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The Nelson Inn

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$$ - $$$
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Padbury Lane | Creswell Green, Lichfield WS7 9HL, England
+44 1543 674438
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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been with friends many times and it really is a great place to eat, lunch, dinner or special occasions. The Christmas set menu was great value for money and delicious. Whenever we visit the kitchen alway accomodate our friend with Celica disease, making sauces from scratch, gluten free. The staff are friendly and attentive too. You really need... More 

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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217 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Always busy, good atmosphere and good bitter. Unfortunately we struggled again to find a starter we like and my choice of main was finished. So back to fish and chips, excellent but a bit boring to have to choose this. Limited wine list. Good quality food well cooked which means a longish wait to eat but worth it. Will go... More 

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Thank GEOFF P
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Top Nights, Great atmosphere, Great food- have also eaten in the restaurant on several occasions and would recommend to anybody.

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Thank William H
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After the wedding party we attended in September we organised a Christmas party. In the end there was 48 adults with 6 tables of 8 people. All of the 3 course meals we pre-ordered with each persons meal choice written on their invitation and the kitchen knowing who was sitting where. The service was fine serving a table at a... More 

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Thank bhg180
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there one night while on holiday. Amazing food, friendly service and nice cosy atmosphere. Beautiful setting and I had a good conversation with the manager about Linkin Park 10/10

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Thank Supa r
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

have used the nelson for 35 years from the days of the hot air balloon in the field when andy was landlord but stopped going a couple of years ago, the food become awful and the pub became dirty with sticky floors and tables and with an air of neglect after reading all the recent reviews decided to give it... More 

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Thank fastbackwill
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went here during the week with work colleagues for our Christmas meal. Over 15 of us were seated. Considering our meals were preordered service seem to be very slow. However, I thoroughly enjoyed my meal and desert. Staff were very welcoming and polite. Plenty of car parking room on sight. I would certainly eat here again.

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Thank Mark T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

One of the best family meals we have had for a long time! 18adults and 11 children all under 10!!! Pre-ordered but we wouldn't ever expect a table that size not to be!!! The food was amazing starters for everyone and children's food came out with starters!!! Which is always best. All mains were fab and out in quick time.... More 

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Thank wolfefamily123
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

First time visit for a family birthday. We had to pre order our food in advance as we were a party of 14 but still had to wait far too long for our starters to arrive. My son had pizza for his main and it was like a frisbee, he struggled to chew it. I really wish I'd complained at... More 

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Cannock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

There were 8 of us dining and all had fabulous meals served by friendly staff. It's not the cheapest pub around but the food cannot be beaten and is well worth the money. We did have to wait for our food for about 45 minutes but didn't mind because all the food arrived piping hot and was freshly cooked. We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$29
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Validated Parking
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Padbury Lane | Creswell Green, Lichfield WS7 9HL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Lichfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1543 674438

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