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The Blacksmith Arms

€€ - €€€, British,
Tythe Barn, Alton ST10 4AZ, England
+44 1538 702213
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (43 reviews)
“bread” (13 reviews)
“mixed grill” (6 reviews)
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Bar, British, Grill, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Tythe Barn, Alton ST10 4AZ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here after a day at Alton Towers. The staff were very friendly and great with our 5 year old. If you are coming here for gourmet then you are in the wrong place. This is just good pub food served with a smile....More

Thank TheHub83
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a full day at Alton Towers we booked a taxi from our rented cottage to The Blacksmiths Arms and ended up at entirely the wrong pub at a village miles away from Alton at 7.40pm. We rang the wonderful people at the correct Blacksmiths...More

Thank Rachael S
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Used the Blacksmith Arms B&B as it was very convenient for Alton Towers. We were the only guests using the B&B the night we stayed there. The hosts were very friendly... The Room & shared bathroom was also very clean. Our evening meal was very...More

Thank PhilipS1592
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

After having a recommendation to try this place when spending the weekend at alton towers we was hoping for some good pub grub. After wanting to try the pie all day to then find out they didn’t have any was disappointing. The garlic bread for...More

Thank charjrob
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Really good food all home cooked. We were staying in the alton towers hotel and it was about a 5 min drive. Really nice country settings and good value

Thank Natalie M
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Visited here for a evening meal, we were staying in Alton towers but fancied getting away from the hustle and bustle and came across this little gem!! Family friendly, had 2 quiet drinks sat outside and a lovely home cooked meal,I had the fish and...More

Thank Mollymoos03
Reviewed 6 June 2018

We visited here after a day at Alton Towers as it is very conveniently located. We were nearly the only ones in the pub, even though other local places were fully booked . The food was really awful, in fact this is the first review...More

3  Thank Alison C
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

I don’t say it often but OMG that burger was delicious, staying at Alton Towers but prefer to eat out, I thoroughly recommend and if possible book. Yes it’s not fast food but holy cow it was worth the wait. Whoever dreamt that jaffacake cappuccino...More

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Stumbled across this total treasure on the way home after Alton Splash Park during a thunderstorm. Bar staff were amazingly friendly, clietele super welcoming, food mega fresh and home made, and all round service impeccable (daughter even got an impromtu tour of the desert kitchen)...More

Thank Charlie M
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

We come here every year when visiting Alton Towers and as usual not disappointed. The food is amazing and the staff are fantastic. There wasn't anything on the menu that was grabbing my teenage sons and they happily made them something up of their choice...More

Thank Clare W
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Jess C
13 April 2015|
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Response from dennis p | Property representative |
Yes we do, just call us on 01538 702213 We look forward to hearing from you soon! Many thanks Jade
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tythe Barn, Alton ST10 4AZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Alton
  • Phone Number: +44 1538 702213
  • E-mail
We're a well established 5 generation family run restaurant and pub, who are passionate about serving good beer with tasty fresh food. Are portions are generous but most importantly full of flavour.
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