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The Tavern

College Road, Denstone ST14 5HR, England
+44 1889 590847
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (39 reviews)
“pizza” (32 reviews)
“belly pork” (9 reviews)
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5:00 PM - 11:30 PM Hours
Bar, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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College Road, Denstone ST14 5HR, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I’ve wanted to try this place for quite a while and finally did! We loved the look and feel, very country quaint and individual. Good selection of beers and the restaurant area is lovely and airy. Unfortunately we came on an evening when a few...More

Thank Janine H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here with my Mum and a large group to celebrate a birthday. The pub itself is lovely and the staff seemed really friendly. We had a three course carvery which was very nice. There was a choice of starters and desserts. The food was...More

Thank Lyndsey M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you to Chris and the team. Had a truly outstanding meal last night. Great flavours and atmosphere in a lovely pub. Highly recommend if you are in the area 👍👍👍👍👍

Thank Barry S
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped here while attending an interview. We were recommended by another establishment in the area. The Tavern us in a small village and is a quaint country pub. It is a well looked after establishment with a small choice of ales. The staff are friendly...More

Thank JeffParry
Reviewed 15 April 2018

My wife and I live ten miles from The Tavern, and had visited once before for drinks. It looked lovely then outside and inside (like a proper country pub should be - beams and softly lit). We decided to then, and last weekend, we finally...More

Thank Stephen A
Rocky B, Owner at The Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2018

Dear sir After reading your depressing review ! I am sorry that you found our beers also depressing especially the courage Directors bitter which we get many ,many comments of enjoyment so much so that we have lots of requests to keep it on the...More

Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Visited at short notice and the Tavern were able to look after our table of five promptly and provided us with perfectly cooked good quality food. The menu was not the typical plain pub grub i.e. scampi and chips (although they may serve scampi), i...More

Thank Phaze100
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Food good. The steak is of good quality and well cooked. Lovely Stilton sauce. Fish and chips went down well and Cajun burger was lovely. We had lemon tart for dessert which was really tasty. We did have quite a wait to be served but...More

Thank Fiona T
Reviewed 4 March 2018

So today was the coming together of my retirement and my birthday – not a BIG one but substantial enough to want to go somewhere really good. Where could we choose but the Tavern….we have been coing to this place for a number of years...More

Thank Jacky W
Reviewed 8 February 2018

We had lunch there yesterday and had a fantastic meal, chosen from an amazing menu in a place with wonderful ambience.....a really welcoming country pub. The service was first rate, the staff friendly, even the dog had a great time!

Thank dlinc103
Reviewed 28 January 2018

We have been working away from home. The Tavern was recommended to us by Family who live local. We visited on the Monday but alas food is not served Monday's, so we returned on the Tuesday. Well after our first meal we returned every night...More

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Questions & Answers
17 March 2018|
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Response from Rocky B | Property representative |
Yes the Tavern has Free WiFi !
22 June 2017|
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Response from Nicky T | Reviewed this property |
Yes, plenty opposite in the village hall x
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: College Road, Denstone ST14 5HR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Denstone
  • Phone Number: +44 1889 590847
16Th Centuary Village Pub and Restaurant in the very pretty village of Denstone 10mins from Alton Towers , 30 mins from the Peak District . Serving quality , local produce, Real Ales, Fine Wines , Real Wood Fired Pizzas at Weekends .
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