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Ascough's Bistro

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24 - 26 St Mary's Road, Market Harborough, England
+44 1858 466966
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Situated in the picturesque town of Market Harborough, Ascough’s offers a...
Situated in the picturesque town of Market Harborough, Ascough’s offers a stylish and relaxed dining experience. Ascough’s prides itself on serving delicious contemporary dishes and producing everything on the premises from bread and biscuits to ice creams and sorbets. The reasonably set lunch and evening menus offer an excellent array of meat, fish and vegetarian options that will stretch your imagination but not the purse strings. So whether you’re planning an intimate meal for two, a friendly get together, special occasion or even a wedding breakfast, Ascough’s is the perfect venue and always look forward to welcoming you and members of your company.
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    Very good
  • 28
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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
brilliant place and great food

Been twice at lunch time and on both occasions have had a fantastic meal. Always a good choice and food well presented. Staff are friendly and the cleanliness is highly commended. Give it a try you will love it

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Dining on a budget
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
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Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Been twice at lunch time and on both occasions have had a fantastic meal. Always a good choice and food well presented. Staff are friendly and the cleanliness is highly commended. Give it a try you will love it

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Oakham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Never a poor meal. Excellent produce brilliantly cooked and served. I have never been here and had anything less than a brilliant meal. The lunch time specials menu is very good value offering cordon bleu quality. You will not be disappointed but book early or you simply won't get in!

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Booked in here for me and my girlfriends 3rd anniversary, shes a regular but this was my first time! Had to book quite far ahead to get an earlier slot on a Saturday night. Food was amazing, staff and service was excellent, and we'll definitely be back. Possibly the quickest drinks service of any restaurant I've ever been to as... More 

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england
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Service was first class, food was first class. Great choice, fantastic flavour combinations, superb food presentation and beautifully cooked and presented foods. Could not fault anything, first class food and service. Superb!

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corby
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

stopped off one lunch time,had no problem getting a table but it was mid week. Food is very good at a reasonable price. Probably the best Restaurant in the area only reason it didn't get 5 was the service was OK but could improve.

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Silverstone, United Kingdom
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Visited Ascough's during a recent trip to Market Harborough and we were both really impressed. The service, the place and the food were all of a very high standard, but we could not believe the price. The value here is exceptional. This must be a "foodies" paradise. Did I mention the presentation? yes, that too is very good. We will... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

We have been a regular at Ascoughs and always choose to go there for a special lunch. The food is elegantly presented and delicious, whilst remaining just the right side of informal and welcoming to those with children. Best in Harborough.

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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Around for a good few years now, first in the High Street but now in St Mary's Road, this restaurant remains the place eat in the town. Owners Chris & Abbie Ascough have successfully made the transition from a relatively small location offering a simple fixed-price lunch & dinner menu to a c70 cover well-appointed restaurant retaining the essentials of... More 

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Serre-Chevalier, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We went here for an anniversary - recommended by others. I agree that the food is very good, very well presented and also very tasty. My others half fish was amazing, lamb was very good. It seems not as much attention goes into the entrees/starters... Or maybe we chose wrongly. However there are 2 bug bears that annoy me greatly.... More 

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Northants
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

This was the first time I had been to Ascough's and went with four other adults for Saturday night dinner. They had all been before and were really excited, I can see why now. We had a lovely evening with excellent food and very, very good service. Anywhere that has cloudy bay on the wine list usually gets my vote... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 24 - 26 St Mary's Road, Market Harborough, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Market Harborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1858 466966

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Doing business

Description

Situated in the picturesque town of Market Harborough, Ascough’s offers a stylish and relaxed dining experience. Ascough’s prides itself on serving delicious contemporary dishes and producing everything on the premises from bread and biscuits to ice creams and sorbets. The reasonably set lunch and evening menus offer an excellent array of meat, fish and vegetarian options that will stretch your imagination but not the purse strings. So whether you’re planning an intimate meal for two, a friendly get together, special occasion or even a wedding breakfast, Ascough’s is the perfect venue and always look forward to welcoming you and members of your company.

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