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The Whittington Arms

$$ - $$$, British,
Tamworth Road | WS14 9PS, Lichfield WS14 9PS, England
+44 1543 432340
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good24%
  • Average17%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“fish cakes” (14 reviews)
“cod” (9 reviews)
“sea bass” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pm Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Tamworth Road | WS14 9PS, Lichfield WS14 9PS, England
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1 - 10 of 822 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Brilliant place for a drink outside looking over the fields. Staff are friendly. Great food We will be back

Thank andrewT2411HH
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Ordered the prawn, chorizo and crab linguine and boyfriend had fish and chips. Linguini arrived burnt throughout (how do you even burn pasta?!) with loads of crab shell meaning I couldn't eat any of it, it was disgusting and what I did eat was bland....More

Thank Iola J
General Manager A, Manager at The Whittington Arms, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi lola J Thanks for reviewing. Apologies again for your pasta, the pasta is tossed in the same pan as the prawns and chorizo are cooked in. This pan must have been too hot. If you would like to discuss your comments further do not...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Went last week for a birthday party. The choice is limited and the service a bit slow, but all worth waiting for as the food was so very good. Good sized portions and freshly prepared. This was my second visit and I will certainly be...More

Thank thesmithy2017
General Manager A, Manager at The Whittington Arms, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello thesmithy2017 Thank you for your very positive review and high rating! I've passed your comments to the team Regards Roy General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

Been here few times. Bar is well stocked with top beers and Lager. Quiet area as well as cosy area near log fire. Children Familes friendly, as well as pets seen few occasions. Meals not too bad bit pricey other than that I’d say worth...More

Thank lazyspoon
Whit-Guest-Care, Manager at The Whittington Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi lazyspoon Thanks for your detailed review and continued support Regards Roy General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not been here before, came for a family meal. Its a nice location and pleasent staff. However food is bland and menu is very limited. There better places 5o eat to be fair at the same or slightly cheaper price in and around the Lichfield...More

Thank Terry M
General Manager A, Manager at The Whittington Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Terry M Thanks for reviewing Regards Roy General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great first impression on arrival. Been a while since previous visit. Clean, stylish and friendly staff. Stylish, relaxed decor - - good ambience. Lovely menu selection. Starters fab!! Great anticipation of mains, which sadly were both cold on arrival. However, staff handled problem very well;...More

Thank sjanmd
General Manager A, Manager at The Whittington Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi sjanmd Thank you for your high rating and taking the time to review. I'm very pleased to see that the team handled the problems with your meals well and look forward to seeing you again in the near future Regards Roy General Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came here with a friend for a girly catch up.. so we sat down and they gave us a lovely spot with a big table.. sometimes when there is just two people, you get shoved in the corner.. so it was nice we felt...More

Thank Riley0076
Whit-Guest-Care, Manager at The Whittington Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Riley0076 Thank you for a great review and for booking your party with us! Regards Roy General Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited The Whittington Arms with my Grandparents for my Birthday. We had a lovely time and the food was really good. We were served by Louise and she made the extra effort to make out visit special by putting a candle in my pudding and...More

Thank Sophie T
General Manager A, Manager at The Whittington Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Sophie T Thank you for a lovely review and mentioning your server Louise. I have passed your comments onto Lou and the team Regards Roy General Manager

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Out celebrating our sons 21st for a fairly large party with one vegan. Without being asked Holly our waitress arranged a dessert with a candle and happy birthday in chocolate sauce. Really amazing. Holly was brilliant with lots of knowledge and advice on the menu...More

2  Thank Louise A
General Manager A, Manager at The Whittington Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Louise Thank you for letting us know the service from Holly was great and for your very positive review! I have passed your comments to Holly and the team Regards Roy General Manager

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We popped in on our way back from the cinema to save cooking a meal when we got home. We were shown to a table and given a menu, as it was before 6 pm we could get the two course special which we took...More

Thank RITA653
General Manager A, Manager at The Whittington Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi RITA653 Thank you for a great review and your high rating! Regards Roy General Manager

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tamworth Road | WS14 9PS, Lichfield WS14 9PS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Lichfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1543 432340
  • E-mail
Description
Sensitively restored and brimming with countryside charm, The Whittington Arms offers British pub hospitality. Mixing classic recipes and modern dishes, the menu is dictated by the seasons, with daily-changing specials also on offer. The bar is amply stocked with fine wines and smooth cask ales, and chunky wood furnishings and quirky décor make for a homely, relaxed ambience in the dining room. A menu just for kids offers fun yet nutritious choice for younger diners.
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