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The Shires Inn

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Main Street, Peatling Parva | Peatling Parva, Leicester LE17 5PU, England
0116 247 8271
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 25
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lovely food, huge portions!

I went here recently and the food was lovely, very wholesome and cooked well. The portions are huge! So sadly I had no room for pudding.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
KellyM547
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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  • Families with children
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Hinckley, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

A great place for a Carvery with at least 4 meats to choose from. Booking is essential as it is very busy being such a popular place. We were advised that there were two sitting for Sunday lunch - 12:00-1:30 and 3:00 onwards. We chose the latter and were not disappointed - the food was delicious and piping hot and... More 

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Leicester, UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We visited for a carvery on a Sunday. I had booked a table for 3pm. We booked in on arrival and were told to get a drink and wait in the bar. Two drinks and 35 minutes later we were finally called to our table. We were told we would be informed when we could go up to the carvery.... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

I went here recently and the food was lovely, very wholesome and cooked well. The portions are huge! So sadly I had no room for pudding.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We were lucky to arrive on spec and the gent found us a table. Thankyou. You do need to book for a guaranteed table/seat Food was nice... Many vegetables and 4 choice of Carvery meal. Meat wasn't fantastic, quite fatty. Bottled water to share..£4.50 Fantastic area for children and for a walk, probably better in sunshine... Hope our review helps

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Leicester
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Nice friendly staff, lovely carvery and spacious restaurant made for a nice lunch. Only gripe was that the pizza from the children's menu looked like one of those microwave ones... The best bit for us was the lovely gardens with fabulous playground.

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Last night had a lovely evening at The Shires , sat out admiring the view as it has a lovely garden , sipping a Proseco! Went in to eat & had the a Pheasant Rossini in filo with Los of veg , my hubby opted for the Tuna both were excellent , then of course you have to indulge in... More 

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Midlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We have visited The Shires weekly for many years due to their excellent lunch time carvery deal. However, increasingly and so often lately we have been disappointed by them not providing a carvery at lunchtime, so we have had to start to go elsewhere. It seems to us they are phasing the lunchtime carvery out even if they lose regular... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I attended here with a group of about 25 and most had the curry buffet and we were all very impressed, a few had dinner from the menu and meals come with vegetables and potatoes and chips! All food was excellent and service great too.

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Leicester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Incredibly large menu so lots of choice - and a fantastic carvery. Monday night, curry night is fabulous.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Visited for a sunday lunch and whilst the carvery was good it was let down by the staff taking orders for starters and drinks. It was difficult to get a member of staff to come to the table without being called over and then they got the order for the starter and then a round of drinks incorrect they did... More 

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Address: Main Street, Peatling Parva | Peatling Parva, Leicester LE17 5PU, England
Phone Number: 0116 247 8271
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
Average Prices: USD 16 - 24
Cuisine: British, Pub

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Main Street, Peatling Parva | Peatling Parva, Leicester LE17 5PU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
  • Phone Number: 0116 247 8271

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 16 - 24
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: British, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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