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The Burnt Stump

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Bar, British, Pub
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Burntstump Farm Burntstump Hill | Arnold, Nottingham NG5 8PQ, England
+44 115 963 1508
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I went for dinner with 3 friends to the Burnt Stump, many years after I lasted visited. My initial thoughts would be to go with a group of an even number of people in order to take advantage of the excellent 2 for 1 deal. The beer selection at the bar is a little limited but I had a very... More 

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1 Thank Chrisomatic
David B, General Manager at The Burnt Stump, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We do try and cater for all tastes with our ale selection and are working hard on this area of the bar trade. I am very sorry about the nachos as they are supposed to be layered with the cheese so I will take this up with the kitchen team. Glad to hear you enjoyed... More 

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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It's cheap and cheerful enough. Starting to look tired now though and could do with a refurb. I treated two colleagues to lunch and we ate from the lunchtime sandwiches menu. Around £5.50 each plus drinks. The steak and cheese was okay I had the chicken club which was dry and a bit lacking in filling. I've been here before... More 

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1 Thank L C
David B, General Manager at The Burnt Stump, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to giving us a review, yes our decor is looking a little dated it is something that is been looked at to improve in the near future. sorry to hear about the Club sandwich I will review this with the kitchen to improve that. More 

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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely pub, have always liked this pub, food good, always a good atmosphere,staff are friendly and willing to help, love the puddings as well

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Thank diggydegdegdeg
David B, General Manager at The Burnt Stump, responded to this review

Thank you lovely feedback, glad hear that you enjoy visiting us and we hope to see you again soon More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great location however in need of renovation. Good food and drinks selection. Lots of space outside for children to play etc..

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Thank A N
David B, General Manager at The Burnt Stump, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I would agree that our décor and building is looking quite tired, and it is something that we are looking at improving. The outside area is fantastic for the children to play. Why not come and give us a try in the summer especially when the cricket is on... More 

Coventry, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service good - Janine in particular very attentive and helpful to colleagues - Prawn cocktail starter a bit bland with just lettuce as an accompaniment, lamb roasts very good, rump & gammon ( meat good but lacked decent accompaniments).

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1 Thank KenHamilton
David B, General Manager at The Burnt Stump, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I was happy to hear that Janine looked after and I will pass this on to here. I am sorry that did not fully enjoy your meal, I will review this with the kitchen team to improve their standards. More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I haven't been here for years & a friend recommended it so me & my wife gave it a go on a Sunday.Well we were very disappointed the service was chaotic,tables were dirty & the place felt grubby! and the food was very average with small portions the cost of the meal was very cheap but this is probably why!

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Thank longpod212
David B, General Manager at The Burnt Stump, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us. And thank you for returning after a few years. We were very sorry to hear that you went away from us disappointed. We work hard to try and maintain a high standard of cleanliness as we are aware that our décor is dated and the building is looking very tired so... More 

Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Celebrated my 60th Birthday on 5th November. Arrived at 19.00pm. 12 Adults 8 Children Everyone had ordered their meal by 19.45pm. Service from Mandy and the girls was excellent. Everyones meal was served within 45mins and all at the same time. Well done to the Chef great job. Thank you to Dave and all your Team. Made for a great... More 

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1 Thank Terry B
David B, General Manager at The Burnt Stump, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing us for your birthday celebration. We are very happy to hear that you all enjoyed the evening. I will pass on your feedback to the whole team. Thank you again and we hope to see you soon. More 

Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely pub/restaurant, lovely attentive staff but the food leaves a lot to be desired. Last two times we've been we've had to send meals back for not being cooked and cold and both times the meals that came back weren't much better. On the plus side we did get a free sweet and wine but a nicely cooked hot main... More 

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Thank sanstefanos1
David B, General Manager at The Burnt Stump, responded to this review

I do agree that a nicely cooked hot meal is definitely the way forward. And I am working very hard with the kitchen team to deal with these issues as they should not be happening. I am glad that the team have been looking after you, and I assure you I am doing everything to prevent the cold meals. Thank... More 

nottingham
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Visited 28/10 with family including two young granddaughters. Staff were really friendly and bought round a trick or treat bucket for the kids to dip in for sweets. Have to say food was pretty average and not as nice as we hoped. We were asked if wanted dessert. We said yes but could we have couple minutes to decide. Half... More 

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Thank Jane W
David B, General Manager at The Burnt Stump, responded to this review

I am very sorry to hear that we let you down on your recent visit. We do inform all the team of out of stock items at the start of their shift and train them to let customers know before ordering. I apologise that this did not happen on this occasion and I will look at retraining the team to... More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Visited with friends, and let down, one had fish and chips and was served the scrappiest piece of fish I have ever seen, when he said he would not be back they did offer to make another meal but declined the burgers the rest of us had were ok

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Thank Kim S
David B, General Manager at The Burnt Stump, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, I do agree some of our fish have been on the small size recently and we are working with our suppliers to improve this. Happy hear that you enjoyed your burgers. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Burntstump Farm Burntstump Hill | Arnold, Nottingham NG5 8PQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Nottingham
  • Phone Number: +44 115 963 1508

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?