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“The Best Carvery around Tamworth”
Review of Moat House

Moat House
Ranked #91 of 154 Restaurants in Tamworth
Cuisines: Steakhouse
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Tamworth, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“The Best Carvery around Tamworth”
Reviewed 17 June 2014

Well I must say that I have been visiting the Moat House Tamworth Carvery most Sundays in the last 18 Months I must say that the Food the Staff and The building are absolutley brilliant. The Carvery has a choice of 3 different meats including Beef Turkey and Gammon Ham but occasionaly there has been Lamb. There is always a very large choice of vegetables which I find very good because there is something for everyones taste, There are vegtables for example like Leeks in white sauce Cauliflower cheese carrots , sptouts cabbage parsnips all the good old favourites The Roast potatoes are to die for and also the roast parsnips. Anyone in The Tamworth area should give The Moar House a try because if they are disappointed they must be very hard to please. Jill the Manager and Chef is a very nice and welcoming lady and creates a wonderful ambience to this amazing old building,So if you are visiting Tamworth any time visit the Moat House because there are some amazing things on the menu everyday Its got to be really good if I keep going back

  • Visited March 2014
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1 Thank Stuart E
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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“'So disappointing it hurts'”
Reviewed 18 April 2014

After a stop at a local theme park, I took the family out looking for a meal. The staff at the park potentially said 'The Moat House', I wish I never listened.

Despite the luxury of the building (this is what makes it even more a shame) what lies inside was really poor. Being a farming family we know decent, simple and home-cooked food and this restaurant does not supply this.

The mashed potato was Smash, the meat was dry and my kids must of took two bites from their meals. It really ruined what was a rare and enjoyable family day out for us. I'm not usually one to criticise but after reading all the other reviews on this site I was gobsmacked.

Even the couple next us agreed at the appalling meal. AVOID! AVOID! AVOID!

  • Visited April 2014
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2 Thank 993Bill
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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Superb food and excellent service”
Reviewed 12 January 2014 via mobile

Can't praise this little gem of Tamworth enough, service was excellent and food was such good value for money, will go again and again and again

Visited October 2013
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3 Thank Chloe W
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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Simply amazing go there see for yourself ”
Reviewed 29 December 2013 via mobile

It's been a long time since I've been the Moat House and over recent years not heard good things but from friends and family all I've heard is good comments about place since it's been took over by Jill and her team so I thought I would give it a try over Christmas. I called up spoke to a lovely lady who was very helpful she booked our party in on quite short notice and when we got there the staff couldn't do enough for us. Food was beautiful and all arrived at the same time (which is always a bonus) it was a friendly atmosphere and all the staff gave off a good vibe (which again is rare in most places) I would highly recommend to anyone to pay them a visit, we have since been back for a Sunday carvery and it was perfect but they are extremely busy so I would say book first! Keep up the good work guys you have all turned that place around :) I will defiantly be returning and will recommend you to everyone

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4 Thank Tamworth86
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Rugby, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Place has had a revamp since last visit looks fab”
Reviewed 29 December 2013

Visited this place for dinner after visiting the winter wonderland at the snowdome with my husband and son. I used to visit many moons ago with my family.

The setting was beautiful as we drove up to the moat house my husband loved the building. It is a lot different from my last visit much improved and a lot brighter.

The food was delicious my hubby had a lasagne and I had gammon and my boy has the kiddi's meal.

The staff were wonderful, the barman couldn't do enough for us and the waitress a New Zealand girl was brilliant in finding us a table at such short notice over Xmas.

My husband loved it so much he wanted to spend new year there but the hotel rooms were all booked up.

Ignore the bad reports this place is great and the food and staff brilliant.

Well worth a visit.

  • Visited December 2013
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3 Thank Ruth A
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