Seasonal food in unspoilt surroundings

About The Hedgehog

The Hedgehog in Lichfield is a country pub & restaurant oozing rural charm and rustic character. Our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar.

Book a table online and enjoy a spot by our roaring log-fire. Or make the best of the British summertime by eating alfresco in our pretty beer garden.

A little pub history

Originally called Lyncroft House the now beautifully restored pub sits in its own grounds and large gardens, with ample off-road parking. Built in 1797, 13 years after the death of Lichfield's most famous son, Dr Samuel Johnson, the building retains its character thanks to a recent £1m restoration project.

Charming local accommodation

Our nine bedroom Innkeeper's Lodge continues The Hedgehog's tradition of welcoming travellers. It's our local charm that attracts office staff and ramblers, as well as diners and drinkers from Lichfield and nearby Longton, Arlewas and Shenstone. We also welcome business and leisure travellers to enjoy some of the best bedrooms and accommodation in Lichfield.

Make a day of it

Originally Lyncroft House and dating to 1797, our country inn with its large, undulating gardens is within sight of Lichfield's historic cathedral. Lichfield's most famous sons include Dr Samuel Johnson who compiled the first English Dictionary.

The Hedgehog - Latest offers and news

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Our Opening Times

Our standard opening times are below but we may open earlier on certain days depending on local demand so please do call us to check if you would like to visit us before midday.

Monday to Saturday 12pm to 11pm.
Sundays 12pm to 10.30pm.