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Blockhouse at the Sheet Anchor

Newcastle Road | Baldwins Gate, Newcastle-under-Lyme ST5 5BU, England
+44 1782 680804
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good23%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
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“brisket” (37 reviews)
“lobster” (25 reviews)
“burger” (77 reviews)
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Barbecue, Bar, British, Pub, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Newcastle Road | Baldwins Gate, Newcastle-under-Lyme ST5 5BU, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The meal that my wife and I were served at the Blockhouse was very disappointing. Portions were tiny. For example, we ordered a plate of nachos to share at the start. They consisted of a very small tortilla that was cut into quarters, with what...More

Thank Sibexc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on a Sunday with family. The whole pub is beautifully done out and is quite quirky and fun inside. The outside area looked inviting, but we chose to sit inside as it was a bit cooler. The staff were lovely, and were really helpful...More

Thank Katy B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this place it’s local and friendly and the cocktails are amazing. It’s a burger and ribs place so if you like this kind of food it’s amazing. I’m a celiac so carnteat this kind of food but they now do blackened cod on the...More

Thank ladylisachug
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate at the Blockhouse on a Tuesday evening after booking on line only a couple of house before. We had a couple of drinks in the bar first, good service, nice atmosphere. The restaurant was busy and there was a nice buzz about the...More

Thank JP3267
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A excellent ambience and pleasant arrival greeted and shown to our seats. Real ale is good, menu superb and ordering to service was very nicely balanced. Food was excellent in taste and presentation. A good time all round.

Thank Tony F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Maybe i'm starting to eat here a little too much, The Paragon group are good across the board. The cocktails are really good and they have a wide variety of things to choose from. I love the ribs here at blockhouse I just wish they...More

Thank Jacob H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Up there with the very best in the store area: really good food, in an excellent modern setting, with friendly and attentive staff. And good value too: large portions at a sensible price. What more could you want for a special meal out?

1  Thank Jon M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The worst fish and chips I've ever had in a restaurant and nearly as bad as the worst I've had from the local chippy. I don't think that any half decent chippy would have served up a fish like the one I got. What little...More

1  Thank 186378Phil
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been here twice now [ although i from Spalding in Lincolnshire,] as my Lady friend lives near by, very good food and service. will be back !

1  Thank robert e
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love the feel and atmosphere here, the service is great too. It is relaxed and friendly and always feels like a bit of a treat going. When choosing food though, I would stick to the things they do best, i.e burgers, chicken wings, slow...More

Thank Clare G
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Cassius S
4 June 2018|
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Response from Rebeccawalsh10 |
They allow dogs in the front area (snug and bar) they offer food and drink service here
17 April 2017|
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Response from Smudger564 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a wide double door on the side of the pub, adjacent to the car park
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$33
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Newcastle Road | Baldwins Gate, Newcastle-under-Lyme ST5 5BU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Newcastle-under-Lyme
  • Phone Number: +44 1782 680804
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Blockhouse at The Sheet Anchor is a barbecue restaurant serving amazing burgers, smoked ribs, lobster and dry aged prime steaks. Contemporary decor matched to great food and service. At the front of the building the traditional pub is reinvented serving 6 cask ales and a large selection of craft beers and lagers. Part of the Parogon Pub Group.
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