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Darlaston Inn

Bar, British, Pub
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Meaford, Stone ST15 0PX, England
09:30 - 19:00
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Mon - Thu 09:30 - 19:00
Fri 09:30 - 20:00
Sat 09:00 - 20:00
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Stoke on Trent
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good food at reasonable prices. Good choice and play area is good for young children. However, when we visited the pub and play area were cold.

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Thank davesalt1060
Gwespyr, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely time here. Popped in with my dad for some lunch and we were greeted by extremely kind bar staff which made us feel instantly settled. I ordered our drinks which took seconds and also ordered a giant Yorkshire pudding and a mega hot dog. Which both came out within 10 mins of ordering them, they included everything... More 

1 Thank Daniel L
Stone, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First and Last time I ever eat here. Slow service, microwaved lumpy food and burnt steak. When I complained to waitress she was not interested. They say you get what you pay for, I was totally ripped off....

2 Thank qqq007
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went here with my family for my mums 50th birthday, the food took a good 45 minuets to come out and it was almost empty, when the food did come I found a sharp piece of what looked like burnt plastic in the white of my egg which luckily I found before I had taken a bite, then my... More 

1 Thank kev1996
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had Christmas Day lunch with our family at the darlaston in this year and give it a huge 10/10 we couldn't of asked for more. As we were seated the table was decorated lovely the children had present and even the adults. The food was delivered prompt and quick and the lady serving made sure we had everything we... More 

Thank marksutty
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
69 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called her on way back from Stafford - place was empty - placed order for meals and had a drink an hour later we were still waiting yet the place was nearly empty - When eventually food arrived after an hour It was barely cooked and cold my - gammon was hard -Chips were hard and cold as were the... More 

1 Thank Michael C
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I should have had Xmas day Lunch at the Darlaston Inn with members of our family. Unfortunately we were struck by the dreaded flu bug a few days before and could not make it. No refunds were made clear at the time of booking. When informed staff offered to plate the meals so that a family member... More 

Thank Philip D
Stafford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the Darlaston Inn for a quick lunch after the excessive intake over Christmas. We ordered cheeseburgers thinking that it wouldn't take long as it wasn't particularly busy. Well 45 mins later two burger meals appeared out of the kitchen minus the cheese!!!!! The waitress took the plates away and a couple of minutes later they reappeared with a... More 

2 Thank brighteyes250148
Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

First visit here in a couple while today with a couple of friends and I have to say I was really disappointed. Firstly the menu is not 2 4 1 that was a massive plus before hand you don't mind cheap pub food if its cheap. One of us had the monster steak which even med rare was overly chewy.... More 

2 Thank cms_1990
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

On arrival the place was virtually empty for a Saturday night which should of rung alarm bells!!! The food was disgusting and the portion sizes fit for the borrowers my daughter had a grand total of 7 cold chips her chicken wasn't cooked and when cut into was blood red we complained and were told they would contact their suppliers... More 

3 Thank wdziesinski

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:30 - 19:00
09:30 - 19:00
09:30 - 19:00
09:30 - 19:00
09:30 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Meaford, Stone ST15 0PX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Stone

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