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The Spotgate Inn

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Hilderstone Road, Stone ST15 8RP, England
+44 1889 505277
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

As I was celebrating something special I wanted something special and this didn't disappoint. The pub has a dining area and function room, but it's main attraction are the 2 Pullman train carriages. As we had a large party and it was midweek , we took over car 75. This special location added that special touch. The food was excellent... More 

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Market Drayton, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went to the Spot Gate for Sunday Lunch, We were in a party of 6 and we were sat in the main restaurant up a corner by the fire door. Because there was a draft the curtains were drawn, which made it feel very enclosed. My chair had a split in the vinyl cushion and the table was sticky.... More 

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1 Thank christine j
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely surprise off my partner to come here for a special treat. Arrived about half an hour early for booking but seated straight away. 😊 lovely pleasant atmosphere & staff really attentive. Set menu for the occasion but plenty to choose from. We had the sharing starter which was lovely & just enough for us. My partner had the pork... More 

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1 Thank OldMotherB
Stafford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here for Sunday lunch as a party of 6 to celebrate my mum and dads wedding anniversary , the meal and service were excellent as always , you should all be very proud of yourselves , look forward to visiting again soon .

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Thank elaine63wood
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here for my In-Laws birthday dinner. We had a table in Car No 75, the 3rd Class carriage, and I have to say it was everything but 3rd class! The staff were very friendly and wonderful and the food was amazing. Hopefully we will get a table within Ursula, the 1st class carriage, next time.

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Thank Youngatheart73
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a great place, lovely atmosphere great food and very nostalgic. Well worth a visit. It's a must

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decided to book last minute on the lunchtime of our evening visit . Spot gate has always been a place I wanted to visit but never got around to it . Helpful staff on arrival , showed to our seat where we sat in the carriages had a meal and it was lovely followed by a drink in the snug... More 

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Thank Valiants1975
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are in a old carriage. Four of us ate fifty fifty on food quality. Carriages really need some renovation. Quirkey but otherwise not worth traveling of your way. Look at other diners dishes before you order there is a big discrepancy in quality

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2 Thank furiousjoe
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited spotgate for a number of years now and we are never disappointed whether it's a Sunday lunch or evening meal me and my husband even had our wedding meal there 14 years ago it was brilliant

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Thank lynne m
Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Spotgate as other members of our party had been before and rated it very highly. We were a party of 6 in the main restaurant. I don't know if they were short of staff that night but the waiting staff did not appear to be very happy. Hardly a smile all night. We had to ask for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hilderstone Road, Stone ST15 8RP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Stone
  • Phone Number: +44 1889 505277

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