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The Tavern

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College Road, Denstone ST14 5HR, England
+44 1889 590847
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
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Sun 12:00 - 23:30
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17:00 - 23:30
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Uttoxeter, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have just got back from a wonderful evening at The Tavern. They had laid on a special menu for Valentines Day which was 3 courses with a choice of 3 or 4 dishes on each course. Both my husband and I said that we could have eaten any of the choices on the menu as they all sounded delicious.... More 

Thank JessTurner
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We eat at the Tavern quite regularly – at least once a month on a Sunday for the sumptuous carvery. Now, whenever and whenever we eat out we play a game of “Marks Out of Ten”. I.e. marks out of 10 for the starter, main, desert drinks etc. and then an overall mark out of 10…. I can honestly say... More 

Thank Jacky W
Uttoxeter, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is by far one of the best pub Sunday lunches I have had in a very long time. We were is a large family group of all ages and they managed to seat us without a hitch and ensure that everyone had drinks etc. The food was fresh, properly home made (real, proper gravy) and two choices of delicious... More 

Thank Emily W
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Went to the Tavern after a long walk, Decided to have Sunday lunch here, arrived 15 mins late for the carvery, second sitting finishes at 1.45. Chris still accommodated us. We were not disappointed the carvery was all freshly cooked with a lovely selection of vegetables and a choice of 2 meats. Delicious. managed to squeeze in a pud to,... More 

Thank Sandra W
Uttoxeter, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

6 of us visited here for a meal out in the new year, slightly sceptical about having to get a taxi as I couldn't be bothered to travel but it was a great decision. On the night there was only one man working the bar and the restaurant and it never felt like he was over whelmed, service was great.... More 

Thank TomMagness1992
Uttoxeter, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Just popped in today at the mid-point of a walk, needed refreshing and food. Great service at the bar with a nice selection on the menu, freshly cooked and quickly brought to us, we can recommend the Cajun chicken. What topped off the visit with no prompting was the offer to take us back to the car 4 miles away... More 

Thank johnigreg
Ashbourne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

My husband's favourite pub excelled for his special birthday. Family members aged 8 to 80 from as far afield as Australia enjoyed an excellent meal with friendly and efficient service. Thanks to all at The Tavern.

Thank SuPaAl
Rocester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

First time I have been to the tavern and I do not regret it, excellent service and also the food was great, chris was a great host and looked after us

Thank kasiabartnik89
Buxton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

A Boxing Day meal with family!!!! Choice of food, fussy children made very welcome, my daughter enjoyed the real mans chilli!!!! Cheesecake for dessert was delicious!!!!!

Thank bobbybobster1
Uttoxeter, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

A Superb old village Inn. Excellent food and drinks, served with a smile. Good value guaranteed +++++

Thank DoctorClive

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: College Road, Denstone ST14 5HR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Denstone
  • Phone Number: +44 1889 590847
16Th Centuary Village Pub and Restaurant in the very pretty village of Denstone 10mins from Alton Towers , 30 mins from the Peak District . Serving quality , local produce, Real Ales, Fine Wines , Real Wood Fired Pizzas at Weekends .

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?