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“Standard for a weatherspoons pub!”

The Blackwater Stream
Ranked #3 of 3 Quick Bites in Broadstone
Cuisines: International
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Went with my brother nephew wife and son. All enjoyed our meals. Totally stuffed by end. Good value for money. Decent pint!

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blackwater s, Manager at The Blackwater Stream, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2017

Thank you for your positive review. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

one of the smaller but better spoons , always good food here, & very good always changing selection of real ales. The only problem here is it does get very warm in the bar area & their is no air conn.

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Thank Martin H
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blackwater s, Manager at The Blackwater Stream, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2017

Thank you for your excellent review. I shall review our heating plan to make sure we get the temperature right.

Thanks again
Ryan DM

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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Have just visited for quick tea. Cannot fault service very prompt and polite. Had chicken burger & Tandori wrap, burger was fine wraps could be better not too sure if they know how to do wraps? Could of done with few more chips plates looked quite empty. Good value for price when 3 drinks were included. But as to cleanliness of the pub!!! Absolutely disgusting cobwebs and dust absolutely everywhere. I just hope this isn't reflected in the kitchen! And really could do with being made lighter feels so dark n dingy.

Thank Lisa W
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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Typical underlit, dark and gloomy Wetherspoons pub, but the lack of light here can't disguise just how tired and dirty this pub has become, with greasy tables, a carpet like a diseased lung and scruffy, dishevelled and untidy looking staff. Even arriving before 12:00 hrs didn't save us from the queue at the bar 5 deep. Badly understaffed with no apparent supervision, direction or discipline over staff. On arrival it looked as though a grenade had gone off in the bar with many vacant tables left piled high with dirty plates and half eaten meals. Most unappetising. No chance of a quiet pint or three here with crowds of pre- school children running around as if in a playground creating havoc everywhere with impotent staff standing around as if this were somehow normal. Steaks and fish and chips were tolerable but constituted a mere refuelling exercise. Some dishes e.g. lamb shank unavailable. Management should close this place down for a few days and get Rentokil, or someone, in to do a deep clean....and replace the 20W light bulbs with some more powerful.

Thank chemistatlarge
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We visit this pub regularly and always satisfied with the food and drink. Both are reasonably priced and the wine is always kept cold. The only problem I have with this establishment is the state of the chefs whites when they do venture out of the kitchen. They are absolutely filthy, one chef came out, filthy whites and his underwear hanging over his trousers. From where we were sat we could see into the kitchen which also looked grimey and filthy. The kitchen looks like it needs a deep clean and chefs to! !!

Thank scoobysoo17
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