Eat and Drink

Afternoon Tea Savouries
Afternoon Tea Scones
Afternoon Tea Brownie and Lemon Drizzle Cake

Rita’s Tea Rooms

Located in the heart of the period street, Rita’s Tea Rooms are the perfect place to take a breather and relax. Indoor seating is also available in The Poulson Room (above the Major’s Bar) unless booked for a private event. Please download the menus below:

Rita’s Daily Blackboard Menu 2022

Vegan Menu Rita’s Tearooms 2022

Gluten Free Menu Rita’s Tearooms 2022

Rita’s Tearooms Hot Drinks 2022

Please note that our security measures include the fact that we may randomly request to search your bags on entrance.

The Poulson Room

The Poulson Room

Located above the Red Lion Pub, the Poulson Room is generally used for overflow dining seating, group lunches and meetings and special events. Please see our group menus below, based on a minimum of 24 and maximum of 60 diners.

Group Luncheon Menu – Red Lion Hotel 2022 (1)

Group Choice Menus – Red Lion Hotel 2022 (1)

Cold Buffet Menu Red Lion Hotel 2022 (1)

Hot Buffet Menu Red Lion Hotel 2022 (1)

The Red Lion Pub

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 download the Major’s Bar Drinks and Snacks Price List 2022

Please note that our security measures include the fact that we may randomly request to search your bags on entrance.


Barnett’s Sweet Shop

Barnett's Sweet Shop

An Aladdin’s cave of treats. Old fashioned jars of sweets, tins of confectionery, foil wrapped bars of fudge and toffee, all jostle for space in our period shop. There are also branded ice-creams available.

Ice Cream Parlour

Ice cream parlour

The Ice-Cream Parlour serves Matlock Meadows traditional ice cream from 12:30pm. 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.  There is limited seating outside.

Opening Dates & Times 2022


Up to Thursday 21st July - Open Saturday to Thursday


Weekdays 10am - 4.30pm (Last admissions 3pm)   Weekends 10am - 5.30pm (Last admissions 4pm).

For Summer and Autumn dates - please see Opening Dates under 'Ticket Prices and Opening Dates'.



Crich Tramway Village is a brand name for the National Tramway Museum (Accredited with Arts Council England), solely owned and operated by The Tramway Museum Society, incorporated in England with liability by guarantee (no. 744229). Registered charity number 313615. Our ICO number is Z6700136.

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