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Blacksmiths Arms

$$ - $$$, British,
Tythe Barn, Alton ST10 4AZ, England
+44 1538 702213
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (41 reviews)
“cannelloni” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Tythe Barn, Alton ST10 4AZ, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

No where else in Alton providing food on a Tuesday evening we came across this establishment. It was other premises loss, food was excellent, well cooked and locally sourced, add in friendly staff and this is well worth a visit.

Thank Dave W
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed our dinner here after an afternoon at alton towers. We had the steak and it hit all the spots. A homely and hearty experience for a kiwi and Aussie far from home

Thank Ruth W
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Food was very good and served in good time from ordering. Pleasant enough surroundings but could benefit from investment on interior.

Thank sharon b
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We visited whilst staying at Alton Towers, I'd read the previous reviews for here and they weren't wrong! Portions are big, the kids made there own pizzas and then played with the board games they had whilst waiting! Very clean would definitely visit again if...More

Thank sparkle1983
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We visited this restaurant on our first night at Alton Towers, it was so good we returned on our second night. After the noise and bustle of the theme park, this is a tranquil oasis, very close to the parks with both food and service...More

Thank Dawn J
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Went here on our last night in Alton. The food was good, well presented and plenty of it. I had the cannelloni which can with chips, salad and corn on the cob. All of it was tasty. The sundae I had was good and was...More

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We went here for dinner for my partners birthday after reading the good reviews on here and have to say we thoroughly enjoyed the food! It doesn't look like much from the outside but don't let that put you off. The food is excellent and...More

Thank Lewis H
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Slow staff, couldn't really be bothered with customers. Slow service. No checking if the food was ok, which it was, just barely OK.

Thank Anna A
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

We popped in here for a dinner with our two small children whilst staying at the Alton Towers Hotel ( who could not accommodate us in any of their restaurants). The welcome was very warm and friendly, we felt completely comfortable with our toddler and...More

Thank cembs5
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

My Husband and I visited last night for some dinner after a long (cold) day at Alton Towers. We drove around looking for somewhere and only happened upon this place by chance. So glad that we did. The lady who greeted us (I assume the...More

Thank Owain P
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Jess C
13 April 2015|
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Response from dennis p | Property representative |
Yes we do, just call us on 01538 702213 We look forward to hearing from you soon! Many thanks Jade
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tythe Barn, Alton ST10 4AZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Alton
  • Phone Number: +44 1538 702213
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