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The Church Bar and Restaurant

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61-63 Old Town Road, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 2JS, England
+44 1782 269440
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 17:30 - 23:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 00:00
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The Church has a lovely open plan layout in a striking chapel: this has earned the full three stars. The food was satisfactory, a basic menu, they do cater for coeliacs, and this made it a positive experience.

Thank Josh W
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My four daughters took me out to The Church for High Tea to celebrate Mother's Day. The service was excellent, the food was beautifully served & delicious. The whole experience was a really special treat! Thank you.

Thank grannyvicky
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely evening spent with my family, I had the gluten free option and it was lovely. Great service and lots of giggle had.

Thank Laura W
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely meal here last week, there was 13 of us and several events going on so the waiters had to be pretty patient to get our attention, for which they were absolutely brilliant. Everyone thourally enjoyed their meals , I had the salmon carbarnara which was delicious. I thought the price was reasonable. So all good all... More 

Thank briann82
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Was a little put off given some bad reviews but we had a most enjoyable evening.The service and food was fantastic with the bonus of a bar downstairs.The building had a great feeling to it and will definitely return and recommend to others.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
North Staffordshire
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

The 'Church' gave our family anniversary party a well presented, well served selection of great meals. The atmosphere is second to non with the fascinating 'Crypt' bar and disco adding a little extra to the evening. Dianne, Gary and all the staff were attentive friendly and helpful at all times, the sophisticated touches to ensure an 'occasion' feels 'special' were... More 

2 Thank Yanbanshee
Wimborne, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Having been brought up or as some might say 'drug up' in Longton from the early 1940s My wife and I moved to Dorset in the early 1970s where we remain to this day. I have known of The Church Restaurant for some years and promised myself a visit. On Sunday 12 March 2017 we finally made it, together with... More 

1 Thank texrange
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Fabulous food and fabulous staff. Been to the church for the second family occasion and yet again the service was outstanding and food was amazing. Made to feel very welcome and the staff join in the fun and create a lovely experience.

1 Thank Lana B
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Been here a few times now - food is nice, dont do burger abd chis more of a roast type place - Vig is lovey and the cakes are AMAZING

Thank Peyia2015
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Six of us went for a Birthday night out. The food was excellent as always. The staff couldn't be more helpful. I had the prawns to stat and the belly pork for the main. The food was cooked to perfection. The owner Di took the time to chat to us and ensure we were happy with everything. I would recommend... More 

Thank Mark M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61-63 Old Town Road, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 2JS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Stoke-on-Trent
  • Phone Number: +44 1782 269440

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