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The Spread Eagle

) #1 of 3 Restaurants in Rolleston-on-Dove ££ - £££ , , British
Church Road | Burton on Trent, Rolleston-on-Dove DE13 9BE, England
+44 1283 813004
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“pudding” (20 reviews)
“sunday roast” (5 reviews)
“rump steak” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Gastropub, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Church Road | Burton on Trent, Rolleston-on-Dove DE13 9BE, England
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Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

We went to the spread eagle 3/6/16 for a meal to celebrate my husbands birthday and we had pre booked online for 730pm it was lucky that we did because it was busy. The service from the bar and the waiting staff was brilliant no...More

1  Thank Loz-Beth
spreadeagle2015, Assistant Manager at The Spread Eagle, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2016

Hi Loz-Beth Thankyou very much for your kind comments in your review, they will be passed on to the rest of the team, were really glad that you had a great time and really enjoyed your food. The team and I look forward to welcoming...More

Reviewed 31 May 2016

Booked a meal for 3 off us, upon arriving we struggled to get to the pub as there was a festival on. we got diverted and then struggled to park - not the pubs fault but a heads up on the phone would have been...More

Thank donnaj123
spreadeagle2015, Assistant Manager at The Spread Eagle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2016

Hi donnaj123, Thankyou for your feedback regarding your visit to the Spread Eagle and im sorry to hear that your experience was not of that you expected, i will pass your feedback on to the kitchen team to why the steaks were sent out over-cooked...More

Reviewed 31 May 2016

We came across this pub by chance and at first, arriving from the Tutbury direction, we weren't sure if it was open as the frontage had a slightly shabby air. Inside, though, we had a really friendly welcome and the service was excellent throughout. This...More

Thank elizabethallison
spreadeagle2015, Assistant Manager at The Spread Eagle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2016

Hi elizabethallison, Thankyou very much for the kind comments that you left in your review and will be passed on to the team, we are very fortunate to be situated in such a lovely and historic building in a fantastic village. Im pleased to hear...More

Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Went with my brothers. It is in a great location, is very well presented, has attentive bar staff and serves a good pint of Amsterdam. Couldn't fault it.More

Thank Krb1967
spreadeagle2015, Assistant Manager at The Spread Eagle, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2016

Hi, Thankyou very much for your kind comments in your review, they will be passed on to the team and are very much appreciated. We are very lucky to be in such a great location with the brook running along side, your comments about the...More

Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Very disappointed since last visit just before Xmas 2015. Fish pie with hardly any fish. Vegetables consisted 1 carrot 1 small head of broccoli and a leaf of unchewable what I assumed was cabbage. Granddaughters pizza looked and tasted raw. Desserts were fine. Good point...More

Thank Geoffrey R
spreadeagle2015, Assistant Manager at The Spread Eagle, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2016

Hi Geoffrey R, Thankyou for your feedback regarding your visit to the Spread Eagle, i believe the review below is from the same time of visit and i will be investigating to why yours and your granddaughters meals were not to the standard of what...More

Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Visited with family and must say the pub itself, the location and the general ambience of the place was great. All staff friendly, attentive and on hand to offer any assistance. What let it down for me was the flies that were continually circulating while...More

Thank Vicky R
spreadeagle2015, Assistant Manager at The Spread Eagle, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2016

Hi Vicky R, Firstly i would like to thankyou for taking your time to leaving your valuable feedback regarding your visit to the Spread Eagle, your kind comments about the staff will be passed on to the team. Im very sorry to hear about your...More

Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

We went and the menu has changed. On asking at the bar the staff said they still serve the hallioum and chips (my favourite). The food arrived piping hot and within 20 mins. Once served you never see a member of staff to ask if...More

Thank Kataylor1985
spreadeagle2015, Assistant Manager at The Spread Eagle, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2016

Hi Kataylor1985, Thankyou very much for your feedback regarding your visit to the Spread Eagle and your kind review regarding our popular dish of Halloumi and Chips. Im very sorry to hear that you wasnt checked that everything was alright and i will investigate into...More

Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

I've been going here for so long I guess I can be considered a semi-regular. The staff are pleasant, the food is to good standards, the place is clean & tidy. On bank holidays there is usually an event on, so it gets really busy....More

Thank Sarah-Louise H
spreadeagle2015, Assistant Manager at The Spread Eagle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2016

Hi Sarah-Louise H, Thankyou very much for your kind review, your comments are exactly what we strive to be with good food, freindly staff and a clean and tidy place to be, our next event will be the next bank holiday at the end of...More

Reviewed 1 May 2016

Having a Gourmet Card helps and an email from Vintage Inns made the decision easy to go here after checking Menu beforehand. My wife and i both decided on the Smoked Haddock and Ale Rarebit with cider creamed Leeks and Cockles, what a great starter,...More

Thank Denis C
spreadeagle2015, Assistant Manager at The Spread Eagle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2016

Hi Denis C, Thankyou very much for your kind review and as it was myself who served you on this day i remember it very well and it was a pleasure to host for you both, allowing you to have a great meal, i remember...More

Reviewed 1 May 2016

Family meal for the three of us. Varied menu, food well cooked, a mistake with the ordering was quickly corrected and the bill reduced as my daughter had to wait another 15 mins for her main course - no one's perfect and their error was...More

Thank David B
spreadeagle2015, Assistant Manager at The Spread Eagle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2016

Hi David B, Thankyou very much for your comments regarding your visit and im pleasede to hear that you had a nice meal, however once again i apologise on the error in the order which led to your daughter having to wait a extra 15...More

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Pauline S
is the hotel taking bookings for Christmas day and how much is Christmas lunch
15 July 2016|
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Response from davidlear681928 | Reviewed this property |
Don't know sorry
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suegprice
Has the management team changed in the last two years?
14 April 2016|
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Response from barcelona504150 | Reviewed this property |
not sure 3 of us went bedfore Xmas thought it was expensive for a pub. nearly 80 pounds 1 bottle of wine. Christina
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bryanC5
Why is the river Dove said to trickle by? Do you mean the Alder brook on Brookside....you are quite a way from the river Dove.
8 September 2015|
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Response from MJI_9 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't know I had said that in the review...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$32
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Road | Burton on Trent, Rolleston-on-Dove DE13 9BE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Rolleston-on-Dove
  • Phone Number: +44 1283 813004
  • E-mail
Description
The Spread Eagle is a beautiful pub, set in the chocolate box village of Rolleston on Dove. The building is a piece of living history. Established in 1651 it is one of the oldest buildings in Rolleston. By coming to The Spread Eagle you'll be experiencing a piece of British history and culture as well being able to enjoy our delicious menu and wide selection of cask ales, lagers, ciders, spirits and wines. During the winter, the warmth from our open fires will keep you warm and create an atmosphere which can not be recreated, and in the summer you can sit in our fantastic beer garden. Enjoying a late afternoon drink or an Al fresco meal whilst listening to the river dove trickle by. During weeknights we have our evening set menu which is 2 courses for £11.95, From 5pm. Every Wednesday is also Pie Day at The Spread Eagle, each week we offer a selection of 6 tasty pies served with a medley of vegetables and your choice of potatoes or chips. On Saturday you can treat yourself with our brilliant Steak and Supper menu, a 3 course fillet steak meal for just £25. We also have a children's menu for the little ones in your party as well providing superb Sunday roasts, every Sunday. We're looking forward to seeing you, from everyone at The Spread Eagle.
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