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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 

Thank Clare P
Cannock, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

Thank Kath H
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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145 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited on a very dark and wet night. It is situated in a country lane and the lighting in the car park was poor. We nearly walked into a grass mound on our way into the pub. The pub however was well lit, warm and welcoming. My friend and I decided to go with the set two course menu... More 

Thank RITA653
Burntwood, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Nelson is a great pub. Fantastic for families due to outdoor play area, friends nights out or special occasions. The restaurant is really well laid out with top notch food and service. Bar area has a great atmosphere. By far my first choice venue for miles around for a meal out or just a drink.

Thank Tabsynick
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A nice country pub but it's in a country lane on a dodgy bend of the road.The soup of the day was tomato,I hate tomato so didn't bother!I ordered the pork belly and it had sage and onion stuffing and black pudding in it!You could tell it was a good fresh piece as it still had the string on it... More 

Thank MrLeebo
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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192 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived on a dark wet and cold night looking for the disabled spaces in the car park which was poorly lit. Could not find any and unable to drop my disabled wife off near the door as someone had parked their car across the entrance road. We mentioned the car to the waitress who seemed to know whose it... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been for Sunday lunch, wonderful food, very efficient service, cannot fault it at all, well done Jodie and staff.

Thank Pam J
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

we held our daughters wedding reception here the food was outstanding the staff excellent nothing was to much trouble they really made my daughter and her husbands wedding day one to remember a big thank you to ed and his brilliant team hope to see you soon cheers Mr & Mrs Lunn

Thank Pete L
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Just wanted to say a few words on how amazing this place is. I had a surprise birthday party here the weekend and it was outstanding. The food was superb. Ed made sure everything ran smoothly all night and gave us a fantastic service. Anyone wanting a great country pub with beautiful Food, give the Nelson a try. Thank you... More 

Thank Spanishtrio
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

A big thank you to Ed and the team - 10 staff well looked after with wonderful food and great service. See you again soon. 👍

Thank vintageclaretfc

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$29
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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?