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Soup Kitchen

2 Church Lane, Stafford ST16 2AW, England
+44 1785 254775
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cakes” (88 reviews)
“jacket potato” (23 reviews)
“salad” (36 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
2 Church Lane, Stafford ST16 2AW, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

What a lovely place to eat good home cooked food. Carpet,China and black and white waiter service. I had the roast of the day. Very clean well cooked and homely

Thank lindaphoenix
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Soup Kitchen is original and you'll never be let down by the outstanding customer service you receive. Lovely place with lovely staff!

Thank shevaun b
ralph911, Owner at Soup Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks so very much for this lovely review. My kind regards from Duncan Sandy - owner.

Reviewed 1 week ago

me and my wife big kell thought this place was bloody lovely i had 1 bowl and kell had 7 there is only one thing i can moan about is the fact that kelly wasnt full after 7 BOWLS but i will be back so...More

Thank breyn0lds1
ralph911, Owner at Soup Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I am not too sure if this 'blummin beautiful' review is meant for us! However my kindest regards to Big Kell! Duncan - the Soup Kitchen gaffer!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful welcome , manager and staff were just delightful. Lovely to be served by waitresses in uniform , it had a touch of old world charm. I loved my lunch, it was Caesar Salad, I asked for salmon instead of chicken and they were happy...More

Thank gretagarbo_10
ralph911, Owner at Soup Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello there and it's not often we get a famous Hollywood actress from the 1920s and 1930s lunching here! Thanks for taking the time to leave this review and I am glad that you enjoyed the Caesar salad with salmon. I am naturally sad to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

1st time I have visited myself. Coffee, cake and long overdue catch up, all of which were fabulous. Lovely, warm, welcoming atmosphere. Staff can't do enough for you. Highly recommend. Will be visiting again.

Thank ShaznOlivia
ralph911, Owner at Soup Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I am pleased to read this kind review and that after visiting us for the first time with your friend you will be returning. Many thanks for this recommendation from Duncan Sandy - owner.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited here a few weeks ago but the food, service and atmosphere was great i have to highly recommend.

Thank AlanT1978
ralph911, Owner at Soup Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for remembering about us and I am happy you enjoyed lunch here at The Soup Kitchen. This recommendation is so appreciated Alan. Best wishes from Duncan Sandy - owner.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place, tasty food, conscientious staff. This is the perfect little eatery for a bite to eat. With its historical decor it’s an interesting and central place to grab a snack in the day!!

Thank SteveLloyd99
ralph911, Owner at Soup Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much Steve for coming in for a quick snack and rating us on here so highly. This recommendation is highly appreciated. Best wishes, Duncan Sandy - owner.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a lovely building and interior, the food was well presented and delicious with a great selection. The staff and Duncan in particular were very attentive and helpful

Thank Kenneth C
ralph911, Owner at Soup Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello to you Kenneth from the 'quaint building' and thanks for writing such kind things about The Soup Kitchen - and particularly me! Kind wishes from Duncan - owner.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We used to treat ourselves to coffee and scones at a well known national store. Not any more! Scones at the Soup Kitchen are the freshest, yummiest,largest and most moreish we have come across. And they're cheaper than at our previous 'elevenses' venue. Add in...More

Thank veerose
ralph911, Owner at Soup Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

The best scones in town eh? How very kind and I must tell those who work so tirelessly in our bake house that their efforts were really appreciated by you. I am so very pleased that you may become regular scone eaters here with us....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want old world charm, manners that are long gone, lovely setting, food to die for and a selection of food and treats that will blow your mind, then this is the place for you. We have been to the soup kitchen several times,...More

Thank AlanLRoberts
ralph911, Owner at Soup Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Alan and thanks for coming to see us from Telford. I am pleased to read that you enjoy your visits to us and that you describe our food as 'to die for'! Many thanks for this glowing recommendation. Best wishes, Duncan Sandy - owner.

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22 January 2018|
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Response from Kcrackers | Reviewed this property |
No parking outside it’s on a no access road it’s just off the high street u would prob b best to park on the new marks an Spencer’s car park and walk across into town it’s about 2 to 3 min walk. Car park is 3pounds for 3... More
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Response from ralph911 | Property representative |
Sorry completely missed this - do call me. Duncan Sandy - owner.
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Response from ralph911 | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. We allow guide dogs in our restaurant but we do have seating area outside the front of the property where you can enjoy any of our refreshments with waitress service from our team if you would... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 17:00
Thursday
09:00 - 17:00
Friday
09:00 - 17:00
Saturday
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Church Lane, Stafford ST16 2AW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Stafford
  • Phone Number: +44 1785 254775
Description
The Soup Kitchen, at the top of Church Lane overlooking St Mary’s Church, has been run by the Sandy family for over thirty years. We pride ourselves on our freshly cooked food and are so flattered that folk keep coming back time and time again to visit us. When the weather is fine our roof top garden is always popular and it’s a great place to relax and let life pass you by. From Monday to Saturday we are open for breakfasts, morning coffees, lunches and afternoon teas. Everything is homemade and our team in the bake house work throughout the day turning out delicious pastries, cakes and other delicacies. We offer table and self-service.
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