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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
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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice food all seemed very fresh and cooked well. Staff were all very polite and nice . Thank you .

Thank thomasireland79
United Kingdom
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47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a table booked early on saturday evening, we arrived early and it was busy, so busy that only one person serving behind the bar. We eventually got a drink and then sat at our table. Our first waitress was pleasant and took our order, although forgot about the drinks we ordered. Starters were average, nothing fantastic. The main... More 

Thank travelbug6211
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A rather staged and sterile public house, on the outskirts of Lichfield. The food is of good quality and the range of menu is interesting, but quality of service is varied, and standard of food delivery (from staff) is hit and miss.

Thank phillgoldsmith
Lichfield, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Table booked for 7.30pm but didn't get it until 8pm. Service was very slow - starters arrived 45 minutes after ordering followed by another hours wait for main course. Food was nothing special but very overpriced. The quickest service was the delivery of the bill. Not recommended!

Thank martsmith59
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26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked a table for the Whittington arms two weeks ago via telephone for 12 people at 8.15pm, on arrival we were told that the people on our table werent finished and wouldnt be for a while. After an hour waiting we finally got seated at a different table. We then had to get ourselves menus. I asked the manager... More 

Thank travellerjg25
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Meal booked 8:15pm - sat at table by 21.30. Ordered food with starters - asked where starter was at 10:15pm the waitress asked what we had ordered (same waitress who took order) as she was finding where it was our mains arrived with no veg or not as described on menu. Couldn't get anyone's attention, meal was cold at this... More 

Thank kateharps
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

tonight 22/3/17, I was treated to a 3 course evening meal labeled as a 'Cosy night for two' the menu was well put together with plenty of choice and the meal came with a free bottle of wine. All in all an evening to remember. Excellent venue for couples and families alike.

Thank Trevor W
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location and decor but just needs a bit more attention to detail (e.g. Our wine glasses had lipstick on, the bar staff didn't really communicate well with the one on the restaurant.) Food was tasty though and service was always friendly. Would visit again.

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

Afternoon Trish, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review, all of your comments will be noted and passed on to the team so we can prevent this from happening again. Glad that the service was friendly as always 😁 See you soon, Aby. More 

Walsall, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a party of 11 adults and two children the venue is nicely decorated but........ The food was absolutely terrible the menu says Ribeye steak it was 10cm x10cm x10mm no eye, not cooked to order, a mug of chips overdone, 4 onion rings a small pot of very thin pepper sauce and some uncooked dry kale disgusting to... More 

Thank pjkendall85
General Manager A, Manager at The Whittington Arms, responded to this review

Hey pjkendall, Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. We take all of our reviews seriously and would like to learn more about your latest visit. I would like to apologise for the unusual quality of food that you received this Sunday. If you would like to discuss this matter further, please do not hesitate... More 

Tamworth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the whittingtons arms was booked for 18 for a 60th birthday, a really nice venue food was good and considering the size of our party the food was served promptly, everything hot and tasty , staff friendly and approachable, plenty of time to open presents after and have our own birthday cake

Thank tc0les1
General Manager A, Manager at The Whittington Arms, responded to this review

Hey there, Thank you for taking the time to review us. It always makes us happy to see great feedback from our guests, especially when we have made a special occasion one to remember. I'll make sure your comments get passed on to all of the team. 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
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$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
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?