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The Spotgate Inn

££ - £££, British,
Hilderstone Road, Stone ST15 8RP, England
+44 1889 505277
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (12 reviews)
“apple pie” (5 reviews)
“pate” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Hilderstone Road, Stone ST15 8RP, England
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11 - 20 of 457 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been here on numerous occasions, the food is outstanding (got no problem with that). Booked for a private carriage in September for 22nd October has we had got a friend visiting from Thailand and thought it would be a nice surprise for him. When we...More

Thank Gordon B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the spotgate inn and was so excited to take a friend to see it. Was so disappointed to see the interior had been ripped out and replaced by unsympathetic interior. Such as shame to lose the things that made it special. Some one had...More

2  Thank politesociety
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Went in for lunch on a Saturday as attracted to it as a country pub that I had passed lots of time. Bit quirky as they have two train carriages through the pub where you can sit for food etc. That was quite unique and...More

2  Thank jot75
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Booked on a thursday night It was fairly quiet we sat in one of the carriages on a table for two We had a pint of lager & a vodka lime & lemon Lasagne & scamp & chips Food was very good the carriages were...More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Went hear today and we were so impressed with the lovely food excellent staff plenty of meat on our Sunday roast nothing was to much trouble we will definitely be coming back

1  Thank Darren O
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

This is our second visit, but this time with friends.The outside of the Inn looks inviting with its railway connection, and we discovered that it was 50 years since the coaches were put in place. The old photographs show how this was done. This lunchtime...More

2  Thank Doug A
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Many thanks to all at the Spotgate Inn for a great meal and friendly attentive service. Our first visit and it won't be the last. The lovely old rail carriages make a very different experience, if you are a fan of the railways all the...More

2  Thank ianyek12
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Visited here for lunch with a group of friends and was impressed by the main course, however I had hairs in my dessert so I politely pointed this out to the waitress who didn't seem to believe me and it was reluctantly taken off the...More

2  Thank Holly H
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Amazing Sunday roast...starter and dessert equally as good!!! Really quirky and different eating in the carriage and waiting staff are really friendly, attentive and polite .

1  Thank niki4546
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We booked a table for two within the carriages. When we walked into the resturant it is very outdated it is dark an dull could do with a new look. The carriages are of course old and periodic but again just needs a refresh especially...More

Thank Matt P
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Questions & Answers
31 October 2017|
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Response from Steve16588 | Reviewed this property |
You can book for lunches, but I would suggest not suitable for high chairs as the size of the carriages is restricted.
21 October 2017|
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Response from MargaretBall | Reviewed this property |
I doubt it as I think this is an independent pub but you could always ring the pub.
21 October 2017|
Response from DTWinfield1 | Reviewed this property |
No but the prices are very reasonable.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hilderstone Road, Stone ST15 8RP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Stone
  • Phone Number: +44 1889 505277
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