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The Spread Eagle

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Church Road | Burton on Trent, Rolleston-on-Dove DE13 9BE, England
+44 1283 813004
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pudding” (23 reviews)
“apple pie” (4 reviews)
“roast dinner” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Gastropub, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Church Road | Burton on Trent, Rolleston-on-Dove DE13 9BE, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Basic pub food served in a modern style , good service , good food and great atmosphere Lots of tables in and outside nice sunny gardens

Thank Coolberryhawk
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Well I can say that the food was all fantastic, tasty starters, steaks cooked beautifully, and amazing crepe brûlée. good price for a 3 course meal too. Only downside was that the waiting time was horrendous. I feel that whoever was in charge of taking...More

Thank Amy J
Reviewed 2 days ago

We pre-booked a deposit-paid table for Father’s Day for 13:45 and arrived bang on time. The whole place was heaving with customers on such a special day. It quickly became apparent that the bar and restaurant staff could not cope. We were told there would...More

Thank _Stefano_Sprinto_
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hadn't been for a couple of years. Went on a Friday evening, and it was busy but were offered a table immediately. Order taken quickly, but a bit of a wait for our food. That being said, the food was lovely, and well prepared (also...More

Thank westcountrysue
General Manager A, Manager at The Spread Eagle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you again for taking the time to let us know how we did. We hope you have a great day!

Reviewed 1 week ago

What an enjoyable experience. Great food and friendly staff. Thanks to Ben and particularly to Yasmin and Ilea (hope I am close to the correct spelling) the sisters who served us in a quiet, friendly and efficient manner. Brilliant members of staff in all respects....More

Thank berrydracup
General Manager A, Manager at The Spread Eagle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Berrydracup, we are very happy to have provided you with such a positive experience!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were very disappointed the meals today. The chicken was overcooked and chewy, which was very disappointing as this is the main part of the meal. We were offered a dessert but we refused as the meal had already been ruined by the poor quality...More

Thank chloe s
General Manager A, Manager at The Spread Eagle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Chloe S, we regret to hear that you had a negative experience with us, but would appreciate the chance to turn your experience around.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice food and good portions. A second visit and i think the specials was on a board and not a printed sheet...says another part of the menu and not a special

Thank davephil2016
General Manager A, Manager at The Spread Eagle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Davephil2016, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to The Spread Eagle!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Sunday afternoon, Location is very nice and the seated garden is spacious and pleasant. As I was being served the member of staff seemed more interested in speaking with a friend as she tried to serve me which resulted in asking to repeat myself...More

1  Thank Jdeaks
General Manager A, Manager at The Spread Eagle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are disappointed to learn of your experience here at The Spread Eagle, but will take this opportunity to improve.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a meal here while staying at Dovecliff hall. It’s about 35 min walk from the hall. Had a good quality meal. Nothing was too much trouble. Staff helpful and very friendly. Would definitely go again.

Thank Glutenfreebob
General Manager A, Manager at The Spread Eagle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Glutenfreebob, your wonderful feedback and rating mean a lot to us.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

popped to the spread on lovely sunny evening £8.70 for two pints of draught cider ... we both ordered fish and chips came with 10 chips each cold mushy peas and zero Tatar sauce ....extremely underwhelming also fish tasteless flat and looked froze....love the location...More

1  Thank lynneh110
General Manager A, Manager at The Spread Eagle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Lynneh110, thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent experience. We are disappointed to hear that you are not satisfied with your visit.

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not sure 3 of us went bedfore Xmas thought it was expensive for a pub. nearly 80 pounds 1 bottle of wine. Christina
8 September 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 33
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Road | Burton on Trent, Rolleston-on-Dove DE13 9BE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Rolleston-on-Dove
  • Phone Number: +44 1283 813004
The Spread Eagle is a beautiful pub, set in the chocolate box village of Rolleston on Dove. The building is a piece of living history. Established in 1651 it is one of the oldest buildings in Rolleston. By coming to The Spread Eagle you'll be experiencing a piece of British history and culture as well being able to enjoy our delicious menu and wide selection of cask ales, lagers, ciders, spirits and wines. During the winter, the warmth from our open fires will keep you warm and create an atmosphere which can not be recreated, and in the summer you can sit in our fantastic beer garden. Enjoying a late afternoon drink or an Al fresco meal whilst listening to the river dove trickle by. During weeknights we have our evening set menu which is 2 courses for £11.95, From 5pm. Every Wednesday is also Pie Day at The Spread Eagle, each week we offer a selection of 6 tasty pies served with a medley of vegetables and your choice of potatoes or chips. On Saturday you can treat yourself with our brilliant Steak and Supper menu, a 3 course fillet steak meal for just £25. We also have a children's menu for the little ones in your party as well providing superb Sunday roasts, every Sunday. We're looking forward to seeing you, from everyone at The Spread Eagle.
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