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The Grey Lady

Sharpley Hill, Newtown Linford LE6 0AH, England
01530 243558
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: British
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

I booked this for myself and my wife for a birthday lunch, I mentioned that it was a birthday and they'd added some 'sparkles' to the table which was a lovely touch. We both had 3 courses from the menu each choosing different dishes and we left empty plates for every plate served. At the end of the meal they... More

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Management555, Manager at The Grey Lady, responded to this review

We always try to make birthday celebrations and of course other celebrations special ! So pleased we made your wife's day and hope to welcome you back soon More

Wigginton
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

All eight of us chose the tasting menu and all of us thoroughly enjoyed it. The first course of Cauliflower Velouté was interestingly served in a glass straight sided glass in a ceramic holder and looked like a candle! It was very hot to pick up but was very tasty. The second course of Roasted Vegetable Tart we all agreed... More

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Management555, Manager at The Grey Lady, responded to this review

Our 5 course taster menu is becoming increasingly popular and gives us an opportunity to demonstrate to diners the type of dishes that can be enjoyed from our A La Carte menu. Apologies that on this occasion the pre dessert did not quite meet the mark but so glad you enjoyed everything else. We shall of course address the water... More

Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We celebrated my father's 97th birthday with a visit to the Grey Lady. It was a sunny Wednesday lunch time so we were able to sit outside with our drink in their lovely garden with its attractive views over Bradgate Park. We ordered our lunch from their fixed price menu with choice of a two or three course meal and... More

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Management555, Manager at The Grey Lady, responded to this review

Thank you for recommending the Grey Lady as a place to enjoy a "truly satisfying meal". We are so pleased we contributed to making your fathers 97th birthday celebrations memorable Our gardens are truly enviable with far reaching views of Bradgate Park. Please come back to enjoy them with us soon ! More

Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Friends were visiting us from New Zealand and we arranged Friday lunch at the Grey Lady. We enjoyed a wonderful afternoon, as always. Eleisha, (hope spelling is correct), made us welcome, again as always. Great food, great staff, wonderful afternoon, enjoyed sitting outside in the sunshine after our lunch. Standard of service, surroundings and food first class.

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Management555, Manager at The Grey Lady, responded to this review

Thank you for letting us know you enjoyed your first class experience with us. We very much hope to welcome you back soon More

Swadlincote, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We were fortunate that there was a table for four on Saturday night when we phoned at around 5pm. Had never been here before although being originally from Leicester I knew it was a top place. Weather was great and outdoor space and setting was excellent. We ordered a bottle of wine but were not offered a taste, it was... More

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Management555, Manager at The Grey Lady, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review following your visit to the restaurant for dinner. Glad you were able to take full advantage of our gardens. However, extremely sorry to learn that you were not given the opportunity to taste the wine. We invest a lot of time training our staff to the required standard which of... More

Leicester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Visited Grey Lady last Saturday! Weather was beautiful so we could relax in the beautiful garden enjoy the views and great scenery! From the first moment we walked in to Grey Lady we was impressed with the standard and quality of this Restaurant. Staff was very polite and professional, nothing was to much trouble for them. Food- very well presented,... More

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Management555, Manager at The Grey Lady, responded to this review

So glad to hear that you enjoyed your recent meal with us and made full use of our wonderful gardens during the recent spell of good weather. We look forward to welcoming you and your friends back soon ! More

Leicester
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Lovely lunch on thursday, very good value fixed price menu with excellent choice, beautiful setting, fabulous staff, food was delicious, highly recommended

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Management555, Manager at The Grey Lady, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments concerning your recent lunch with us. Our beautiful setting has been enhanced recently with even further far reaching views from our beautiful gardens, as many of the trees immediately surrounding us have been felled. We hope you will not leave it too long before you visit us again and perhaps, weather permitting enjoy your... More

Leicester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014 via mobile

After enjoying an excellent 3 course lunch on a Saturday afternoon we decided that The Grey Lady was a special enough place to enjoy our wedding anniversary. We went on a Wednesday evening and enjoyed the taster menu, this was a five course meal and every course was just as excellent as the next. The service was fantastic on both... More

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Management555, Manager at The Grey Lady, responded to this review

Many congratulations on your recent Wedding Anniversary - so glad you chose the Grey Lady to celebrate it. The Taster menu is always very well received and gives diners a taste of the type of food that can be enjoyed from our A La Carte menu. We hope to see you again soon ! More

Leicester, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
121 reviews 121 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We ate at this restaurant about a year ago. We enjoyed it very much then so we decided to book a lunch for our 45th wedding anniversary. The food was just as good as before. There is still a set lunch menu with four or five dishes to choose from in each section. Vegetarians are also provided for. A three... More

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Management555, Manager at The Grey Lady, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write a review. We were so pleased to read that you had enjoyed your second visit with us. We do receive a lot of extremely positive comments about our food. The desserts and indeed the whole menu, we think long and hard about, looking closely at the ingredients available to us in each... More

Leicester, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Went for a special occasion our wedding anniversary. The service was excellent, although the food was even better. Can't understand why this does not get a Michelin star. The food is probably the best we have had. 1st class. You must try it. Great menu, great food.

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Management555, Manager at The Grey Lady, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind comments, so pleased to hear you enjoyed your recent celebratory meal with us. We look forward to welcoming you back More

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