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The Market Vaults

££ - £££American, ,
4 St. Martins Place, Stafford ST16 2LA, England
+44 1785 256126
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good22%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“meat sweats” (21 reviews)
“burgers” (106 reviews)
“fries” (16 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
££ - £££
4 St. Martins Place, Stafford ST16 2LA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I must've been to the Market Vaults for food at least 30 times over the last few years. The quality is always exceptional, the service is fast and straight-forward and the Burger Du Jour is always worth a go

Thank eggy900
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good service, good choice of draught beers (including a local beer) served at the correct temoersture. Excellent choice of burgers.

Thank nigelm8
Reviewed 20 August 2017

I always go to the same place for my veggie burgers but this Saturday evening I couldn't get a table. My husband suggested "The Vaults" as he'd heard good things. I reluctantly agreed and so glad I did. The Morrisey burger was excellent as was...More

Thank Kim W
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Know of this pub, but first visit in a very long time, have seen the good board boast of best burgers, so, thought we would give it a try, it's a proper old fashioned town pub, nearest parking, probably Asda. Pub is small and dark,...More

Thank Margaret H
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Great place to go for a brilliant burger! Good portions and flavour! It is a pub atmosphere so i imagine it can get quite loud when the pub is busy, but great for a family meal and small groups!

Thank Emily C
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We went at 12pm for lunch. The service was surely to rude. The burger tasted as if it was frozen and defrosted by microwave. Or just microwaved. The chips were oily. Wild horses couldn't get me back in here again.More

Thank dubudave
Oliver K, Owner at The Market Vaults, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

The fact that you would accuse us of simply microwaving a burger astonishes me! If you found the service rude, sometimes we are very busy and I apologise for that. I must categorically state that all our food is cooked fresh and that we have...More

Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

This place has risen from obscurity and transformed itself into a place that offers the best burgers in town! Not a fan of a burger, no problem have a smokin yolkin sandwich. There isn't anything on the menu that I can fault other than personal...More

Thank CuriousIguana
Oliver K, Owner at The Market Vaults, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

Thank you for the tremendously positive review 🍔❤️🤙

Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Visited with 2 friends, it was busy but no problem at all getting served. Had the meat sweats which was so tasty!! Bar service was fantastic, nothing too much trouble, will definitely be returning

Thank Lyd2905
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Gourmet burger? Yes. Unlike some places which offer a so called gourmet burger and basically give you something standard the market vaults has a decent selection of interesting burgers such as "The Hipster", topped with a bourbon soaked pear. You know it's going to be...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Great old school traditional town centre pub, good local live music and open mike nites. Close to market square and other bars and food places

Thank eccydoves
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Barbara S
3 July 2016|
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Response from Laura B | Reviewed this property |
I don't think you can tbh we've always managed to get a seat though
Steph S
20 February 2015|
Response from OliJKendall | Property representative |
Hi Steph, Soryy for late reply, only just got this. Children are allowed in the pub in the back area (away from the bar) until 9pm. Regards Oliver Kendall Manager
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$18
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 St. Martins Place, Stafford ST16 2LA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Stafford
  • Phone Number: +44 1785 256126
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