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Main Street, Long Bennington NG23 5DJ, England
01400 281332
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Dining options: Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 36
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  • 9
    Very good
  • 4
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  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lovely, relaxed night

First visit here, on the recommendation of my brother, who lives nearby. Food is delicious and served quickly, staff are attentive and seem happy, reasonably priced menu considering the good quality. Seems quite clean (no sticky tables like you get sometimes). Good variety and choice on the menu... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Herbage
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Nuneaton
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Nuneaton
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First visit here, on the recommendation of my brother, who lives nearby. Food is delicious and served quickly, staff are attentive and seem happy, reasonably priced menu considering the good quality. Seems quite clean (no sticky tables like you get sometimes). Good variety and choice on the menu. If I had to moan about anything, it would be the size... More 

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Thank Herbage
Lincolnshire England
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73 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for a meal for the first time at this pub after hearing good things. I was very impressed with the decoration of the place and was greated with a smile and a welcome. We were shown straight to our table and was given menus and was told about the specials that were available. the menu choice was excellent so... More 

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Thank Christophergiles
Grantham, United Kingdom
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184 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

Two seniors called without reservation for a mid-week lunch. Our welcome was delightful and the choice of dishes available from the main menu and 'specials' board was first class. The standards in this pub are extremely good, with a pleasant decor and furnishings.The meals here are homemade, and the quality excellent. If you are in the area, this is a... More 

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Thank Peter F
Long Bennington, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

Real ale, excellent home made food, friendly staff, and locals. What more could you want. They have a specials board for food we have no particular favourite as all are great, burgers look impressive especially the Royal. Has a patio area undercover and a large garden at the rear, there are also tables at the front.

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Thank Iain H
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

Been here 4 times mostly on weekend. Simple menu (no starters) with more adventurous specials board. Unpretentious but great quality food and buzzy busy atmosphere on a weekend night. Great food and portions at really reasonable prices. Pretty outside area at back of pub. Can't fault it really. But don't be late ... it puts them out and they don't... More 

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Thank monny98
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

I love this pub. Visited for the first time and received the best welcome ever. Professional and super friendly staff. Enjoyed the surroundings, ambience and well cooked meal. Lots of variety, ribs, huge tasty burgers, salads, steak, fish, curry etc. Wonderful garden and covered patio. Haven't researched yet but don't think this pub has a Marston's menu, more varied. Will... More 

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Thank MunchBunch2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015 via mobile

Went here for dinner with a large group of people. Found that they were very accommodating with gluten free food and when I asked if they could do a sauce gluten free to go with my steak the waitress went and spoke to the chef and arranged a sauce they could do gluten free for me that wasn't on the... More 

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Grantham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

Very good food cheerfully served. Though the bar and restaurant were full there was no long waits for the meals. A very pleasant evening

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Thank Allingtonian
Camberley, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Working in the area for the weekend and stumbled across this lovely pub Saturday night. Extremely friendly staff, nothing too much trouble. The food absolutely delicious, the portions huge! Would highly recommend the home made chicken curry. Wished this was our local, would be in there all the time!!

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Thank TheBarnards39
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

We visited based on the trip advisor reviews and boy were we disappointed... Great in terms of the location, only 3 mins off the A1, perfect for a stop off on a long journey. Service was a little slow to start but once it got going it was OK. The food was just above poor into average. Burnt roast potatoes,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Main Street, Long Bennington NG23 5DJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Long Bennington
  • Phone Number: 01400 281332

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene

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