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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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Overview
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
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CUISINES
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Lower Penkridge Road | The Moat House Hotel, Acton Trussell, Stafford ST17 0RJ, England
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1 - 10 of 402 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank debrajmars
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have avoided this restaurant for a good many years due to poor food and service in the past but we thought it was time to give it another try as the reviews were mainly very favourable. Things didn't really get off to a good...More

Thank 92BruceC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the hotel for the weekend and ate here Friday night. Lovely food at great value (about 30 quid for 3 courses) but let down by lack of ambience (and it was cold!) and service that did not li e up to the...More

Thank jswestern
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a real treat to visit The Orangery at The Moat House for our anniversary. We thoroughly enjoy the Saturday gourmet night for a special occasion and last night certainly didn’t disappoint. The food was sublime as always and the atmosphere wonderfully relaxed and...More

Thank LaurenPG
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This really is the best restaurant in the local area, especially for fine dining. There are a number of different menu’s to suit everyone’s palate/ budget. The fine dining menu’s are superb and brilliantly executed, with top ingredients used and excellent textures. For me this...More

1  Thank RVM32
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Although we have dined at the Moat House in the restaurant many times over the years, we had not visited on Steak Night. We have really missed out. The staff are well trained and very polite, the food is superb as ever and we could...More

Thank LadyCappelli
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

We had a great time the afternoon tea was wow. The staff were so so nice well worth a visit not over priced the grounds are lovely and well kept nothing was to much trouble for the staff they even came round to ask we...More

Thank lovetheseaside580405
ChrisLStaffs, Owner at Orangery Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Hi lovetheseaside580405, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at The Moat House. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your afternoon tea and found our team to be so helpful. We hope to see you again at The Moat House...More

Reviewed 23 September 2018

The highlight of our stay at the Moat House was our evening meal at the extremely high quality restaurant. We were dining on a Saturday night, so had the gourmet fixed price menu. The food was exceptional - delicious, interesting flavours, beautifully presented. The service...More

Thank Joanna P
ChrisLStaffs, Owner at Orangery Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Hi Joanna P, Thanks for taking the time to review your experience at The Moat House. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed our Gourmet Night and found both the food and service to be of the exceptionally high standards that we aim for....More

Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

The food we ate at this restaurant was absolutely beautiful. We ate from the set menu, which represented good value. The chicken main course was excellent, and all dishes were beautifully presented. We were served by friendly staff who acknowledged the special occasion we were...More

Thank Puss100
ChrisLStaffs, Owner at Orangery Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2018

Hi Puss100, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at The Moat House. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed our Fixed Price Menu and found our team to be friendly. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Emily...More

Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

This was a lovely afternoon tea party for my mother's 87th birthday. Lots of scrumptious sandwiches and cakes, with an endless supply of tea and coffee. There was so much that we brought some home. Even the leftovers were well presented in a plastic box,...More

Thank Mijen2013
ChrisLStaffs, Owner at Orangery Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Hi Mijen2013, Thank you for taking the time to review your afternoon tea at The Moat House. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your mother's birthday celebration with us and we hope to see you again very soon. Kind regards, Emily Lewis

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Katiemariegoodhead
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
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JulieR3716
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.
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JulieR3716
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
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
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
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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