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The Spotgate Inn

) #6 of 40 Restaurants in Stone €€ - €€€ , British,
Hilderstone Road, Stone ST15 8RP, England
+44 1889 505277
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (11 reviews)
“apple pie” (5 reviews)
“pate” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Hilderstone Road, Stone ST15 8RP, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It's probably been over a year since we last ate here! We were passing on a warm Wednesday evening & made an on the spot(gate) decision to call in for dinner. It was pleasantly quiet, probably due to it being gone 8pm mid-week as it's...More

Thank Fiona P
Reviewed 5 days ago

My first visit to The Spotgate, I came here on a recommendation for Sunday Lunch, the food was delicious, I had the brisket of beef which was so tender, it just fell apart, followed by syrup sponge and custard, which for £10.75 and £3.20 respectively,...More

1  Thank jinman72
Reviewed 1 week ago

The lunchtime special is just so superb and excellent value £9.50 for two courses) I always have the pate because I have never found one better than theirs. Today I had the beef for my mains. Homecooked and it was so tender, it was like...More

Thank HimalayanLynx
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first visit here in several years. We ate in the coach part of the restaurant... now looking a little tired.... the view of the adjacent coach is not good.... it needs tidying. The menu is very good and varied, reasonably priced, and the service...More

Thank PLM47
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We live local to here and we go all the time the food is amazing and the staff are excellent, if you go be sure to eat on the trains 😋😋

Thank Jamiestoke85
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food and nice how you eat on the carriages! Good selection of wine for my wife and her friend! We stick to the beer which was good aswell. Bit pricey but worth the money for the service and the food

Thank frankbennett607
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really good meal service good and staff very friendly. It was a shame that it just did not seem to have made an effort to celebrate Fathers Day. Last year the fathers we given a pen. Saw nothing to mention it was Fathers Day. We...More

Thank terry g
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Went on the spur of the moment. Novelty dining on a comfortable old fashioned train. Seating is comfortable and cosy. Menu is fairly small but food is good quality and fresh. Reasonably priced.

1  Thank Bridgette C
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Years since I have been and the food standard was still good but oh how tired the carriages are. It needs a large injection of money to recreate the halcyon days. I wish them all the best

1  Thank KYM L
Reviewed 6 June 2017

We came across the amazing little find and was pleasantly surprises when we were offered a carriage to dine on cheap prices for extremely good food 2.25 a starter 7.25 a main will definable be back

Thank kerrie k
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Questions & Answers
Joanne C
12 January 2017|
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Response from Mart D | Reviewed this property |
There were kids in but I don't know about a menu. I only had a look at the Sunday lunch menu. Sorry I couldn't help
21 December 2016|
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Response from Andy w | Reviewed this property |
I do know they put items on the menu at the last minute although I have never been at lunchtime my advice is either ring The Spotgate and ask them or just visit and take the risk. As I have said before I have never had a bad... More
21 December 2016|
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Response from Dave E | Reviewed this property |
It's the normal starter , dinner, pud, you get around 3 choices set menu , hope this helps
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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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, 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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