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Bridge Street, Stafford ST16 2HL, England
+44 1785 222941
08:00 - 00:00
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Fri - Sat 08:00 - 01:00
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Sitting in an old cinema to eat is fantastic and the food was great, too. It was a great atmosphere so I would definitely recommend this place, even if you just want a different experience from a Wetherspoons.

Thank Amy G
Stafford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We come in on a whim as well as planned. We come in for breakfast, lunch or dinner. We come with our young children, on date night, and with friends. The food is good, the building is lovely, the service is great. You're not getting something uniquely amazing but you know you won't be disappointed with a good standard and... More 

Thank jjbarnesrose
Stirling, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If I'm ever in a town and can't decide where to go Spoons is a failsafe venue. Always great value for money. Good service and quality.

Thank Kenneth_Smith
King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wetherspoons have a liking for turning old cinemas into pubs. The huge room could certainly not be called intimate but the decor from the age of the picture palaces has been carefully maintained. The food was good, typical Wetherspoons, even better value than usual due to the £4.99 Managers' special steak. Very helpful staff and quick service.

Thank Vigorouskingslynn
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for breakfast and requested eggs royal We can do it without the sauce? Really!! It's the sauce that makes it. This wetherspoons seems to be more about drinks than food no breakfast leaflets on the table. Won't be visiting again for food, any time soon. How can someone say good vegetarian choice!!! Same old food offered and only... More 

Thank Brenda S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff are lovely. Good pricing, the food is good for the price. Great beautiful building inside and out. The wifi is awesome. Only thing that let's the establishment down is when the door staff are on. The main one is a right jobsworth.

Thank Davecarr1709
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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

The vegetarian selection is really good and cheap, so as the drinks. I just don't like the place/building in general. All in all it's alright.

Thank Judit J
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Whilst the building delivers a lovely atmosphere and is a strange place for this to be located it is surprisingly standard in terms of quality however it always seems to be busy.

Thank Danny F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

it's a wetherspoons but what a fab makeover of a beautiful old cinema. Makes a great place for breakfast and a pint.

Thank Steveyt20
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Food is cheap and so nice. My favourite is the buttermilk gourmet burger. I also love the brownie which is lush. The carpet is very unique and old lady like, which is nice. Very good for pre drinks before a night out, would recommend the Palma Violet pitcher. The films on a Sunday are very relaxing when you have a... More 

Thank Lauren R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bridge Street, Stafford ST16 2HL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Stafford
  • Phone Number: +44 1785 222941
The Picture House first opened its doors to the cinema-going public on the eve of the First World War. The cinema screened films until the 1990s, and is now this Wetherspoon pub.

The Picture House opened its doors to the paying public for the first time on 23 February 1914. On that day, admission prices to a matinee showing of The House of Temperley ranged from three pence to one shilling. Well situated in the town's main thoroughfare, the cinema flourished during the 1920s. A new era was ushered in on 28 April 1930, when The Picture House screened its first 'talkie' - The Last of Mrs Cheyney, starring Norma Shearer and Basil Rathbone.

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