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The Nelson Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
Padbury Lane | Creswell Green, Lichfield WS7 9HL, England
+44 1543 674438
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (27 reviews)
“pudding” (19 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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1 - 10 of 301 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited a couple of weekends ago. It was very busy but we couldn't fault the service. Food was delicious. We'll be back.

Thank ChelleT
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Booked our table and were greeted and our drinks order taken and served promptly. We were the only customers in the restaurant at this point. A couple came in who obviously hadn’t booked and are shown to the table behind us. They asked for the...More

Thank Julie W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited one evening this week for a family meal. The food in general was pretty good and I would eat here again. My main issue with my visit was the poor quality of the balsamic vinegar. We ordered bread and olives as a sharing platter...More

1  Thank CHLOPTO
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a traditional Sunday lunch with all the trimmings and that's exactly what we got at The Nelson. Not the cheapest option around but the tasty plateful was well worth the money. We both had the beef which was very tender with...More

1  Thank jenny_ianWalsall
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Brother lives nearby and The Nelson is becoming a regular visit. Meals are very good, service as well. Visited just before Xmas on a short notice booking. Place was packed but service was still good. Yesterday quiet Sunday option. Enjoyed it very much. Service with...More

1  Thank regood
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came to The Nelson a few weeks ago with girlfriend. Food came quickly and was of good quality. It was late in the evening and the service let down our visit. I had to go to the bar to request a drink and also to...More

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for a Sunday evening meal with friends, with the intention of staying on for the music. Meal and service were good. But, oh dear, a grotty Public Bar - the only thing missing was the saw dust - stinking of cigarette smoke, as was...More

Thank LichTraveller
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Went for NYE afternoon sunday lunch. I had turkey hubby had beef, 5 year old had battered fish. Turkey and beef were slices of what appeared to be shop brought precooked. Veg was bland courgettes sweetcorn and mangetoute not really very seasonal. One sprout between...More

5  Thank MandyDaveClarke
Reviewed 28 December 2017

We hadn't been to the Nelson in ages, but what a pleasant surprise.We were shown to our table by a very friendly waitress. We placed our order for drinks & food. My husband (who is a retired butcher) ordered the rump steak, I had the...More

Thank M0Ma112014
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Took a friend for a quiet lunch and found it to be a lovely pub with a good menu. Food was very good and staff very friendly.

2  Thank WillStaffordshire
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Questions & Answers
16 January 2018|
Response from rosie194 | Reviewed this property |
No they don't
Julie F
5 November 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
4 July 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
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
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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