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Orangery Restaurant

Lower Penkridge Road | The Moat House Hotel, Acton Trussell, Stafford ST17 0RJ, England
+44 1785 712217
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Restaurant Hours
European, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lower Penkridge Road | The Moat House Hotel, Acton Trussell, Stafford ST17 0RJ, England
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1 - 10 of 332 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Went for afternoon tea, I appreciate that afternoon tea is meant to be a relaxing occasion but the service was so slow, the selection of sandwiches were uninspiring as were the cakes, although the cheesecake was delicious.the gentlemans tea seemed a better option. The hotel...More

Thank Ann B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Enjoyed a 3 course meal,very good overall and a nice glass or 2 of shiraz......The staff were pleasant and kept composure well on such a hot evening, though I enjoyed it, I would probably chose from the bar menu next time,the platters that came outside...More

Thank rascalMidlands
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent a very nice evening with my family at the conservatory (orangery) It was a Friday night but the place was not to busy, but that did not mean no atmosphere, the service was good and the staff attentive, the food was good and the...More

Thank Steve J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not A hotel review but pub/restaurant.Found this place purely by accident,and what a find,the food was really good,good size portions,so much so that I did not get a dessert,this is a rare occasion for me,the history about this place is really interesting,the staff were very...More

Thank tomopg10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yet another wonderful tasting dinner, not been for a while, noticed new Restaurant Manager, excellent service, well done!! Food really up there with the best, modern food with some excellent twists, even though tasting, each dish was more than adequate in size, tremendously value for...More

Thank Tina H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Every time I've visited the orangery restaurant the service and food has been amazing. The staff are always very attentive and their knowledge of the menu and ingredients is very good.

Thank Samb1230
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went out for Sunday lunch with my Grandparents today at the Moat House and left feeling very impressed. My Nan can be fussy but everything from the setting to the service and food quality were great! She loved it. I had fish cake to...More

Thank jamieleelewis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Given gentlemans and traditional afternoon tea as a birthday gift.Staff very attentive, loved the 'tea introduction' where you can smell the teas on offer before you decide, the gentlemans afternoon tea was amazing - the scotch egg was delicious! The traditional afternoon tea was wonderful...More

Thank Pudandcustard
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We attended the restaurant for a family birthday meal and I was very impressed. Both the food and standard of service were very good apart from one waitress who was not able to serve the vegetables without dropping some. The place was very busy which...More

Thank mikeyb1958
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Went here for dinner,party of four. Food was excellent, service was excellent, beautiful table in the restaurant overlooking the canal river. The bar menu is as good as the restaurant menu. You will not be disappointed

Thank UVE2008
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Julie R
Do you serve breakfast?
16 April 2017|
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Response from anniesimcox | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry I have only been for lunch, afternoon tea, and dinner.
Julie R
Do you serve breakfast?
16 April 2017|
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Response from toreill2 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do and if is excellent
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Validated Parking
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lower Penkridge Road | The Moat House Hotel, Acton Trussell, Stafford ST17 0RJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Stafford  >  Acton Trussell
  • Phone Number: +44 1785 712217
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