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Mainwaring Arms

) #26 of 134 Restaurants in Newcastle-under-Lyme $$ - $$$ , British,
Whitmore Road, Newcastle-under-Lyme ST5 5HR, England
+44 1782 680851
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“tender beef” (3 reviews)
“mash” (8 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Whitmore Road, Newcastle-under-Lyme ST5 5HR, England
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1 - 10 of 197 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't know if we caught them on a bad day but the service yesterday was terrible. We went for a fathers day meal. Shown to our table but then no one came to us so after ten minutes I went and got drinks and asked...More

1  Thank Mark D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped off here after day out walking and was exactly what we were looking for. Traditional British pub, with good hearty food, plenty of choice and reasonable prices. We both opted for the pie and chips, the pie had lots of steak inside, was delicious...More

Thank Annabella1983
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had just been to the tea rooms across from the pub and the sun was shining so we decided to have a little afternoon drink. On entering the pub its very unusual with all nooks everywhere you go, i also really loved the decor...More

Thank jessimo
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Best steak you could have, just a shame about everything else that came with it. Service was terrible. mushroom starter very nice, Pate starter sloppy and if it's going to be fish you expect it to say on menu as fish pate does not go...More

Thank Isabell D
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Visited for the first time in a long time despite the fact that we only live up the road. We found it to be warm and welcoming with a good selection of real ales. Both our meals were pleasant and the service was good and...More

Thank Bunterjuice
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Dropped in on route for a brewery tour earlier in April after passing many times. So we came back for a proper visit and had some lunch as well which was a usual excellent Joules pub comfort food standard đź‘Ť. We'll back on our next...More

Thank Mark E
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Good food, local produce. Charming pub with plenty of character, nooks and crannies to sit and drink or eat! Clearly a local pub with regulars. If I was passing, would call in again - good food and well priced.

Thank Blackcat9990
Management response:Responded 27 April 2017

thanks for a lovely review. We hope to see you soon. Bigjon

Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Visited for a pint with a mate. Off hand attitude from one young member of staff. Asked her to put a log on the fire as it was getting low and the night was chilly. Basically we were completely ignored with an off hand comment....More

1  Thank Steve S
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

We love it here and we are lucky it's not far away from where we live. We have been at different times, weekly lunches, weekend lunches, Saturday and Sunday evenings. Every time we have been served a superb meal! Lamb Henry is my favourite, with...More

1  Thank rowe1986
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Went for Mothers day with my family. Unfortunately they had forgotten to include our booking in the diary but, in the event, found us a table, albeit in the bar by the door, not a terribly good situation but at least we got a table....More

1  Thank JGS_8
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 19
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 12:00
12:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Whitmore Road, Newcastle-under-Lyme ST5 5HR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Newcastle-under-Lyme
  • Phone Number: +44 1782 680851
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