Eat and Drink
Rita’s Tea Rooms
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Located in the heart of the period street, Rita’s Tea Rooms are the perfect place to take a breather and relax. We are currently offering a take-away service with limited numbers accessing the Tea Rooms. Indoor seating is available in The Poulson Room (above the Major’s Bar) except for Saturday 16th October 2021, when it has been booked for a private event. Please follow the signs and keep social distancing. Face coverings are recommended (unless you are exempt under government guidelines). You can view the menu below:
Please note that our security measures include the fact that we may randomly request to search your bags on entrance.
The Poulson Room
Located above the Red Lion Pub, the Poulson Room is generally used for overflow dining seating and meetings.
Please note the Poulson Room is not available for dining on Saturday 16th October 2021 due to a private event being held in the room.
The Red Lion Pub
Welcoming families and even dogs, the Red Lion pub opens daily. To help keep everyone safe, please follow the directional and social distancing signs and take a seat after ordering.
With plentiful outdoor seating, it is the perfect venue to enjoy the period street and do a touch of tram spotting. Please note that our security measures include the fact that we may randomly request to search your bags on entrance.
Barnett’s Sweet Shop
Ice Cream Parlour
The Ice-Cream Parlour serves Matlock Meadows traditional ice cream from 12:30pm. Due to Covid-19 Up-dates, please pay for your ice-cream at either Barnett’s Sweet Shop or the Forge Gift Shop and take your receipt to the Ice-Cream Parlour to receive your ice-cream. Face coverings are recommended (unless you are exempt under government guidelines). This is to help keep our visitors, staff and volunteers stay safe and reduce the handling of cash. There is limited seating outside.
Opening Dates & Times 2021
Monday 6th September to Sunday 31st October (Open Saturdays to Thursdays EXCEPT Wednesday 20th October when we are only open to TMS Members who have pre-booked) plus we will be open on Friday 29th October.
Weekends: 10am - 5.30pm (Last admissions 4pm).
Weekdays: 10am - 4.30pm (Last admissions 3pm).