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The Whittington Arms

$$ - $$$, British,
Tamworth Road | WS14 9PS, Lichfield WS14 9PS, England
+44 1543 432340
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good24%
  • Average17%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“fish cakes” (15 reviews)
“venison” (9 reviews)
“sea bass” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Tamworth Road | WS14 9PS, Lichfield WS14 9PS, England
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1 - 10 of 843 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We decided to visit the Whittington Arms on a Tuesday night as I haven't been for a number years but my friend had and she said it was very nice, so we booked a table for 7.30 for the two of us.The pub decor is...More

Thank DavePetrelli777
Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice surroundings. My meal was pan fried sea bass on sautéed potatoes and vegetables. Could have done with a better portion of veg. The presentation was ok although the second small piece of sea bass looked as though it had previously been half eaten. Other...More

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

Hi Anne K Thank you for taking the time to review and your high rating! Regards Roy General Manager

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went today 17th june for fathers day. There was 8 family members. Table was booked for 4.30 but wasnt available so had to wait. The staff was rushing round like headless chickens when we was trying to order any drinks they onky took half the...More

Thank traceyphillips21
General Manager A, Manager at The Whittington Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello traceyphillips21 Thank you for reviewing. If you would like to discuss your review further please call me on 01543 432340 Regards Roy General Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is in a lovely setting and has a great outdoor setting as well as the restaurant area indoor, very nice decour. It has been going a while now and I have been here many times but I feel it is understaffed, waited over...More

Thank Carl H
General Manager A, Manager at The Whittington Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Carl Thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed review of your visit. I would genuinely like to discuss your review regarding wait times and portion sizes. Please contact me on 01543 432340 at your earliest convenience Regards Roy General Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been here a few times over the past month or so as I loved their lamb kofta. The salad was amazing. So tasty. However...they have now decided to change the salad to just onion tomato & cucumber & not a lot else so I...More

1  Thank CarolRed1
General Manager A, Manager at The Whittington Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi CarolRed1 Thank you for taking the time to review As a trial menu site for our group of pubs, your feedback is really valid and important to us. The Kofta dish does come with the salad as you've described however there is another option...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here last Thursday had the Fish and Chips nice lad called Jordon served us very pleasant young man only thing I'd say is needs a bit of work externally tables chairs patio very dated and the grass needed a cut but all in all...More

Thank HAYCHEYBOYSON
General Manager A, Manager at The Whittington Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Haycheyboyson Thanks for a great review. Grass is cut fortnightly on a Friday new benches are planned Regards Roy General Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we went to the whittington arms last friday were shown to our table by a very plesent young lady we had a nice bottle of white wine we had 3 starters which were ok but quite small i had bree wedges sorry one wedge which...More

1  Thank rammie1946
General Manager A, Manager at The Whittington Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello rammie1946 I am disappointed to hear of your visit to us. I will look into the matter on my return. Thank you for your review. If you wish to discuss your review further, please call me on 01543 432340 from Thursday onwards Regards Roy...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So the sun's out, it's a relaxing Sunday afternoon... you're out and about and fancy a cheeky pint and a snack but don't want all the fuss of booking somewhere or making an effort... where do you go? The Whittington Arms! It's a modern twist...More

Thank Paul S
General Manager A, Manager at The Whittington Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Paul Thank you for a great review! Regards Roy General Manager

Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Looking for a place to eat while shopping in Lichfield with a friend. Saw this place on tripadvisor and not to far so we thought we would give it a try. Lovely place when you first drive in and when you first walk in its...More

Thank Dawn L
General Manager A, Manager at The Whittington Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Dawn Thank you for taking the time to review us and your high rating! I have passed your comments onto Alex and the team. Regards Roy General Manager

Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

I came with my family today and I couldn’t fault the service the waitress had a good knowledge of the menu and couldn’t do enough to please us ( I think her name was Gayle) All of the meals were great value for money and...More

Thank HAurora6217
General Manager A, Manager at The Whittington Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

Hi HAurora6217 Thank you for a great review. I have passed your comments onto Gayle 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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Romantic
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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