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The Moat House

Lower Penkridge Road, Acton Trussell, STAFFORD, ST17 0RJ

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This Grade II listed moated manor house dating back to the 14th century has a lovely waterside location; diners in the Conservatory Restaurant get to watch the narrow boats wend their way along the canal from the comfort of their linen-clad tables, where candles flicker in the evening. The hotel competes in the wedding and business markets, while its restaurant is a hit for its ambitious contemporary cooking. The presence of a tasting menu nails their ambition to the mast (there's a veggie one too), with matching wines available if you wish to go the whole hog. From the à la carte, start with a decidedly modish Jerusalem artichoke velouté with caper and sultana purée, cauliflower beignet and micro coriander, before moving on to a flavoursome slow-cooked blade of beef with Savoy cabbage and bacon, creamed potatoes, chestnut mushrooms, glazed shallots and Guinness sauce. The creative thinking continues at dessert stage, too: banana and caramel parfait, perhaps, with toffee popcorn and bitter chocolate sorbet.

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Tel: 01785 712217
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Open/closed

Dates closed: 25 Dec
Sunday lunch available.

Restaurant information

Cooking type: Modern British
Chef: Matthew Davies, James Cracknell
Number of seats: 120
Accessible for wheelchairs.
Steps for wheelchair: 3
Disabled toilets.
Children welcome.
Children's portions.
Parking available.

 

Restaurant price guide

2 Course lunch from: £17.00
3 Course lunch from: £20.00
A La Carte Dinner Main Course from: £16.00
2 Course dinner from: £19.95
3 Course dinner from: £22.95
Prices are for guidance only. Please check when booking for current rates.

 
The Moat House, Stafford

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M6 junct 13 towards Stafford, 1st right to Acton Trussell, hotel by church
Nearest station: Stafford

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