OUR DOORS ARE NOW WIDE OPEN AND
WE CANNOT WAIT TO SEE YOU!
Whilst we have been away our teams have been working hard to make sure that we bring back your pub just as you know it.
As part of our social distancing promise, we currently have fewer tables available. We're very happy to welcome you whether you just pop by or book ahead of visiting, however we recommend booking to guarantee your table.
Perched on the A34 just 1 mile off the M6 at Junction 14 The Shire Horse in Stafford is a superb location to combine a relaxing pub lunch with a day out in the glorious Staffordshire countryside or a pleasant visit to historic Stafford or the spectacular Shugborough Estate former home of the Earls of Lichfield. Purpose built in 2002 but with all the open fires secluded dining areas and delicious pub food favourites of a Staffordshire country pub restaurant The Shire Horse offers a warm welcome to guests who can enjoy al fresco dining on the patio and attractive gardens in summer or relax by a cosy fire in winter. The lovely county town of Stafford boasts the largest timber-framed town house in England the magnificent Elizabethan Ancient High House and the Stafford Castle and Visitor Centre. Just 6 miles north of The Shire Horse on the banks of the River Trent sits the ancient market town of Stone once the capital of Anglo-Saxon Mercia and popular with visitors to Staffordshire. Just a short hop south of The Shire Horse is the stunning landscape of Cannock Chase an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty rich in wildlife and popular with ramblers and cyclists.For visitors to Staffordshire exploring its glorious countryside or its historic towns and villages The Shire Horse is the perfect location to enjoy traditional pub food seasonal specials and relaxing