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The Spotgate Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
Hilderstone Road, Stone ST15 8RP, England
+44 1889 505277
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (12 reviews)
“apple pie” (6 reviews)
“pate” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Hilderstone Road, Stone ST15 8RP, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I have visited here many times with my friend for lunch. We tend to sit in the bar area but there are two railway carriages at the back of the pub to sit in if you prefer! The food is always lovely and piping hot...More

Thank hello98
Reviewed 5 days ago

Amazing food, lovely setting (we sat in a carriage not the bar area). The steak was delicious and the onion rings the best I have ever tasted. Drinks were slightly over priced.

1  Thank ED101991
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was an amazing place to eat I actually ate in a train carriage which was charming - and showed us how life used to be! I love quirkiness so right up my street! However - my only slight criticism is in amongst all the...More

1  Thank Cat L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not our first visit and not disappointed. Good was again excellent (fresh /home cooked) and service excellent (our waitress Chloe was very attentive). We enjoyed starter and main courses. The mini starters at £3.50 each /3 for £10 where a great way try a few...More

Thank CheckleyHappyH
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a party of 13 celebrating a Golden Wedding on a snowy Sunday . The Spotgate was warm and welcoming as were the staff . All 3 courses were excellent value for money with a really good choice of main courses and lots of...More

1  Thank Phil D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me & my BF who are both veggie came here one evening, we sat in 1 of the super comfortable chairs in 1 of the train carriages. Super cosy & warm. We ordered mushroom starter & the hallumi burger & crumble for main! All the...More

1  Thank Stephowitt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love the Sunday dinner at the spotgate. Beef that melts in your mouth lovely potatoes plenty of veg an great value for money. I would say this is one of the best places to visit for Sunday lunch only downside this time was service...More

Thank Victoria D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went here with partner. parents and my 2.boys. We had sunday lunches. The food was piping hot. Possibly the nicest beef I've had. 2 turkeys and a.pork for the other adults and all agreed was really good. One.of the easiest 5☆ ratings to give....More

1  Thank Nick W
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

My wife and I, and my son and daughter in law to be celebrated her birthday with a lovely meal at the Spotgate restaurant. It was quite quiet in the restaurant as we were early arriving at 6pm. We were directed to the Pullman static...More

2  Thank Snowdon59
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

We have visited here on several occasions and we have mever been disapointed. The menu, on first glance, seems a bit average but the food tastes amazing! They also do a gluten free option which is grand

1  Thank Beckie S
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22 November 2017|
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Response from RITA653 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure how many will be seated in the two carriages at the rear of the restaurant. We were a group of 30 and were easily accommodated in one carraige
1 November 2017|
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Response from Bridgette C | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can book trains. Make sure you tell them you want to sit in the Pullmans. Seats are fine for young children. (Arms on seats and seats quite deep with table quite close to seats) As its a train, seats are relatively... More
22 October 2017|
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Response from MargaretBall | Reviewed this property |
I doubt it as I think this is an independent pub but you could always ring the pub.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hilderstone Road, Stone ST15 8RP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Stone
  • Phone Number: +44 1889 505277
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