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The Blacksmiths Arms

) #66 of 145 Restaurants in Burton upon Trent ££ - £££ , British,
Main Street | Branston, Burton upon Trent DE14 3EY, England
+44 1283 564332
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible10%
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Open Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub
££ - £££
Main Street | Branston, Burton upon Trent DE14 3EY, England
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1 - 10 of 68 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I went fro an evening meal. I had a mixed grill and my wife had scampi. With a drink each this came to les than £22.when the meals arrived they were cooked to perfection, tasty filling and incredible value. Staff are all...More

Thank Casual121
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really disappointing, not usual one to moan but food was really poor. Ordered a prawn cocktail for starters, it was more like a salad with two or three prawns ! Ordered a sharing platter, had run out of dough balls as per menu and to...More

1  Thank Hannah R
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

After the last time we visited ( which was not great) we thought we would give the blacksmiths the benefit of doubt and try again as this use to be a gem of a pub. Sadly still poor service and very poor food, what's gone...More

Thank Davidlovezfood
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Visited the Blacksmiths Arms after being recommended to go by the tutor of the course i was on -- No disappointment at all -- the food was great and the service even greater.. Well done all thanks

Thank Mik1eG
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Just moved to the area and thought we'd try this. Not impressed really. I ordered chicken tikka as didn't want anything with chips. It came with chips as they'd ran out of onion bhajis! No chutney either. 😩 fish and chips was not great either....More

Thank Debby1963
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely food, wholesome and plenty. Friendly helpful staff. Great cosy atmosphere. Always make a point of going here when I'm in the neighbourhood.

Thank Lyn B
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Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Popped in saturday afternoon, we noticed the young girl saw us as she came through the bar from the restaurant side , we were obviously waiting !! no drink in front of us ( new faces ) but walked straight passed to a regular ......More

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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Would always pop in here for a beer and meal as we loved the chips but sadly no where near as good as it use to be. Food over cooked and dry and chips tasted reheated.

1  Thank Davidlovezfood
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We have used this establishment regularly in the past and it has always been good. However this time was completely different . soup of the day was advertised on menu with warm granary bread, yet came with cold white bread. steak salad, i cant begin...More

1  Thank angieglover
Maria D, General Manager at The Blacksmiths Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2017

Well I'm am very shocked at this and am very sorry, nothing has changed and we have had a lot of great comments lately ,, I will agree the with my kitchen staff when you order steak well done it can get tough however ,,...More

Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

A lovely friend pub with good staff. All four meals were of the good standard, clean plates all round.

Thank Tez10
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Questions & Answers
22 March 2017|
Response from Maria D | Property representative |
Yes we are open and have web site
David R
29 December 2016|
Response from Maria D | Property representative |
If you would like to ring 01283 564332 I will do my up most to help
6 November 2016|
Response from Maria D | Property representative |
Hi the quiz is really great. Prizes start from £50 can be more we do free food its always to raise money for chairity . it is£3.00 per person and thats it. We also sell raffle tickets and have loads of prizes and a prize to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$13
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | Branston, Burton upon Trent DE14 3EY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Burton upon Trent
  • Phone Number: +44 1283 564332
The Blacksmiths Arms is open from 12pm every day. Monday to Thursday 12pm - 11pm Friday and Saturdays 12pm - Midnight Sundays 12pm - 1030pm Food Served Daily From 12pm - 9pm Sky Sports & BT sports available showing all of the latest games Function Room available for Private Dining and Meetings
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