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67 Etruria Old Road | Etruria, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 5PE, England
01782915170
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
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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  • 34
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A dream for real ale drinkers

Don't be put off by the location of exterior, inside there is a warm welcome and a large selection of real ales. Boards on the walk show description of all beers making choices easier. Seek it out and enjoy

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
CheckleyHappyH
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't be put off by the location of exterior, inside there is a warm welcome and a large selection of real ales. Boards on the walk show description of all beers making choices easier. Seek it out and enjoy

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Thank CheckleyHappyH
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

I went in on New Years Eve whille waiting for a friend.I had £1.33p to my name until my friend would turn up and sub me for new years but the landlord trusted me and got me a pint of Joules until my friend arrived. My friend arrived and the bill was sorted out. Nice pub, great real ales and... More 

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Thank David W
Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

This is one of the few really good pubs left in the Stoke area. It has a great range of beers which change regularly, the management, staff and customers are very welcoming. The food and music are good, the service excellent and there is a great outdoor area too. It is not in the centre of Hanley but it's certainly... More 

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Thank Michael D
Staffordshire, UK
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

Beer and pork pies lovely in a great atmosphere. Beer always kept really well. Friendly staff and customers.

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Thank citybreakconnoisseur
Ischia
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67 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015 via mobile

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

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Thank ThemaGDV
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015 via mobile

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!

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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

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Thank cm811
Bedford, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 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.

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Thank 380Roger
Stoke
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

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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 

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4 Thank Bob L

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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: Pub, British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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