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Smisby Arms

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Nelson Place | Main Street, Smisby LE65 2UA, England
+44 1530 412677
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12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Description: A Traditional Village Pub & Steakhouse, With up to 4 Well-Kept Ales on...
A Traditional Village Pub & Steakhouse, With up to 4 Well-Kept Ales on at a Time and Good Value, Traditional Pub Food aswell as a huge choice of chef's specials and steakhouse specials.
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  • 54
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Generous Portions, Cosy Meal

The food here is delicious and the portions are certainly generous, so don't fill up before you go! We went with friends on their recommendation for a double date night; the atmosphere was wonderful and it was nice and cosy inside with the fire burning away (perfect on the cold winter night). The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
FruitofLove
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Ashby de la Zouch, United Kingdom
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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Thought we'd give it a second chance with the in-laws but sadly we won't be giving it a third! The waitress suffered from memory loss and forgot our drinks order, the steaks were poor quality; the T bone was really fatty and my steak was under cooked to what I'd requested and virtually cold! Such a shame as it wasn't... More 

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1 Thank Tamby B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

What a lovely place to visit my husband and I was very impressed with the food and the service. Will definitely be back again!

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Thank Elaine O
derby
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1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The foods ok but the women behind the bar was really rude and unwelcoming. We won't be visiting again. The Tap House is not too far down the road and is excellent, I'd highly recommend going there instead.

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1 Thank madivesFTW
Ashby de la Zouch, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food here is delicious and the portions are certainly generous, so don't fill up before you go! We went with friends on their recommendation for a double date night; the atmosphere was wonderful and it was nice and cosy inside with the fire burning away (perfect on the cold winter night). The only thing that threw me slightly was... More 

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1 Thank FruitofLove
Ashby de la Zouch, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We often pop into this pub on a Sunday 4 lunch & have always been offered a table without booking. The pub is lovely & warm, the staff r attentive & welcoming & the food is amazing, the chef is a credit to them 😊 If u haven't been, then don't wait a moment longer & give this little gem... More 

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Thank shazhallam
Leicester, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

I have often visited The Smisby Arms with friends. Service today was pleasant and the food good and plentiful. ,y first veggie choice was off do I had stuffed mushrooms, which were ok. They cone with a side order - today I gad onion rings which were very good. Lovely batter. Others in the group had curry and fish and... More 

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Thank Gorgy B
Derby, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

Popped in for lunch and was greeted with a warm welcome but told there was only baguettes on the menu as the chef did not work on a Monday. Never the less we settled down with our drinks and ordered our food complete with chips and side salad. It was lovely and fresh and tasty so much so we decided... More 

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Thank ANGELA G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015 via mobile

Saturday lunch as a family, and the food was excellent. Yes the menu is extensive, but everything is cooked fresh. The waiting staff are young and inexperienced but the chef certainly knows his stuff. No Kids menu but they are happy to do half portions of most dishes, and there was loads of choice for everyone. The chips are fantastic,... More 

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2 Thank bess216
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

We were surprised to be able to get a table on Sunday - as we've always enjoyed good meals in this pleasant pub. The welcome from the bar staff was warm and the fire roaring away in the hearth made the main part of the pub very cosy. We ate in the lower room - which isn't as warm and... More 

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2 Thank rsarr
Swadlincote, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Visited with several coworkers, a couple of whom were visiting from America. I insisted they must experience a typical country pub, and this restaurant was suggested. Didn't explore the entire restaurant, but what we saw showed it's a pretty standard country pub with little pretensions: exposed stone, lots of dark wood, horse badges and wooden tables and chairs. A varied... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Nelson Place | Main Street, Smisby LE65 2UA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Smisby
  • Phone Number: +44 1530 412677

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 33
  • Cuisine: British, Steakhouse, Pub

Description

A Traditional Village Pub & Steakhouse, With up to 4 Well-Kept Ales on at a Time and Good Value, Traditional Pub Food aswell as a huge choice of chef's specials and steakhouse specials.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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