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The Nelson Inn

Padbury Lane | Creswell Green, Lichfield WS7 9HL, England
+44 1543 674438
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (29 reviews)
“pudding” (20 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Padbury Lane | Creswell Green, Lichfield WS7 9HL, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Stopped here whilst on a walk with friends. The pub is very welcoming and the food and service were great. Will definately come again.

Thank kas2312
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great food , great service , friendly attentive staff , good value for money and serves a nice pint . Well done nelson never fails to impress

Thank rosiejade23
Reviewed 6 days ago

With a group of friends for Sunday lunch .food was really well presented well cooked fresh vegetables cooked really well and a great car very served at table option.Good selection of real ales friendly polite staff

Thank mike m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my favourite local restaurant and I have been here many times. The staff are all friendly and helpful, the property has great character with a great outdoor area and the food is always good. On my last visit my filet was thick, juicy...More

Thank xbigalx
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fab pub/ restaurant, the food is always cooked really well and the place is always kept Clean. Would recommend the fish and chunky chips Really good. You may want to book a table as it does get popular. Outside there is a large beer garden...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing service. The food was excellent. I had cod loin and it was the best fish I’ve ever eaten very fresh and portions were huge we couldn’t fit in a pudding which was gutting. We will definitely visit again

Thank joprice15
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered from the fixed price menu and must say the choice was great, two of us had the steak which was lovely and cooked exactly to order, with excellent chips, two ordered the lasagne, again this was lovely. The kids had a lasagne and...More

1  Thank Tophool
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

I can’t begin to say what an amazing time we all had. We were a party of 21 people, all pre chosen starters & mains & the service was impeccable with each course served quickly & to the correct person. The steaks were on the...More

1  Thank V4410LAhelenh
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Visited for lunch with family and all of us had lovely meals, good quality and plenty of it....we did sit outside and this perhaps could do with a freshen up, the tables are a bit wonky...water outside for dogs which is a nice touch and...More

1  Thank ddz884
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Amazing food and service . Don’t think I’ve ever had food envy so much , my meal was amazing (jerk chicken ) but everyone else meal looked amazing too. Large portions very friendly atmosphere . Can’t wait to go back ❤️

Thank faye0509
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January 16, 2018|
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Response from Sharon K | Reviewed this property |
No not here, there is a Holiday Inn and Premiere Inn both within 15/20 minutes drive away. The Nelson itself is awesome and definitely a place my whole family visits in a regular basis, we’ve used The Nelson for lunch... More
Julie F
November 5, 2017|
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Response from Amanda M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for delay .. you’re correct .. no dogs inside the pub , but there is a field with tables that you can have a drink and have the dog sit there. They’ll give you a water bowl too. Not great for winter, but lovely in... More
July 4, 2017|
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Response from Kerry E | Reviewed this property |
Hi yes there a large play area behind the beer garden with a large frame swings, slide etc. it's completely fenced in and always seems very clean and popular. Hope this helps x
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Padbury Lane | Creswell Green, Lichfield WS7 9HL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Lichfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1543 674438
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