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 Selected Comments in Stoke on Trent

Billy
 Gods waiting Room
Dark and dated full of old people.
Sunday, April 29, 2018Rating: rosettes

Current owner of 01782 392067
 Fed up with people ringing 01782 392067
As this is a private number
suggest as we are fed up of getting your calls
in future we will tell them you have gone out of business
so alter the web site details immediatle
or we will take advice
Wednesday, September 30, 2015Rating: No rosettes

Ian mercer
 
Now added to the beer garden, a 6ft x 6ft tv screen, fantastic in the summer, and ready for the world cup next year
Friday, October 4, 2013Rating: rosettes

Gil
 Centre of the universe
Thursday, October 3, 2013Rating: rosettes

Dan lewis
 Coming back
They are rebuilding the Fawn, cant wait, it will be great to see the old place up and running again, should be a gay I think.
Tuesday, July 30, 2013Rating: rosettes

*
 
Thursday, August 30, 2012Rating: No rosettes

WENDY NO-KNICKERS
 Couldn't find any either
Monday, August 6, 2012Rating: No rosettes

Vale Boy
 Good
Thursday, July 26, 2012Rating: rosettes

Froglet
 RIP
the Fawn & Firkin closed its doors many years ago, and was knocked down.

That area houses the new Science Building of Staffordshire University and/or Stoke-on-Trent 6th Form College
Thursday, July 26, 2012Rating: No rosettes

Graham Hannaford
 misleading
Went in Looking But Never got any.
Wednesday, July 18, 2012Rating: No rosettes

Jock
 Mary Celeste
waited ten min's couldn't see anyone so left.
Thursday, July 5, 2012Rating: No rosettes

BJ
 
Made to feel welcome at the Bell and they keep a good pint.
Friday, June 15, 2012Rating: rosettes

Bevdunn@hotmail.co.uk
 
dont bother
Monday, May 28, 2012Rating: No rosettes

Felix
 Felix
Avoid like the plague
full of knuckle dragging racists.
wont be going back
Monday, May 28, 2012Rating: No rosettes

margaret coxon
 excellent service and food
Visited the travelers rest for the first time this christmas .Went with large group on first visit then just the two of us for the second visit.Both meals excellent,brillient service warm and friendly.So good we have booked for a Birthday meal.Would recommend .
Thursday, December 29, 2011Rating: rosettes

Chris parkes
 
This is the best pub in Penkhull with live music on Tuesday Friday and first Sunday of every month. Joe and Jill are great hosts, meals are also served along with Sunday roast. they also show all live prem matches what more can you ask for .
Saturday, July 2, 2011Rating: rosettes

carl
 hi
Dan lewis and Sanjoy, Kev, Billy, and the rest loved that pub like it was there own, lol
Wednesday, April 13, 2011Rating: rosettes

carl
 hi
shame it close down, damm shame
Wednesday, April 13, 2011Rating: rosettes

yvonne whetnall
 
they didn't have a card machine either when i went with my family, but the staff were very friendly & we were treated well...the food was lovely & of good value, though when we were asked what desserts were avaliable we werent given a menu we were just told what they had. When my sister & son said they would have the homemade chocolate cake they didn't mention that the cost would be 6.00 each!!!!!! a shock when we got the bill....so beware!
Tuesday, August 24, 2010Rating: rosettes

julian
 card machine
didnt have a card machine today so told to get cash from the bank across the road. not very good if you cant walk very far. should have been told before ordered anything. sign on door not good enough. disgusting treatment of customers.
Wednesday, August 11, 2010Rating: No rosettes

Local resident
 Rubbish
Kevan has drove a good pub into the ground. His mum and dad built it up and practicaly handed it over to him, he's just let it go. He stopped doing food about 2 years ago and the whole pub has gone downbank since. The place is empty !!!
Monday, August 9, 2010Rating: No rosettes

Candy
 number incorrect!
This is not the pubs number,
it is my house phone number.
So please stop calling it.
Tuesday, June 29, 2010Rating: No rosettes

Ange and Pete Walker
 
lovely oldy worldy pub and restaraunt set in beautiful surroundings. Fine ale and delicious food. Super staff and a brilliant inn keeper.
Cannot wait to return - thanks Steve for the hospitality.
Thursday, June 17, 2010Rating: rosettes

stephen pearce
 goood food....
excellent, greeted and sat at table straight away, advised of where to order etc, pleasant staff and good food, will def recommend to friends and family
Monday, March 29, 2010Rating: rosettes

