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The Bridge at Branston

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Tatenhill Lane | Branston, Burton upon Trent DE143EZ, England
12:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 21:30
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited on a very busy Saturday evening (definitely book!). The pub/bistro is cosy although there is quite a bit of noise so in a large group you cant all hear each other. Of course this is also known as a buzzing atmosphere. The staff were friendly and efficient. The food was delicious although my husband thought his pizza may... More 

Thank Alison L
Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on Saturday evening with friends, friendly welcome by all the staff followed by a fabulous meal. Will definitely be heading back

Thank JonPrescott
Burton on Trent
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I hadn't been since ownership changed. I would definitely go again. Food still great. Lovely menu choices and staff/service excellent. I have always loved the cosy atmosphere in this little place so I was glad to know it's still a great little pub under new ownership.

Thank dollydes
Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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309 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

I don't normally do italian, but this was a very pleasant change. small bistro/pub all in one room, but was quite empty on the night we went. service excellent!

Thank Paul W
Burton -on -Trent
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Having read the good reviews on here, I thought I would give it a try for a birthday meal with my friend. Sadly I was not impressed at all. Although we were 10 minutes late, our table wasn’t ready and there was nowhere at all to sit whilst we waited. When we eventually got our seat, we had quite a... More 

Thank Jiver31
London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed the food when we visited recently, The only issue I have is that it looks like they are trying to squeeze as many tables in as possible which gives it a very cramped feeling which I am not a fan of. Food was delicious and the staff were excellent.

Thank andrew s
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Had a 3 course meal with wine and it was great! Staff very friendly nice chilled atmosphere, spot on.

Thank donnaj123
Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We went for a lovely meal last week, 3 courses with wine, each course was wonderful. Would def go again very very soon thank you.

Thank Stephanie R
Redwood City, California
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62 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We were surprised and pleased to find that the Bridge was serving a traditional trattoria menu with great thin pizza and an excellent selection of fish dishes. The service was very friendly and the food was delicious and well presented. All this was served under an exposed beam ceiling and in front of a crackling fire. It was a great... More 

Thank Chris T
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

My first time here and i was pleasantly surprised. It's a tiny but lovely environment with a friendly greeting from the hostess. We ate 2 courses (plus bread and oil) and 2 beers a pice for a tottal of around £115 for the 5 of us. Everyone thought the food was fabulous, and we'll be back again soon.

Thank Paul W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Cheap Eats, View
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tatenhill Lane | Branston, Burton upon Trent DE143EZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Burton upon Trent
  • Phone Number: 441283564177

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?