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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%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (12 reviews)
“apple pie” (5 reviews)
“pate” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Hilderstone Road, Stone ST15 8RP, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went hear today and we were so impressed with the lovely food excellent staff plenty of meat on our Sunday roast nothing was to much trouble we will definitely be coming back

Thank Darren O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our second visit, but this time with friends.The outside of the Inn looks inviting with its railway connection, and we discovered that it was 50 years since the coaches were put in place. The old photographs show how this was done. This lunchtime...More

2  Thank Doug A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Many thanks to all at the Spotgate Inn for a great meal and friendly attentive service. Our first visit and it won't be the last. The lovely old rail carriages make a very different experience, if you are a fan of the railways all the...More

2  Thank ianyek12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here for lunch with a group of friends and was impressed by the main course, however I had hairs in my dessert so I politely pointed this out to the waitress who didn't seem to believe me and it was reluctantly taken off the...More

2  Thank Holly H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing Sunday roast...starter and dessert equally as good!!! Really quirky and different eating in the carriage and waiting staff are really friendly, attentive and polite .

1  Thank niki4546
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We booked a table for two within the carriages. When we walked into the resturant it is very outdated it is dark an dull could do with a new look. The carriages are of course old and periodic but again just needs a refresh especially...More

Thank Matt P
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Four of us were here (three adults and a child) Had a meal in one of the pullman carriages Great ambience,big comfy chairs and the food was excellent.Adults had steaks which were so tender and the child had fish in lovely crisp batter Will definately...More

1  Thank mosey24
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

This is our first visit here and it won't be our last. The staff are friendly and the price of the food is cheap. We came on Sunday, so we had The roast. The meat was really nice and tender. However, the carriages are old...More

Thank Thomas L
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Went here for my wife's birthday. Meals were fantastic. My wife and I had beef brisket. It was so tender and root veg gravy was lovely. Highly recommended.

Thank Colin F
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

The menu and prices are very good. Book the Pullman carriage. The carriages need to be restored on the outside to the same standard of the inside. This will not spoil the overall experience. The staff are wonderful. The food is first class. We will...More

Thank DTWinfield1
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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
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, 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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