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The Spotgate Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
Hilderstone Road, Stone ST15 8RP, England
+44 1889 505277
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (12 reviews)
“apple pie” (5 reviews)
“pate” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Hilderstone Road, Stone ST15 8RP, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went here for our grandson 21st birthday meal. There were 17 of us and we were seated in the reception area We had plenty to catch up with so didn't mind waiting. The food was really good with most people having either steak ,Mixed...More

Thank rosie21NorthWales
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

First class service and food,made to feel welcome,we had a carriage for four which was very comfortable and private. We are already planning to go again.

Thank rosiejayne27
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food here is great as is the setting, however unfortunately That is ruined by the awful service and attitude of the staff. It is basically run by rude teenagers who every time I had to ask them for something were stood around talking. There...More

1  Thank Kathrynblower
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Spot Gate at the weekend for a celebratory meal with the family. Absolutely spot on. Ate on the carriages, a nice experience for the kids and a beautiful meal to match. Would definitely recommend, especially my choice of mixed grill.

Thank Neil M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This visit was a spur of the moment decision on the way back from a camping trip. What’s better than a Sunday Lunch on a wintery day. We sat in the train carriage and had a wonderful meal. I had turkey with all the trimmings...More

1  Thank Emily C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for a pre arranged lunch with a group. We sat in the railway carriages situated at the rear of the inn. The food was very good and there was a nice atmosphere as some of the party were elderly and had not experienced...More

Thank RITA653
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have not visited for a couple of years, this always used to be our favourite restaurant, but standards have slipped. Food not as good these days both on taste and presentation. Waitresses not really interested, just take your order, not able to talk about items...More

1  Thank deklms
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

worth a visit if you want a slightly different, fun, quirky dining experience. Food was nice and worth the money but service was a little slow, we had to ask for our drinks 4 times (only 2 pints of coke) and by the time they...More

Thank Lg159
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very unusual dining experience in railway carriages, querky but fun. From the outside the Spotgate looks like a pub but venture inside, nice open bar area and a separate room where one can have drinks. Once called to your table a short flight of stairs...More

1  Thank Hermione M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely superb food would recommend to family and friends to dine in one of the carriages, staff very friendly. Didn’t have to wait long to be served.

Thank Karen B
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Questions & Answers
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 Steve16588 | Reviewed this property |
You can book for lunches, but I would suggest not suitable for high chairs as the size of the carriages is restricted.
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, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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