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The Tavern

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College Road, Denstone ST14 5HR, England
+44 1889 590847
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
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Sun 12:00 - 23:30
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited for dinner whilst staying at a local B&B. My partner had called up ahead of time to ask if they could cater for me, and they said they would make me a pizza with my own cheese. We ordered some drinks and sat down, it took quite a while for someone to take our food orders but it... More 

Thank Bryony G
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal here, steak was cooked just how I wanted it and the chips were delicious . Nice decor and friendly staff . The wait on food was minimal . Will be going more .

Thank Lis420
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to The Tavern for Valentine's Day celebration meal and was extremely pleased with the whole experience. The food was outstanding, from starter through to the scrumptious pudding! Service too was very good, the whole pub had a lovely atmosphere. There is even a selection of good ales on tap!! Great night, I'd recommend The Tavern at Denstone to... More 

Thank Paul S
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a steak here it was beautiful best steak I've had the wife had a homemade burger it was great my daughter had steak and ale pie she said it was absolutely lovely.Will we go back again,most certainly

Thank John W
Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I went here for dinner on our weekend away. I'm really pleased we booked on a Saturday night as it was packed by the time we had ordered. It felt very cozy inside and the atmosphere was great and everyone was really friendly. We both had pizza which was really excellent and we even took home our... More 

Thank RHT08
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24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Half a dozen of us work together & each week we put a pound in a tin & every so often we arrange a meal out ...... this time was The Tavern @ Denstone ..... a perfect choice, lovely setting & decor, even though quite low ceilings it felt light & airy inside. The food was gorgeous & very well... More 

1 Thank Gayle C
Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with some work colleagues for some dinner, the food is very nice, the staff are lovely only comment would be chocolate brownie is a tad too rich and the chips could do with cooking a bit longer. But all in all it's lovely

Thank clarel89
Uttoxeter, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We have just got back from a wonderful evening at The Tavern. They had laid on a special menu for Valentines Day which was 3 courses with a choice of 3 or 4 dishes on each course. Both my husband and I said that we could have eaten any of the choices on the menu as they all sounded delicious.... More 

Thank JessTurner
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

We eat at the Tavern quite regularly – at least once a month on a Sunday for the sumptuous carvery. Now, whenever and whenever we eat out we play a game of “Marks Out of Ten”. I.e. marks out of 10 for the starter, main, desert drinks etc. and then an overall mark out of 10…. I can honestly say... More 

Thank Jacky W
Uttoxeter, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

This is by far one of the best pub Sunday lunches I have had in a very long time. We were is a large family group of all ages and they managed to seat us without a hitch and ensure that everyone had drinks etc. The food was fresh, properly home made (real, proper gravy) and two choices of delicious... More 

Thank Emily W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: College Road, Denstone ST14 5HR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Denstone
  • Phone Number: +44 1889 590847
16Th Centuary Village Pub and Restaurant in the very pretty village of Denstone 10mins from Alton Towers , 30 mins from the Peak District . Serving quality , local produce, Real Ales, Fine Wines , Real Wood Fired Pizzas at Weekends .

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