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Copmere End, Eccleshall ST21 6EW, England
01785 850279
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Bit of a find

Old fashioned pub a bit off the beaten track. Ideal for a bunch of ramblers after a long walk. Good food which appears to be home cooking. Decent ales.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Codsall, United Kingdom
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Codsall, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Old fashioned pub a bit off the beaten track. Ideal for a bunch of ramblers after a long walk. Good food which appears to be home cooking. Decent ales.

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shrewsbury
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

When we moved to the area last year we found this pub by accident as, although it is off the beaten track somewhat, it overlooks the beautiful Copmere. We thought we would try it and found it to be a real nice "local" pub. We had Sunday lunch which was lovely. We have been back many times since and each... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Ate Sunday lunch there and expected better for the cost. Disappointing choice of vegetables and they were not served quickly enough. The meat could have been much more tender. The atmosphere for a little country pub was delightful and the staff welcoming, but if I was to visit again I would choose a meal from the menu.

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Nottingham
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Visited here to take my 90 yr old mother to lunch before Christmas. The pub was busy and my mum found it too noisy. We were told to look at the blackboard on the wall for menus but due to people standing in front of it we could not read it. No written menu provided so barman shouted out the... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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153 reviews 153 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

It's difficult for me to be wholly objective here as I've known the pub for a long time and preferred it when Geoff and Cecily ran it. It was less pretentious, more friendly and altogether better. The next owners put the emphasis on food and updated the interior and changed the nature and character of the pub and the core... More 

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Keele, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Were going to the Bell in Eccleshall but kitchen closed. Had heard of the Star Inn so gave it a try. Full beer garden and pub hosting several locals with full barstaff attention . Eventually they noticed me and yes still serving lunches. Small menu choice so roast beef and roast chicken ordered. Think they assumed the chicken was for... More 

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Eccleshall, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

On a bike ride and thought I would nip in and have a look at the menu for a meal on another occasion... Dont think I will bother,My hello was ignored as the landlady and landlord were to involved with people they were talking to and then not even a thankyou when I got my drink. Manners cost nothing but... More 

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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We visited for lunch and were not disappointed. The beer was in excellent condition, I had a Draught Bass which is quite difficult to find nowadays, Brewed under contract by Marston's now, but the unique Bass taste was still present. We had sandwiches and a portion of chips which were well presented,tasty and portion size was good. This pub is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013 via mobile

We ate here on Saturday night and had starters and main courses. I had pâté to start which was very nice and was a good sized portion. I then had a mixed grill off the specials board. The meat was very tasty, the only let down was it being a bit too well done for my liking (wasn't asked how... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Ordered mushrooms with blue cheese and bacon £ 6.75 and hubby ordered prawns. The prawns were floating in butter and the mushrooms were plain garlic - no cheese or bacon. Bit of a rip off. Steak was cooked well done as requested Veg looked a bit grey so little unappetising. The menu does say that foodis cooked fresh but it... More 

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Copmere End, Eccleshall ST21 6EW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Eccleshall
  • Phone Number: 01785 850279

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

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