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The Tavern

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College Road, Denstone ST14 5HR, England
+44 1889 590847
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Today
12:00 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, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, 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
Great Food

Lovely little village pub, good menu choice and lovely food, especially the homemade pizzas on Friday and Saturday evenings!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Louise F
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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Lovely little village pub, good menu choice and lovely food, especially the homemade pizzas on Friday and Saturday evenings!

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We dropped in here for a meal on the off chance and the staff could not have been more accommodating. There is something for everyone on the menu and we were not disappointed when the food arrived. We decided to return the following evening and were equally impressed! Would highly recommend!!

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We stayed nearby in a little village cottage and headed down to the Tavern one evening for a meal. By far and away THE best Sea Bass I have ever tasted and my other half loved her Chicken Supreme meal. A quiet, quaint little country pub with a big emphasis on customer service and quality food. The pub itself serves... More 

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Torpoint, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

There was pizza for the teens and the best steak ever for the grownups. The food was delicious and the service was really good too. It was pretty busy at the weekend so make sure that you have booked.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015 via mobile

Lovely country pub, great pizzadelivery from the woodfired pizza oven on Friday and Saturdays. Tasty chips in a cute (albeit small) bucket!

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Telford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We popped here on the off chance whilst staying at Alton Towers for a conference - with no booking and the pub quite busy we thought we may be out of luck, but no the guy behind the bar said he'd see what he could do. As promised he said he could fit us in if we didn't mind a... More 

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cornwall
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

My husband is a pizza lover - proper Italian style (thin crust, simple toppings). Simply - one of the best pizza meals we have had outside of Italy. This pub has its own pizza oven and does pizzas on Fridays and Saturdays. The dough is fresh made and delicious, pizza sauce is lovely and a good variety of toppings. Wish... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We have eaten here twice recently and on both occasions the quality of the food has been excellent. We chose the Sunday Carvery, a choice of two meats, plenty of vegetables and table sauces and a brilliant stuffing that was to die for! Its only a small pub with a conservatory on the side to extend the dining arrangements. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Came here just by chance, we'd actually booked to go elsewhere but the £40 round trip in taxi's decided to make us look closer to the B&B in which we were staying which was only a 10 mins walk away from The Tavern. What a wonderful place, it was a friday night and the bar was bustling with locals, we... More 

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Accrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We stopped at Alton Brook B&B on 23rd April and we phoned The Tavern and spoke to Chris (owner) to ask how far away it was from the B&B... only a few miles but he offered to come and pick us up. The meal was fantastic and the staff very friendly... such a great way to spend an evening. Would... More 

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Additional Information about The Tavern

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

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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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