Mick Penning
 Immediately evocative on entry...
Used this Pub for over 50 years, as a casual 'drop-in', -never as a regular local but always felt completely comfortable in whatever room in this extensive and history making hostelry. Attended many functions here too in the excellent Arnold Bennett Function Room -situated down the corridor and at the quiet rear of the building (away from the madding crowd -yet still 'in touch' as one wanders back and forth to 'top up the pot'.....Memorable. NB Marvellous olde worlde tiled wall toilets down the wide staircase to the spacious basement facilities.
Monday, December 29, 2008Rating: rosettes

Brian Massey
 Knocked down Houses have been built on it.
Friday, September 5, 2008Rating: No rosettes

m cartwright
 Things have changed
called in late july to be met by new people. not the same atmosphere, food not as good, dearer and less for the money. pub not what it was, previous owners had character, now none. shame. will not revisit after calling for many years.
Tuesday, August 5, 2008Rating: No rosettes

David Boughey
 Boughey in Arms!
Hello! I never thought I would see this - a pub of the Boughey name! My name is also David Boughey - we should hold a convention and discuss all of the Bowie related comments!! I must come in for a pint one day!
Friday, February 23, 2007Rating: No rosettes

Joan Butterworth
 
My Aunt & Uncle ran this pub in the 60's so I just about grew up in the place.....I moved to NZ in 1970 and didnt get back to UK till 2001 and I headed straight for the engine house as they used to call it. its changed a bit but man oh man the memories came flooding back...the beer was good and the company better. i would go back again no problem there
Wednesday, February 14, 2007Rating: No rosettes

Lee
 Great Pub, Fantastic Atmophere, Amazing Staff
The staff went out of their way to make us feel at home, chatting and smiling. Within minutes of entering the bar, we'd been invited for a game of pool, and were propping up the bar chatting with the locals. The bar is well stocked, with crisps, nuts and chocolate bars to go with the alcohol and soft drinks. Prices are good, and the food is excellent. There is a selection of games machines, and dart board aswell as TV with Sky.

This is a great venue to visit with a family, partner, or to book for a gathering. There is a good size DJ booth, with Ipod connection if you require a playlist, as well as lighting and kareoke, and plenty of room to dance.

A huge car park adds to the convenience of this venue, with good lighting so you feel safe. All in all a great warm welcoming night out.
Saturday, February 3, 2007Rating: rosettes

rach
 this is a gre pub i highly recommend
Friday, January 26, 2007Rating: rosettes

Evo
 Good Pub in its day
Does anyone have info when it was built or old photos or any more info before it became Trader Jacks and then went back to Blurton Arms before being demolished ?.
Tuesday, December 26, 2006Rating: rosettes

Nigel hancock
 the best pub in Stoke-on-trent without question
You will be very pleased with the Bell and the friendly welcome from Dave and Kay
Monday, November 27, 2006Rating: rosettes

Mrs S Wilcoxson.
 best carvery in the midlands
was staying in the travelodge at talke the lady told us to try caldwell tavern,fantastic,service good also,wish there was a pub like this near us in derbyshire.
Friday, November 24, 2006Rating: rosettes

amy
 its the best!!!!
well this pub is the best pub in the whole wild world! and the people who own it are the best and always make you feel very comfatable thank u
peace out yeah amy x
Tuesday, September 19, 2006Rating: rosettes

Betty
 Friendly Local
The fawn is by far the best pub in shelton, possibly even in stoke on trent. The staff are friendly the beer and the food are cheap, and you will always find a member of staffs uni ultimate frisbee team (mental discs) there with a pint!! What more could you want??
Sunday, July 23, 2006Rating: rosettes

Duncan Johnson
 Great food for value prices, friendly atmosphere.
Local community pub in one of the nicer parts of Kidsgrove, The Clough Hall has been transformed in the last 6 years laregly due to the efforts of Kevan the landlord. There is a range of normal lagers and several cask ales including a varied guest beer. The quality of the beer is second to none and I've never had a bad pint.
A big effort has been made recently with the food side of the pub, with an obvious emphasis on good quality, varied menu for fair prices.
The atmosphere is friendly and welcoming and not too smokey.
Tuesday, July 11, 2006Rating: rosettes

Local Dude
 PISS UP
What's to say!!!! FANCY A PISS UP!!
Thursday, March 30, 2006Rating: rosettes

nunkaboy
 hhhhhhhhhhhhh
Super friendlt local type Pub offereing Quiz Nights and Discos to suit all tAstes
Friday, March 24, 2006Rating: rosettes

