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The Staunton Arms Country Freehouse - Re-opened in September, 2010. Listed pub delivering freshly prepared dishes every lunchtime and evening as well as a great cup of coffee. Hand picked cask ales from local and regional brewers. Also including accommodation; 8 rooms plus a cottage.
PRICE RANGE
£13 - £19
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 4 days ago

What a lovely find. Welcoming and friendly staff. Large menu and the food was beautiful. I wish I lived closer so I could go more often. Highly recommend

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I came for lunch upon the recommendation of a friend. I am a coeliac and often find only the most basic/usual gluten free meals on offer so seldom eat out due to boredom. Here it was so refreshing to find over half...the menu offering gf options. We both opted for fish and chips - in my case, because the gf option is so very rarely available. We both agreed our meals were fabulous. Piping hot, clearly freshly made, a generous plateful, and promptly served with a smile. The only thing here that was average were the prices! We are in the bar which was completely full, and there was a great vibe going. Locals were very friendly and welcoming. We will come again and we will also book DBB as a gift for our son and his wife when they next come over to Nottingham for a visit.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 24 January 2024

After a drive out from West Bridgford we stumbled across this lovely country pub and was pleasantly surprised! Friendly and attentive staff and a really good Vegan menu which suited one of us (and that’s usually a difficult task). The nut roast and the lamb...shank were both enjoyed thoroughly and had it not been for the fact that we had been called to collect a sick child from School, we would’ve gladly stayed longer. This leaves the door open for a second and hopefully many subsequent visits. I wasn’t sure if I saw a Vegan pudding, but that would definitely be most welcome! Many thanks and see you again soonMore

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 21 January 2024

We visited the pub for dinner last night to celebrate a big birthday and the trip was worth it! The food was exceptional, the atmosphere was lively but relaxed and the building is lovely. Normally I find when you look at a menu you only...really want one or two things from the menu but we all found it really hard to choose a main! Everything sounded so good. Between the 3 of us we had the sea bass, sirloin steak and beef pave for a main which were all fantastic, for desserts we had the treacle tart and the chocolate and pistachio ganache. The desserts we as good as the main and different compared to other pubs which was a nice change. We're big eaters but the portions were so generous we struggled to finish dessert! We'll definitely be visiting again!More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 17 January 2024

We stayed here for our friends birthday recently. We cannot fault anything. The food was superb as were the staff who were exemplary. The room was lovely and really well maintained. The whole experience was wonderful and we would highly recommend the Staunton Arms to...anyone wanting to eat or stay here.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 1 January 2024

Visited for New Years Day 3 course lunch. Excellent atmosphere, service and food was faultless. Would highly recommend.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 1 January 2024

We loved our 2 night stay here. Its a lovely quaint hotel. The staff are very friendly and couldn't do enough to make our stay enjoyable. The food was absolutely amazing including the full English. Rooms are comfortable . I would definitely recommend it. A...big thank you to the owner and the mannagerss.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 28 October 2023 via mobile

We were seated originally in the back of the restaurant, on a table of 8 - there was 2 of us. We asked to move as it felt out of the main restaurant and cold. Lighting was poor too. The service was pretty much non...existent and felt awkward when we did interact with staff. There was no atmosphere, and they even turned the music off at one point which made it worse. The food was bland and had no flavour. The table was dirty and there were loads of flys around. Very disappointing as we have been on a few occasions before and been lovely.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 13 October 2023

Had the mini fish and chips which was plenty for me and left me room for the chocolate brownie which was delicious. My friend enjoyed her meal too. The service was efficient but not rushed and the staff were very pleasant. Although it was a...midweek lunchtime there were quite a number of people in and a friendly buzz about the place. A pleasure to dine there.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 30 September 2023 via mobile

