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The Staff of Life Inn

££ - £££, British,
550 Burnley Road, Todmorden OL14 8JF, England
+44 1706 819033
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“black pudding” (12 reviews)
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
550 Burnley Road, Todmorden OL14 8JF, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had heard good things about this pub and a group of us decided to try it out. First of all, on a positive note the starters were good and went down very well. I tried the pumpkin soup which I really enjoyed, whilst others...More

Thank Dogface123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went in as heard good reviews from friends and we wasn't disappointed. The food was presented lovely and the plates were hot which doesn't bother me but my partner always wants her food on a hot plate. The starter was delicious and so was the...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly pub, nice beer selection in a building full of character. The menu is excellent, large portions and good value. Recommend booking as it gets busy, which says it all to be fair.

1  Thank reveclipse
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

This was our first visit to this pub to which we had heard good things. The staff could not cope. We had to chase up to order a desert waited nearly half an hour for the main course. Eventually got our carafe of water I...More

2  Thank Jen2261
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Nice old pub, interesting rooms, staff a bit gormless and vague. Sat at a filthy table for 40 minutes. Staff collected the old glasses but the spoons with someones dessert and used serviettes stayed there the whole time. The art work they are selling on...More

2  Thank Katherine B
Reviewed 28 August 2018

A busy rainy Bank Holiday Sunday. So glad we booked as lots of folk tried to have what we had but, sadly, couldn't. We enjoyed a lovely Sunday Dinner and the staff at T'Staff looked after us beautifully. The food is consistently good, hot and...More

3  Thank clarbie294
Reviewed 14 August 2018

One of the nicest taverns I have ever been in, the staff are ace and so is the food. This place has so much charm its unbelievable. You feel so relaxed and cannot keep your eyes from wandering around the old interior. its simply amazing....More

2  Thank Alan W
Reviewed 13 August 2018

When the food and service are this good there is no need to advertise as your customers will do it for you. Seriously this place is brilliant. Every bit of it!

2  Thank Phil B
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We visited recently with friends and the food was amazing as usual. Our friends said its the best pub food they have ever had. The owners and staff are also very friendly. One of our favourite places in the area to eat.

2  Thank Helen C
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Have managed to try most things on the menu and have never been disappointed. Good service, pleasant staff. Would recommend.

1  Thank Karen H
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Joyce E
6 October 2017|
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Response from Carol S | Reviewed this property |
You could park directly outside the pub, but there are a couple of steps into the pub, and the toilets are not accessible with a wheelchair.
Rebekah G
21 March 2017|
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Response from Dez C | Reviewed this property |
amstel i think
1 November 2015|
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Response from eccosian4 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, there is a car park beside the pub. You have to park there and walk down the stairs and turn right and the pub is 1 minutes away on the right.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 550 Burnley Road, Todmorden OL14 8JF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Todmorden
  • Phone Number: +44 1706 819033
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