We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Orange tree

$
+ Add cuisine
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
Bedford Square, Loughborough LE11 2TP, England
+44 1509 238852
Website
Today
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Wed 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thu 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night
Description: The Orange Tree LoughboroughA town centre favourite with a cosy...
The Orange Tree LoughboroughA town centre favourite with a cosy atmosphere, The Orange Tree is laid back and friendly with an unpretentious feel. This large but intimate bar is full of big comfy sofas and quirky artwork on the walls, The Orange Tree loves to support local creative talent across the arts and music and regularly hosts live music nights showcasing the best new music in the Midlands. With arguably the best beer garden in the city there is no better place to enjoy the extensive offering of great fresh British food, cocktails and a wide range of premium beers, wines and spirits.Opening Hours:Mon-Wed 12:00pm-11:00pmThurs 12:00pm-12:00amFri-Sat 12:00pm-1:00amSun 12:00pm-11:00pmCocktail Clubcard:Sunday – Thursday 8 – 10pmCocktails / £4.95Shooters /£2.50Jug /£12Vodka NRGWine (125mi) /£4Free wi-fi
read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 87 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 23
    Excellent
  • 47
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food, price and service

Fast friendly service from the staff. Large selection of drinks on the menu, wide range of food to suit anyone's requirements and taste buds. Very well priced, perfect for students.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
DanielGiles
Add Photo Write a Review

87 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Any
English first
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Fast friendly service from the staff. Large selection of drinks on the menu, wide range of food to suit anyone's requirements and taste buds. Very well priced, perfect for students.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Excellent variety of cocktails and the bar staff are trained very well in making them. It is my bar of choice when I fancy something alcoholic and sweet. Sometimes when it's busy it takes a long time to get served but that's only because of the effort they put into the cocktails. Decent prices (~£6 each or pitchers for £14).... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Good food, even better cocktails, would definitely recommend! Staff are friendly and helpful even when they are very busy

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

then go to The Orange Tree. There are other places in Loughborough that sell cocktails, but The Orange Tree (and The Kelso - the club next door, same owners) is the best. A wide range of cocktails, on an ever changing menu, which aren't too extortionately priced (approximately £5 each, and they have happy hour deals). Not experienced the food... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Reading, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Lovely food - I would highly recommend the nachos! Large selection of drinks on the drinks menu and a relaxing atmosphere.

Was this review helpful? Yes
England
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Not much competition in Loughborough when it come to eating out. They are either mediocre chains or overpriced independents. We were her forSunday lunch. Good choice,freshly cooked and amazing value. And the bonus of no children in the plac.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Loughborough, United Kingdom
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We went in on a Saturday lunch time, sat down at the back and a waiter came over to take our order for food & drinks which was a good start as thought we would have to order from the bar. We waited 25 minutes for 3 drinks, and another 30 minutes for food I asked for some mayo which... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Loughborough, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

My two daughters are very enthusiastic about this restaurant and after a recent visit with them I felt compelled to write a review. From the moment we entered the whole experience was very good. As a 62 year old I have had, over the years, many bad experiences at places that purport to provide good food and a friendly atmosphere.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Katy V, General Manager at The Orange tree, responded to this review

Hello & thank you for leaving a review! We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit to us recently. I will pass on the food review to our chef who is always keen to hear any feedback from our customers. Its nice to read that you felt we ticked some of the right boxes for you, we... More 

Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
197 helpful votes 197 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We chose to leave Devon and now live close to Loughborough; not too close. The Orange Tree is simply superb; on a busy Sunday - our lunch was hot and tasty . An achievable luxury which most kitchens do not care about. My lamb was tasty; nice gravy; cold veg. Small pudding just lets the price off the hook. All... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Katy V, General Manager at The Orange tree, responded to this review

Hi Pamela Thank you so much for taking time to leave us a review. Firstly, may we apologise for your cold vegetables served with the sunday roast! The servers would have been more than happy to replace them with a hot serving for you, just let us know! ( we are a friendly bunch ) We do indeed welcome one... More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

The Orange tree used to the place I went to..before I moved away. This place is the best. Great food, and great drinks. Staff amazing too..Just one question, you used to do a cocktail called Centenario, which I absolutely loved. Can I have the recipe? :)

Was this review helpful? Yes
Katy V, General Manager at The Orange tree, responded to this review

AAhhh, this made us feel all warm & fuzzy! We missed you too. Centenario was quite some time ago....and we really had to strain our brains to remember this but I think it was a delicious mix of Havana Rum, Grandmarnier & Kahlua with fresh lime juice and grenadine syrup in an old fashioned glass with crushed ice. More 

Travelers who viewed The Orange tree also viewed

Loughborough, Leicestershire
 
Leicester, Leicestershire
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
 

Been to The Orange tree? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Bedford Square, Loughborough LE11 2TP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Loughborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1509 238852

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 12

Description

The Orange Tree LoughboroughA town centre favourite with a cosy atmosphere, The Orange Tree is laid back and friendly with an unpretentious feel. This large but intimate bar is full of big comfy sofas and quirky artwork on the walls, The Orange Tree loves to support local creative talent across the arts and music and regularly hosts live music nights showcasing the best new music in the Midlands. With arguably the best beer garden in the city there is no better place to enjoy the extensive offering of great fresh British food, cocktails and a wide range of premium beers, wines and spirits.Opening Hours:Mon-Wed 12:00pm-11:00pmThurs 12:00pm-12:00amFri-Sat 12:00pm-1:00amSun 12:00pm-11:00pmCocktail Clubcard:Sunday – Thursday 8 – 10pmCocktails / £4.95Shooters /£2.50Jug /£12Vodka NRGWine (125mi) /£4Free wi-fi
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Orange tree staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?