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The Spotgate Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
Hilderstone Road, Stone ST15 8RP, England
+44 1889 505277
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (12 reviews)
“apple pie” (5 reviews)
“pate” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Hilderstone Road, Stone ST15 8RP, England
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Absolutely superb food would recommend to family and friends to dine in one of the carriages, staff very friendly. Didn’t have to wait long to be served.

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Having spent the morning at Stone Farmers Market, we were taken to this great pub/ restaurant. Or friends had booked 'a carriage' and were proceeded through the entrance to our lunch table. Situated in a 1920's railway carriage our table for four was waiting for...More

1  Thank Carolyn S
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely meal. We sat in the Pullman carriage Ursula. We had soup and garlic mushroom starters, followed the mixed grill and the Pullman fillet steak for mains. Everything was very tasty but we had no room for desserts, plus we were pleasantly surprised...More

Thank AishyHeathHayesUK
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Came here for my daughters birthday... after waiting about over 40 minutes for our food we asked if our food was going to be much longer. Waiter came back and said it's on its way..... 10 minutes went by and again we asked where our...More

2  Thank liz g
Reviewed 25 October 2017

two train coaches serving good food in a static location at the rear of building, coaches not seen from road good food and service

Thank William W
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Went for Sunday lunch, having pre booked. Sat in one of the railway carriages, which create a pleasant atmosphere.The service was a bit slow and waited a while to order drinks and food. They were busy. When the starters (about £3.20) did arrive they were...More

Thank Steve16588
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

We decided to give the lunch menu a try as a friend had recommended it. We were not disappointed, the staff were lovely & helpful, food was amazing so lovely and the place was relaxed and had a lovely feel to it. We loved it...More

Thank Pricey040
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Been here on numerous occasions, the food is outstanding (got no problem with that). Booked for a private carriage in September for 22nd October has we had got a friend visiting from Thailand and thought it would be a nice surprise for him. When we...More

Thank Gordon B
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Loved the spotgate inn and was so excited to take a friend to see it. Was so disappointed to see the interior had been ripped out and replaced by unsympathetic interior. Such as shame to lose the things that made it special. Some one had...More

2  Thank politesociety
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Went in for lunch on a Saturday as attracted to it as a country pub that I had passed lots of time. Bit quirky as they have two train carriages through the pub where you can sit for food etc. That was quite unique and...More

2  Thank jot75
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Questions & Answers
22 November 2017|
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Response from RITA653 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure how many will be seated in the two carriages at the rear of the restaurant. We were a group of 30 and were easily accommodated in one carraige
1 November 2017|
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Response from Steve16588 | Reviewed this property |
You can book for lunches, but I would suggest not suitable for high chairs as the size of the carriages is restricted.
22 October 2017|
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Response from MargaretBall | Reviewed this property |
I doubt it as I think this is an independent pub but you could always ring the pub.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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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