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The School House Restaurant

) #1 of 11 Restaurants in South Normanton ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , British,
43 Church Street, South Normanton DE55 2BT, England
+44 1773 580747
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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Bar, British, Gastropub
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43 Church Street, South Normanton DE55 2BT, England
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Reviews (245)
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Reviewed 2 days ago

What a lovely place to spend three hours over lunch with friends. This is a beautiful quirky restaurant situated in an old School House. The weather was perfect so we chose to eat outside in Sophie's and Martin's newly opened 'Secret Garden' where the school...More

Thank clanmac2015
Reviewed 2 days ago

Had a wonderfully prepared lunch which extended well into the afternoon sitting in the very attractive and well maintained garden. The food was well presented and very tasty, Sophie and Martin were superb hosts and made us very welcome. We will be visiting this lovely...More

Thank Reebokjonny
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very nice indeed the service was great the atmos is fantastic love the school house decore And the food was wonderful and very well price. I can't recommend this place highly enough thank for for a lovely night I will defo be back !!!!!!!!

Thank derek b
Reviewed 5 days ago

Lunch today with my daughter and two grand children. Great food, lovely setting and delightful secret garden. Martin the owner was a great conversationalist. Meals were freshly cooked and huge portions - felt like we were being greedy indulging in such lavish portions of scrummyness....More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Really lovely atmosphere and decor. Staff were all amazing, friendly and attentive. Probably have about 5 or 6 choices for starters and mains on the evening menu with a good variation - certainly enough to warrant a second visit.

Thank Ian A
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Was looking forward to this for weeks but was very disappointed! The sandwiches were dry and nobody knew what was in them. The sweet selection was quite poor compared to other places and the atmosphere was non existent! It's a shame because it's a lovely...More

Thank gemjengem
Gration2000, Owner at The School House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

I'm so sorry you felt you coundnt raise your concearns on the day, as a small business management are always on hand to listen to feedback and correct any issues where possible and as we have had nothing but praise for the hundreds of afternoon...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped for lunch with my parents and our 3 children and were pleasantly surprised by this hidden little find. The owner was really lovely, friendly and accommodating, the food was fresh, light and extremely good value for money, the décor was rustic and relaxing....More

Thank JJV1000
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful place, full of charm. The bread of delicious, the mains we had of Duck and the Veggie risotto were super fresh and tasty. The staff were warm and welcoming. Had a lovely time :-)

Thank Rx F
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

What great food - lovely ambience - nice service ....you can't ask for more - ticked all the boxes for me Have booked to go back .....

1  Thank steviea1
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Wow ...what an amazing nite we had , matin & Sophie went to such detail to help create the most memorable nite for my husbands 50 th birthday! The food was amazing , the staff fantastic and the whole place looked beautiful! So happy !...More

Thank Sueqube
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Questions & Answers
Sarah Jayne L
27 November 2016|
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Response from Gration2000 | Property representative |
Hi Sarah, All medical dietary requirements are catered for, so when booking please let us know. Thanks SH
31 March 2016|
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Response from Julie N | Reviewed this property |
Yes it does. Not been in a while but usually very good. Unsure of the current cost
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Gastropub
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Church Street, South Normanton DE55 2BT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  South Normanton
  • Phone Number: +44 1773 580747
  • E-mail
Modern British cuisine served in a converted 1800's school hall.
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