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Blacksmiths Arms

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Tythe Barn, Alton ST10 4AZ, England
01538 702213
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  • 20
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  • 12
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great family friendly pub

After a day at Alton Towers we were fortunate to pass this Pub. The staff were friendly and welcoming. The kids got to make their own pizzas with a few more ingredients which was really nice and it looks like they have a new menu for November. The lasagne was beautifully presented, and my sausage... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 1, 2015
Nicky C
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wolverhampton
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Never been here before and were late on our way to a friends , Ordered the burger and it was absolutely delicious , great service and would highly recommend it

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Thank megan102
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

come here today for food after a day out and the food and service was amazing. brilliant value for money, staff were kind, helpful and friendly. tasteful food. wish we didn't live so far away otherwise this would definatly be our local.

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Thank hannahssss2016
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went here with my family, we booked as it was a Saturday night, but there were a lot of spaces, food was very nice, really good value for money and the staff friendly.

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Thank Pamela B
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

Truly delicious food. Wide-range and homemade. Lovely, friendly Staff. No microwave, tasteless food here! Short drive to visitors of Alton Towers.

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Thank Sophie S
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

After a day at Alton Towers we were fortunate to pass this Pub. The staff were friendly and welcoming. The kids got to make their own pizzas with a few more ingredients which was really nice and it looks like they have a new menu for November. The lasagne was beautifully presented, and my sausage and mash was nice. Home... More 

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Thank Nicky C
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

Ate here after a day at alton towers as a family of 5 two adults and 3 children. upon entering the restaurant we got seated by a young lady who was very nice she brought menus and took orders for drinks, the restaurant was pretty empty with 3 tables took however it took 20 mins for drinks to arrive, we... More 

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Thank David G
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

Family of 6 on a quiet Wednesday evening after Alton Towers visit. Ordered 2 small gammon , chips and beans Children's sausage , chips and beans Pulled bbq beef burger with sweet potato fries Minted lamb burger Loaded chicken burger We got Mixed veg instead of baked beans Cold pulled beef burger served with regular chips A lamb burger with... More 

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Thank Charlie H
Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

They couldn't do enough to make my family and I welcome. We were in the area visiting family and Alton Towers and decided to book a table. So glad we did.... Kids loved making and eating their own pizzas and all of our meals were great..... Only down side was having to use the not so great, gents toilet. Time... More 

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Thank Andy F
Welshpool, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

lovely place, staff and food. Homemade chips, kids made their own pizza which was fun!! Glad we didn't eat at Alton towers Hotel and went for 5 minute drive.

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Thank Kate G
Bolton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

We visited here as a large group of us were on our way home from camping in Ashbourne and we were very hungry. What a perfect place to stop. All 10 of us loved our food and all said we would go back. It was so great we are actually going to go camping in Alton just to go again... More 

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Thank Amy-Leigh B

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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