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The Blacksmith Arms

€€ - €€€, British,
Tythe Barn, Alton ST10 4AZ, England
+44 1538 702213
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (45 reviews)
“bread” (14 reviews)
“cheeseburger” (4 reviews)
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Bar, British, Grill, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Tythe Barn, Alton ST10 4AZ, England
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Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Often visit here after a trip to Alton Towers particularly as we usually stay at Tythe Barns across the road. We rocked up after the kitchens had closed yesterday but they kindly made us some chips and we played some darts and chilled after a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Slywrathchild666
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Spotted The Blacksmiths Arms on or way into Alton Towers and after checking the place out on Facebook we decided to stop for dinner after our exhausted children were all funned out. When we pulled into the car park it was virtually empty and on...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Gilbs1972
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Stopped in after a day at alto towers on the chance they are still.doing food and was great. Burger and a pint for £10 on a Monday what more could you ask for?

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Samantha S
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

After visiting Alton Towers we drove around many pubs trying to find food but everywhere was fully booked. We stumbled across this place and didn’t hold much hope due to only one table being occupied. The children ordered “ make your own pizzas” and what...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank SteveAtkinsDerby
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

We visited for dinner on a wee mini break to Alton Towers. We were delighted with the delicious food, generous portions and decent price at The Blacksmiths Arms. The lamb burger with brie was amazing!!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kirsty B
Reviewed 30 September 2018 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

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank TheHub83
Reviewed 23 September 2018

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

Date of visit: September 2018
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

Date of visit: September 2018
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

Date of visit: August 2018
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

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Natalie M
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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
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
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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