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Gate Inn

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Main Road | Osbaston Hollow, Osbaston CV13 0HP, England
+44 1455 290502
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: The Gate Inn is situated on the A447, just south of Ibstock and only 4...
The Gate Inn is situated on the A447, just south of Ibstock and only 4 miles from the historic Bosworth Battlefield. The pub is easily accessible from Leicester, Loughborough, Burton on Trent and Hinckley. Situated in a rural setting, we provide an extensive menu which boasts a range of classic dishes, complimented supported by a broad range of specials, which are changed regularly. This menu is supported by our fantastic Two for £10 offer - Monday to Friday 12pm - 5pm! Having had an extensive refurbishment in May 2011, the pub now offers more dining space and a fantastic new garden area, with a series of dining areas and a new children's area. With a great range of products available form our bar, our extensive menu we assure of a relaxing time, both inside the pub and in our fabulous garden.
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  • 41
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lovely Friday Evening

We tried to book but we're told as they were busy they were no longer Tami g bookings. So we thought we would go down to see if anything was available. They got us a table for 4 and a baby straight away. The table service was excellent and even though we were told there may be a wait on... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2015
Sammie R
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  • Families with children
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South Wales
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

We came across this pub on a visit to the area,while looking for somewhere to eat. It is excellent value with 2 for £10, and good portion size. the food was very tasty and the staff are welcoming and friendly. I would certainly recommend, it and will return if in the area again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

It was me and my husbands first time to the gate, it had been recommended to us lots of times but we never got round to going, until we heard about the new menu, we thought we would give it ago and we have NO regrets, the food was beautiful, I had the steak and cheese pie and my husband... More 

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Haven't been here for a long time due to continued poor experiences. Decided to try it again and can't believe the difference! Was busy but we were seated within a few minutes, order taken promptly but without being rushed, food arrived in what felt like no time (one of my big concerns given previous experiences!) and nothing was too much... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Typical pub grub, decent service and the food as expected. We have used this establishment over the past 15 years and the standards of food, service and hospitality have been of a consistently acceptabler standard.

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Hinckley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

having just visited this place today(13/05/2015) i ordered food which when presented to me was dismal burnt and uneatable to express just how bad my experience really was the food which reflected your new menu which should have delivered a smile sadly only raised complete dissatisfaction on the menu states "Fish and Chips" described as.... A large fish fillet,battered in-house... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We tried to book but we're told as they were busy they were no longer Tami g bookings. So we thought we would go down to see if anything was available. They got us a table for 4 and a baby straight away. The table service was excellent and even though we were told there may be a wait on... More 

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Swadlincote Derbys
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Called here while on ride out. My grandson users this pub in the evenings & said he rated it so we called in afternoon. Plenty of cars outside but went in & decided to try for the 2 for a tenner . plenty of choice & were quickly seated & served drinks. When the meals came it was plentiful with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Great food the staff were very welcoming and friendly shall definitely be returning keep up the good work

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Claire B, Manager at Gate Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, we look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Midlands
Top Contributor
123 reviews 123 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
177 helpful votes 177 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Haven't visited this place for years. In the past food has been poor and service not good. Couldn't have been more different this time. Service great fantastic food hot, good value and excellent quality . Great for a simple quick meal.

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Claire B, Manager at Gate Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. We're really pleased you decided to visit us again, and even more so that everyone worked so hard to make your visit enjoyable. The team read all reviews, and its always great for them to hear they are getting it right! More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

Visited on a Wednesday evening. Staff were very welcoming and friendly. Food was nicely presented, a generous portion and tasty.

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Claire B, Manager at Gate Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Main Road | Osbaston Hollow, Osbaston CV13 0HP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Osbaston
  • Phone Number: +44 1455 290502

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 23
  • Cuisine: English, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

The Gate Inn is situated on the A447, just south of Ibstock and only 4 miles from the historic Bosworth Battlefield. The pub is easily accessible from Leicester, Loughborough, Burton on Trent and Hinckley. Situated in a rural setting, we provide an extensive menu which boasts a range of classic dishes, complimented supported by a broad range of specials, which are changed regularly. This menu is supported by our fantastic Two for £10 offer - Monday to Friday 12pm - 5pm! Having had an extensive refurbishment in May 2011, the pub now offers more dining space and a fantastic new garden area, with a series of dining areas and a new children's area. With a great range of products available form our bar, our extensive menu we assure of a relaxing time, both inside the pub and in our fabulous garden.

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