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Main Street, Peatling Parva | Peatling Parva, Leicester LE17 5PU, England
0116 247 8271
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Ranked #188 of 851 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
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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78 reviews 78 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Having heard good reports we thought we would travel the 55 miles to meet up with some old friends for a meal. From the start it was very poor there was no carvery despite being told on the phone that there was so we ordered 6 meals from the specials board. Some of the meals looked/tasted as if they had... More 

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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

At about £72 per head it wasn't exactly the cheapest of venues but it is still a nice place Tableclothes were a nice touch. However , there was absolutely no doubt that every possible space was utilised to shoehorn as many people in as possible. In consequence it was all a bit "too close" and hectic. Those with a table... More 

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Wickford, United Kingdom
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101 reviews 101 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Visited with friends for a Christmas meal at this well known and loved by us, carvery. When we arrived we were told there wasn't a table for us in the Restaurant, which we had booked, instead, they hastily found a table for us in the larger bar area. Normally this wouldn't have been a problem but there were no crackers... More 

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Leicestershire
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Just taken friends over for seniors carvery as advertised on web site - on arrival were told that this offer does not count for the whole of December - however this is not mentioned on web site or on the advert for this offer on the tables /???? very confused.... disappointed

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Bath, United Kingdom
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190 reviews 190 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
207 helpful votes 207 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

My family and friends have been visiting The Shires for many years and we have just spent our families Xmas Sunday lunch there. Its a great carvery with lots of choice off the menu as well. Staff always friendly and helpful. Only negative is that the toilets could do with a bi of an up-grade but thats just being picky.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

After visiting many times before, myself and 6 friends decided to meet up for our xmas meal here. It was actually a festive disco party night however it wasn't too busy and we were given a choice of menus to choose from. Food is always lovely here and what I really like is the fact they offer Lamb on the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Great food great service only problem is I had to wait a little while for a table but apart from that I will decently be coming back, me and my hubby had the pheasant it was to die for!

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Northampton England
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218 reviews 218 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 via mobile

One of those restaurants that has an extensive menu of complex dishes...so much that you know it's brought in, pinged and presented. Pork medallions with brandy sauce was just swimming in sauce. Veg okay but very standard. Seemed to better for currys or possibly carvery's. Would imagine there's much better around.

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Went last night with friends for dinner , what can I say it was a lovely evening Staff there very obliging & the food was excellent , two of us had the car very & two had the Pheasent with haggis & veg , yummy! Desserts were a must , cheesecake with figs & Pavolva & toffee pudding ! We... More 

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Hinckley, United Kingdom
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97 reviews 97 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
1,225 helpful votes 1,225 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Its straight out of the seventies. Went as a largish party and the food generally was poor. Maybe the carvery is better but we went off the specials board. One of us had a chicken diner that was cold should of been hot. I made a big mistake and ordered beef fillet mignons which were without doubt the worst presented... 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: English

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