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The Black Lion Pub

) #94 of 468 Restaurants in Stoke-on-Trent ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , British,
Consall Forge | Wetley Rocks, Stoke-on-Trent ST9 0AJ, England
+44 1782 550294
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“hog roasts” (2 reviews)
“beef” (12 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
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Consall Forge | Wetley Rocks, Stoke-on-Trent ST9 0AJ, England
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Reviews (178)
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1 - 10 of 178 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this public house at the bottom of The Churnet Valley, on a lovely sunny day and had a couple of bread baps filled with different items. All kinds of ales and such like for peoples taste. We sat outside and watched the trains...More

1  Thank Andy w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great meal here on Monday night, just pub grub but then it's a pub and there are too many pretending, and charging, to be more! Also service was really friendly, made to feel like a local and to finish off, what brilliant surroundings....More

2  Thank Angus B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely setting and chickens, canal & trains outside make it picturesque. They had a gazebo which was to do with the alleged hog roast but by 5pm all that I could see was empty utensils and a guy wearing blue catering gloves. He didn't seem...More

7  Thank dollydelash
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

We moored up beside the pub. What a great location. Wonderful walks in the hills behind, narrowboats and steam trains a few yards in front, delightful free range chickens of varying breeds wandering around the grounds, and a pleasant homely pub inside. Bliss. We had...More

2  Thank pmydon
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We love this pub, real ale and cider selection is brilliant, location is great and food is hearty and good value. Park at Froghall Wharf and walk along the canal. We have been visiting for years and would thoroughly recommend it for casual drinks and...More

2  Thank LizH8523
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Called in the other day on my paddle board, having paddled along the canal from Froghall. The pub hasn't changed in appearance since I was a kid, and you still have a fantastic selection of proper ales. Decided to convince the wife to have a...More

1  Thank Carl K
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

What a gem this place is ! Fine quaffable real ales, a landlord with a permanent smile on his face. You are truly missing out if you walk past this canal side establishment. Great food, dogs welcome. Go back in time and order a taxi...More

1  Thank thefishersatlarge
Reviewed 22 April 2017

This pub, in a very pleasant setting, was well reviewed on Trip Advisor. We therefore arrived with high hopes. What a disappointment. The food was mediocre and the guy behind the bar was surly and disinterested. The very best that could be said of this...More

Thank TheGills274
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Over looks canal and steam railway Puts on some great special events e.g. 40's themed weekend Great outdoors seating area One of the chickens likes pecking ankles!

1  Thank Valueseeker115
jsp197070, Manager at The Black Lion Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Hiya that will be Sid hes the naughty one ;)

Reviewed 4 April 2017

We called for lunch on a recent Saturday and appreciated the warm welcome from the landlady (?) behind the bar. The offer of 3 x one third pint beers/ciders from the tempting range available is a great idea. For our meals I opted for one...More

1  Thank Roganroy
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Kerry S
16 October 2016|
Response from Dazza997 | Reviewed this property |
There is no accomodation unless you want to camp
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Consall Forge | Wetley Rocks, Stoke-on-Trent ST9 0AJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Stoke-on-Trent
  • Phone Number: +44 1782 550294
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