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The Spotgate Inn

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Hilderstone Road, Stone ST15 8RP, England
+44 1889 505277
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Rugeley UK
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

What a great place to eat.It looks like a normal country pub from the outside.When you enter through the front door you are confronted by a staircase taking you to two of the most beautiful railway carriages from the days of steam travel.Both carriages are set out for your dining pleasure.I won't say any more about them as it may... More 

1 Thank TommyTucker18
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We decided last minute to pop into the Spotgate Inn after hearing good things from friends. It definitely didn't disappoint. We both had a two course meal and all aspects of the meal were lovely. The value is phenomenal! Generous portions and delicious grub, we will be recommending and returning!

Thank Laura T
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Great food great staff and lots of help with the avalibliity of gluten free beautifully cooked great quirky train carriages will eat there again ...

Thank Chris J
Greater London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
72 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

I've visited this pub/restaurant many times and it is without a date a nice little place, however it does play to its full potential. The Spotgate Inn never really seems that busy in the week or early in the weekends, but in some ways I'm not complaining as it means we get a table. For those that done know the... More 

1 Thank danioko
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Gluten free menu here. Staff know there stuff. Lovely building and old trains to eat in. Home cooked food in a relaxed atmosphere with staff who know what you need thank you!!

1 Thank harrietdenson
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97 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Somewhat remote pub but very busy at Sunday lunchtime when I called in for drinks. This is more a dining pub than a drinking pub but dog Lucy was accepted nonetheless and I enjoyed a good pint of Old Speckled Hen

1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We are extremely disappointed and quite honestly disgusted at the service tonight. After finding a bone in the chicken that made me almost choke. There was no concern, just ignorance and complete disregard to the matter. When we did eventually complain, the staff member went off only to return to ask us if we wanted desserts; as if we hadn't... More 

1 Thank Joshua W
Stone, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Extremely warm welcome, food was excellent, piping hot, very fresh and plentiful, would definitely return, 1st class and highly recommended

Thank 165dee
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Please be careful when ordering coffee I got scalded with boiling hot coffee when I pressed the plunger down on the cafetere. My injury needed hospital treatment The cafetere was filled too full. The response from the waitress was "this has never happened before"This spoiled my experience of this restaurant. I will not be going again.

2 Thank carole h
Stafford, United Kingdom
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134 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Nice setting in the coaches and great serving staff let down by the food. Starters okay as three had bread and olives and one had the prawns. Three had salmon and I hope it wasn't boil in the bag. It said poached but way overdone. The chicken was okay. Vegetables were probably frozen and lifeless. Desserts - the cheesecake was... More 

2 Thank Roger T

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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
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hilderstone Road, Stone ST15 8RP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Stone
  • Phone Number: +44 1889 505277

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