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Orangery Restaurant

Lower Penkridge Road | The Moat House Hotel, Acton Trussell, Stafford ST17 0RJ, England
+44 1785 712217
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Restaurant Hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lower Penkridge Road | The Moat House Hotel, Acton Trussell, Stafford ST17 0RJ, England
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Reviewed yesterday

A well designed and laid out restaurant with great staff providing almost a full silver service and nice and friendly. The restaurant was obviously popular and busy and bustling but this did not detract from the service. The food was good quality and very tasty...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Mark B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

when you have eaten in as many places as myself from basic .to cuisine .and find in staffordshire we have our own fabulous restaurant on our doorstep from the the fabulously presented staff and superb prepared food by chiefs not cooks . the moat house...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank mark b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food from the kitchen, wonderful front of house service from a large team of knowlegable staff. Highly recomended.

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank BHX_Traveller_2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is in a very convenient location just off the motorway and in a nice setting beside a canal. The dining area is pleasantly laid out with plenty of room between tables. The quality of the food is very good and it should rate...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank NormanLewis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bad for a high class restuarant sadly lacking waiting staff shirt hanging out very shoddy, bar staff standing around looking gormless.Cold dinner plates big NO NO best part about experience was the discount we received why don't staff from bar to kitchen get the basics...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Helen S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always go here for birthday meals Lovely place lovely meals Also have stayed over a few times too and rooms are lovely too The surrounding grounds are lovely A real gem of a place Lots of weddings are hosted here

1  Thank Angie J
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Lovely staff and the afternoon teas were excellent. My husband had the gentlemans afternoon tea with beer which he thoroughly enjoyed. The ladies afternoon tea was excellent and the bread for the sandwiches was really fresh and tasty. Excellent selection of scones, cakes etc Very...More

1  Thank TUSSY53
Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

Both me and my wife like afternoon tea. The Moat House is something special. .The food is very well presented. Cakes sandwiches and scones. All look like a work of art. The service friendly and professional. One is greeted by the restaurant manager and shown...More

1  Thank KenH275
Reviewed 10 November 2018

We came for Dinner last night to celebrate a birthday, and had a voucher for the Steak night from my husbands birthday. On arrival we were greeted and taken to our table and given a menu. We then waited for someone to come and take...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank debrajmars
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Lovely venue to meet up with friends. Very reasonably priced homemade food with good choice of teas. View of river with ducks and nature ensured a relaxing backdrop to a lovely afternoon. Excellent service. Recommended.

Thank Tinajocrook
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5 August 2017|
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Response from mattjbaret | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I missed this question when first posted. The Orangery itself is flat and spacious and very wheelchair and mobility friendly, but the main access is up some steps. There are entrances that are flat access but they... More
17 April 2017|
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Response from anniesimcox | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry I have only been for lunch, afternoon tea, and dinner.
17 April 2017|
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Response from jimbean2 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do and if is excellent
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lower Penkridge Road | The Moat House Hotel, Acton Trussell, Stafford ST17 0RJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Stafford  >  Acton Trussell
  • Phone Number: +44 1785 712217
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