An independent café & patisserie in the picturesque Derbyshire town of Matlock. Delicious food, homemade cakes & patisserie, with true barista coffee. Cool River Café & Patisserie fills the gap on the high street between coffee shop & restaurant offering exceptional quality baking in an contemporary, open kitchen setting. 


Opening Times

Due to current circumstances our opening times have changed. This a temporary change and is being constantly reviewed. We are OPEN Tuesday – Sunday from 10am. We have a large outside terrace seating area with plenty of space. Due to our seating arrangement we are currently not taking booking. For anymore information call 01629 580467

Gift Vouchers brought PRE-COVID

We understand that those who have gift vouchers for us from before the lockdown, may be concerned these will no longer be valid. We want to reassure everyone that we will still happily accept these vouchers, until the end of the year, so you will not loose out on getting your Cool River fix.

Something Special

To enable you to let someone else experience what we have to offer, our Cool River Gift Vouchers are perfect for treating friends, family and those who haven’t visited us yet! Available in several denominations, just pop in & see us and we’ll sort your gift for you.

If you’re looking for something extra special, why not treat yourself to our renowned Prosecco Afternoon Tea, delicious homemade cakes, scones and savouries. All served with a mini bottle of prosecco and a wide selection of teas. Currently available Thursday – Sunday. Bookings required, call 01629 580467 for more information or fill in the contact form from our website.