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The Unicorn Inn Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Repton Road, Burton upon Trent DE15 0SG, England
+44 1283 703324
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Beckington, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We live locally and used to go there for a quick drink eventhough the place smelled of dog wee. But this recent time we went the landlord was very offensive to my husband who had brought in his own glass with less than a quarter of his drink in, with him. We were at a bbq locally. Well firstly he... More 

3 Thank Clair S
Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Me and my partner didn't visit the unicorn for a long time following a bad experience a few years back. We received very poor service and was made to feel very unwelcome . It then changed hands and the welcome got a little warmer ..... We would then just pop in occasionally for a late drink . Since then Gavin... More 

Thank Claire A
2 reviews
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Set in the heart of a beautiful little village. Ample car parking and a grassed area for children to play safely. The bar staff and owners were very friendly and really attentive. The room we stayed in was spacious and clean. The tea and coffee making facilities in the room were a really homely touch. Lots of choice for breakfast,... More 

Thank Michelle R
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Having been out for a family walk we booked in for lunch as a group of six. (grandparents, us and kids) we were served drinks and asked if we wanted to find a seat while they sorted our table - in the end we choose to stay where we were sitting - we were comfy, why move. From chatting we... More 

Thank nicki w
Derby, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2016

dined at the unicorn yesterday evening fantastic meal very well presented and very good portions ,the barmaid/ waitress [Debbie] was very friendly and really knew her job 10 out of 10, and the landlord[Gavin ] is so welcoming he is like a best friend to everybody ,will be back very soon thank you .

Thank Julia S
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

My partner and I are staying up the road in a different hotel but I wish we had booked to stay here. We only popped in to The Unicorn for a bite to eat and a couple of beers but the new owner (moved in 6 weeks ago) couldn't do enough to please us. He was only meant to be... More 

Thank Sara H
Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2016

Took my sister here for a bite to eat. Ordered the homemade pies with chips and peas. Heard the pinging of a microwave whilst waiting for our food and was hoping that our homemade pie was not in it. Unfortunately when it came to the table, that is exactly where our pies had been, the pastry was soggy in parts... More 

Thank 110jankg
Chalfont St. Giles, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Good home cooked food and great beer. All t reasonable prices. Eight people, lot's of beer and wine. Lots of f0od. £120 including tip!

Thank Bulwerboy
Bedford, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2015

We were staying for 2 nights for a wedding, warm welcome,clean room & fair breakfast. The pre wedding group enjoyed a good half hour of drinks prior to the ceremony. The proximity to the road did lead to some noise with early morning commuter traffic, but overall a fair stay.

Thank AGL1948
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

Lovely meal only spoiled by noisy locals screaming at each other, making it difficult to hear ourselves - much improved though from several years ago

Thank Alan L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Repton Road, Burton upon Trent DE15 0SG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Burton upon Trent
  • Phone Number: +44 1283 703324

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