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67 Etruria Old Road | Etruria, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 5PE, England
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4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sun 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Drinks, Late Night

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Amazing pub

Great pub great people great beet nice garden low prices what ask more This is the heaven and for etruria people only option

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 9, 2015
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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English first
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58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

Great pub great people great beet nice garden low prices what ask more This is the heaven and for etruria people only option

Thank ThemaGDV
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

In my opinion this is the best pub in Stoke. The widest range of ales, lagers and ciders I've seen in a long time. The staff are very friendly and knowledgeable. A nice beer garden out back. Offers a small choice of simple food (pork pies etc). A real hidden gem!

Thank Oliver H
Delvin, Ireland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

First pub I have ever seen which has a copy of the Oxford English Dictionary in a corner to use if you are stuck for words ! Lovely classic English pub , no TV, great ale , great staff, friendly punters . No more needs to be said, except it is not a restaurant

Thank cm811
Bedford, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This is defiunitely a wet-led pub with any food incidental. However for the qulaity of the beer and real cider, and ambience, it is somewhere worth seeking out.

Thank 380Roger
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

really good ale but ruined by miserable bar staff And grumpy landlord.... Really nice ale & pork pies sort of make up for it

2 Thank jiggerman
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Great beer with a hundred to choose from. Plenty of beers of over 10% abv. Great pork pies appeared and I don't know who paid but thanks you. Always a great atmos a frequently packed but worth the wait to get served. the have Entertainment occasionally too but the beer festivals are awesome. Hard to find a fault other than... More 

4 Thank Bob L
Antigua, Sacatepequez, Guatemala
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101 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

The Holy might be very Inadequate for someone looking for a restaurant, unless you fancy ale and a pork pie for dinner, but it is more than adequate as a pub! One of the best ale pubs around, a fantastic selection of ales and ciders all served at a nice temperature and classic pub snacks. What more could you want... More 

6 Thank PotterNo1
Leek, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We arrived on a crowded Saturday eve, but managed to secure some bench seats in a side room. Excellent selection of ales from home and abroad on offer. Good atmosphere and friendly punters. Would like to revisit.

1 Thank DizDiz2013
Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Not a restaurant. An amazing selection of ales. Staff are really friendly and great service. Outside is massive so always somewhere to sit. Note this place is cash only.

1 Thank MissKayKayXOXO
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Great selection of beers, snacks pork pies etc, but the place doesn't serve food. My hubby raved about the beer but it's slightly misleading on trip advisor under restaurants. Probably not the pubs fault, Great pub not restaurant

3 Thank Kt9090

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 67 Etruria Old Road | Etruria, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 5PE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Stoke-on-Trent
  • Phone Number: 01782915170

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene


Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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