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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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11 - 20 of 432 reviews

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
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Saturday lunch for two. The food was lovely and the staff were great. We found the whole experience brilliant. Will definitely go back. Thanks for a great meal.

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Booked a table here after seeing a friends post on Facebook. First impressions on the building were it looks basic and dated. Omg. Give it time...... Seated in an old first class railway carriage. Amazing ambience. Feels like you have gone back in time Food...More

1  Thank neen101
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Booked an evening meal just on the off chance for my wifes birthday.She asked for homecooked food in quirky surroundings and the Spotgate Inn provided both.We sat in an old pullman rail coach which was quite a pleasurable experience. We had some really well cooked...More

1  Thank Neil H
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We took family from Wales here,4 of us for an evening meal,as they had not been there before,we have been on several occasions,and always found it a good place with good food,but this visit was different again,the staff were so helpful,polite,and so happy to provide...More

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Not knowing the area this was a lovely surprise from family who treated us to dinner in one of the first class Pullman carriages. Very friendly welcoming staff and the private dining area for four had great ambience. Truly a treat! The menu was very...More

1  Thank Vivien W
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Four of us went for Sunday lunch for my brother in laws 80th birthday in the first class carriage. We all had slow cooked brisket of beef it was gorgeous lovely veg, the apple pie and warm chocolate fudge cake were gorgeous as well. Would...More

Thank doubletulip
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Very comfortable and quirky restaurant with very good wholesome food. Not a great selection available but good sized portions. Service a little slow, provided by a flock of nice-but-dim seemingly cloned ingénues. Good value for money and well worth a visit, unless you're in a...More

1  Thank Loopride
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Visited here today for a Sunday lunch with my parents and boyfriend having not been for years and years. Thought the Sunday dinner was really good- tasty, plentiful and the beef brisket was cooked to perfection. Puddings were nice, small selection on the Sunday menu...More

1  Thank Harriet B
Reviewed 4 May 2017

This was our first visit to this pub for a meal. We reserved a table in the Pulman Carriages (you have to ask for this). It felt like we were on the Orient Express! Although a bit worn, the charm of the 1920's carriages really...More

1  Thank MargaretBall
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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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly
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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