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The Bulls Head Alton

2 High Street, Alton ST10 4AQ, England
+44 1538 702307
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
4 days ago
“Wish Tower Friends Pub Grub & Music!”
1 week ago
“Great find”
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Pub, Bar, Pizza, British
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LOCATION
2 High Street, Alton ST10 4AQ, England
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Hidden jewel
"We visited this place after a visit to Alton Towers."
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2. Loved the Bulls Head
"We loved the Bull's Head, Alton."
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3. Great Find
"Stumbled across this beautifully renovated pub in Alton."
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1 - 10 of 231 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We walked from our holiday abode at Alton Station on a beautiful May evening to the Bull's Head. Our walk took us along the old railway track and then up the side of the Churnet Valley. It was a steep trek but the view from...More

Thank Shirley M
JamesMiller2, Owner at The Bulls Head Alton, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Shirley Thanks for your review. It is a stunning walk for sure. Glad you found us and struck gold when Luke was playing, the lad is very talented. Glad you enjoyed the food and the ale and we look forward to seeing you again soon....More

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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Came for a quick lunch with friends and had by far one of the best pub meals ever. Really Well priced and tasted great!

1  Thank Sam M
JamesMiller2, Owner at The Bulls Head Alton, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Hi Sam, Thank you so much for your kind words. Glad you could make it with the weather. Come back soon James The Bulls Head Alton

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Driving through the country side on a Sunday afternoon , we ended up in Alton, a lovely little village and a great pub. They do a vast range of pizzas but we decided on the the pie of the week and fish and chips. The...More

1  Thank Daryl H
JamesMiller2, Owner at The Bulls Head Alton, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Daryl, Thanks for finding us, I'm thrilled you enjoyed yourself and the Pie, Fish and Onion Rings. Our Gin offering in constantly evolving so come back soon and sample some more great one's. James The Bulls Head Alton

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friends and spent a weekend in Alton and we booked here for dinner one night - it was excellent. Their menu had a great range most of us went for their unique pizzas. They have also got a great gin menu that we all...More

Thank Nhickox
JamesMiller2, Owner at The Bulls Head Alton, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Tip of the hat to you for that lovely review. Glad you enjoyed the pizzas as much as we enjoy thinking of flavours to put on them. Come back soon. James The Bulls Head Alton

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quality pub, good selection of beers and gins. Very good quality food. Very friendly staff. Feel like a local even though it’s only our second visit.

Thank Paula N
JamesMiller2, Owner at The Bulls Head Alton, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Paula Many thanks for coming and making a return trip. Your review its highly appreciated. Glad you enjoyed youselves. James

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for a birthday lunch with friends. Yummy pizzas highly recommended and nice fries especially the sweet potato fries. Large portions and good prices. Thank you James and Gemma really enjoyed the food.

Thank Angie H
JamesMiller2, Owner at The Bulls Head Alton, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Angie, Pleased you enjoyed the birthday meal. Come back again soon James

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great meal here after day at alton towers, food great, good variety of vegetarian meals. Food hot, fresh and tasty. Puddings also very good! Brownie was soooo good! Staff friendly and attentive.

Thank VEHarris
JamesMiller2, Owner at The Bulls Head Alton, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, Big thumbs up to you for your kind words. I am thrilled you enjoyed your visit. Come back soon for more tasty food.....and chocolate brownies. James

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This pub was recommended by friends whilst we were staying at Alton Towers. Its a very welcoming pub with a good mixture of traditional pub and a cosy restaurant with fireplace. The staff are very friendly & polite, providing excellent service. There is a wide...More

Thank Phil804
JamesMiller2, Owner at The Bulls Head Alton, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Phil, Many thanks for your kind words, I'm thrilled the Sunday roast hit the mark. Please call again soon James

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our friends were up for a visit to Alton Towers so we were just looking for somewhere local to eat. The Bulls Head didn’t disappoint. We had a mixture of dishes including Pizzas and Roast dinners. We were impressed that the food came out at...More

Thank Lxyflippa
JamesMiller2, Owner at The Bulls Head Alton, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there, Many thanks for popping along to visit us. I'm thrilled you enjoyed your time with us. Glad the Calzone hit the mark, there certainly are a mighty meal. Hope to see you again soon. James

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This pub was recommended to us by our B&B while we were visiting Alton Towers. The food was amazing and the service was great, it was so nice to actually have some vegetarian and vegan options. Sweet potato fries are to die for, we went...More

1  Thank Julie P
JamesMiller2, Owner at The Bulls Head Alton, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Julie, Thank you for your kind words. Very pleased you enjoyed yourself. Come back soon James The Bulls Head Alton

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Helen W
27 April 2018|
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Response from JamesMiller2 | Property representative |
Hi Helen, Our prices range from £4.50/£5.95 for kids meals and from £8.00 to £21.95 for adult meals. The higher end is obvs Steaks and the lower end is our Stone baked Pizzas. James
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Pub, Bar, Pizza, British
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 High Street, Alton ST10 4AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Alton
  • Phone Number: +44 1538 702307
  • E-mail
Description
A 1700 built coaching inn, situated on the high street in Alton, Staffordshire. We specialise in stone baked pizza's, steaks, craft beers and live music. Our newly refurbished restaurant is due to open in March 18.
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