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The Nelson Inn

Padbury Lane | Creswell Green, Lichfield WS7 9HL, England
+44 1543 674438
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (30 reviews)
“pudding” (21 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. 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

Very friendly and helpful reception from staff. The bar area was warm and the log fire was a cosy sight. The food was keenly priced and value for money. Excellent flavours and a freshly cooked. The sticky toffee pudding was light and fluffy and the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank chardstocker
Reviewed 5 days ago

The last time I visited this pub was around 12 years ago, I said at the time I would never set foot in the place ever again. I was invited by others to a meal last Saturday, and to my suprise the atmosphere was great,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Grensteve
Reviewed 1 week ago

A rare opportunity for hubby and his two sisters to catch up with partners, so we headed for the Nelson Inn. Glad we did as it's a lovely pub with great food and friendly helpful staff. Would thoroughly recommend. Just wished we lived much closer...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank wilderspin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my favourite restaurant in Staffordshire. Amazing food , the best staff. Can't wait for my next visit.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Viksta1982
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I joined a group of six for a belated lunch here. The service was excellent and the food delicious. Very generous portions at a reasonable price. I had lasssagne followed by Bakewell tart and custard. Although I found it difficult to move at the end...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank susan0wens
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This would have been the highlight of my trip back to the area where I used to live if it hadn't been for Villa beating Birmingham in the local derby. That wins, but only just. Four of us had starters, mains and drinks and it...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank BigCol63
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After celebrating my brother in laws birthday in August and noticing the excellent all round experience of the party ,I had no hesitation in booking the Nelson for my 50th.There was 25 of us we pre ordered our meals and everything came out in good...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DesL_12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and i popped in for a couple of drinks last week. The staff are always welcoming and friendly. Contemplating what to have for tea, when we get home. We realised that they did a take out service. Fantastic. We just ordered snack food....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank davidrS5290RK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a Sunday dinner for my dads birthday with the family. There were 7 of us. The food & service was amazing. The roast beef just melted in your mouth and was cooked to perfection & the puddings were delicious! We will certainly be...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lauraeF9250JZ
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

I hadn't been to this place for a meal in a long time, but it was worth the money. The food was lovely and hot, staff were very friendly. Good place to go for all the family even young children

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Cheryl C
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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
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$15 - US$37
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Free Off-Street Parking, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
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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We are a Country Pub located on the edge of Burntwood surrounded by rolling countryside. We offering Dining in both our cosy Lounge Bar and Restaurant, both of which are family friendly and offer a choice of menu's with lots of delicious dishes made using locally sourced ingredients.
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