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Fitzherbert Arms

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Swynnerton, Eccleshall ST15 0RA, England
+44 1782 796513
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What a gorgeous little find. Went here with my mum for her birthday where the steak and stout pie was so amazing I brought my husband back two weeks later. The pie is an absolute must in this restaurant. Can't rate it high enough. Gorgeously decorated inside, very quaint little place, love all different furniture and chairs, adds to the... More 

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1 Thank rowe1986
Stone, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Havn't been in since the refurb, it's fantastic ticked all the boxes, food excellent, melt in the mouth lamb shank, service, staff & décor first class, we feel we have found somewhere we really like close to home, we have already planned our next visit with friends, great place.

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1 Thank gailee272
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

There were 4 and 2 young children. Service and attention is very good. Food is a high standard and very enjoyable. Reasonable selection of beers and not the ones that you find in many of the local pubs. Rib eye steak was excellent and cooked perfectly to our request. The pie is amazing and lamb shank melts in the mouth.... More 

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2 Thank Andrew W
Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my first time dining at The Fitzherbert Arms and it did not disappoint! Beautiful home made food, very generous portions! Absolutely delicious! I will definitely be returning and I will recommend dining here to everybody!

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1 Thank LucyBradbury
Stone, United Kingdom
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222 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great range of ales, good service, nice surroundings, and good food. Personally I found the menu a little "fussy", but there is plenty of choice. Nothing bad to say about it, although it would be nice if you could reserve a table, and parking was difficult (it was Saturday night though).

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1 Thank Racingjohn789
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I wanted to go somewhere for a nice Sunday lunch. Had heard good things about this place but on arrival we were more than disappointed. We were informed that they didn't have any highchairs. A big issues when you have a one year old. This we could cope with, perhaps we should have checked before travelling to... More 

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4 Thank superdegg
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Busy at lunchtime, had steak and ale pie, a little expensive but I have to say the best I've ever had.

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1 Thank Evon H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First visit to this pub. Probably one of the best pub meals I have had for a long time. Added bonus of a little live music added to an already nice ambience. Nice service and good choice of beers. I look forward to our next visit.

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Thank Gregg57
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As the storm blew we decided a warm hearty meal in welcoming surroundings was needed. A starter of warm pork pie with a nice spicy dip was great. The tomato soup of the day was amazing and a touch of chilly heat added another level. The substantial pie of steak and stout with homemade chips and sweet tasty peas finished... More 

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1 Thank 736SimonW
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wfe and I meet friends at the Fitz on a regular basis. This pub has been completely revamped about a year ago, shabby chic seems to sum up the decor. To summarise; friendly staff, great cask and craft ales and the food is excellent, you wont leave hungry. Enjoy.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Swynnerton, Eccleshall ST15 0RA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Eccleshall
  • Phone Number: +44 1782 796513
Description
We would like to welcome you to the Fitzherbert Arms of Swynnerton. The restoration of the Fitzherbert Arms, our lovely village pub, was a joint venture between Lord Francis Stafford and pub entrepreneurs Mary Mclaughlin and Tim Bird who own a number of award-winning pubs and bars in Cheshire, Staffordshire (us!) and Dorset. We offer home cooked, flavoursome and wholesome food cooked freshly by our kitchen team, a great array of local Staffordshire and Cheshire cask ales across five pumps which are always selected from breweries within a 35 mile radius of our pub. Try our Swynnerton Stout brewed at Titanic Brewery here in Staffordshire or our Fitzherbert Best Bitter brewed just over the 'border' in Cheshire by Weetwood. We also have a real cider pump to enjoy. We offer over 30 different Ports and a well selected wine list with 16 different wines by the glass that cater for all tastes. All our food and drinks can be found via the 'food and drink' links. We look forward to welcoming everyone to our beautiful English pub.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?