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The Tavern

College Road, Denstone ST14 5HR, England
+44 1889 590847
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (38 reviews)
“pizza” (32 reviews)
“bakewell tart” (5 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 23:30All hours
Bar, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
College Road, Denstone ST14 5HR, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we went whilst staying in Denstone at Easter, came highly recommended and did not disappoint, it was lovely, friendly staff and the food is amazing

Thank kjcmah
Reviewed 18 December 2017

I had seen one or two bad reviews, but the people who wrote them must be very picky. We had reserved a table and where quickly shown to our table. After ordering there was a bit of time before our food was bought to the...More

1  Thank brainl61
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Attentive staff in a roomy pub. Good selection of English style main course lunches with choice of desserts. There is a good car park opposite the pub.

Thank roger t
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Another super dining experience at the Tavern. Ditch the D*m***s! Enjoy amazing authentic hand made pizzas in a local setting! Yum! (and lunch tomorrow sorted with what we couldn't eat). Highly recommended.

Thank Vonshine16
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Love this pub, gorgeous fires, fab décor but the last time for food orders is 8.45pm on the dot or they make it very clear you are not welcome.

Thank justfitzy
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

We visited The Tavern with family including two young children for lunch. The menu wasn’t particularly big consisting of “Pub Favourites” and Steaks, but this was absolutely fine and everyone easily chose. The food was excellent, particularly the steak and ale pie. The portions were...More

Thank Danieldaniel121
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Had an amazing meal here while staying near Alton Towers. Delicious pork belly & my daughter's fish & chips was lovely (even though it was a kid's meal). Highly recommended & so glad our B&B booked us into this hidden gem!

Thank Helen W
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Friendly welcome , a delicious meal with really good dressed salad and chips very obliging staff .A very clean,tidy pub.

Thank laura532017
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Went to the pub after an internet search of local pubs. It was clean, tidy and very pleasant inside. It was dark so we couldn’t really see the outside. The beer was good and the food was excellent. The staff were very good and there...More

Thank Mojorojo1
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Have not been for a while . Perfect beef . Excellent fresh veg , Yorkies with a huge rise! Super Sunday . Nice to see so many families out .

Thank ladymary67
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21 June 2017|
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Response from Nicky T | Reviewed this property |
Yes, plenty opposite in the village hall x
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: College Road, Denstone ST14 5HR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Denstone
  • Phone Number: +44 1889 590847
16Th Centuary Village Pub and Restaurant in the very pretty village of Denstone 10mins from Alton Towers , 30 mins from the Peak District . Serving quality , local produce, Real Ales, Fine Wines , Real Wood Fired Pizzas at Weekends .
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