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The Rifleman

££ - £££, British,
Nelson Bank | Acres Nook, Stoke-on-Trent ST6 4QL, England
+44 1782 776966
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Nelson Bank | Acres Nook, Stoke-on-Trent ST6 4QL, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We celebrated my dads 92nd birthday on Sunday, a party of 34 for 2 course Sunday dinner. The food was piping hot and delicious with lots of veg , cauliflower cheese, and 3 types of potatoes to cater for everyone's taste. Lots of gravy and...More

3  Thank Jane h
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Decided to visit the Rifleman after hearing many good things about the place and was definitely not disappointed. Although there was a full menu available we opted for the Sunday roast and it was excellent. More than enough to satisfy the biggest appetite and good...More

2  Thank nobby141261
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The rifleman catered for my daughters 21st birthday party . Buffet was outstanding , and excellent value for money, we went for the cold buffet but there was hot buffet option too . I would definitely use Alex and her team again , in fact...More

2  Thank justineashton
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Me and my partner visited for Sunday lunch today. The food was superb, and Alex, Andy and Steph can't do enough for you to make sure everything is just right. Will definitely be back!!

2  Thank Kazboz1
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

A great place to go for a great range of home cooked food, (and plenty of it) a well kept cellar with plenty of guest beers and friendly staff. Andy and Alex are lovely to newcomers and regulars alike.

2  Thank accountanter
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Took my mother here for her birthday and i was so impressed i booked for us to call again for mothers day which was absolutely fantastic. The food and staff are second to none.

3  Thank Andy P
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Went for a meal with family, the food is great (especially the steak pie). Nice homely feel to the pub, staff are very welcoming and helpful. Good selection of freshly prepared meals. Definitely be going back again.

4  Thank A1Tage
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We went with our sons and their girlfriends to celebrate our 45th wedding anniversary. I had pre booked a table, I would have liked to have been told that there would be a big 18th birthday party booked as it was really noisy and we...More

2  Thank VeronicaStokeontrent
Reviewed 24 August 2017

The Rifleman, proper pub. Decent car parking (choice of two). Decent real ales and gin selection. We ate here last Friday. Lucky to get a table as we did not book and there was a large party due. We are dieting :) so no starter's...More

3  Thank PFiona O
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

We went for a 60th Birthday and had to drive 20 miles. Lovely welcome by staff and from looking at the very great priced menu choose the Lamb Sunday dinner. Yum Its now Tuesday and I can still picture the perfect lamb melting. Starter of...More

5  Thank Dan37420
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Validated Parking
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nelson Bank | Acres Nook, Stoke-on-Trent ST6 4QL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Stoke-on-Trent
  • Phone Number: +44 1782 776966
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