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Restaurants are awarded from 1 to 5 Rosettes for culinary excellence. One Rosette restaurants are highly recommended in a local area and five Rosettes have reached the pinnacle of culinary excellence at a world class level.

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Modern Shropshire cooing in Staffordshire

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At a glance

Open all year
Wines by the glass
Wheelchair access

The family-run Shropshire hasn't decamped to Staffordshire, but has stood firm while county boundaries have flowed around it. Its physiognomy is a little different these days, though, with full-length windows looking on to the garden, and gathered curtains in the dining area creating an upscale restaurant ambience. The inspired menus might open with a smoked haddock and watercress tartlet with mashed potato and Indian-spiced aubergine, and lead on to cranberry-stuffed, bacon-wrapped pheasant with swede purée, or well-timed grilled cod with vibrant salsa verde and sautéed greens. At the end comes a light chocolate brownie with white-chocolated honeycomb and malted semifreddo.

Opening hours

  • Open all year
  • Lunch served from: 12
  • Lunch served until: 2.30
  • Dinner served from: 5
  • Dinner served until: 9

Chef

  • Chef: Steve Kirkham

Food and drink

  • Cuisine style: Traditional British
  • Vegetarian dishes available
  • Wines under £30: 27
  • Wines over £30: 2
  • Wines by the glass: 10

Price guide

  • Starter from 4.95
  • Main course from11.95
  • Credit cards accepted

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Accessible toilets
  • Assist dogs welcome

Facilities

  • Seats: 100
  • On-site parking available

Additional information

  • Seats: 100

Getting here

On main road, Haughton (A518). Approx 4m W of Stafford & 8m E of Newport

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Stafford
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