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The Spotgate Inn

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$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Hilderstone Road, Stone ST15 8RP, England
+44 1889 505277
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely surprise off my partner to come here for a special treat. Arrived about half an hour early for booking but seated straight away. 😊 lovely pleasant atmosphere & staff really attentive. Set menu for the occasion but plenty to choose from. We had the sharing starter which was lovely & just enough for us. My partner had the pork... More 

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1 Thank OldMotherB
Stafford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visited here for Sunday lunch as a party of 6 to celebrate my mum and dads wedding anniversary , the meal and service were excellent as always , you should all be very proud of yourselves , look forward to visiting again soon .

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Thank elaine63wood
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visited here for my In-Laws birthday dinner. We had a table in Car No 75, the 3rd Class carriage, and I have to say it was everything but 3rd class! The staff were very friendly and wonderful and the food was amazing. Hopefully we will get a table within Ursula, the 1st class carriage, next time.

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Thank Youngatheart73
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a great place, lovely atmosphere great food and very nostalgic. Well worth a visit. It's a must

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decided to book last minute on the lunchtime of our evening visit . Spot gate has always been a place I wanted to visit but never got around to it . Helpful staff on arrival , showed to our seat where we sat in the carriages had a meal and it was lovely followed by a drink in the snug... More 

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Thank Valiants1975
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are in a old carriage. Four of us ate fifty fifty on food quality. Carriages really need some renovation. Quirkey but otherwise not worth traveling of your way. Look at other diners dishes before you order there is a big discrepancy in quality

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1 Thank furiousjoe
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited spotgate for a number of years now and we are never disappointed whether it's a Sunday lunch or evening meal me and my husband even had our wedding meal there 14 years ago it was brilliant

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Thank lynne m
Southampton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Spotgate as other members of our party had been before and rated it very highly. We were a party of 6 in the main restaurant. I don't know if they were short of staff that night but the waiting staff did not appear to be very happy. Hardly a smile all night. We had to ask for... More 

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Uttoxeter, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an unusual restaurant as it consists of two railway carriages, so if you're into trains or would like a different experience this may be for you. The food is excellent pub food quality and the prices are reasonable, combined with good service and good ale this is a place to try out.

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1 Thank Phil C
Stafford, England, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Spotgate Inn last night with family and friends. We booked two tables in the Pullman carriages and had a great time. Wonderful unique atmosphere with first class service and excellent fresh home cooked food. Have been here in the past, in fact maybe eight years ago and loved it then. We really never expected it to be as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
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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