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Brighton
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

I came here with a friend after a walk for lunch. The weather was great so we decided to sit outside. The main was varied and everything was homemade. Lots of sandwiches and salads to choose from and a bar option if you wish. Would return again. You can also take a tour around the abbey.

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Ian A, General Manager at Launde Abbey, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. Not only is everything homemade most of the British fruits and salads are grown here in our walled garden. Please pop in and see the kitchen garden which is in the walled area at the end of a path. There is also a Victorian greenhouse there (in need of repair) which houses some fantastic examples...

East Midlands, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 17, 2016

If you like quiet roads and miles of fields for walking this is the place for you. There are 5 guided walks based from the abbey but to be fair you can go most anywhere. Good views too. We didn't go into the abbey only the tea room but the atmosphere is everything you would expect. The tea room had...

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Ian A, General Manager at Launde Abbey, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We make the soups here at the Abbey from vegetables grown in our gardens and other locally sourced produces. We like to offer our guests a choice of food but on this day the soup proved to be very popular. I am delighted that you enjoyed the Launde afternoon tea. We make the cake here...

Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

We've just been here for a wedding reception and we were impressed. Staff very friendly and helpful. Beautiful setting for a wedding and we'll definitely go back to try the lunches or afternoon tea :) Lovely area for a walk and quiet lanes (though some steep!) for cycling. Lots of wildlife about

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Ian A, General Manager at Launde Abbey, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We love looking after Wedding groups, it is hard work but great fun. This is why we are happy and friendly, we enjoy what we are doing. The wedding that you are referring to was extra special as the couple were married in our medieval Chapel. We are used as a wedding reception venue by...

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 29, 2016

Peaceful surroundings, birds, trees and sunshine. Afternoon tea for two about £18. Helpful staff, friendly service and pleasant sunny courtyard. The courtyard could have been cleaner though, and the long trek to the lavatories through the hotel part of the building was a bit disorientating. Strolling through the grounds took us to the old walled gardens which were lovely, maintained...

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Ian A, General Manager at Launde Abbey, responded to this review

Thank you for your great response. We work hard to provide the best service possible and I am pleased that you had a good day Ian Andrews

Nottingham, England
Reviewed July 26, 2016

This is a lovely minor historical house in open countryside. There is enough to interst history and archaeology buffs but this is confined to the exterior and the very intesting chapel. The tea rooms are spacious, bright and clean. There was a good choice of hot food, cakes and snacks. The drawback for me was the very long approach down...

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Ian A, General Manager at Launde Abbey, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. Launde Abbey is in the middle of no where but it is much easier to get to from the Oakham road entrance. You must have come in the long way from the A47 and yes, that route can be a problem if you are not use to single lane roads. Being in the middle of...

Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 25, 2016

Stopped off here just for refreshments and sat outside, then later went for lunch which was lovely though we only had sandwiches and home made soup. They cater for wedding parties. The countryside around it is stunning and peaceful great for walks.

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Ian A, General Manager at Launde Abbey, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments. It is very peaceful here, a wonderful place to simply stop and rest.

Rutland, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 5, 2015

We went for a walk in the autumn sunshine and ended up at the Abbey. The restaurant serves a small but appealing choice of snacks and main meals. The dog got offered a bowl of water while we had some homemade vegetable soup and warm bread. The staff were cheerful and helpful and the setting was lovely. Others around us...

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Ian A, General Manager at Launde Abbey, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. Launde Abbey is in a fantastic setting but in the autumn with all the changing colours it is picturesque

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 14, 2015

With a group of 30 we stayed Friday to Sunday at this relaxing hotel. The bedrooms are very comfortable & clean with views over gardens. Staff very friendly & helpful especially Mark. We all had a wonderful time with delicious food & attentive service. So peaceful & relaxing.

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Ian A, General Manager at Launde Abbey, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to send in a review. We all love working at Launde Abbey which is why we all smile all the time. Going the extra mile to assist or help a guest is always a pleasure.

Rushden, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 13, 2015

A first visit to Launde Abbey for an organised five day residential Summer School. 30 residents doubling to 60 with day visitors. Launde is a beautiful building set in stunning grounds: gardens, woods, fields and, once outside, you are never far from sheep! I was in the new residential Stable Block - itself a brilliant pared-back classical building. The rooms...

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Ian A, General Manager at Launde Abbey, responded to this review

Thank you for such a wonderful review. Your group was a delight to look after and the weather helped as well. We hope to see you again very shortly

Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

The most beautiful setting , spacious bedrooms , excellent staff, fantastic meal. Lovely relaxing atmosphere, great for a weekend to get away from absolutely everything! The grounds are very well taken care of too, we hired a private room for dinner and the service and food was second to none.

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Ian A, General Manager at Launde Abbey, responded to this review

Thank you for such a great review. We are delighted that you had a restful stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A Tudor manor house once owned by Thomas Cromwell, set in lovely rural countryside with elegant ensuite accommodation, close to the market towns of Oakham and Uppingham. Easily accessible via the A1 and A47 between Leicester and Peterborough. There is also a converted Georgian stable block, glorious gardens and magnificent medieval Chapel, still used for daily services. Single, twin, double and family rooms available. Attractions nearby include Rutland Water, Richard III museum in Leicester and lovely market towns featuring individual shops and restaurants. ... more   less 

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Address: Launde Road | East Norton, Leicester LE7 9XB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Leicestershire > Leicester
Number of rooms: 39
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“Excellent rooms and some rooms have spectacular views. Quiet, peaceful apart from the wildlife”
631alexf, Sep 20, 2016 | Read review
“Visit the beautiful chapel on site.”
D5114OSjulies, Sep 14, 2016 | Read review
“Choose the main manor house for convenience.”
myjlcr, Aug 31, 2016 | Read review
“We didn't stay but rooms offered during Christmas party season for sure.”
susanbR7710DD, Oct 5, 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are similar”
roy_dutton, Aug 14, 2015 | Read review
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