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The Blacksmith Arms

$$ - $$$, British,
Tythe Barn, Alton ST10 4AZ, England
+44 1538 702213
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“pizza” (43 reviews)
“bread” (13 reviews)
“mixed grill” (6 reviews)
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12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Hours
Bar, British, Grill, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Tythe Barn, Alton ST10 4AZ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here for a evening meal, we were staying in Alton towers but fancied getting away from the hustle and bustle and came across this little gem!! Family friendly, had 2 quiet drinks sat outside and a lovely home cooked meal,I had the fish and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here after a day at Alton Towers as it is very conveniently located. We were nearly the only ones in the pub, even though other local places were fully booked . The food was really awful, in fact this is the first review...More

Thank Alison C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I don’t say it often but OMG that burger was delicious, staying at Alton Towers but prefer to eat out, I thoroughly recommend and if possible book. Yes it’s not fast food but holy cow it was worth the wait. Whoever dreamt that jaffacake cappuccino...More

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled across this total treasure on the way home after Alton Splash Park during a thunderstorm. Bar staff were amazingly friendly, clietele super welcoming, food mega fresh and home made, and all round service impeccable (daughter even got an impromtu tour of the desert kitchen)...More

Thank Charlie M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We come here every year when visiting Alton Towers and as usual not disappointed. The food is amazing and the staff are fantastic. There wasn't anything on the menu that was grabbing my teenage sons and they happily made them something up of their choice...More

Thank Clare W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited with a friend whilst staying nearby in a B&B, very friendly and welcoming staff! We sat down and ordered our food which was very nice! My friend had the raspberry meringue which was stunning! However . . . . the evening was ruined (and...More

Thank jendegu83
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice welcome, beer ok. Think more should be made of the view across the fields at the back of the pub.

Thank Tracey1169
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was busy and we were told it might be a bit slow. It was certainly slow but no complaints, but not sure why the garlic bread and fries side orders for the kids pizza arrived 15 mins before the pizza as did our onion...More

Thank Richard A
Reviewed May 11, 2018

This is a very basic pub grub experience, the chips were so greasy I couldn't eat them but the chicken was nice and the prices were reasonable.

Thank Ches666
Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

This is definitely a great place for dinner while visialton towers. The kids made their own pizzzas and we're super excited. We had burgers which I think is one of the best I've ever had.

Thank elnahal_w
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Jess C
April 13, 2015|
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Response from dennis p | Property representative |
Yes we do, just call us on 01538 702213 We look forward to hearing from you soon! Many thanks Jade
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $30
Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tythe Barn, Alton ST10 4AZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Alton
  • Phone Number: +44 1538 702213
  • E-mail
We're a well established 5 generation family run restaurant and pub, who are passionate about serving good beer with tasty fresh food. Are portions are generous but most importantly full of flavour.
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