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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 - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 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
Description: A Traditional Village Pub & Steakhouse, With up to 4 Well-Kept Ales on at...
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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  • 24
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Simple homemade food executed very well

We went here for a family lunch (2 adults and 2 children) on the recommendation of a friend, as we spent the morning at the near by Ski Centre in Swadlincote. The staff were very welcoming and friendly. Great choice on the main menu with additional specials and a steak menu. Not a great ammount... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We went here for a family lunch (2 adults and 2 children) on the recommendation of a friend, as we spent the morning at the near by Ski Centre in Swadlincote. The staff were very welcoming and friendly. Great choice on the main menu with additional specials and a steak menu. Not a great ammount for vegitarians (I am a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Meals ok, nothing special , but fill you up- Nice cosy pub, bit dark for eating - But sets nice atmosphere for a night drink maybe. Ordered a drink just before last orders at lunch time , but very rushed as chuck out on the dot - as had an appointment!. no drinking time- be careful, quick to take your... More 

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Ashby de la Zouch, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Nothing to look at from the road this pub serves first class pub meals with particularly good steaks. Friendly and good service from the staff - recommended!

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Try the faggots they are amazing! If you can manage more than a main course you will do well! This is a great experience for overseas visitors including Londoners! Great value too! If the weather is good it is nice to sit outside. Really good staff!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We visited this nice little pub/ restaurant for food on Friday night. All the staff are very friendly and make you welcome, the choice on the menu and specials board is vast. The quality of food is very good and the portion sizes aren't for the faint hearted, it's very busy so be sure to book.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Never a bad meal, always spot on a great value for money. Fish and chips awesome, steaks to die for and the chips, oh the chips :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I've eaten here many times and always had the friendliest welcome. I've often asked for something not on the menu and it's never a problem. Give it a try and make your own mind up. Food is great and you'll always be welcomed.

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Ashby de la Zouch, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Having eaten well at this place a couple of times, we booked a lunch for 10 - immediately family - following the funeral service and cremation of our father. We had previously been looked after reasonably well, so thought it was a safe bet. However, the landlady was in no mood for service and was delighted not to accommodate the... More 

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Moira, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We came for an office lunch , it is one of the favourite destinations for us, food is always good and substantial. Our vegetarian was offered a vegetarian curry which was not on the menu and she rated it very good. The fish and Chips and sausage and mash was Just as it should be. We had booked a table... More 

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Swadlincote, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Probably the worst food ever, Rib eye steak tough & grisly had it replaced 2nd one no better, chips massive & greasy, onion rings soggy, our own cooked ham was wet super market type, Rump steaks tough, portions excessive large should concentrate on Quality not Quantity especially at prices on Menu

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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 8 - 35
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, British, 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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