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The Spotgate Inn

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Hilderstone Road, Stone ST15 8RP, England
+44 1889 505277
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Derby, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time visiting this restaurant with friends for a birthday meal, love the railway carriages, the idea of having a restaurant within these makes it quite special for any occasion. Food excellent, could not fault this and reasonably priced. Staff very pleasant, will certainly be returning again.

1 Thank DerbyPotter
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food, was really well prepared, the staff both in the bar and the restaurant were very pleasant and helpful and the atmosphere was perfect, well done. We have dined in the Pullman carriage before and the novelty just doesn't wear off, the presentation and the patina is so nicely done.

Thank paulswinnerton
Penkridge, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Spotgate is one of our favourite treats! We travel 45 minutes to get there every time! Usually we have a great meal and great customer service. I don't normally moan but as we drove away I felt more and more annoyed. When we arrived staff just seemed to walk past us and it was the 3rd waiter who acknowledged... More 

2 Thank SarahH123123
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

have just been there for sunday lunch and it was absolutely fantastic. we couldn't fault anything, the service was excellent and for once I could actually eat the vegetables without having the break my fork getting into them - i could even eat the sprouts!!! My husband has had an operation and can only eat very small portions and they... More 

2 Thank susan r
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have made lots of visits to this delightful pub/restaurant because you can always rely on a great meal. We always try to dine in Ursula - a 1928 pullman carriage, because it is cosy and private. Our last visit was for Christmas Fayre this week, and the food was great as always - lovely choices, and our main course... More 

1 Thank freddavies
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Warm food and friendly service. Simply amazing food for the price! A three course meal for 12 pounds! You would expect to pay a lot more for good food such as this! All set in such a lovely setting of old railway carriages The waffles are to die for!

Thank ljames86
Stafford, United Kingdom
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135 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely meal on the carriages, nice comfortable seats, friendly service, there was a lunch time menu available and a Christmas menu, great prices for a lunch menu, food nice and hot, we will go again. Carriages usually after be booked in advance, to avoid disappointment! Veg comes separate to the meals, just thought would mention that because the photos I... More 

Thank Kcrackers
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

This is my favourite place to eat in the whole wide world! Amazing food, incredible ambience, fab staff - I love love love it!

Thank fifibrowne
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

My wife and I try to visit this place every couple of months certain things permitting. We have never had a bad meal at The Spotgate Pub and it is good pub grub. The Staff are pleasant the service is very good. We see regulars at place and it is good value for money. The first question at the top... More 

1 Thank Andy w
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

The last time we visited a lot of our favourites had been taken off the then new menu. As a result we didn't end up going back for a couple of years. When looking at places to celebrate a birthday this came up and we decided to give it another go; wow think we have been missing out. A variety... More 

3 Thank Gaz-Stoke

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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, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?