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The Whittington Arms

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Tamworth Road | WS14 9PS, Lichfield WS14 9PS, England
+44 1543 432340
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Tamworth, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Returned to the Whittington Arms on Easter Sunday, following a very poor experience a couple of months before. Delighted to learn that it is now under new management and what a difference! My partner had scallops as a starter and I had the duck wings - superb, particularly the wings. Main course was outstanding - my partner opting for the... More 

Thank davemD4242IP
1 review
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Booked a table online for 6pm welcomed at the door. Sticky platter was really tasty and mains were brilliant. Food could have been a little warmer. Will be back soon tho overall a very enjoyable experience. Staff very friendly.

Thank James B
General Manager A, Manager at The Whittington Arms, responded to this review

Hey James, Thank you for your 4* review! Delighted that you enjoyed the food on this evening, I have noted that the food could have been warmer and will be passing them on. We launched a new menu on Tuesday, it's definitely worth a try. See you soon, Aby. More 

Tamworth, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lovely atmosphere ,staff very friendly, food a bit on the expensive side but good quality dry busy but staff gave you plenty of attention

Thank June C
General Manager A, Manager at The Whittington Arms, responded to this review

Hello June, Thank you for the amazing 5* review! We hope to see you again soon, Aby. More 

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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

arrived last night, after having too wait 20 mins over our booking slot, and the staff , in a party style mood, not attentive, we were then seated, food arrived 40-45 mins later, very in happy with the food, but too hungry too follow through on the evening, a conversation we overheard other customers saying( its very hit and miss... More 

Thank shane01827
General Manager A, Manager at The Whittington Arms, responded to this review

Hello Shane, Thank you for taking the time to review us. I'm very sorry that you had to wait an additional 20 minutes for your table. Sometimes the previous guest party will still be occupying the table that you have booked. We try our very best to turn tables so that guests get the full time on their tables and... More 

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49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were arranging a drive with a mate for our car club and decided this was an excellent stop for Sunday lunch. We'd seen the good reviews and had had positive feedback from others we new who eat here regularly. Our party of five turned up to test the venue to see if it came up to scratch. No problems... More 

1 Thank WolvesinUSA
General Manager A, Manager at The Whittington Arms, responded to this review

Good afternoon, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a detailed review for us. First of all, I would like to apologise on behalf of us all here for the service and food that you received on Sunday. As you're aware, this isn't our usual standards. I will be sure to pass on all of the issues that... More 

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59 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited for late lunch a couple of days ago (Saturday, it's Tuesday evening as we write this review) with husband and my daughter. The last time we "popped in" to the Whittington Arms we were really impressed with the service, the ambience and the feeling generally, the food was great as was the service, however on this occasion everything fell... More 

Thank Strawberry1967
General Manager A, Manager at The Whittington Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, Firstly, I'd like to apologise for the level of service you received on Saturday evening as that is not up to our usual standard. Here at the Whittington Arms we are all extremely passionate about what we do, so it saddens me to hear you didn't have a great experience. If you'd like to discuss... More 

Walsall, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked here following our reading a review in our local journal magazine. What a gem , the reviewer had waxed lyrical over the food at the venue and she was absolutely right. Our starters of Duck wings and Cray fish and crab were to die for. I had a fantastic pie and my wife had a super pasta dish... More 

Thank Donpet
General Manager A, Manager at The Whittington Arms, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review Donpet. I'm glad we made your visit special! All of team are passionate about our pub & we take so much pride in feedback like this. See you again soon, Chloe More 

Tamworth, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I booked a table at The Whittington Arms for our wedding anniversary because we thought we should go that somewhere a bit more 'special'. We've visited before and always found it very pleasing and this occasion was no different. We arrived and ordered our drinks at the bar. Our waiter then showed us to our table and... More 

Thank Jermaine_Thompson
General Manager A, Manager at The Whittington Arms, responded to this review

Hi Jermaine Thank you for the time spent on such a detailed review and the 5* rating. I have passed your comments on to the whole team! Many thanks Roy General Manager More 

Stafford, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have not been to the Whittington Arms for several years; was really impressed with the decor and venue; there would be a lovely atmosphere at a busy time. The waitresses were really pleasant and efficient; the table had flowers on it which would have been a nice touch except some were dying off, which spoilt it. The decor is... More 

Thank Janet C
General Manager A, Manager at The Whittington Arms, responded to this review

Hi Janet Thank you for your review We have a new menu starting on 25/04/17 with several fixed price options and a couple of other mid week offers starting also. Our florist usually changes our flowers on a Tuesday unfortunately they were not changed this week until Wednesday I have passed your comments along to the serving team that day... More 

earl shilton, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice selection of food, able to eat as pub meal or formal restaurant sitting. Visited on a Sunday afternoon when not too busy but slightly disappointed with slow service. Would recommend for a snack, maybe not a full meal.

Thank kevski59
General Manager A, Manager at The Whittington Arms, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Sorry that the service was slow for you, we will take your comments on board and try to improve this. We hope to see you again soon, Aby More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 23
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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
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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