David
 family history
I have never been to your pub but just found it while doing my family tree my G Granmother was there in anout 1900 is there anyway that you know that I could get some old records, thank you from Dave
best of luck in your pub.
Sunday, March 5, 2006Rating: rosettes

Jennifer Dillon
 Lovely pub and lovely peopke
The Bradeley is a lovely pub run by happy caring people. When you go in you are always given a very warm welcome especially if you are not a local. The drinks are excellent. Then again perhaps I would say that because I and my father built that pub in 1964/1965
Saturday, February 18, 2006Rating: rosettes

I P Freely
 Terrible !!
Waited ages to be served, food was cold & beer wasn't !
Experienced better atmospheres in morgues ! Maybe it was a one off?, I won't be going back to find out though.
Wednesday, January 4, 2006Rating: No rosettes

hayley
 bert
bert the owner should make his own web page coz the pin is ace.

i think its the best pub in longton
Tuesday, December 6, 2005Rating: rosettes

C & W
 Love this place!!
A pub brimming with the eclectic mature - friendly - atmospheric - Saturdays with open mic are fabulous! The whole being underpinned by the most graceful Karen...
Saturday, November 19, 2005Rating: rosettes

Stick
 Great atmosphere - great food
.
Monday, November 14, 2005Rating: rosettes

Chris
 Northern Soul Night
This pub does the best Northern Soul night stokes had for ages, every Thursday from 7.30 till 11.30 .
free entry,
cheap drinks
playing the best in Northern Soul, Motown,funk and ska.
Tuesday, October 18, 2005Rating: No rosettes

Mike Monkman
 The Red Lion Inn... Quaint country inn
A lovely un-apposing stone built inn at the edge of the peak district, boasts fine ales and lovingly home cooked meals. Sit by an open fire warming yourself after a winters walk.
Saturday, October 15, 2005Rating: rosettes

elaine
 has been demolished
used to be an okay pub but its just a pile of rubble now!
Wednesday, September 14, 2005Rating: No rosettes

Dave Hindle
 Website
They now have a website at www.whitelionbucknall
Friday, July 1, 2005Rating: rosettes

Dave Hindle
 Website
They have a website at www.noahsarkhartshill.co.uk
Friday, July 1, 2005Rating: rosettes

Swedish Stokie
 The best pub I have ever been to
The White Lion in Penkhull, Stoke-on-Trent, this is the best pub I have ever been to. The landlady is wonderful, the regulars great and the ale is fantastic. On top of that, it is a Stoke City pub. What more can you ask for? I make long trips just to have a pint or twelve in this pub.
Monday, June 20, 2005Rating: rosettes

Steve
 Superb Local
A superb local pub that i have had the pleasure of drinking in since i was young, has a superb lounge with a great widescreen tv superb for watching the football. The barmaids are fit also.
Friday, June 17, 2005Rating: rosettes

Franklin Waterbutt
 Peter goes there
The weston coyney arms is a good place for getting drunk, and an old guy name peter goes there.
Friday, June 17, 2005Rating: rosettes

sarah
 absolutely awful
poor service
Wednesday, June 15, 2005Rating: No rosettes

ian raeside
 good food
my family and i went food sunday lunch the food was wonderfull and the staff made the us feel very welcome.
Thursday, April 28, 2005Rating: rosettes

Emmalea Brennan
 Its ace i love to drink here!
the barman n barmaid are really good, they definetly no how to run a pub! There really chattin n welcomin very frendly!
Thursday, March 10, 2005Rating: rosettes

dave
 Closed
to be demolished
Thursday, March 3, 2005Rating: No rosettes

R Brownsword
 ye old crown
its a very friendly pub with good ale and will definatley call in the pub again.The landlady was very welcomining
Wednesday, January 5, 2005Rating: No rosettes

Les
 Very clean and friendly pub.
The Foxley Inn is now run by Lilly and Ken, the pub is at its best in my opinion and I have seen at least 5 landlords come and go.

GOOD LUCK TO KEN AND LILLIY
FOR 2005.
Sunday, January 2, 2005Rating: rosettes

C.A.SMITH
 CAMRA PUB OF THE YEAR 2004
THE GRESLEY ARMS HAS JUST WON CAMRA (POTTERIES BRANCH) PUB OF THE YEAR 2004
Tuesday, November 2, 2004Rating: rosettes

claire
 good food
Really good chef,
good company,
really good pub
Thursday, August 12, 2004Rating: rosettes


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