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Orangery Restaurant

Lower Penkridge Road | The Moat House Hotel, Acton Trussell, Stafford ST17 0RJ, England
+44 1785 712217
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lower Penkridge Road | The Moat House Hotel, Acton Trussell, Stafford ST17 0RJ, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Having not visited here for nearly 10 years, a group of sixteen of us attended on a Saturday afternoon for a 50th wedding anniversary celebration. The food was perfect and the staff all very efficient and helpful. And as for the setting, it is just...More

Thank BarryC11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Attended a lunch along with 11 colleagues and enjoyed the beef with fresh vegetables, and a very tasty cheeseboard. Vegetarians and Pescatarians duly catered with without complaints We held our lunch in the private dining annex off the main room which provides great privacy -...More

Thank andrew p
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good food, service, atmosphere, history and location. Staff very attentive when necessary, could not fault our "experience" . The food lived up to its appearance which was also excellent and the menu was very appealing. On this occasion we did not stay in the...More

Thank HonestVoyager
Reviewed September 9, 2017

We spent a wonderful evening here on Friday 1st September, to celebrate our wedding anniversary. We were made to feel very special with head chef Matt Davies & his team, cooking a fabulous 10 course taster meal for us. Each course was cooked to absolute...More

Thank JaneD2531
Reviewed September 6, 2017

As per usual LP establishments quality ingredients, well cooked and presented. Summer vegetable risotto to start was great followed by an exceptional cod fillet and crab main. Even had GF palette cleansers between courses which was a bonus for me. Service could have been slightly...More

Thank 2015mhh
Reviewed September 3, 2017

Stopped here en route from North Dorset to the Lake District.- roughly half way and very close to the Motorway. A young team are working extremely hard in all departments to make your dining experience pleasurable- and they succeed. A large dining room with an...More

Thank oilmanDorset_U_K_
Reviewed September 1, 2017 via mobile

The Moat House has been my favourite restaurant for over ten years, every special occasion we celebrate there, I recommend it to anyone who will listen and I just haven't fond anywhere else that compares. Unfortunately, our last few visits in December 2016 and March...More

Thank Abbicadabra
Reviewed August 24, 2017

It has been a while since I ate here and I was not in the least disappointed. Service was excellent and the food was outstanding. Raspberry dessert was one of the nicest desserts I have ever tasted. Staff very good with just the right amount...More

Thank DiscerningStafford
Reviewed August 15, 2017

We have used this restaurant for some years now, the food being of a higher quality than most places in the area. As with all Lewis Partnership properties, the staff are professional and highly attentive. Their food has never disappointed and the menu is varied....More

1  Thank Rebecca F
Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

An amazing selection of teas and treats! It was a wonderful suprise afternoon tea and as always with the orangery it tasted lovely and the staff were so friendly and helpful. The best afternoon tea in Stafford by far.

1  Thank Sian Fiona W
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August 4, 2017|
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Response from Matthew B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I missed this question when first posted. The Orangery itself is flat and spacious and very wheelchair and mobility friendly, but the main access is up some steps. There are entrances that are flat access but they... More
Julie R
April 16, 2017|
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Response from anniesimcox | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry I have only been for lunch, afternoon tea, and dinner.
Julie R
April 16, 2017|
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Response from toreill2 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do and if is excellent
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Validated Parking, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Scenic view, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lower Penkridge Road | The Moat House Hotel, Acton Trussell, Stafford ST17 0RJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Stafford  >  Acton Trussell
  • Phone Number: +44 1785 712217
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