You couldn’t make it up. We arrived at 820 pm Lots of empty tables but we were told sorry the kitchen can’t cope so we can’t have any food. Not fully booked just simply couldn’t be bothered to make anymore food Suggested we eat bags...of crisps A shame as actually a vey nice pub and we have stayed here before. I’d say that the staff simply couldn’t be bothered IMore

Date of visit: September 2023
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David Lewis, General Manager at The Staunton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2023

Hello, In response to your review, that evening we were infact fully booked, we had well over 80 covers for an evening and we said to you kindly, we are really sorry but there will be a wait on tables we can't get you in...More

Reviewed 13 September 2023

Just had lunch there today for my 50th birthday! Absolutely delicious food. Mediterranean veg soup and a lamb main. Both simply 10/10. Will definitely return! Exceptional service too. Nice quiet village pub atmosphere 😊

Date of visit: September 2023
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David Lewis, General Manager at The Staunton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2023

Thank you for your lovely review, we hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, The staunton arms management team

Reviewed 28 August 2023 via mobile

We have stayed at the Staunton Arms annually for the last 3yrs, as part of our big trek from the South East coast to North Yorkshire. The pub provides an excellent standard of accommodation, the staff are welcoming and the breakfasts are delicious. Have sampled...an evening meal there too on occasions, and although the pub seems to get quite stuffy, there’s not much to be done about that when it’s fully booked, and the food has always been lovely. Our son is a fan of the supply of colouring books but prefers his own crayons!! The bedrooms are comfortable and nicely furnished but I feel the bathrooms could do with a refresh. I can’t really complain given the price paid, but considering the standard of the bedroom areas, I feel the bathrooms let it down. Also, I did notice that lots of the ‘hidden’ areas (behind doors, skirting boards) could do with attention as they were very dusty and cobwebby. I’m not in the habit of inspecting rooms with an outstretched finger, just noticed when I was sitting on the floor by the big mirror doing my hair.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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David Lewis, General Manager at The Staunton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2023

Thank you for your lovely review, we hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, The staunton arms management team

Reviewed 27 August 2023

Excellent sunday roast - staff service very efficient - highly recommend - look forward to next visit thank you

Date of visit: August 2023
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David Lewis, General Manager at The Staunton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2023

Thank you for your lovely review, we hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, The staunton arms management team

Reviewed 22 August 2023 via mobile

We attended this venue while staying nearby. I opted for the sirloin steak which was on the specials board. It lived up to the specials tag. My steak was perfectly cooked as medium rare and was obviously well rested prior to serving. It was so...tender I think a butter knife would have sufficed never mind the steak knife. The thick hand cut chips were also well cooked. My partners salmon was also lovely. Thank you for a lovely meal in pleasant surroundings with very helpful and friendly staff.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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David Lewis, General Manager at The Staunton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2023

Thank you for your lovely review, we hope to see you again soon! Kind regards, The staunton arms management team

Reviewed 20 August 2023 via mobile

Booked a table for 2 for our Wedding Anniversary meal very early evening but didn't eat a thing! Took to a table in a stuffy hot dingy alcove with no natural light we declined to sit there and politely requested another table. There were 2...other tables for 2, obviously booked out but they could have swapped them around with ours but they wouldn't (maybe because they had stated not to sit in there) I then requested if there was a table for 2 in the bar but they pointed to one by the main door. There were much nicer tables empty and available but I felt because we turned down the other table, they wanted to be nasty. At this point we left. Absolutely disappointed by the whole experience. Cannot believe they let us walk out. Went to Whittakers in Bennington and had a beautiful meal perhaps you did us a favour!More

Date of visit: August 2023
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David Lewis, General Manager at The Staunton Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2023

We are really sorry about this, as you booked online you were assigned to the Alcove area and as we were fully booked that evening there were no tables to move you to. The bar tables we offered as another alternative as tables were filling...More

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Sadly, I think not in the rooms...we booked a dog sitter back home.
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There is a children’s play area with swings etc and seats from where you can supervise them. I believe this area is also to be upgraded next year so yes is the answer to your question.
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