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The Staunton Arms

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Staunton in the Vale, Nottingham NG13 9PE, England
+44 1400 281218
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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599 reviews
362 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our large boxing day party were very well looked after with a quality 3 course lunch, lots of choices, very good service, and good value for money too! Looking forward to coming back and trying The a la carte evening menu sometime!

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Thank MaryBarryJackson
StauntonArms, General Manager at The Staunton Arms, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review! We are glad you enjoyed your meal with us on boxing day. We always aim to provide great service alongside great food and we are happy you feel you found this with us! We hope you had a great christmas and wish you a happy new year. Hopefully we'll see you again... More 

Colchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the first time I have been here, my daughter lives close by and we decides to have a pre Christmas get together as a family. The meal was a 3 course meal and we had prebooked from the menu. What can I say except it was a wonderful experience, the food was amazing, the service excellent and the... More 

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1 Thank Annie M
StauntonArms, General Manager at The Staunton Arms, responded to this review

Hi Annie, Thank you very much for your kind review! We are glad you enjoyed your family Christmas meeting with us and enjoyed your food and the festive atmosphere! We always aim to make everybody feel warm and welcomed when dining with us, providing great service alongside great food. We hope you had a lovely christmas and wish you a... More 

Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Staunton Arms has had a chequered story over the past 15 years or so, but now it is the best it has been in a long time. Birthday dinner for my son this evening, and the place was really busy on arrival. It is truly tucked away but its reputation is drawing people in. Half the area is attractive... More 

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1 Thank StephenHowarth
StauntonArms, General Manager at The Staunton Arms, responded to this review

Hi Stephen, Thank you very much for such a great review! We are glad you enjoyed celebrating your son's birthday with us and found all the food to your liking. We always aim to serve high quality and interesting dishes and we are glad you liked your choice with us on this particular evening! We will pass all your kind... More 

Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

I have to concur with most of the reviewers on here that this place is outstanding. We've been a couple of times before and the service alone puts it in a league of its own: friendly, discreet, very accommodating to individual requests and utterly professional. The food is superb and my liver parfait was the best I have ever had... More 

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1 Thank gmackay8
StauntonArms, General Manager at The Staunton Arms, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review! We aim to met the needs of each and every customer that walks through our doors and we are pleased that you experienced this with us. We are so glad that you enjoyed your chicken liver and port parfait, we are also delighted that it's the best you have come across! We... More 

Lincoln, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

We took up the Travelzoo offer for lunch with a G & T for two at £35. Staunton is a tiny hamlet well outside Newark and there would be little passing trade. As such, we did worry beforehand that a weekday lunchtime would be too quiet. However arriving at 12.30am, the car park was already filling up. Going inside, we... More 

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Thank Stewart14_12
StauntonArms, General Manager at The Staunton Arms, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review! We are glad you enjoyed your visit to us using our Travel Zoo offer, and are very happy you enjoyed your meals and drinks by the fire! We always aim to serve great food in a warm welcoming atmosphere and are happy you found this on your visit to us, as well... More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Once again, Julien, Andy and all the staff at our local hostelry did us proud with a wonderful buffet to celebrate an 82nd Birthday Party for Father/Father in law, as well as three other family members with Birthdays in November and mine too on the day! The food was excellent and plentiful and you all made it a great afternoon/evening... More 

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Thank Julie S
StauntonArms, General Manager at The Staunton Arms, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are glad you enjoyed celebrating all your family's birthdays with us and that the buffet (and brownie!) was enjoyed by all. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Norfolk, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We booked a stay at the Staunton arms as its reviews were generally very good, I can confirm they are justified. Its position is very rural,lovely and quiet with fields surrounding two sides. The pub has a very traditional look with wooden floors,beamed ceilings and an open fire. We were politely greeted and taken to our room. It had a... More 

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Thank SJohnD
StauntonArms, General Manager at The Staunton Arms, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your great review! We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us at The Staunton Arms and found your room comfortable and welcoming. In regards to the bathroom we do have a plan in place for the beginning on next year to have work done on these to keep them up to our high standards!... More 

Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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255 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

It was a shame because we had high hopes based on previous reviews and because we hadn't been here for some time. A nice pub and welcoming landlord. The menu quite extensive with standard items and specials. But I can't decide whether it is because the chef is trying too hard or not trying enough, but the food was rather... More 

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1 Thank John F
StauntonArms, General Manager at The Staunton Arms, responded to this review

Dear John, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are disappointed that you did not enjoy your meal with us. Our kitchen is made up of innovative, creative and highly experienced chefs, which we believe is reflected in our menus. We would like to point out that all of the dishes are clearly written in our... More 

Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Visited for midweek lunch. Food was very nice and portions generous. Sit in the restaurant area or by the fire in the pub area.A nice rustic country pub atmosphere.

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Thank roy102014
StauntonArms, General Manager at The Staunton Arms, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review! We are glad you enjoyed your meal with us and will look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Having been to Edan hall spa for the day was needing a overnight stay before traveling on to Norfolk .We was fancying a country pub with good food came across the Staunton arms on first impression don't be alarmed as looks a like it needs a little TLC , but our over night room was really nice, with comfortable beds,... More 

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Thank Tip72
StauntonArms, General Manager at The Staunton Arms, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your great review! We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and found your room comfortable and the staff welcoming. We are also happy you enjoyed your meal with us and have passed your kind comments on to our chefs. We hope to see you again soon! 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
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 24
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Staunton in the Vale, Nottingham NG13 9PE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Nottingham
  • Phone Number: +44 1400 281218
Description
The Staunton Arms Country Freehouse - Re-opened in September, 2010. Listed pub delivering freshly prepared dishes every lunchtime and evening as well as a great cup of coffee. Hand picked cask ales from local and regional brewers.

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