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The Staff of Life is a very pleasant pub in Ticknall, Derbyshire. It has a large bar/restaurant and welcoming, helpful staff. I had to eat in a hurry as I had an appointment and they made every effort to make sure that my food was...More
The Staff of Life is a pleasant old Pub with a good car park and a well maintained outside seating area (for the summer months). Inside, the large room is laid out primarily for diners and seems to lack much of a facility for casual...More
The prices of the meals, are over-inflated for what is served. Whilst portion size is good, the food itself is mediocre, at best. The food was over-cooked, and bland. Experimental desserts didn't quite meet the required standard, and the two main meals came out separately,...More
We stopped here for lunch and would return next time we're in the area. We ordered a beef burger with chips & salad (~£7), and the steak & ale pie with chips & peas (~£10) which took about 20 minutes to arrive. The food was...More
We went fro Sunday lunch and found the food, atmosphere and service only acceptable.
Beef was brisket (which I don't normally consider a roasting cut) and all veg arrived on your plate.
Wine is v pricey.
Others appeared to be enjoying themselves, but service is...More