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The Pelican Inn Restaurant

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Bar, British, Pub
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Warminster Road, Stapleford SP3 4LT, England
+44 1722 792642
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Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped Off on route to Southampton for spot of lunch with friends, nice smiley welcome, good old fashioned pub , food for all ,served nicely good choice all happy with meals , my gammon bit on the small side but ok , no silly prices , good selection of beers etc , would we return, yep most probably.

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Thank taffy t
Bembridge, United Kingdom
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171 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Stopped by for Breakfast, and I was pleasantly surprised by receiving a freshly cooked Full English Breakfast comprising of proper ingredients, and not the usual cheap catering crap that so many other places palm you off with. It was excellent value for money, noting that the 4 Coffees cost more than the 2 Breakfasts ???, and that the portions could... More 

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Thank Maxcaddy
Uk
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50 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

The pub was quiet when we arrived bed as we dropped in about 5 and they serve food at 6. The food was really nice and was served quickly. Would return again

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Thank Truebluekm
Warminster, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Had the worst lasagne it was greasy the mince had not been drained of .fat big pieces of onion and green pepper and no sauce between the layers. This is our local pub use to be good ,but will never go back there and has put me off lasagne for life.

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Thank juneellen34
Oakville
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We had lunch at the Pelican back in the 70's. Our memory of the place was much different than today. Meal was lunch and average at best. Didn't have the cozy charm of the once pub it was. Very much a place to eat and drink for the locals.

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Thank Ruth S
Littlehampton, West Sussex, England
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65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Varied choice of meals served throughout the day. Excellent for mid-journey breaks. Great garden for families.

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Thank generalaviationpilot
Bristol, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

We have been calling into the Pelican Inn over the years on our way to Southampton because we knew that we could always get a really good meal there. Unfortunately the last two visits we have not enjoyed our meals. I don't know whether they have changed their chef or they were having an "off" day? We called in last... More 

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Thank 11alice1313
wiltshire
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95 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

We have periodically visited the Pelican for meals and found the menu to be basic good food, well presented, cooked and tasty. Lunches were also good. The meal we had tonight was the worst we have had in years. Four dishes were unavailable from the limited menu including the pie. The French onion soup had been thickened with something (perhaps... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

We called in by chance as we were camping nearby. The food was very good and the staff great with our dog & children. I can recommend the pizzas ( home made 2 for £15 on Thursdays) and the Liver, bacon & mash. We were so impressed we went back the next evening. There is also a large garden &... More 

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Thank Richard B
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

Stopped here on our way back from Exmoor. We had no knowledge of this pub, we simply had two little ones in the car and we were all hungry! Spotted the Pelican and pulled into the car park to see if they had a beer garden for the kids to play in (didn't seem to be advertised out the front... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Warminster Road, Stapleford SP3 4LT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Stapleford
  • Phone Number: +44 1722 792642

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