Whether within the village of Coton-in-the Elms or the surrounding villages and towns there are places a plenty for food and drink.

On the doorstep:

Coton-in-the-Elms
Pubs:
   The Black Horse (70 m) - garden and well prepared local (Burton) real ales. A friendly welcome. Wood burning stoves.
    The Queen's Head (10m) - pub with dining. English cuisine. Newly renovated.


Shop:
    Small village shop selling newspapers
etc.


Nearby villages:

Rosliston (1 mile)
Pub:
    The Bull -  Good lunchtime food.
Tearooms:
    Beehive Farm - great breakfasts and lunch at the cafe. Home-made cakes. Walks, fishing and small animal play farm.
    Chapman's Garden Centre and Tearoom - quality snacks and meals.
    Forestry Centre - the Hub Cafe
Shops:
    Co-operative Store
with Post Office. ATM cash machine.
    Fish and Chip shop.

Lullington (1.6 miles)
    Walking and cycling.
Pub:
    Colvile Arms - Beer garden and local ales.
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Clifton Campville (3 miles)
Pub:
    The Green Man - Excellent Meals and large garden. Local ales.
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Walton-on-Trent (2 miles)
Pub:
    The White Swan - Good meals + pizza oven. Local Ales.
Further afield:

Barton-under-Needwood (4 miles)
    Pretty village with several pubs and specialist shops.
    A bustling newly constructed narrow boat marina - many local amenities: shops, local art, butcher and ice cream parlour, deli, pubs and restaurants.
Lakeside walks. Red Carpet Cinema and cafe bar.

Burton-on-Trent

(5 miles) -
    Historic brewing market town with many pubs, restaurants and shops.


Lichfield (10 miles)
    Historic cathedral city. Pubs, restaurants and shops.
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Tamworth (9 miles)
    Tamworth Castle. Excellent shopping at Ventura Park.