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The Market Vaults

4 St. Martins Place, Stafford ST16 2LA, England
+44 1785 256126
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good21%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“meat sweats” (21 reviews)
“burger” (169 reviews)
“fries” (20 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
4 St. Martins Place, Stafford ST16 2LA, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had friends come over and we wanted to take them to a few places in town. We got out the taxi first stop Market Vaults... We stood at the bar for ages waiting to be served and in the end went to the gin...More

Thank Amanda P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

As a vegan i found the options fantastic i was able to order almost any burger from the menu, i went for the run DMC and would recommend it to anyone!

Thank Jade M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

New management has taken over and have turned this place around! My self as my girlfriend visited for dinner. We received excellent service was brilliant! The vegan options were amazing had the choice of nearly the entire menu. As a working chef the standard of...More

Thank Llwyd G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Stafford to do some shopping. Called in to the Market Vaults, just set slightly back from the market square. We were only going to have a quick drink, but looking at the lovely looking burgers being ordered by other customers made our minds up!...More

Thank Darren N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this little gem of a place whilst visiting Stafford. Old rustic charm of a pub. Greeted by great friendly staff. Ordered the basic burger with extra Mozzarella and salsa. Waited hardly anytime at all, was amazed by the portion size, Burger was amazing, struggled...More

Thank JenniferE1927
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting for the first time since the change of ownership, I ordered a burger, which was delicious. The fries were rather unusual, but I enjoyed them. The staff member who served me was friendly and efficient, and I am looking forward to returning in the...More

Thank William R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The burgers here were fantastic! And I'm not even a big burger fan. Really nice old pub feel with friendly staff and good choice of beer. We went on a Saturday night and they had a live band playing which added to really nice atmosphere

Thank camtayl0r
davea640, Owner at The Market Vaults, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi There, Thank you for your review, great to hear you enjoyed your time with us. Hope to see you again soon. Regards Dave Allen

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A small group of us used to visit regularly until we heard that there was going to be a change of management. We were all a little sad but then when we saw the new menu figured we should give it a go. Disappointing. It's...More

Thank Paul S
davea640, Owner at The Market Vaults, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Paul, Thankyou for your honest review, I remember your table very well and I was upset myself with the amount of time you had to wait hence the gesture of refunding your sides. Again Very Sorry. I don't want to bore you with excuses...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yes yes yes the burgers are great but you can't judge this place on them, you have to look at all the other factors. First of all the the exterior and interior are not enticing. The staff are friendly and the prices are cheap. We...More

1  Thank Thomas L
davea640, Owner at The Market Vaults, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Thomas, Thankyou for your review of our place, can I offer appologies for your party member pork hoagie. I agree completely with your comments about the place needing a make over, we took control of the business 2 weeks prior to your visit and...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Yes yes yes the burgers are back and even better than before And those were amazing, Great friendly staff, The new management seems genuinely nice, After talking to him he seems to have a few good improvements going to take place over the next few...More

5  Thank sdmag20
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Questions & Answers
Barbara S
July 3, 2016|
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Response from Laura B | Reviewed this property |
I don't think you can tbh we've always managed to get a seat though
Steph S
February 20, 2015|
Response from OliJKendall | Property representative |
Hi Steph, Soryy for late reply, only just got this. Children are allowed in the pub in the back area (away from the bar) until 9pm. Regards Oliver Kendall Manager
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $18
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 St. Martins Place, Stafford ST16 2LA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Stafford
  • Phone Number: +44 1785 256126
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