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Blacksmiths Arms

Tythe Barn, Alton ST10 4AZ, England
01538 702213
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Ranked #5 of 10 Restaurants in Alton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: English
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Dudley, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

We were staying at the campsite up the road and strolled down to village about 2pm on Saturday afternoon. Place was quiet but the welcome really warm. Both ordered a bacon and cheeseburger and what we got far exceeded our expectations- good quality burger, bacon, dripping with cheese and served with a bucket of fabulous home made chips! So impressed... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This is the second time we have visited the blacksmiths arms prior to viewing the alton towers fireworks from a local vantage point. On both occasions the staff have been friendly, the young waiter even recognised us from last year and everybody seemed to want to please. The food is good, my son always has the children's make your own... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We stayed at the b&b opposite that have dined here twice. Lovely country pub vibe and home cooked meals. Nice variety of drinks too.

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South East London
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Stayed at B&B over the road so location excellent. Good choice of dishes, prompt and friendly service. Lovely food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My self, parner and 4 friends stayed 2 nights here in July. We went to Alton Towers theme park. The staff at the Blacksmiths are friendly, and nothing is too much. The rooms are new and lovely. We recommend the sweetcorn soup and staffordshire oat cakes... yum!! Will be visiting next year..

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

As there are better pubs in the village. Staff were friendly but the the place needed a basic clean and tidy up. The menu was a bit odd but sounded intriguing but the food didn't live up to what was promised.

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newcastle
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Children's menu is limited and the sausages very strong tasting for little ones. The goats cheese tart was bitter, not enough dressing on the salad and covered in parsley. The coleslaw caused us to have upset tums. The falafel were pretty poor with the fish being made up mainly of rice and salad. The yoghurt and mint dressing was a... More 

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Derby, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

Called in here on the way back from splash landings with my family and had a Sunday lunch. The food was excellent, the staff were very pleasant and the place itself was lovely. Would definitely recommend.

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Alton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The restaurant is a very nice place to eat good food and atmosphere. The people and staff are very friendly and helpful.The bar area is Oldie worldie ok. The toilets need a good make over. All in all a good pub to eat at any time.

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Went here for a quiet night out for a bite to eat me and the other half. Were very disappointed as were placed in the middle of a roudy bunch that had visited alton towers!! However we ordered and really enjoyed the food! Steaks were lovely! Maybe a bit more consideration could be given about where people get sat !... More 

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Address: Tythe Barn, Alton ST10 4AZ, England
Phone Number: 01538 702213
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Alton
Cuisine: English

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