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The Whittington Arms

) #40 of 119 Restaurants in Lichfield $$ - $$$ , British,
Tamworth Road | WS14 9PS, Lichfield WS14 9PS, England
+44 1543 432340
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good25%
  • Average18%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible10%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Tamworth Road | WS14 9PS, Lichfield WS14 9PS, England
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181 - 190 of 695 reviews

Reviewed June 15, 2016

Always love it here!! The brie starter is sooooooo good! and the pie is amazing! Also I recommend the Mojito drink ;)More

Thank gemmaburr
Whit-Guest-Care, Manager at The Whittington Arms, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2016

Thank you for your review gemmabarr, We are happy to see you enjoyed your whole experience with us. Your lovely comments will be passed on to our team. We hope to see you again shortly to try all the different cocktails we have, if there...More

Reviewed June 13, 2016

Arrived here. Seated to the table and ordered food at roughly 19:30. We then noticed that people around us were having their started and main courses served, even though they arrived after. We alerted one of waitresses, who asked the waiter who took our order!...More

Thank Claire J
General Manager A, Manager at The Whittington Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Claire, we truly appreciate your honest feedback. I have recently taken over at The Whittington Arms and I am currently looking through all historic reviews and see this wasn't responded to Historic reviews are very insightful and I thank you for the feedback you gave...More

Reviewed June 12, 2016

Can't really comment on food or drink as we were completely ignored by 3 members of staff and ended up walking out !More

Thank clare t
Whit-Guest-Care, Manager at The Whittington Arms, responded to this reviewResponded June 16, 2016

Thanks for your review clare t, We are very saddened to hear that you felt you had to walk out, I have private messaged you to see if this bad experience can be resolved. Again, we are very sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your...More

Reviewed June 8, 2016

Love it here! Good for meeting up with friends for drinks, family meals, as well as a weekend cuppa or evening drinks as a couple. Gorgeous decor, friendly staff and nice food. Goo location and reasonably priced.More

2  Thank Perkinsn16
General Manager A, Manager at The Whittington Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the positive review! I have recently taken over at The Whittington Arms and I am currently looking through all historic reviews and see this wasn't responded to Historic reviews are very insightful and I thank you for the feedback you...More

Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

We dined here over the weekend & it was great. Firstly the decor is very nice, which for a pub is a lovely change to the usual! The waiting staff were great, having a bit of a laugh with us & being very attentive! The...More

1  Thank Eve B
General Manager A, Manager at The Whittington Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Eve B, thank you so much for the positive review! I have recently taken over at The Whittington Arms and I am currently looking through all historic reviews and see this wasn't responded to Historic reviews are very insightful and I thank you for the...More

Reviewed June 5, 2016

Have heard good things about this restaurant, so did a walk up and they seated us straight away. The waiter was attentive, accommodating and helpful. The drinks were reasonably priced and offered a good range. The food arrived in good time, was well presented and...More

1  Thank roytheroady
Whit-Guest-Care, Manager at The Whittington Arms, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2016

Thanks for the review roytheroady, Delighted to see you had an outstanding experience dining with us. These comments get passed on to our amazing staff to keep doing what they're doing ☺️ We hope to see you soon, Aby.

Reviewed June 5, 2016

We visited the Restaurant on Friday 3/6/16. Our starter was a shared Mediterranean Mezze which we waited 40 minutes for (to be fair they were busy). The flat bread was quite badly burnt for some reason you only get 3 Falafals between two of you.....More

Thank ns883
General Manager A, Manager at The Whittington Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, and thank you for taking the time to leave us your honest feedback. I have recently taken over at The Whittington Arms and I am currently looking through all historic reviews and see this wasn't responded to Historic reviews are very insightful and I...More

Reviewed June 3, 2016

We pulled in here purely on a whim and were so glad we did. The place is smart and welcoming without being daunting and is set nicely in the Staffordshire countryside on the main road between Lichfield and Tamworth. The fixed price lunch menu was...More

1  Thank AlfBennett
Whit-Guest-Care, Manager at The Whittington Arms, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2016

Thanks for your review AlfBennet, I actually remember serving you myself, I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed an unexpected lunch with us. Our steak sandwiches are beautiful and very popular. Quite a lot of people are excited to see Estrella on draught,...More

Reviewed June 2, 2016

I visited here as one of a party of four. I have eaten here in the past, but it was many years ago and a long time before the recent refurb. The pub has a lovely decor/theme and felt rustic but fresh and clean. I...More

1  Thank samtripper
Whit-Guest-Care, Manager at The Whittington Arms, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2016

Thanks for your review samtripper, Very happy to see that your experience was on point apart from the window issue. I am glad you have raised this problem with us, we will now get the window fixed, I don't believe it was noticed until the...More

Reviewed June 2, 2016

Good location and parking. The food was average and thought reasonably expensive. Whilst there were no issues, the starter was awesome but the main course was disappointing after such high expectations. Just need to be selective on what you choose. Thought there was too much...More

1  Thank Superdruid
Whit-Guest-Care, Manager at The Whittington Arms, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2016

Thanks for your review Superdruid, Sorry to hear that the food didn't live up to your expectations. I have spoken to the team about the issue you raised and it is being worked on immediately to avoid the same disappointment again. I hope that this...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$6 - $23
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tamworth Road | WS14 9PS, Lichfield WS14 9PS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Lichfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1543 432340
  • E-mail
Description
Sensitively restored and brimming with countryside charm, The Whittington Arms offers British pub hospitality. Mixing classic recipes and modern dishes, the menu is dictated by the seasons, with daily-changing specials also on offer. The bar is amply stocked with fine wines and smooth cask ales, and chunky wood furnishings and quirky décor make for a homely, relaxed ambience in the dining room. A menu just for kids offers fun yet nutritious choice for younger diners.
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