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The Church Bar and Restaurant

61-63 Old Town Road, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 2JS, England
+44 1782 269440
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good18%
  • Average13%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible16%
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British, Vegetarian Friendly
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61-63 Old Town Road, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 2JS, England
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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

I'm so disappointed in the church restaurant. I booked at the end of May for 20 ladies to eat here tonight for my daughters hen party. Paid deposits etc then at 12 noon today they rang to say they were closed for the booking at...More

Thank Nicky H
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We should have gone 22 of us for a hen party so glad we didn't because we found somewhere better. They took our deposit and then cancelled at 12 on the day of the hen party. We were due there at 6.30! Disgraceful customer service.

Thank Beki H
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Absolutely disgusted with the the level of service received last night. We booked in for the tarot reading night which was £24.95 for 3 courses plus a tarot reading. When we were presented with the menu, most items had a supplement charge in addition to...More

1  Thank Dondon1980
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We were in a party of over 20 and throughout the entire visit felt unwelcome from the start. Many of the group have been to the restaurant a lot over the years and always had great food and a great experience. Last night was appalling....More

Thank Emma K
Diane M, Owner at The Church Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Hi Emma I am truly sorry that you did not enjoy your experience at The Church as you can see I rarely respond to reviews as I believe that the reviews are an individual comment on a guests experience and I use the reviews as...More

Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Slow and rude service were the main issues. After our party of 21 had been seated, we were told to go back downstairs to order drinks at the bar. I've not been in a while and the service has plummeted. I'll not be going back....More

Thank Dave K
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

The History Of The Church and Establishment of the RestaurantThe Building The building, a former Church, is situated on the outskirts of Hanley Town Centre on Old Town Road. The building is not listed nor is it within a Conservation area. It is, however, subject...More

Thank Paula Jane K
Diane M, Owner at The Church Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Hi Paula , thank you so much for your review of your visit with a party of 21 on Saturday night , I am pleased you enjoyed our food and building . I rarely respond to reviews as I believe they are a guests preferences...More

Reviewed 30 June 2017

We had the Sunday beef roast, very good. All food tasty and served hot, which always helps. Staff polite and helpful. Can't complain, so won't!

Thank D38lawn
Reviewed 24 June 2017

In June 2017, myself and 15 others ate at The Church Bar and Restaurant in Hanley, Stoke on Trent. This is not the first time I have ate at this restaurant, I have been many times before and experienced a satisfactory level of service. On...More

Thank Mattt035
Reviewed 23 June 2017

I was a semi-regular customer until my last visit and I must admit, until then, I enjoyed the food. The last time I went, I had a party of 6 and again the food was fine, we had a few courses and the bill was...More

8  Thank maticles
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Came here again Tuesday for another fantastic meal and tarot reading. We booked a table of 9 and the service was great and food as usual delicious. I love the Tuesday night fixed price and recommend it to everyone.

1  Thank Melissa_w84
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61-63 Old Town Road, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 2JS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Stoke-on-Trent
  • Phone Number: +44 1782 269440
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