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Orangery Restaurant

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Lower Penkridge Road | The Moat House Hotel, Acton Trussell, Stafford ST17 0RJ, England
+44 1785 712217
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited once again, our 2nd visit this year, once again a truly remarkable meal. Faultless cooking, superb service, 6 courses with wonderful Sour Dough bread........the best I have tasted, fresh vegetables and Coffee, all for £45, stunning value for this style of cooking. See you soon.

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Thank Tina H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited for our Anniversary, because heard this week that the restaurant won the Best Restaurant in Staffordshire in the local newspaper. Stunning meal, we both had Scallops, Lamb and different deserts. Stunning meal, one of the best we have eaten. Service fantastic, an absolute treat, we will be back soon.

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Thank Deanhwilliams36
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another one of the quarterly series of dinners enjoyed by three work colleagues over the past six years. Another excellent meal. I'm not sure how they achieve this level of consistency, but I'm very glad they do. The food is well prepared and presented, the staff change, but are invariably, polite, efficient and well trained, and the ambience within the... More 

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Thank John L
Stafford, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hubby booked us into the restaurant to celebrate our 4th wedding anniversary. I can honestly say it was the nicest meal I've ever had. The flavours were out of this world. Staff were fantastic. Really attentive. Really enjoyed the sorbet and panacotta. Everything was cooked to absolute perfection. Definitely get what you pay for. Can't wait to go back next... More 

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Thank larzRosco
Uttoxeter, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just returned from a Red Letter day experience at the Moat House - luxury tea for two . Very well hosted by the Moat House Team which included a fantastic selection of teas - we could experience as many as we wished & fab sandwiches & great cakes of all descriptions . We could not finish all the cakes and... More 

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Thank Zdzislaw K
England
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156 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not stayed/dined for 5 years.So decided to try again,always been more than happy with previous experiences. Stayed Saturday night to have the Gourmet menu. On entering the bar area we were greeted with a few hello's,but not asked if we were dining etc.Had to ask for menu's. My wife did not think there was much choice on starters,matter of opinion?... More 

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Thank shroppiefly
Stafford, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very expensive, not much choice of starters, guests left there main course and the apple crumble is a disaster. Bill came to over £300 for the 4 of us, but this did include 2 bottles of medium priced wine

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were greeted with a lovely welcome by a very slick team- who took our orders in the bar before going through to the restaurant. As parents, we were particularly impressed that children were welcomed in both bar and restaurant. Chairs were very comfortable, food presentation was absolutely on point and most flavoursome. Portions were larger than expected and absolutely... More 

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Thank Andrew H
Staffordshire, England
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Although the food was more expensive than I'd normally pay, (£45pp) it was worth every penny. The service throughout was fantastic. The food was superb. If your looking for something special this is definitely the restaurant to visit. I believe it's the best in Stafford.

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Thank Beachfun29
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I spent a truly wonderful evening at the Moathouse's Orangery Restaurant in celebration of our anniversary. We enjoyed the Saturday night gourmet evening menu as much as we expected. As always the food was absolutely exquisite both in taste and presentation. The service was excellent and attentive. We love how a visit to the Orangery is never... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lower Penkridge Road | The Moat House Hotel, Acton Trussell, Stafford ST17 0RJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Stafford  >  Acton Trussell
  • Phone Number: +44 1785 712217

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