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“over rated, over priced.”
Review of The Lyttelton Arms

The Lyttelton Arms
Ranked #47 of 139 Restaurants in Stourbridge
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“over rated, over priced.”
Reviewed January 9, 2013

First visit, and after reading previous reviews we were somewhat apprehensive given the mixed reviews, however, we would not prejudge.

The first experience was with the bar staff who immediately made you feel that you were disturbing their night by being there, pretty much unwelcoming. (Drinks are very expensive, think London prices and you are close)

Food, menu very very limited, and very expensive. You're talking double figures for a basic pizza! That gives an indication as to the costing of this place.

Food arrived quite quickly, well four out the five ordered did, the fifth arrived just close to when the other four in the party were finishing theirs.

The waitress serving our table was pleasant, and that's the only real positive.

Everyone in the party seemed to arrive at the same conclusion, over rated place, over rated food and certainly over inflated prices.

It could have simply been a one off for the place, (Seeing other reviews) which is unfortunate, but it served to ensure that we would not return.

  • Visited January 2013
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English first
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Over rated”
Reviewed January 6, 2013

We went as a recommendation
However, Luke warm starter and difficult to slice sirloin steak is not what I would expect for £35.00.
I do not see me and my party going back
Over rated
Over priced
And frankly very very disappointing!

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Thank NigelCheesman
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Hagley, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Pleasant”
Reviewed January 5, 2013

Good atmosphere, food excellent. Equally nice just for drinks. Always a pleasant evening out with friends - good excuse to get glad rags on!

Visited November 2012
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1 Thank Katy B
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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“drinks only”
Reviewed January 4, 2013

I have been here on a few occasions as it is local. Staff friendly, good service. There is plenty of outdoor seating but perhaps could do with a bit more inside.

  • Visited July 2012
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Stafford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“excellent all around on New Year's Eve”
Reviewed January 2, 2013

We had a wonderful evening at the Lyttleton Arms, from the moment we stepped through the door we had a warm friendly welcome. Staff were very friendly and attentive and the service was faultless. menu had a really good choice of food, all six of us thought it tasted superb.
will definitely reccommend to anyone and will be returning soon

  • Visited December 2012
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1 Thank CeliaS57
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