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The Spark Lichfield

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European, British, Contemporary, Bistro
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19 Tamworth Street, Lichfield WS13 6JP, England (Formerly The Spark Cafe Bar and Restaurant)
01543898252
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Today
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: By day, The Spark is a continental cafe bar open for brunch, lunch and...
By day, The Spark is a continental cafe bar open for brunch, lunch and coffee. Come the weekend, we open the restaurant at night with an a la carte menu formal dining. Our chefs cook your dishes to order using quality ingredients from our local suppliers, giving us Taste of Staffordshire accreditation. Our drinks menu features wine from a local wine merchants, and espresso coffee sourced from an independent supplier. Whether you're visiting us for a pit-stop or enjoying a special dinner, we warmly welcome you to relax in our unique atmosphere.
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  • 136
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  • 37
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Perfect lunch in perfect atmosphere

Have visited spark many times and it never fails to delight! The menu all looks delicious but I struggle to not have the same as always because the steak and onion sandwich is sooo nice. Also the cakes look amazing but I'm always too full to try one 😉 The Spark has a relaxed atmosphere with board... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2015
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English first
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Have visited spark many times and it never fails to delight! The menu all looks delicious but I struggle to not have the same as always because the steak and onion sandwich is sooo nice. Also the cakes look amazing but I'm always too full to try one 😉 The Spark has a relaxed atmosphere with board games and magazines... More 

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Walsall, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

I held a surprise 40th for my husband at The Spark towards the end of Fenruary and it.was absolutely perfect! Dela and her fabulous team were so helpful from start to finish before during and after the event! It was a complete success! Due to the retro theme and feel to the place, we ensured all.of our guests were dressed... More 

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We love stopping by here for a coffee and sandwich. Simple menu, nice atmosphere and pleasant staff. We also went to a night function they had there with a ukulele band, which was fantastic fun.... Menus again were simple but sufficient.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
108 reviews 108 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Like other reviewers, we had always wanted to try this place but it had always been too busy on previous occasions. We were lucky today and got a lovely table near the window. We liked the light, airy feel of the space and the fact that they don't pack the tables in too close to one another. We ordered coffee... More 

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Lichfield
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This was my first successful visit to The Spark, I have been meaning to go here for some time but it is usually packed, however last Saturday I was lucky. It is one of the many coffee shops in Lichfield, the difference is this one has really fresh coffee and fresh cakes; this may be due to the fast turnover... More 

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Spark2015, Owner at The Spark Lichfield, responded to this review

Hi Vanessa B, Thank you for your visit and for your kind review. We are proud of our differences from other establishments in the area and of our coffee and we are particularly proud of our 5 star food hygiene rating, which we think is particularly important. We hope you can visit us again soon. Best wishes, Della More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We regularly visit for lunch or just coffee. Delta and her team are simply delightful, she has a knack for recruiting like minded staff who go about making you feel welcome without being over familiar and gushing. Food is always excellent. Not the cheapest but if you want cheap there are plenty of other places. Not for us though -... More 

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Spark2015, Owner at The Spark Lichfield, responded to this review

Thanks Steve b - your comments are really welcome as is your continued loyalty to us. I think we are the lucky ones having such great customers! Thanks again. Best wishes, Della More 

West Midlands
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great Cafe in the heart of the city, with great style and atmosphere, the menu is innovate and has changed a few times since I started going, this keeps it fresh and vibrant. There are lot of evening events on with live bands too. So sign up as it gets booked very quickly.

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Spark2015, Owner at The Spark Lichfield, responded to this review

Hello Tigerlilyol Thank you for your kind words Tigerlilyol and for advising people to sign up as things get booked up quickly! We hope that you can visit us in the day or at one of our evening events soon! Best wishes, Della More 

Lichfield
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We held our wedding reception here last year. Della and her team made it a breeze to arrange. We hired the whole place and had live music. The buffet was fabulous, not your usual curled up sandwiches and sausages rolls! It consisted of dips, cold meats and cheeses...really delicious. They accomodated some of our additional drink requirements too. All in... More 

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Spark2015, Owner at The Spark Lichfield, responded to this review

LichfieldDizzy, I’m not exaggerating when I say this but it was a real pleasure. Probably shouldn’t admit this but we really enjoyed your wedding reception too! You were both lovely to deal with and your guests on the evening were delightful. We were more than happy to do whatever we could to make your evening special. All the best for... More 

Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I have visited the spark a few times & I always have the white liquid hot choc! It is amazing! Tastes just like a milkybar. Great quality coffee & food! Food is always fresh and sourced by great local butchers and farm shop! Homemade soup is really good but their sandwiches are delicious!! The staff are really friendly & helpful.... More 

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Spark2015, Owner at The Spark Lichfield, responded to this review

Hello Col3131 Thank you for such a glowing review and taking the time to leave it. Your feedback and custom is much appreciated. Best wishes, Della More 

Lichfield, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

I wanted to try the Spark because it looked interesting and it was not part of a chain. My overall impression - disappointed. We visited on a Saturday lunchtime and I can hear the owner saying now - we are always busy on a Saturday and the food is individualy prepared. Not this time, the place was quiet and all... More 

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Spark2015, Owner at The Spark Lichfield, responded to this review

Hello Graham S Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments. I’m sorry that your overall impression was one of disappointment, particularly as you opted for two of our most popular dishes – Pate – sourced from Patchwork Pate – high quality pate, hand-made without artificial colouring, additives or preservatives and served with a generous helping of ciabatta... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 19 Tamworth Street, Lichfield WS13 6JP, England (Formerly The Spark Cafe Bar and Restaurant)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Lichfield
  • Phone Number: 01543898252

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European, British, Contemporary, Bistro

Description

By day, The Spark is a continental cafe bar open for brunch, lunch and coffee. Come the weekend, we open the restaurant at night with an a la carte menu formal dining. Our chefs cook your dishes to order using quality ingredients from our local suppliers, giving us Taste of Staffordshire accreditation. Our drinks menu features wine from a local wine merchants, and espresso coffee sourced from an independent supplier. Whether you're visiting us for a pit-stop or enjoying a special dinner, we warmly welcome you to relax in our unique atmosphere.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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