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The Staff of Life Inn

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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550 Burnley Road, Todmorden OL14 8JF, England
+44 1706 819033
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Altrincham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I visited The Staff of Life Inn for the first time on Wednesday 12th April - what a great find. They have a good selection of food on the pub menu, but also offer a two or three course lunch menu. We selected from the latter and were not disappointed. My wife, being vegetarian, selected the smoked... More 

Thank Peter J
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had yet another excellent meal; Turbot in pernod served with clams. We are so lucky to have the Staff within walking distance of home...can't fault it.

1 Thank Carol S
Level Contributor
32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here with friends and was very impressed with the quality of the food. Staff were friendly and efficient.

Thank Diane D
Todmorden, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sunday was good would of rather had my veg in a dish but was very good indeed will return puddings where good too

Thank Platten
Todmorden, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recommend The Staff of Life. We go regularly and have never had a bad meal either for lunch or supper. It's always a joy with good specials board as well. Could sit there all evening

1 Thank Philippa130
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a gorgeous evening with our daughters , in laws and little grandson. The staff were so welcoming and relaxed with our little one. The food is of an excellent standard and variation from the perfect steak, game pot pie, smoked haddock, to the veggie choices of nut/bean roast with all the trimmings! My husband's birthday couldn't have been... More 

1 Thank janetmferry
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72 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Had a nice meal we were a last minute booking and they managed to get up in which was good. The food was all very nice the only real issues was there was a lamb kleftiko which I love and have had i Greece many times and cook it for our selfs. What came was nothing like it should be... More 

1 Thank Dan45030
Todmorden, England, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Been tonight 16th February food fantastic as always wen we've been. Starter, tempura black pudding Mmmm love black pudding. Mains beef stroganoff for the Mrs tried it tasted lovely, mine had the eagles cragg burger 🍔 was MASSIVE and very tasty, homemade chips wot more can you ask for, was going to have fish and chips someone else did wen... More 

2 Thank Dez C
Burnley, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Visited The staff of life Todmorden yesterday evening for dinner, enquired and booked online to receive a lovely confirmation from the owner , upon arrival was made to feel very welcome by the owners and staff ,on offer at the bar was a good selection of ales. There was a fantastic selection of food on the menu , ordered a... More 

1 Thank Burnleyboystours
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Had a Saturday lunch with friends,, pub was quiet and therefore lacked any atmosphere, it was a cold day but a log burner was unlit, tired decor and furnishings. Food was very good and the staff were pleasant enough. Would we visit again,,, probably not. Some general maintainance is definitely needed on the exterior, the place looks tired and if... More 

Thank Jojow2013

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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
Average prices
US$6 - US$23
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 550 Burnley Road, Todmorden OL14 8JF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Todmorden
  • Phone Number: +44 1706 819033

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