A fresh look for a fabulous family venue

This charming pub attracts locals and visitors alike with its welcoming ambience and hearty meals. Whether you’re looking for a casual drink with friends or a satisfying meal, the Hungry Horse Pub is a go-to spot in the area.

Staffordshire Living were excited to be invited along to check out the newly refurbished Greene King Pub on a busy Saturday evening a couple of weeks ago. The Hungry Horse Pub is a popular establishment known for its friendly atmosphere and delicious pub food. And now that the popular pub in Chell is back open for business after a six-figure refurbishment during January the pub has had walls knocked down, new lighting, new floor tiles and a fresh lick of paint throughout. This meant that the pub, despite it being very busy, was light bright and spacious.  It already seems to  have a thumbs up for the locals.

The pub’s menu features a variety of traditional pub fare, including classic dishes such as fish and chips, burgers, and hearty pies. The kitchen prides itself on using fresh, locally sourced ingredients to create flavourful and satisfying meals for patrons to enjoy. From savoury starters to indulgent desserts, the Hungry Horse pub offers a range of options to suit every taste.

In addition to its food menu, Chatterley Whitfield also boasts an impressive selection of beverages. From ice-cold beers and ciders to fine wines and spirits, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Whether you’re in the mood for a refreshing pint or a handcrafted cocktail, the pub’s well-stocked bar has you covered.

It reopened on Friday December 1.  The Chell favourite was already very busy during the Staffordshire Living visit. We were however seated promptly and were directed to how to order at the bar.  The drinks were promptly served and the food came shortly afterwards. It was everything one would expect from this popular food chain. Full of families and groups enjoying the  well- priced food and a menu packed with traditional pub grub. However, if you are looking for a lighter bite, low- calorie or gluten-free meal, the menu catered for those diners too. My partner and I went for a new dish on the menu, which was a sea bass.  This was delicious and turned out to be guilt-free. For Children, there is also a comprehensive selection that caters for all ages

Not only that, but customers over 18 can take advantage of a section of the pub, which boasts a huge flat screen TV, a dart board, and various fruit machines as well as ample seating for visitors. Children will also be entertained as there are TVs throughout the Hungry Horse venue – including a huge cinema-style TV outside – and a play area in the beer garden.

Jodie Roper, manager of The Chatterley Whitfield, said: “It’s so much nicer here now that it’s all open plan. Customers are really impressed, and the staff love it too.

“It used to be oranges and reds and felt quite dark in here, but now it’s a lot brighter and it’s lifted the atmosphere. I love how modern and refreshing it feels.

“We’ve got more than 300 bookings for today alone, so I advise people to book ahead of their visit to avoid disappointment.  Entertainment including live bands are all lined up for the future.

“On Tuesdays, we’re doing pub quizzes, and on Thursday mornings we’re hosting Tiny Tots sessions, which will be messy play. The pub has been here for 10 years, and the refurbishment has been on the cards for about five years.

“We’re all really happy that it’s finally ready and we’re proud to show it off to our customers. This is a cracking little pub and we’re just thrilled with its transformation.”. It is open every day from 9am until 11.30pm, with last orders at 11pm.

Chatterley Whitfield

(also known as Hungry Horse)

Carsington Drive
ST6 5GA 


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