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The Staunton Arms

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Staunton in the Vale, Nottingham NG13 9PE, England
+44 1400 281218
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We booked for Sunday lunch on the recommendation of our son-in-law who is a bit of a foodie, and we were not disappointed. It's a family-friendly pub so was quite bustling and noisy but there were plenty of staff who seemed to be working really well as a team and we lacked for nothing. We were checked several times to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed a great family celebration here and, despite the place being very busy, never felt neglected by the friendly and efficient staff. Very good food and a decent selection of beers and wine. Worth getting out into the villages for.

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Thank Philip M
StauntonArms, General Manager at The Staunton Arms, responded to this review

Hi Philip, Thank you very much for your lovely review! We are glad you enjoyed your meal out with us and will pass all your kind comments on to our staff. We always aim to serve a great selection of food and drink along with great service and we are happy we could help to make your celebrations special. We... More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I had been walking nearby at Belton House, on a foggy Monday morning. We arrived at The Staunton Arms looking forward to a warming lunch. Log fire, very welcoming staff were a good start. My starter of Cod and Prawn fishcake, pea veloute, poached egg and pea shoots was one of the most delicious things I have... More 

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Thank TDC8
StauntonArms, General Manager at The Staunton Arms, responded to this review

Thank you very much for such a great review! We are glad you enjoyed your meal with us and enjoyed warming up by our fire! We will pass on all your brilliant comments to the kitchen as well as front of house staff, as we always aim to serve great food with great service and are happy you found this.... More 

Worcester, United Kingdom
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643 reviews
391 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Our large boxing day party were very well looked after with a quality 3 course lunch, lots of choices, very good service, and good value for money too! Looking forward to coming back and trying The a la carte evening menu sometime!

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Thank MaryBarryJackson
StauntonArms, General Manager at The Staunton Arms, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review! We are glad you enjoyed your meal with us on boxing day. We always aim to provide great service alongside great food and we are happy you feel you found this with us! We hope you had a great christmas and wish you a happy new year. Hopefully we'll see you again... More 

Colchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

This is the first time I have been here, my daughter lives close by and we decides to have a pre Christmas get together as a family. The meal was a 3 course meal and we had prebooked from the menu. What can I say except it was a wonderful experience, the food was amazing, the service excellent and the... More 

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1 Thank Annie M
StauntonArms, General Manager at The Staunton Arms, responded to this review

Hi Annie, Thank you very much for your kind review! We are glad you enjoyed your family Christmas meeting with us and enjoyed your food and the festive atmosphere! We always aim to make everybody feel warm and welcomed when dining with us, providing great service alongside great food. We hope you had a lovely christmas and wish you a... More 

Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

The Staunton Arms has had a chequered story over the past 15 years or so, but now it is the best it has been in a long time. Birthday dinner for my son this evening, and the place was really busy on arrival. It is truly tucked away but its reputation is drawing people in. Half the area is attractive... More 

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StauntonArms, General Manager at The Staunton Arms, responded to this review

Hi Stephen, Thank you very much for such a great review! We are glad you enjoyed celebrating your son's birthday with us and found all the food to your liking. We always aim to serve high quality and interesting dishes and we are glad you liked your choice with us on this particular evening! We will pass all your kind... More 

Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

I have to concur with most of the reviewers on here that this place is outstanding. We've been a couple of times before and the service alone puts it in a league of its own: friendly, discreet, very accommodating to individual requests and utterly professional. The food is superb and my liver parfait was the best I have ever had... More 

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1 Thank gmackay8
StauntonArms, General Manager at The Staunton Arms, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review! We aim to met the needs of each and every customer that walks through our doors and we are pleased that you experienced this with us. We are so glad that you enjoyed your chicken liver and port parfait, we are also delighted that it's the best you have come across! We... More 

Lincoln, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

We took up the Travelzoo offer for lunch with a G & T for two at £35. Staunton is a tiny hamlet well outside Newark and there would be little passing trade. As such, we did worry beforehand that a weekday lunchtime would be too quiet. However arriving at 12.30am, the car park was already filling up. Going inside, we... More 

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Thank Stewart14_12
StauntonArms, General Manager at The Staunton Arms, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review! We are glad you enjoyed your visit to us using our Travel Zoo offer, and are very happy you enjoyed your meals and drinks by the fire! We always aim to serve great food in a warm welcoming atmosphere and are happy you found this on your visit to us, as well... More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Once again, Julien, Andy and all the staff at our local hostelry did us proud with a wonderful buffet to celebrate an 82nd Birthday Party for Father/Father in law, as well as three other family members with Birthdays in November and mine too on the day! The food was excellent and plentiful and you all made it a great afternoon/evening... More 

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Thank Julie S
StauntonArms, General Manager at The Staunton Arms, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are glad you enjoyed celebrating all your family's birthdays with us and that the buffet (and brownie!) was enjoyed by all. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Norfolk, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We booked a stay at the Staunton arms as its reviews were generally very good, I can confirm they are justified. Its position is very rural,lovely and quiet with fields surrounding two sides. The pub has a very traditional look with wooden floors,beamed ceilings and an open fire. We were politely greeted and taken to our room. It had a... More 

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Thank SJohnD
StauntonArms, General Manager at The Staunton Arms, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your great review! We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us at The Staunton Arms and found your room comfortable and welcoming. In regards to the bathroom we do have a plan in place for the beginning on next year to have work done on these to keep them up to our high standards!... 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
Average prices
US$ 16 - US$ 24
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Validated Parking
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Staunton in the Vale, Nottingham NG13 9PE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Nottingham
  • Phone Number: +44 1400 281218
Description
The Staunton Arms Country Freehouse - Re-opened in September, 2010. Listed pub delivering freshly prepared dishes every lunchtime and evening as well as a great cup of coffee. Hand picked cask ales from local and regional brewers.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?