The Duke of Wellington

Welcome to the Duke Of Wellington

This beautiful 19th Century former 'Drovers Inn' and 'working farm' now finds itself a cosy, traditional country inn set amongst two beautifully large beer gardens. Built in 1866 the 'Duke' has all the character and charm of a traditional country inn, built in Derbyshire limestone with slate roofs, roaring log fires and extensive gardens, our pub is well worth a visit.

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A Great Place To Dine in Matlock

Our inn has been redecorated, relatively recently, in a country style that provides a warm and comfortable atmosphere for both drinkers and diners alike.  The menu is simple and traditional with a big focus on traditional pub favourites and our 28-day-aged Derbyshire beef that gives us a wide selection of steaks and grills.
The extensive floral gardens offer comfortable seating areas, as well as a fully enclosed heated patio area overlooking 'Riber Castle and the Derwent Valley'.

Somewhere to stay in Matlock - Stay at the Duke

Accommodation is available in the 'Stables'. Please see the Accommodation page for more details. We provide good food, great ale, fine wines, friendly company and much more.

A perfect location

We are situated in Matlock, Derbyshire - in the heart of the beautiful Peak District. We are the perfect base for you to explore this gorgeous part of England- whether you enjoy walking or rock climbing we will make your stay as enjoyable as possible.
We're ideally located for: the beautiful town of Matlock, visiting the house and grounds of Chatsworth,  walking and exploring the Peak District National Park plus the market town of Chesterfield is just over the hill. 


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Cycle Friendly!

We are on the doorstep of the Peak District!
Looking for a cycling weekend away.. look no further!
Secure racking with CCTV, food AND somewhere to rest your head ALL IN ONE PLACE!

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Stay with us...

Contact us direct today for availability in our converted stables

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Our New Menu

April '19 was the launch of our brand new menu boasting a wide range of new dishes and revised old favourites.
We take our food very seriously and are committed to sourcing fresh and local food wherever possible and you can expect to find homecooked food available every day. 
But don't just believe us, book a table now and we'll let our food do the talking!

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Lunchtime Classics

Why should great food come at a price?! Choose from a selection of 9 meals including a mix of old favourites and brand new dishes without breaking the bank.

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Join us for a roast

Choose from a selection of meats, served with a Yorkshire pudding, seasonal potatoes,
vegetables and homemade gravy. From £8.99

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Thursday 20/1


Quiz Night (9pm)Win a bottle of wine at our fantastic general knowledge quiz featuring bingo and 'Play Your Cards Right'. Free snacks follow.

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Sunday Lunch (12pm)Enjoy a superb, home cooked roast dinner served from 12noon. Served until 6pm

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