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“albert x”

The Church Bar and Restaurant
Ranked #94 of 535 Restaurants in Stoke-on-Trent
Price range: $0 - $30
Cuisines: British
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
1 review
“albert x”
Reviewed May 8, 2013

many thanks for a wonderful night, good food & good service. great entertainment, making it a very good occasion for all our guests on our 50th wedding anniversary, special thanks to all the staff who were brilliant.

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank albert c
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English first
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
1 review
“The Cross family Golden Wedding Anniversary Celebration”
Reviewed May 7, 2013

We visited the Church Restaurant on Saturday 4th May 2013 for a large family celebration and have to say what a great night we had. Both the food and service was fab and the hosts/owners couldnt have been more welcoming and friendly. The staff were attentive and visited the table often to check we were ok and having a good time, which we were.
It was a really important celebration for us all and in no way were we disappointed with everything on offer. After our meal we went down to the bar and disco area and continued our great time down there, There isnt many (or any) restaurants that offer this facility and somewhere to continue to party so this kept the family together too instead of going our separate ways after the meal.
I'm not sure what some of the other reviewers have seen or experienced however we are here to say it was great, this is not our first visit to The Church for family celebrations and i'm sure it wont be our last.
Keep up the great value for money, good service, warm and welcoming environment, your guests and visitors wont be disappointed.
The (very happy) Cross family.

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank karen p
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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Fabulous food.”
Reviewed May 7, 2013

I don't understand the reviews about the bad food/service in this restaurant, I could not disagree more.
I live in London & stay with friends in Stoke 2/3 times a year.
This was my third visit to the Church, & only wish I could eat here more often.
The food is superb, & the staff couldn't be more helpful.

Already looking forward to my next visit to enjoy a fabulous meal in a very unusual setting!

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank JoH214
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“A great place to visit if you like being treated like dirt!”
Reviewed April 24, 2013

We visited The Church at Saturday Lunchtime, when we arrived there was no other customers there, as soon as we entered the "head waiter's" attitude but us on edge, he was very rude and when a member of our family asked for their meal to be cooked in a certain way they were informed that they would pretty much get what they were given. The waiter had very poor customer service skills and had a "like it lump it attitude" I can safely say that after our first and last visit here we will definitely save our money and "lump it"

  • Visited April 2013
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Thank Megan B
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Awful service- ruined the entire meal”
Reviewed April 21, 2013

Having visited this restuarant previously with no bad experience we booked for lunch with some visiting relatives. From the minute we arrived the service was terrible; the head 'waiter' has an attitude problem larger than the portion sizes. One of my guests simply asked for medium fried eggs and was told 'you'll have them how they come'- we were one of two tables present at the time!! The food wasn't too bad but it left a sour taste following the poor service. We'll not be visiting again.

  • Visited April 2013
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Thank Maxine R
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