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The latest news from the cafe

Our Bistro Evenings for 2017

Our unique bistro evenings at Cafe in the Park offer your taste buds the chance to travel far and wide without having to dig out the passport! Each evening offers a nationally themed menu, with our homemade versions of some famous dishes alongside some lesser known...

End of Season Staff Bash

Every year we celebrate the end of another successful Summer season by treating the Café Team to a night out. This year we enjoyed a fabulous meal at the Raft Restaurant at the Fishpond at Matlock Bath. [gallery type="rectangular" link="file" size="medium"...

Jeremy Corbyn

Jeremy visited Hall Leys Park on 16 August 2016 and caused quite a stir! He certainly brought people out to hear him speak on this beautiful sunny day and it was our busiest day of the year at the...

15 year Anniversary Celebrations

In June 2015 we celebrated our 15 year anniversary with a Super Hero fun filled day for all the family. As well as a huge fair ground in the park we hosted a variety of free attractions for all the family from learning circus acts, arts and crafts tents, a mini zoo,...

Our Bistro Evenings for 2016

Our unique bistro evenings at Cafe in the Park offer your taste buds the chance to travel far and wide without having to dig out the passport! Each evening offers a nationally themed menu, with our homemade versions of some famous dishes alongside some lesser known...

Spookfest

SPOOKFEST Saturday 27th October 2012 A great day was enjoyed by over 2000 people at this years first of many events organised by the Matlock Town Team, a group of independent small businesses trading in Matlock. The day consisted of performances by more than 8 local...

Loyalty Rewards

Regular visitors to Cafe in the Park will now be rewarded for their repeat custom with the launch of our drinks ‘Loyalty Card’ . Customers who purchase 6 drinks of tea or coffee will be rewarded with their 7th drink free of charge! Don’t forget to ask a member of...

Pan-Demonium in the Park

FLIP-FILLED fun was brought to Matlock on Tuesday as an inaugural pancake race took place in the park. Marking Shrove Tuesday,  Matlock Mercury editor Amanda Hatfield set about organising the relay race through Hall Leys. And the new event appeared to strike a...

Family Fun Celebration

Mad Hatters descended on Matlock park for a tea party celebration on Saturday. The cafe in Hall Leys Park marked a decade in business by joining forces with arts organisation Matlock Live to host an Alice In Wonderland-themed day of family fun. Kate Lane, who owns the...