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The Blacksmith Arms

$$ - $$$, British,
Tythe Barn, Alton ST10 4AZ, England
+44 1538 702213
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, British, Grill, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Tythe Barn, Alton ST10 4AZ, England
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1 - 10 of 232 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting family and came to the Blacksmiths Arms. What a great choice. Fabulous food, great staff a wonderful accompaniment to a great visit with family !

Thank Lucy L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very clean tidy restaurant nice atmosphere. Under tile heating. The food was great and good prices. Was not alot of people eating in the restaurant for a Friday night .but later a birthday party of about 40 people come in for a buffet. I would...More

Thank michaelaB575CO
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here after a busy day at Alton towers. The food was fantastic and brilliant value for money - the whole family enjoyed their meal thoroughly. Delicious food and fantastic service from very friendly staff. If you want a very tasty meal visit here. Perfect!!

Thank Review4u234
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We called in to the Blacksmith Arms while renting a cottage in Alton Village. It's not clear when this place is open and when it is serving food out of season? It was rarely open during the day and when it is open on an...More

Thank Sue P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff were friendly, the food was great, and the owner couldn't do enough to check we were happy with everything. We also stayed over night; the room was lovely, the bed was really comfy and the full English breakfast was fabulous! We'll definitely stay...More

Thank Jax2015
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

We booked a table for 18 people 3 weeks ago. It took one hour and a half for food to arrive. When it did arrive it was cold. Camembert for starter had been sat under a heat lamp for too long it had turned hard...More

1  Thank Katie S
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

This is literally the best pub ever for food, we did a 40 mile journey to eat here its that good. The staff are as nice as they come and would recommend this place to anyone.

Thank Clare W
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

No where else in Alton providing food on a Tuesday evening we came across this establishment. It was other premises loss, food was excellent, well cooked and locally sourced, add in friendly staff and this is well worth a visit.

1  Thank Dave W
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed our dinner here after an afternoon at alton towers. We had the steak and it hit all the spots. A homely and hearty experience for a kiwi and Aussie far from home

Thank Ruth W
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Food was very good and served in good time from ordering. Pleasant enough surroundings but could benefit from investment on interior.

1  Thank sharon b
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Jess C
13 April 2015|
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Response from dennis p | Property representative |
Yes we do, just call us on 01538 702213 We look forward to hearing from you soon! Many thanks Jade
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$30
Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
6:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
6:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
6:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tythe Barn, Alton ST10 4AZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Alton
  • Phone Number: +44 1538 702213
  • E-mail
We're a well established 5 generation family run restaurant and pub, who are passionate about serving good beer with tasty fresh food. Are portions are generous but most importantly full of flavour.
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