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The Malt Shovel

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££ - £££, British,
Chorley, Lichfield WS13 8DD, England
+44 1543 685277
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“faggots” (6 reviews)
“mixed grill” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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LOCATION
Chorley, Lichfield WS13 8DD, England
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1 - 10 of 285 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Just got back from here. First let me say the people have only been there a week, however why they thought they were ready to open is behond me. Ask for a wine off the list didn’t have it then asked for a different one(Zinfandel)...More

Thank debbiedoris
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Under temporary managers but the food was lovely. Let's hope they decide to take it on and restore it to its former glory. Come on people give the new people a try! Singer in the bar after was brill and a good busy bar.

1  Thank Tescojane
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had scheduled lunch during our walk here however when we arrived they were not able to serve any food as there was a problem with the gas and were waiting for an engineer, also there was limited choice of drinks as some of the...More

Thank Thisisour0pinion
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Visited on a quiet week day and were welcomed in the bar with our dogs. Great choice of good pub food as well as pizzas - all reasonably priced. Will certainly visit again when in the area.

Thank Jerufmads13
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Sunday Lunch in the Malt Shovel for 4 + Dog in the bar area after a big walk on the Heart of England Way. Greeted by a lovely warm open fire, real ale and a friendly welcome by the staff. Food choice looked great and...More

1  Thank Maisy J
evo11, Manager at The Malt Shovel, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2018

Thanks for your review, glad you enjoyed your visit, your lovely dog was so well behaved , cheers John jane and the team

Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

We found this by looking through trip advisor. This is a lovely traditional pub with a great atmosphere. Very friendly owners. The food was very good and all homemade . Prices were good to, we will,certainly being going back for a second visit

Thank Martin J
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

We were early, the young lady behind bar made us feel welcome and nothing was too much trouble, then when restaurant opened the service was good, my husbands steak was perfectly cooked for him but mine was a little over cooked, asked for rare and...More

Thank bleakhurst
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

I visited here with friends and family on a Saturday evening recently. Food and choice were good as was service. £30 per head for three courses was reasonable for what was provided including drinks. Eat here and you will not be disappointed.....

Thank Jenxjenx
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

What a lovely place, warm welcome from the staff. The faggots mash and mushy peas were fantastic fresh and full of flavour. The chicken with leak and Stilton sauce to die for all in all a top place to eat, will definitely be going again.

Thank John B
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

A warm welcome waits at this lovely local pub and restaurant. A great menu in this newly refurbished pub. We have eaten here several times during a December for various get togethers and must recommend it whatever the size of your party. Freshly cooked, hot...More

Thank Carolyn M
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Rebecca J
25 April 2017|
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Response from 63pj | Reviewed this property |
On the occasion we visited for Sunday lunch the price was extortionate for what took someone in the kitchen a long time to assemble from the freezer.
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Harry H
14 July 2015|
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Response from evo11 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
ws138dd , cheers
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$24
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
10:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 23:00
Thursday
10:00 - 00:00
Friday
10:00 - 00:00
Saturday
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chorley, Lichfield WS13 8DD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Lichfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1543 685277
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Description
The Malt Shovel is a traditional inn with log fires and located in the beautiful surroundings of Chorley near Lichfield. Offering home cooked food and rela ales.Children and dog friendly.
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