Places to eat & drink

Spinney View Barn has several local pubs where you can get a good pint and some great pub grub all at reasonable prices.

Try out the White Swan at Walton (10 mins away) for excellent pub grub, oven baked pizzas and a wide selection of beverages.

You could also try out the Crickets Inn just off the A444 (10 mins away) for good pub grub.

Also try out the Colvile Arms Pub in Lullington which is a popular and neatly preserved 18th century village pub that has a good range of ales (5 mins away).

However, if you prefer more of the fine dining experience, then a few suggestions from us are:

- Pascal at the Old Vicarage in Branston which holds regular themed Gourmet evenings, Traditional English evenings and French Rustic nights throughout the year (20 mins away)

- Dovecliffe Hall Hotel & Orangerie Restaurant near Burton-on-Trent is an elegant Georgian House nestled in the picturesque Staffordshire countryside that serves a fine selection of classic English dishes with a French twist, excellent afternoon tea and even champagne breakfasts if you really want to indulge for that special occasion! (20 mins away)

- The Bay Tree nestled in the heart of the ancient market town of Melbourne in Derbyshire which serves new world cuisine – British classics with added influences from around the world to add that unique touch (25 mins away)

- The Priest House Hotel near Donnington Park. Fine dining is at the heart of the Priest House Hotel experience. Recently awarded two AA rosettes for excellence it guarantees a true gastronimic experience (30 mins away).

- Netherstowe House near Lichfield. Dining at Netherstowe House accounts for every taste and occasion. From the candlelit Cheese & Wine Cellar with its rustic memorabilia and exquisite wine list, to famous afternoon teas (an exquisite journey back in time), it’s all here (25 mins away).

There are also lots of other great places to eat in the local area such as:

- San Giovannis in Atherstone (20 mins away).

- Turpins Bar & Grill (20 mins away).

- Amalfi White's in Melbourne. Fine Dining  (20 mins away).

- Anoki Indian Restaurant in Burton on Trent / A38 (20 mins away).

- The Dial in Burton on Trent (15 mins away).

- The Winery in Burton on Trent  (15 mins away).

- Frankie and Benny's in Burton on Trent (15 mins away).

- Prezzo's Italian in Swadlincote (15 mins away).

- The Monkey Tree Restuarant & Gin Bar in Ashby (20 mins away).

- The Vine in Ashby (20 mins away).

- Ask Italian in Ashby (20 mins away).

- Zimani's Italian in Ashby (20 mins away).