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Review of The Malt Shovel

The Malt Shovel
Ranked #28 of 163 Restaurants in Lichfield
Price range: $9 - $24
Cuisines: International
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The Malt Shovel is a traditional inn with log fires and located in the beautiful surroundings of Chorley near Lichfield. Offering home cooked food and rela ales.Children and dog friendly.
Reviewed August 16, 2014

Noisy pub, under age drinking, lousy food, lousy service ......about sums it up!!!!! Will not be back.....trash

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Thank TTR2000
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Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

Had a really nice meal here. Steak was the best I have ever had, cooked to perfection. My partner had the Hunters chicken and said it was the tastiest and most succulent he has had. The service was excellent and the atmosphere was lovely. The only thing I could find to moan about was that it gets very busy. But I would definitely recommend.

1  Thank BradLeigh6670
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Reviewed August 9, 2014

I visited this pub for lunch as part of an all day ride with Cannock Chase Trekking Centre. I was impressed with the facilities for tying up the horses safely and noticed there also seemed to be places for people to pitch caravans too. The village location was charming and there was a nice outdoor area for eating. The staff were unfailingly helpful and friendly, and my tuna melt baguette and chips were yummy and just what the doctor ordered after a hard morning's riding. Recommended - with or without a horse!

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Thank WanderingStar1234
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Reviewed August 9, 2014

Took some family friends here last week...as have visited in the past and had good experience. However, service was slow (table booked for 7 and food arrived at 8), food was average and environment was very crowded and noisy. Perhaps a victim of the Tripadvisor ratings? Could do with removing a table to make the room less crowded and the dining experience more intimate...plus easier for staff to get through the crowds with sizzling food plates!

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2  Thank freedomBirmingham
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Reviewed July 30, 2014

Fabulous visit to this Pub. I recommend the Beef & Guinness Pie. Real pastry !!
Best ever. Party of 8 and well looked after by the staff. Lovely location.

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Thank Eddie G
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