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The Whittington Arms

$$ - $$$, British,
Tamworth Road | WS14 9PS, Lichfield WS14 9PS, England
+44 1543 432340
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good24%
  • Average18%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“fish cakes” (13 reviews)
“salmon” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Tamworth Road | WS14 9PS, Lichfield WS14 9PS, England
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1 - 10 of 761 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

This was our first visit, and we had already checked out the menu online. The bar and restaurant are light and airy and very welcoming. Tables can be booked but some are reserved for 'walk ins' Starters were smoked salmon tapas and pate, both of...More

Thank Janette P
Reviewed 6 days ago

Revisited this friendly restaurant and were warmly greeted by the young waitress, Holly, who had served us last time, when it was my wife's birthday. It was very welcoming, and made us feel glad that we had chosen the right place to eat. The food...More

Thank David H
General Manager A, Manager at The Whittington Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

David H, thank you so much for your high rating! The title of your review made me smile! I have made Holly aware of your comments, she was over the moon. It was good to meet you both and I look forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last weekend we visited to celebrate a family birthday. We were not disappointed. The staff were friendly, helpful and informative. The food was amazing both in presentation and flavour. We had been disappointed on previous visits with the service, however, this appears to have been...More

Thank CaraUsher
Whit-Guest-Care, General Manager at The Whittington Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi CaraUsher Thank you so much for your positive review and high rating! I have posted your comments for the whole team to see. We have worked tirelessly to improve service and it's great to see it coming to fruition Regards Roy General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another lovely evening meal at the Whitt- Roy and his team are certainly doing great things to make us the customer feel at home. Keep up the great work guys!

Thank David R
Whit-Guest-Care, General Manager at The Whittington Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi David R Thank you for taking the time to review us and the 5 star rating. We have ALL worked hard towards showing our guests a great time. Reviews like this mean a great deal to the whole team. Best regards Roy General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

We came in on an early evening the service was slow but understandable as the staff member was on his own , after his aniatial rush his service was excellent drinks served promptly food order taken, the food was stunning my steak cooked to perfection...More

Thank villa140985
Whit-Guest-Care, General Manager at The Whittington Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi villa140985 Thank you for your great review, constructive feedback and the very high rating! Hope to see you soon Regards Roy General Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After being seated at our prebooked meal, we had to ask after around 30 minutes of waiting if anyone was going to take our order. Still took another 10 minutes after that to actually do it. Felt like the waitress was annoyed that we had...More

Thank Andrea R
Whit-Guest-Care, General Manager at The Whittington Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Andrea R I'm sorry things obviously were not up to standard on your visit. Please contact me on 01543 432340 to discuss further Regards Roy General Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Place very modern. Good choice of wine, beer, larger, spirts. The manager took our order he was very friendly. He gave us advice on the food and drinks. Wasn't to busy so we ordered our food and came quickly. We all enjoyed the food. Will...More

Thank abcfloss
Whit-Guest-Care, General Manager at The Whittington Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi abcfloss Thank you for taking the the time to review and the high rating! I'm really pleased you had a good time. I have passed your comments onto the the whole team See you soon Regards Roy General Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time here in about 8 years and what a change since our last visit! Elegant setting - light and modern but still homely. Decent selection of food and a great drinks menu. The food we had was delicious. No complaints to be had at...More

Thank Gideon B
Whit-Guest-Care, General Manager at The Whittington Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Gideon B Thank you so much for your lovely review and the 4 star rating! Have a look at our mid week treat menu on a Wednesday that includes a bottle of wine. It's exceptionally good value Thanks once again Roy General Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was average when we came here last month, table of 8. The service was good, staff friendly and food came out in timely manner. Would come back possibly.

Thank Tom A
General Manager A, Manager at The Whittington Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Tom A Thanks for your review. I do hope you return. If you would like to discuss your visit further please call us on 01543 432340 and ask for the duty manager. Regards Roy General Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have just enjoyed such a lovely anniversary meal at the Whittington arms. The restaurant is spacious with a lovely decor and very helpful and welcoming staff. The food we had was excellent and well presented, and the manager made us most welcome. We went...More

1  Thank Pamela S
Whit-Guest-Care, General Manager at The Whittington Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Pamela Thank you for your wonderful review! It was our pleasure! I look forward to seeing you soon Best Regards Roy General Manager

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$24
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tamworth Road | WS14 9PS, Lichfield WS14 9PS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Lichfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1543 432340
  • E-mail
Description
Sensitively restored and brimming with countryside charm, The Whittington Arms offers British pub hospitality. Mixing classic recipes and modern dishes, the menu is dictated by the seasons, with daily-changing specials also on offer. The bar is amply stocked with fine wines and smooth cask ales, and chunky wood furnishings and quirky décor make for a homely, relaxed ambience in the dining room. A menu just for kids offers fun yet nutritious choice for younger diners.
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