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Potters Bar

££ - £££, , British
Lysander Road | Meir Park, Stoke-on-Trent ST3 7TW, England
+44 1782 395649
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good15%
  • Average13%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible18%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (3 reviews)
“local pub” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00 Hours
Pub, Bar, British
££ - £££
Lysander Road | Meir Park, Stoke-on-Trent ST3 7TW, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service at this pub, once efficient, is now terrible. Customers waiting for a pint, I’m my case more than 15 minutes, but only one member of staff behind the bar and the manager refusing to come out to help. Unbelievable.More

Thank John L
Dan M, General Manager at Potters Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi John! Thanks for taking the time to review. I would like to look into this. Is it myself you refer to when making the point that I refused to come out and help the member of staff on duty?? If it is, I would...More

Reviewed 1 November 2018

Next in the queue for service, ordering meals for three people.the barmaid, come waitress, come dogsbody, completely ignored us and decided to take orders from an elderly man, will not say gentleman, who wandered up to the bar was served then gave the barmaid orders...More

Thank Jet44611347721
Dan M, General Manager at Potters Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Hi There. It was me trying to apologise as you were leaving, and i’d like to explain the situation yesterday. But first of all, I’d like to address the issue of you referring to a valued member of my team as a “dogsbody”. I appreciate...More

Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

We ordered burger, my husband said his was fine, my was stone cold when it come out. I asked then to change it, it was fairly warm the second time, but was not booked through and was completely tasteless. Will never eat here again .More

Thank Donnalegeckis
Dan M, General Manager at Potters Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2018

Hi Donna. I’m sorry that your food wasn’t up to our usual standards during your visit. We rarely receive negative feedback so this has come as quite a surprise. I’ll look into the situation and assure you that we will endeavour to make sure it...More

Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Had the best pizzas by far on Tuesday evening to takeaway fresh and tasty And better than the leading pizza takaways in the area highly recommend a mid week treat

Thank Simon L
Dan M, General Manager at Potters Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

Thanks for the awesome review & reccomendation! Glad you enjoyed your visit, and your Pizzas! See you next Tuesday for more TWO FOR £10 Pizza!

Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We have been for lunch and for dinner on 2 different occasions and we were not disappointed. The food is excellent lovely staff. The lad who served us at the bar and brought our meals to us was very friendly and so professional. Service was...More

Thank Suzana D
Dan M, General Manager at Potters Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Hi! Thanks for taking a couple of minutes to pop on here and leave such amazing feedback! I’ll be sure to pass on your lovely comments and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 11 August 2018

Went for lunch with husband and granddaughter. Staff efficient but not overly friendly. Had to wait at the bar for a while whilst the barmaid went to change a barrel - hence a queue formed. Chose a pasta dish and the others had fish and...More

Thank JGS_8
Dan M, General Manager at Potters Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Hi There! Thanks for your feedback, I’m glad that overall, you visit was a good one. And I’m also glad to hear that you’d visit again. We can only apologise for the wait whilst changing a barrel. Unfortunately it always seems to run out while...More

Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

I have recently moved into the area and I'm really pleased to find such a nice friendly pub nearby. I went regularly to watch the world cup, there was always a nice atmosphere with a mix of ages. I've been told there is a new...More

2  Thank truly_me
Dan M, General Manager at Potters Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Love reviews like this, they make it all worthwhile! And it’s great to know that the change is being noticed positively. Thanks for the positive feedback and we’ll continue to do our best in order to be a GREAT local pub at the heart of...More

Reviewed 14 June 2018

We moved into the area just under a year ago and have only just managed to get ourselves to The Potters Bar to try out the food. We were not disappointed and for me, someone who does not normally eat burger buns or chips how...More

Thank JackyCwiero
Dan M, General Manager at Potters Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2018

Hi Jacky! I’m glad that overall, you enjoyed your visit! Not sure what happened with the coffee but I’ll certainly look into it for you! I hope to see you again soon! Thanks for the valued feedback!

Reviewed 23 April 2018

Went with the family but wish we had gone down the road to the weathervane. Should have realised what we were infore when we pulled into the car park to be greeted by broken glass on the car park & litter. The pub itself was...More

Thank Graham T
Dan M, Manager at Potters Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Hi Graham. First of all let me apologise for the fact that our Sunday lunch didn’t live up to your expectations. I am the new Manager at the venue and I am fully aware that while everybody has different preferences to how this items on...More

Reviewed 22 April 2018

We didn’t bother having a meal. The noise level in this ‘family pub’ was terrible. The language being used by some men (a football team I think) was disgusting. Take the swear words out and it woukd have been silence. Staff didn’t seem interested. Very...More

Thank delilahStokie
Dan M, Manager at Potters Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Hi There. I’m the new Manager at the Potters Bar and the pub is in a time of transition. Thankyou for your feedback, I will certainly act on it. If you could call me at your convenience I’d like to chat about your visit and...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$19
Pub, Bar, British
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lysander Road | Meir Park, Stoke-on-Trent ST3 7TW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Stoke-on-Trent
  • Phone Number: +44 1782 395649
  • E-mail
A big welcome is waiting for you at The Potters Bar in Stoke-on-Trent-a community pub with great service and a vibrant atmosphere. We've got plenty of choice behind the bar, from real ales and fine whiskies to cheeky cocktails and sparkling wines. Pop in midweek for a quick drink and a catch-up with mates, or make us your first stop of the weekend! With Friday Feeling food-and-drinks deals getting the party started, we're the ideal place to warm up for the night ahead. Kids are welcome to grab a treat from our children's menu. And everyone's invited to our regular pub quiz nights, held twice weekly. See you soon!
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