The Stagg Inn

Kington, Herefordshire

After 20 years at the helm, Steve and Nicola Reynolds continue to offer a heady brew of cosy pub, ‘wonderful’ food and ‘professional, friendly service’. More

Good Hotel Guide Review

After 20 years at the helm, Steve and Nicola Reynolds continue to offer a heady brew of cosy pub, ‘wonderful’ food and ‘professional, friendly service’. Rooms are spread between the inn and the Grade II listed, ‘tastefully decorated’ Vicarage, a few minutes’ walk away. Those bringing dogs should opt for the former, with canine-friendly bedrooms (one has direct outside access). Those seeking peace and quiet might prefer the latter, where the guest sitting room and large garden give the feel of a family home. All bedrooms are spacious, with a ‘comfortable bed’, tea- and coffee-making facilities, fresh milk and a well-stocked minibar (pub prices). Dinner is the main event, cooked by Steve and showcasing the finest local ingredients: 28-day dry-aged Herefordshire rump steak with pepper sauce, say, or rump and slow-cooked shoulder of local lamb with Jerusalem artichokes, spring cabbage and potato dauphinoise. Bar snacks are outstanding. Breakfast, cooked to order, is no less of a feast: full English, kippers, free-range eggs, freshly baked bread. ‘The best breakfast ever,’ declared one reviewer – with ‘friendly service’. (KMcM)

Hotel details

Address

Titley
Kington
Herefordshire
HR5 3RL
England

Telephone

01544 230221

Bedrooms

6. 3 at The Vicarage 
(300 yds).

Open

all year except 24–26 Dec, 1 Jan, restaurant closed Sun eve, Mon, Tues, check website for dates of holiday closures.

Facilities

sitting room (Old Vicarage), bar, dining room, small outside seating area (pub), free Wi-Fi, in-room TV (Freeview), 1½-acre garden (Old Vicarage).

Background music

none.

Children

all ages welcomed.

Dogs

allowed in pub bedrooms, public rooms.

Credit cards

Amex, MC, Visa.

Prices

per room B&B £100–£140. À la carte £35. 1-night bookings occasionally refused bank holiday weekends.

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