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Tollemache Arms

48 Main Street | Buckminster, Grantham NG33 5SA, England
01476 860477
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Ranked #23 of 124 Restaurants in Grantham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Families with children, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Tollemache Arms is situated 4 miles off the A1 in the beautiful village of Buckminster, between Colsterworth and Melton Mowbray on the B676.The bar is open to everyone, their muddy feet and their dogs! Tasty bar nibbles such as home roasted mixed nuts, olives, pickled eggs and much more are prepared by the Chef and a selection of draught beers and local ales are changed regularly - all to be enjoyed in front of a cosy fire during the cold winter months! The dining room offers intimacy and the menu offers pub classics or sandwiches at lunchtime as well as bar snacks and other dishes to push your palate. The library is ideal for coffee mornings, meetings and an area for the children, with toys available. It is also popular during the evenings for pre-dinner/party drinks and after dinner coffees. We have a large garden with plenty of space for eating outside and can cater for private parties, weddings, christenings or any other events, either within the pub or in a marquee outside in the garden.The Tollemache Arms offers a relaxed, cosy atmosphere with friendly chat and we look forward to welcoming you on your visit.
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English first
Grantham, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The Tollemache Arms hss recently changed hands, and it was a pleasure to return to the village where I was born, and to a building where I have spent many evenings in the past. Our party of four were made very welcome, and service was prompt and courteous. There are a range of local real ales which were kept well,... More 

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Steve T, Joint Owner at Tollemache Arms, responded to this review

Welcome back to your village and to your local, we've missed you! Thank you for your positive comments about the food and service, the Chef and waiting staff are beaming! We look forward to seeing you again soon. Thank you. More 

Leadenham, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

A family run business that certainly delivers...... excellent service, excellent food & setting. The food was fantastic and presented very well at a respectable price. Freshly renovated to a high standard this place certainly shows it's promise. This is located in Buckminster and worth the effort to drive to. Thank you all.

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Steve T, Joint Owner at Tollemache Arms, responded to this review

Our Sunday lunches are really proving extremely popular! Thank you for your review and we are pleased that you liked the food and enjoyed the newly renovated restaurant area. We hope to welcome you back for another Sunday lunch (without the washing up!!) or to sample our traditional classic pub food in the bar or a la carte dining in... More 

Grantham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Please don't confuse this place with the Tollemache in Grantham. Tollemache Arms in Buckminster is not connected to Weatherspoons at all. It is a privately run, quality Inn / restaurant in the village of Buckminster. The food is absolutely excellent, head chef Pete Turner is brilliant. The food is top quality and cooked to order, to the customers preference. Gorgeous... More 

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Steve T, Joint Owner at Tollemache Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. As the new owners of the Tollemache Arms, our aim is to provide a cosy relaxed atmosphere where diners can enjoy good food and drink in a countryside setting. Our Head Chef is over the moon at your comments and sends his thanks. We very much look forward to seeing you again. More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 via mobile

Just came back from an amazing meal out at Tollemache Arms in Buckminster- what a hidden gem! Not only fantastic customer service but for anyone that knows Tom Browns in Gunthorpe and Chequers Inn in Woolsthorpe by Belvoir this is well up there with them! Fantastic menu and great ambience. Highly recommended ! This is our new favourite.

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Steve T, Joint Owner at Tollemache Arms, responded to this review

Wow!! - What a fantastic review. All of our staff are over the moon at your comments. Thank you very much. As the new owners, our aim is to serve quality food and drink in a relaxed environment. As your "new favourite", we look forward to your return! More 

Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

It's rare to get such a nice steak cooked exactly as you ask! The steak was so tender I could use a butter knife rather than the steak knife. The desserts were fantastic aswell. Will definitely be back again!

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Steve T, Joint Owner at Tollemache Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Our steaks are certainly proving very popular! We are pleased that you also enjoyed your desserts. All the desserts on our menu are freshly made in-house by our Head Chef and your comments have certainly put a smile on his face! We look forward to welcoming you back to the Tollemache Arms soon. More 

Norwich
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

Visited on the off chance of getting something to eat. The staff couldn't do enough for us, ordered the rib eye which came with this amazing relish, I also order some onion rings and when they came you could tell the chef made them and you could only describe them as perfect! I will definitely be back because my steak... More 

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Steve T, Joint Owner at Tollemache Arms, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments. We are extremely pleased that you enjoyed your steak and have taken the time to post your comments on trip advisor. We have managed to find a fanatic butcher who provides us with top quality steaks cut and trimmed to our chef's own specification. We look forward to your revisit. More 

1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

We pre-booked late on a Saturday evening for Sunday Lunch... I'm a coeliac so I was pleased that whilst on the phone, they checked with chef if I could be catered for. We arrived and were shown through to the newly decorated dining room. It was homely and clean. The chef came to the table and spoke about gluten free...... More 

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Steve T, Joint Owner at Tollemache Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a positive review of your Sunday lunch experience with us at the Tollemache Arms in Buckminster yesterday. The Chef was extremely pleased that you enjoyed his food and that all your dietary needs were catered for. We look forward to welcoming you all back soon! More 

Worcester, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
195 helpful votes 195 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We arrived for lunch two minutes before end of service......no problem to the really kind manager and chef......really nice glass of wine and lovely food.....tomato and goat cheese tatin was delicious. So often people don't go out of their way to accommodate latecomers......it was so nice to be made welcome. And the prices are excellent!

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Lincolnshire
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3 reviews 3 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

I met a girlfriend for a catch up lunch at The Tollemache Arms, as it was about equidistant for both of us. I had heard good reports, and passed it many times to and from Melton, so was looking forward to it. I arrived early, and was one of two customers. Lovely barmaid/waitress made me a cold lager shandy, and... More 

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Birmingham ,England
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31 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Wherever we go we can always be sure of the food and drink at a Wetherspoons pub. Some look down their noses at them because they aren't "trendy". Well in most cases we find "trendy" equals "expensive for what you get". The steaks we had at the Tollemache in Grantham included a glass of wine at a total cost of... More 

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Additional Information about Tollemache Arms

Address: 48 Main Street | Buckminster, Grantham NG33 5SA, England
Phone Number: 01476 860477
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Grantham
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: British

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