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The Spotgate Inn

€€ - €€€, British,
Hilderstone Road, Stone ST15 8RP, England
+44 1889 505277
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Hilderstone Road, Stone ST15 8RP, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We've always loved this place and it still brings back special memories. The staff were all very polite and very helpful not just to us but to all. Food was very nice, our starters were excellent mains were tobeef and the turkey was all very...More

1  Thank Andy8ball
Reviewed 4 days ago

We dropped in as we were passing. Hubby and I had starter and main. Garlic mushrooms for him and soup for me, he said they were lovely, and my soup was one of the best soups I've tasted for a while. Main course was ok,...More

Thank dawny12345
Reviewed 5 days ago

Having gone to the The Spotgate Inn for many years this is the first time I have written a review and I must apologise for not doing it sooner. The staff are outstanding, food absolutely fantastic and sitting in the Pullman carriages whilst eating your...More

Thank Mr-RMT
Reviewed 1 week ago

plenty of parking, good clean exterior and interior 2 train carriages form the restaurant. the carriages are really beautiful. the service was a little slow but the food was lovely. prices were mid range. service with a smile

Thank Dawnjh
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in the area and decided to eat here. We sat in one of the dining carriages, the menu is standard pub food. The food was good and piping hot. Polite and welcoming waitresses. Good value for money.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recommended by a member of my family.....and we were so glad they told us about it! Visited with friends and had a delicious lunch in very attractive surroundings. There are 2 pullman carriages with tables for 4 or 2 so we couldn't sit in those....More

1  Thank StaffordshireTaff
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful Sunday lunch. Great atmosphere in the carriages and the staff were friendly and efficient. Vegetarian meals are usually an afterthought but not at The Spotgate! I had the courgette and brie crumble and it was excellent.

1  Thank 869Heather_C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a quirky beautiful old fashioned pub! We sat in the train carriages and had Sunday dinner which was excellent value for money and fresh! Mother and father in law loved it too and my partner and I will definitely return. Fab fab fab!

1  Thank Hayley W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recommended to us by several friends so my wide and I took son and girlfriend for her 21st. We reserved the 1st class dining carriage and what a treat it was ! Very stylish indeed Service was very prompt and professional all evening We had...More

1  Thank barry t
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although they don’t normally do this, we arranged to have the ‘wake’ after my Mum-in-Law’s funeral at The Spot Gate. (We had booked her 80th birthday party there for May this year but sadly, we had to cancel that booking.) The Spot Gate put a...More

Thank Tim H
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21 April 2018|
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Response from JGS_8 | Reviewed this property |
I am not the owner so I do not know, however they do have seating area outside and also a separate bar so I would suspect so. Sorry I cannot be more helpful but try and ring them and they will do their best to accommodate... More
21 November 2017|
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Response from RITA653 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure how many will be seated in the two carriages at the rear of the restaurant. We were a group of 30 and were easily accommodated in one carraige
31 October 2017|
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Response from Bridgette C | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can book trains. Make sure you tell them you want to sit in the Pullmans. Seats are fine for young children. (Arms on seats and seats quite deep with table quite close to seats) As its a train, seats are relatively... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hilderstone Road, Stone ST15 8RP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Stone
  • Phone Number: +44 1889 505277
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