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Browns Lane Bar and Restaurant

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2a Browns Lane, Loughborough LE11 3HE, England
01509 217227
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Today
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tue 6:00 pm - 10:30 am
Wed - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Browns Lane has a stylish bar with a relaxed feel, and a restaurant that...
Browns Lane has a stylish bar with a relaxed feel, and a restaurant that offers high quality freshly prepared cuisine. Imaginative cocktails to perfectly chilled champagne, freshly prepared lunchtime snack menus to the sumptuous specials board, create a perfect setting for any social occasion - coffee with a friend, a romantic meal for two or a big celebratory meal. The upstairs restaurant offers an a la carte menu of modern English 'with a twist' which changes monthly. All dishes are cooked to order using fresh, seasonal, local produce, by chefs who insist on a very high standard of cuisine.
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Good for:
Casual Elegant
Romance

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Visitor rating
  • 110
    Excellent
  • 77
    Very good
  • 28
    Average
  • 24
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice Meal

A busy and noisy restaurant this is the first time we have eaten here since it has been refurbished. The decor is more contemporary and it feels it a bit warmer as well. It's still noisy which may be something to do with the vaulted roof. I had the roasted pouisson which comes whole and is quite... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
PMcG1911
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Loughborough, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Romance
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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247 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
LEICESTER
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

My daughter had her wedding reception here and we could not of asked for more. The staff were very helpful and friendly and everyone was made to feel special. The place looked stunning and the food and service were fantastic.

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

A busy and noisy restaurant this is the first time we have eaten here since it has been refurbished. The decor is more contemporary and it feels it a bit warmer as well. It's still noisy which may be something to do with the vaulted roof. I had the roasted pouisson which comes whole and is quite difficult to eat.... More 

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Visited recently for a family meal. We sat upstairs the service & decor was very nice. However, I would have to say the food was very average, I was expecting more. We ordered various things from the menu, including Pizza, Fajita's, a burger. The pizza had hardly any toppings and was 99% covered in cheese which I had to try... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Went for a meal on Friday with my fiancé! The food was delicious I would highly recommend the pot prawns for starter! The service was also excellent - all staff very friendly and efficient! All in all a lovely restaurant with great food only slight down side is that the food is quite pricey - but in my opinion worth... More 

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015 via mobile

Always come here for special occasions. Already booked for graduation! Brioche and mushroom starter, lamb rump 👌

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I have had some hit and miss experiences at Browns in the past with poor service at times and okay but expensive food. However, we thought we would pay another visit after a recent refurbishment and I am glad we did. The refurb seems to have really cheered the place up. The service was excellent and the food was of... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

five of us chose Brown's Lane for my birthday meal and we weren't disappointed. The refurb is excellent and the food was as good as I remembered it to be. The whole evening was very relaxed and the booths are a great addition. Have been again since - on a Monday when many restaurants are closed - and it was... More 

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We went here to celebrate my friends birthday. The food was sublime, I cannot fault it. The atmosphere was great, very busy, but the service was excellent. Although the prices are a little high, the quality of food is so good that you don't mind paying. It is somewhere that I would definitely return to for a special occasion.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

I had a lovely meal here on Monday night. There was a great atmosphere, the staff were brilliant - so attentive and friendly. The food was absolutely delicious. Couldn't fault a thing, and I would highly recommend to anyone!

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Initially thought what a lovely place, with good decor, warm feel and friendly staff. Ordering was all good until the starter turned up. The terrine was rubbery and tasted totally shop bought. When asked if it was home made the waitress asked in the kitchen and returned saying it was home made, so bad start. The main course was a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2a Browns Lane, Loughborough LE11 3HE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Loughborough
  • Phone Number: 01509 217227

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 26 - 40
  • Cuisine: European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romance

Description

Browns Lane has a stylish bar with a relaxed feel, and a restaurant that offers high quality freshly prepared cuisine. Imaginative cocktails to perfectly chilled champagne, freshly prepared lunchtime snack menus to the sumptuous specials board, create a perfect setting for any social occasion - coffee with a friend, a romantic meal for two or a big celebratory meal. The upstairs restaurant offers an a la carte menu of modern English 'with a twist' which changes monthly. All dishes are cooked to order using fresh, seasonal, local produce, by chefs who insist on a very high standard of cuisine.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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