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All 817 Leicester Restaurants

The Shires Inn

Main Street, Peatling Parva | Peatling Parva, Leicester LE17 5PU, England
0116 247 8271
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Ranked #181 of 817 Restaurants in Leicester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $16 - $24
Cuisines: English
Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Lutterworth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

We are regulars here and it never fails to please. One word of warning! The portion sizes are not for the faint hearted! We have learned this from previous visits ; order something like the pate and it's almost as good as a main course . They will always 'go the extra mile'. When we visited a couple of weeks... More

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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Came here for my Father's 70th birthday and the age range of our group was from 2yrs to 70+. There was something for everyone and the staff were very happy to 'tweak' the menu for some of our party. I enjoyed a very lovely tuna steak, cook perfectly to my taste of 'pink'. For dessert I had a wonderful lemon... More

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rugby
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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Been many years since I've visited the shires for a Sunday lunch and my memories were excellent. Not sure if my expectations have increased in that time or whether quality has fallen. Carvery was ok - nice meat, average peripherals. Pudding was woeful - possibly never tasted a worse white chocolate pudding. Gelatinous mass with no flavour. Service was slow... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We wanted to take our friends out for dinner as a thank you for letting us stay wih them for a couple of nights. They chose the Shires Inn. It is a lovely modern pub with a large patio at the back. It was a nice change from the old style pubs we usually go to. We were warmly greeted... More

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Enderby, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 via mobile

Visited late on a Saturday afternoon for light lunch. Pub was a little bit busy due to a local cycle race happening but still found a table. Me and my partner both choose baguettes which were very nice and had plenty of extra side salad and very nice (tasted homemade) coleslaw. Would have given more stars but the services was... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

My son invited us out to Dinner with his young family as a special treat so it made it very embarrassing to make a complaint.We arrived just after 7 in the evening as we had youngsters with us and they had school next day.We ordered the carvery and were told to just go along and choose what we wanted. As... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

My wife and her friend visited The Shires Inn on a whim, last Friday at about 6:30 and came full of praise for the place; sufficient enough to want to book our daughter's birthday meal there! The place was quiet so they were expecting a good level of service and they weren't disappointed. The drinks order was taken at the... More

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UK
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42 reviews 42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We visited here for a mid week meal. It was quite busy but the staff were attentive and the food was promptly served with a smile. The food was good quality and there was a nice selection. Well worth a visit if you are in the area.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We booked ahead here as a large family booking and I in fairness forgot to mention one member of our party was in a wheelchair, when we were shown the table it was in an inaccessible area of the restaurant up some stairs, Now the person who dealt with us , I'm not sure if he was the manager, he... More

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Copenhagen
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Had Sunday lunch here with an old friend, on 31 August. Usual good food, (high quality pub) but would seriously advise booking at weekends, either go early, or late - it does get crowded, and the notice which tells customers not to park on the road, as there is ample parking there, simply isn't true. We arrived just before noon,... More

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