survey result

Summary

£74
  £££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Exceptional food in a relaxed and down-to-earth setting” has established chef-patron Danny Jimminson and his wife Sandra’s beamed gastropub as a foodie destination for almost two decades. The “innovative and very well executed” menu runs to an eight-course ‘grazing’ option.

Summary

£46
   ££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“The food is sublime and the presentation exemplary” at this “exquisite” beamed gastropub, whose considerable charms have, over the past decade and a half, established it as a real foodie haunt. Menu options are numerous: from Sunday lunch to a ten-course grazing option. A collaboration with ‘galerie gARTenhaus’ means there is regularly changing art on display.

Summary

£46
   ££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“The food is sublime and the presentation exemplary” at this “exquisite” beamed gastropub, whose considerable charms have, over the past decade and a half, established it as a real foodie haunt. Menu options are numerous: from Sunday lunch to a ten-course grazing option. A collaboration with ‘galerie gARTenhaus’ means there is regularly changing art on display.

Summary

£44
    £
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

In a picturesque village ten minutes from Loughborough, this beamed gastroboozer has built up a real foodie following over the past fifteen years for its ambitious cuisine, spanning ten-course grazing menus and haute Sunday lunch; marks remain stellar but it attracted little commentary this year.

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Restaurant details

Highchair,Menu,Portions
Yes
10
No dress code
35

Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch   £40.00
Dinner   £52.50
  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 50.00 Lunch only 7
Menu2 70.00 Dinner only 8
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £20.00
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Bread £0.00
Service 12.50%
5 East Rd, Loughborough, LE12 6ST
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday12 pm‑2 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑2 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm
Thursday12 pm‑2 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm
Friday12 pm‑2 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm
Saturday12 pm‑2 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm
SundayCLOSED

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