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Blockhouse at the Sheet Anchor

Newcastle Road | Baldwins Gate, Newcastle-under-Lyme ST5 5BU, England
+44 1782 680804
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good24%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (34 reviews)
“lobster” (25 reviews)
“burger” (75 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Barbecue, Bar, British, Pub, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Newcastle Road | Baldwins Gate, Newcastle-under-Lyme ST5 5BU, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Some of the dishes can be messy with a tower of food which is too large in one bite. The items of food are very tasty and they don't taste bland which most place under other names do. The food is filling with many types...More

Thank bosgeoff
Reviewed 1 week ago

2nd visit and the food was lovely. We took our son and his partner with us and they both enjoyed their first visit.

Thank donnamm1972
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a table for my friends 21st birthday and admittedly we came as a big party, but having booked a couple of weeks in advance we had hoped the service would be shorter than an hour for starters... a lot of the starters had...More

Thank LivActually
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a party of 15 and I can't fault the friendliness of the staff, their courtesy and level of service. All of the food was excellent and we were all served together (no one left sitting waiting for their main course). The food is...More

Thank GregoryB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had just bought a new house fairly close by and we’re due to move in in a few weeks , so we stopped off early evening for something to eat. Was it a bad day? I don’t know but none of us were impressed...More

Thank flowerlady2411
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here as a group of four; the food and cocktails were very good, and the service was excellent. I would recommend booking a table in advance as it gets very busy on a Friday night.

Thank samcI2668AP
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came to check put this newish venue. It is decorated really nice. It is pub food without the pub food feel or surroundings. The food is great and at a really reasonable price. I would 100% return

Thank RobMessenger1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our 7th visit tonight and previously been very pleased but tonight was poor....waited 20 mins at the bar trying to get served, gave up...went to our table....waited 10 mins for our drinks order to be taken then after our meal were left for another 20...More

4  Thank Rob D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As we were visiting our son who is studying at Staffordshire University we tried your restaurant as it had great reviews on trip advisor as it was only 6 miles away we thought we would try it as it was a birthday celebration.Staff were very...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely food only a little constructive criticism the soup was served in a tall metal tureen and it was boiling hot! It took ages to eat it as it just did not cool down personally I would have enjoyed it served in a bowl better...More

Thank pixie1959
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5 June 2018|
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Response from Rebeccawalsh10 |
They allow dogs in the front area (snug and bar) they offer food and drink service here
18 April 2017|
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Response from Smudger564 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a wide double door on the side of the pub, adjacent to the car park
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Newcastle Road | Baldwins Gate, Newcastle-under-Lyme ST5 5BU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Newcastle-under-Lyme
  • Phone Number: +44 1782 680804
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Blockhouse at The Sheet Anchor is a barbecue restaurant serving amazing burgers, smoked ribs, lobster and dry aged prime steaks. Contemporary decor matched to great food and service. At the front of the building the traditional pub is reinvented serving 6 cask ales and a large selection of craft beers and lagers. Part of the Parogon Pub Group.
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