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#Spring is Sprung!
-and our new menu starts today-featuring some lighter dishes alongside a bit of #ComfortFood just in case the #BeastFromTheEast rears its ugly head again! Meanwhile the ever popular 'Early Bird Menu' with amazing prices is available, not only between 6-8pm every weekday evening BUT ALSO every Weekday Lunchtime.
March draws to a close with some fantastic live music from amazing local bands AND Monday's #OpenMicNights means some very talented musicians will be gracing our stage!Remember that if you book a table for dinner on Friday or Saturday that you do not have to pay the entrance fee!
Ring 01785 816658 for further details

OUR FANTASTIC #AWARD-WINNING GARDEN
-currently houses the snuggly,heated @landpod in which to enjoy a hot drink,glass of fizz ,pint of real ale or whatever takes your fancy!
But it won't be there for much longer so if you want to experience this unique,festival-bound pod -ring now for details of our special offers!

SATURDAY BRUNCH CLUB
"Relax with the papers and  maybe recover from the 'night before'?"
NOW SERVING EVERY SATURDAY 10 - 12

GIG DIARY

Groove City

Saturday 21st of April 2018

Groove City

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Don your disco shoes & get down to the sounds of artists like Chic, Sister Sledge, Stevie Wonder, Daft Punk & many more...

Open-Mic Night

Monday 23rd of April 2018

Open-Mic Night

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Jake Henry + the Groove Mavericks

Friday 27th of April 2018

Jake Henry + the Groove Mavericks

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Jake Henry + the Groove Mavericks

Saturday 28th of April 2018

Jake Henry + the Groove Mavericks

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Open-Mic Night

Monday 30th of April 2018

Open-Mic Night

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Live Wires

Friday 4th of May 2018

Live Wires

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One of the Midlands' finest party bands

The Andy Williams Band

Saturday 5th of May 2018

The Andy Williams Band

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Soul, funk & party covers

Synergy

Thursday 10th of May 2018

Synergy

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Mediterranean music, flamenco & classics from around the world

The Midnight Cats

Friday 11th of May 2018

The Midnight Cats

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Only the finest funk, disco, soul, pop and party tunes

Funk Breakers

Saturday 12th of May 2018

Funk Breakers

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It's all about the funk!

Open-Mic Night

Monday 14th of May 2018

Open-Mic Night

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Lissy Taylor

Thursday 17th of May 2018

Lissy Taylor

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Brass Monkees

Friday 18th of May 2018

Brass Monkees

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The Vanz

Saturday 19th of May 2018

The Vanz

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From Chuck Berry to Lady Gaga - The Vanz have it covered.

Open-Mic Night

Monday 21st of May 2018

Open-Mic Night

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Groove Mavericks

Friday 25th of May 2018

Groove Mavericks

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The Task

Saturday 26th of May 2018

The Task

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From Classic Rock n' Roll, to modern hits, to funk and much much more, this party band are guaranteed to keep you dancing all night long!

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ABOUT GRANVILLES

In April 1984, Adam and Mandy Jones took over the ‘Little House Café’ and repainted the dark brown exterior in green. The ‘toasties’ there were already legendary, so for the first year, they decided to keep things pretty much as they had been, but it soon became clear that Stone needed something more.

They removed the old railway-waiting-room furniture upstairs, obtained a licence, installed a small service bar in the corner, at the top of the stairs and Granvilles was born! Adam & Mandy spent several weeks trying to think of a good name for their new restaurant. One slightly drunk evening with friends, they realised that the answer had been staring at them all the time! The address was Granvilles Square, Stone.... The name had to be Granvilles!

The Square outside the restaurant was named in 1815 after the second Earl Granville of Stonepark. He was leader of The Liberal Party for over 30 years, and was Secretary of Foreign Affairs three times. The Plane tree that thrives in the square is thought to be the most notherly growing London Plane tree in the country and was planted in 1901 to commemorate the coronation of King Edward VII. [Incidentally, these trees are able to capture and rid themselves of airborne pollutants by shedding their bark, and play an important role in improving air quality, particularly in London). The War Memorial was erected in 1921.
Anyway, back to our story...

A chance conversation with the neighbour and they managed to purchase the much larger building to the left. Initially taking over just the part of the building that included the dry cleaners, they were able to create the Cocktail Bar area downstairs. They also knocked through the back of the building and found a 4-foot deep ‘garden’ that no one had set foot in for at least 40 years! Who would have believed that could become the tranquil, flower-filled space now enjoyed by so many? The first, brick bar was built in the area now occupied by the sideboard and coffee machine; the first musicians had to play in a small recess opposite the bar.

In 1990, they acquired all the ground floor previously occupied by H.G.Paints & Wallpapers, enabling them to extend the downstairs area and construct the stage so a greater variety of musicians could be booked. And a very successful appearance by George Melly and John Chiltern’s Feetwarmers heralded the start of one of the most famous and well-renowned live music venues in the Midlands, attracting a multitude of world-famous performers including Acker Bilk & His Paramount Jazzband, Chris Barber & His band, Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen, Ronnie Scott, Humphrey Lyttleton, Stan Boardman, Paul Boardman, Digby Fairweather & His Half-dozen, King Pleasure & The Biscuit Boys, Georgie Fame, Jess Roden, Alan Price, China Crisis, The Temperance Seven, Alan Hull and Ray Clements from Lindisfarne, Zoot Money, Sonja Kristina of Curved Air, Ruby Turner, Screaming Lord Sutch, Marie Wilson, Giles Hedley and many more!

With the restaurant upstairs and regular live music downstairs, some diners felt they were missing out on some of the lively atmosphere, so having firstly created the gallery above where the bands play, it seemed an obvious progression to move the restaurant downstairs too! The upstairs is now an extra bar area open at weekends but has also become a popular choice for private parties and private dinner clubs with its separate kitchen area.
33 years on & Granvilles has evolved into one of "Staffordshire's BEST KNOWN RESTAURANT AND MUSIC VENUES" and has welcomed thousands of customers of all ages throughout the last two and a half decades, including such celebrities as Sir Cliff Richard, Lulu, Jasper Conran, Paul Jones, Billy Bragg, Feargal Sharkey, Ian Duncan Smith, not to mention such celebrity chefs as Paul Rankin, Mary Berry, James Tanner, Anthony Worrall-Thompson and The Hairy Bikers!

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VENUE INFO

Address:
Granville Square Stone, Staffordshire ST15 8AB

Contact: 01785 816658

Mail: adam@granvilles.st