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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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1 - 10 of 457 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Have not visited for a couple of years, this always used to be our favourite restaurant, but standards have slipped. Food not as good these days both on taste and presentation. Waitresses not really interested, just take your order, not able to talk about items...More

Thank deklms
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

worth a visit if you want a slightly different, fun, quirky dining experience. Food was nice and worth the money but service was a little slow, we had to ask for our drinks 4 times (only 2 pints of coke) and by the time they...More

Thank Lg159
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very unusual dining experience in railway carriages, querky but fun. From the outside the Spotgate looks like a pub but venture inside, nice open bar area and a separate room where one can have drinks. Once called to your table a short flight of stairs...More

1  Thank Hermione M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely superb food would recommend to family and friends to dine in one of the carriages, staff very friendly. Didn’t have to wait long to be served.

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having spent the morning at Stone Farmers Market, we were taken to this great pub/ restaurant. Or friends had booked 'a carriage' and were proceeded through the entrance to our lunch table. Situated in a 1920's railway carriage our table for four was waiting for...More

1  Thank Carolyn S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal. We sat in the Pullman carriage Ursula. We had soup and garlic mushroom starters, followed the mixed grill and the Pullman fillet steak for mains. Everything was very tasty but we had no room for desserts, plus we were pleasantly surprised...More

Thank AishyHeathHayesUK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for my daughters birthday... after waiting about over 40 minutes for our food we asked if our food was going to be much longer. Waiter came back and said it's on its way..... 10 minutes went by and again we asked where our...More

2  Thank liz g
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

two train coaches serving good food in a static location at the rear of building, coaches not seen from road good food and service

Thank William W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for Sunday lunch, having pre booked. Sat in one of the railway carriages, which create a pleasant atmosphere.The service was a bit slow and waited a while to order drinks and food. They were busy. When the starters (about £3.20) did arrive they were...More

Thank Steve16588
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to give the lunch menu a try as a friend had recommended it. We were not disappointed, the staff were lovely & helpful, food was amazing so lovely and the place was relaxed and had a lovely feel to it. We loved it...More

Thank Pricey040
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Questions & Answers
31 October 2017|
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Response from Steve16588 | Reviewed this property |
You can book for lunches, but I would suggest not suitable for high chairs as the size of the carriages is restricted.
21 October 2017|
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Response from MargaretBall | Reviewed this property |
I doubt it as I think this is an independent pub but you could always ring the pub.
21 October 2017|
Response from DTWinfield1 | Reviewed this property |
No but the prices are very reasonable.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, 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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