 May 2017 by Lynn from Derby

    easy to book. Location easy to find, afternoon tea gorgeous, would be nice to have option of extra sandwiches.

  • ((((( 12 April 2017 by Marion from Matlock

    We enjoy the pleasant surroundings and quiet atmosphere of the well appointed restaurant. We bring our visitors here so as to give me an easier way of entertaining them and being able to chat whilst being attended to by the caring staff - on our last trip by the lovely Donna.
    The menu is interesting and well presented and using excellent ingredients making for interesting flavours. No dominant music here making for a relaxed ding experience.

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