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The Tavern

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College Road, Denstone ST14 5HR, England
+44 1889 590847
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Description: 16Th Centuary Village Pub and Restaurant in the very pretty village of...
16Th Centuary Village Pub and Restaurant in the very pretty village of Denstone 10mins from Alton Towers , 30 mins from the Peak District . Serving quality , local produce, Real Ales, Fine Wines , Real Wood Fired Pizzas at Weekends .
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
The Tavern , Denstone , Olde World pub, with a more contemporary conservatory, good food a real ale pub .

We were visiting Denstone Farm Shop , busy there as usual and so we decided to pop round to The Tavern pub 8n the village for lunch, it was a sunny day and warm, but it was nice to have a choice , we could have sat outside , 8n the c9nservatory or inside the old world pub.We decided to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Staffordshire
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Staffordshire
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29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We were visiting Denstone Farm Shop , busy there as usual and so we decided to pop round to The Tavern pub 8n the village for lunch, it was a sunny day and warm, but it was nice to have a choice , we could have sat outside , 8n the c9nservatory or inside the old world pub.We decided to... More 

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Eight of us visited the Tavern and we're very lucky to get a table for us all. The atmosphere was lively and the staff welcoming. The food was delicious and plenty of it. Would definitely visit again.

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Stafford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

We came in on sat night on the off chance and were very lucky to get a table we orderd our food from the extencive menu witch all looked and sounded stunning . When our food arived we was not dissapointed and it was a beautifull as it sounded . We will be back to try more from the menu... More 

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Exeter
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Very convenient for our stay at Heywood Hall. It seemed a perfectly nice village pub. However we were in the rather soul-less conservatory so missed out on some of the atmosphere. Apparently this is being redeveloped soon though. Staff very nice and helpful. Food fine for a pub.

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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Whilst deciding where to dine locally for a celebratory family meal, we remembered The Tavern at Denstone as somewhere always busy, with excellent food and choice! We studied the website and menu choices before booking and happened upon the choice of the 18oz Chateaubriand (this is for 2!). This has to be ordered 24 hrs in advance, which in our... More 

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NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Friendly service, tasty pizza and local brew greeted us at this "pub" after a long day. Highly recommend you try this little gem.

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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We were advised to ring up before arriving at the Tavern, and were a bit bemused that we did when we turned up to a practically empty pub. A limited menu, and I must admit I had my doubts, but when the food arrived we were pleasantly surprised! A country pub with food that would put many a London pub... More 

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Rocky B, Owner at The Tavern, responded to this review

Many thanks for your wonderful review, we are glad that you enjoyed your meal and time spent with us at The Tavern . We only offer a reduced menu on a Sunday&Monday evening ! We hope you come back to sample delights from our Full menu served Tues - Sat evenings all our Menus are available online ! Kind regards... More 

St. Albans, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Loved the food, the service was great too. Staff very friendly, the location was perfect. Will be eating there again this October!

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Uttoxeter
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Fabulous new menu which is beautifully presented and tastes gorgeous. Compliments to the Chef. Service excellent as always, warm welcome and lots of humour. Thanks Dom, Chris and team xx

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Uttoxeter, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Exceptional food, Lovely friendly staff ,the menu is new and very fresh. we will be going again with friends,

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: College Road, Denstone ST14 5HR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Denstone
  • Phone Number: +44 1889 590847

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub, Gastropub

Description

16Th Centuary Village Pub and Restaurant in the very pretty village of Denstone 10mins from Alton Towers , 30 mins from the Peak District . Serving quality , local produce, Real Ales, Fine Wines , Real Wood Fired Pizzas at Weekends .
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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