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Beautiful food

Visited for food on our first night camping near by, lovely village pub feel with very friendly... read more

Reviewed September 2, 2018
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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A gem in Alton

We were staying at Alton Towers for the weekend and forgot to make dinner reservations leaving us... read more

Reviewed May 27, 2018
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2 Sep 2018
“Beautiful food”
4 Jun 2018
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Tythe Barn, Stoke-on-Trent ST10 4AZ, England
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Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Visited for food on our first night camping near by, lovely village pub feel with very friendly staff. We had a wait of an hour for our food which wasn’t a problem for us as we were happy to sit and chat but it might...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

We chose this restaurant because of the good reviews. It was the last day of the school half term and the first time at Alton Towers for our boys. What a dreadful experience, slow service, greasy food and overpriced. Certainly did not live up to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

We were staying at Alton Towers for the weekend and forgot to make dinner reservations leaving us without any food. After calling almost half a dozen of the locally recommended restaurants the hotel provided us with and all being full, another local venue recommended The...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank enjoyinglife1984
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

Saturday night. Something went wrong but 3 apologies without explanation later we still didn’t know why our steaks, sausages, fish cakes took 95 minutes to arrive. Place was nowhere near full at 7.30pm arrival. Advised at booking that by that time the Alton Towers day...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed September 29, 2017 via mobile

This was a strange one, we came here for a meal after Alton towers and staying local. We pre-booked a table and when we turned up the staff said "thank goodness you turned up" which was strange as the place was pretty empty (Saturday night)....More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed May 26, 2017 via mobile

Large portion sizes. The first time we went, we had a starter and a main. We couldn't finish the main. The second time we went, we had the same starter with two portions of chips and that was enough. If I'm in the area and...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank John L
Reviewed April 16, 2017

Booked a couple of nights at Alton Towers on a 'special offer' rate. Felt totally ripped off for lots of reasons and the food was nothing special, expensive and poor service. Went in search of a McDonalds which, bad as it is, would have been...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank CatherineLouise2015
Reviewed March 26, 2017

Amazing food made from locally sourced produce, the flavours and combinations were out of this world for both the main meal and the pudding, we have no issues with recommending The Blacksmith Arms to anyone and everyone. We will definitely be going there again when...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Belleward
Reviewed October 13, 2016

We popped in after a day in Alton Towers for food. It was about 8pm when we arrived and the main restaurant area was empty so we had a table to ourselves. Staff were friendly and got us drinks etc. However, it took an hour...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank GaryH_UK
Reviewed July 7, 2016

Had thought that this would be better than it was. Had fish and chips and gammon. Both were ok but nothing to make us want to go back. The chips were so greasy and limp. Presentation was nice but the food did not live up...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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