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The Horns, Stafford

21 High Street
Postal town: Stafford
ST20 0EX
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Punch Taverns

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Will Larter left this review about The Horns

A large village local with artificial stone flags on the floor and a modern bar counter. To the left is a large fireplace with a rather small solid fuel stove. There was a muted TV (Sky sports news, I think) and background music was playing. Three hand pumps on the bar, one without a pump clip but branded with the slogan "peak perfection", the other two with Sharps Doom Bar and Hobson's Town Crier available at the time of my visit. A few locals were using the pub at the time of my mid-afternoon midweek visit - the micropub across the road was not open at that time of day. I was glad of a beer stop, having cycled from Hartington in the Peak District and still a fair way to go to Coalport, but I have to say that Town Crier is by no means my favourite Hobson's beer - I wonder what they would have had on at the George & Dragon?

Date of visit: 8th May 2018

On 1st June 2018 - rating: 6
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Soup Dragon left this review about The Horns

This is a multi-building, end terrace, white rendered pub and restaurant, with rear patio area.

The interior has three rooms; a function room, which i didn't see; a restaurant area, which seemed, as i only saw it at a glance in the dark, to be in white, with pine furniture and finally a bar room. As it was late this was the only room open. It is in red and white decor, with a nice carved wood serving bar. There is a nice wood/brick/stone fireplace and trophies dotted about, as well as ephemera like toby jugs and some footy pictures. There is a TV, it was showing Sky Sports News. The service was fine and the clientele consisted of a few locals. There was no music.

Beer; tap stuff with Leffe and London pride, Deuchars IPA and the guest ale - Holden's Golden Glow, which they were flogging for £2 and tasted a little lifeless - sad, as it is a class drink.

This is a general kind of village pub. Worth popping into.

On 8th September 2010 - no rating submitted
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Map location corrected by Bucking Fastard
Stafford, 6.53 miles, 2 hr 6 min walk (show)
Norton Bridge, 7.97 miles, 2 hr 33 min walk (show)
Penkridge, 8.86 miles, 2 hr 51 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Horns, Gnosall
19th Aug 2019, 13:48
Pub map correction submitted by Bucking Fastard approved
19th Aug 2019, 13:48

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  • Function Room : Yes - From review - last updated 08 September 2010 by Dave McNally
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 08 September 2010 by hondo .
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 08 September 2010 by hondo .
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