Food & Drink
It’s easy to find somewhere to eat and drink in Alton. If you don’t fancy the village offerings, try Rocester, Uttoxeter, Cheadle or have a take-away delivered to you. All the local pubs cater for children.
In Alton Village
The White Hart Community Pub ST10 4AQ: A friendly local pub with pool table and dart board. Authentic Thai Food served Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights only. 01538 703384
The Bulls Head ST10 4AQ: Recently refurbished and offering a large selection of ales and gins. Bar food and restaurant serving full range of food including pizzas and burgers alongside more traditional meals. 01538702307
Alton Bridge Hotel and The Talbot ST10 4BX: Hotel offering restaurant and alfresco dining in the glorious riverside garden. Perfect for a summer’s evening. The 16th Century Talbot Inn next door is owned by the same people and offers a traditional drinking experience. 01538 703088
The Ramblers Retreat ST10 4BU: Award winning tea shop only open during the daytime Tuesday to Sunday, great for lunches and afternoon teas, in Dimmingsdale. 01538 702730
The Raddle Inn, Quarry Bank, Hollington ST10 4HQ (01889-507278) The olde worlde country inn and restaurant is nestled in a bank overlooking Croxden Abbey and the surrounding countryside. Beer garden with play area. Plenty of space for children to play. A couple of miles from Lower Micklin Farm.
In Denstone Village
Denstone Hall Farm Shop and Cafe ST14 5HF. Selling a wide range of local farm produce and meat. It also has a very popular cafe serving breakfast, lunches and afternoon teas. 01889 590050 (http://www.denstonehall.co.uk/)
The Tavern ST14 5HR: Traditional pub with restaurant area. Sunday Carvery. – bookings advised. 01889 590847
The Duncombe Arms DE6 2GZ. Award winning ‘gastropub’ just 3 miles from Lower MIcklin. An excellent food and wine selection served in an ‘eclectic, rustic-chic decor with blazing fires and spacious garden with views’. (01335 324275 www.duncombearms.co.uk)
Panacea Premier Indian Dining ST14 5JU 01889 590169
Red Lion ST14 5LF – Pub serving food 01889 595177
Fish and Chips / Kebabs (Take away) ST14 5JU 01889 590993
In Nearby Towns
In Uttoxeter, Cheadle and Ashbourne there are a variety of restaurants and take aways that will deliver to Lower Micklin.
Nam Jam Thai Take Away ST10 1DY (01538 752496)
The Pearl Dragon Chinese Take Away ST10 1HU (01538 754203)
Cafe Rumi Indian Restaurant and Take Away (01538 751786) 12 High Street, Cheadle, ST10 1AF
Cheadle Kebab and Pizza House (01538 754666) 44 Chapel Street, Cheadle, ST10 1DY
Hong Tai Takeaway ST10 1AF 01538 755688
Lower Micklin Farm, Alton Road, Denstone, ST14 5DJ