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Wheatsheaf Inn

90 Brand Hill, Woodhouse Eaves LE12 8SS, England
+44 1509 890320
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
90 Brand Hill, Woodhouse Eaves LE12 8SS, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son and I really enjoyed our lunch in this beautiful old pub. The staff were friendly and helpful and the food very good. Do call in. I will be back.

1  Thank Janekdownunder
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a fun and inviting Inn, the food was very good, the company was great, it was the perfect place for my husband to meet his grandson, and his son, and his son's wife, and we had my brother in law with us also,...More

1  Thank Susan D
Reviewed August 18, 2017

Went for lunch and such a good choice of food with good, friendly service and reasonable prices. A very nice atmosphere and well worth a visit

1  Thank johnandannie39725
Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

We went to the wheatsheaf Inn to have a meal together. My grandfather is gluten free, and there's only one meal on the menu where you can't have it gluten free, which is great as this is always a problem when we go out. Food...More

1  Thank lollythepop
Reviewed August 8, 2017

I have been coming to The Wheatsheaf for many years, as it is an absolute favourite of mine. It has a picturesque setting, within one of the most beautiful village locations in Leicestershire. My friend and I perused the specials board and there were a...More

Thank 01Dancer
Reviewed July 9, 2017

We were out for a drive and was just passing the pub at about 2.30 and decided to drop in just for a drink , my wife said she was peckish so i asked the young man who was serving what the Sunday menu was,...More

3  Thank Good G
Reviewed July 1, 2017 via mobile

We both ended up going to this pub after a long walk and after a couple of drinks we decided to eat there as well the food menu wasn't the biggest but what there was was good asspecialy the special board the beer was also...More

Thank Chrisandkate2014
Reviewed June 23, 2017

The Wheatsheaf is a lovely traditional pub serving a few guest beers. Its food menu varies from the traditional pub classics such as burgers to a specials menu. I had chicken kebab from the specials which really lacked much flavour and my wife had the...More

1  Thank Paul M
Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

Really impressed with the Father's Day meal we had at the Wheatsheaf. Excellent food, excellent (and alternative) drinks choice and the service was friendly and efficient. The atmosphere was friendly and we'd be looking to return, perhaps after a hike due to the good location...More

Thank Maisie-B75
Reviewed June 8, 2017

6 of us went for dinner on Wednesday evening and all had a great time. Its a lovely little pub and restaurant. The staff were very helpful and well attentive, and the service was good. The menu was not massive, but that is to be...More

Thank MikeF1993
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August 20, 2017|
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Response from kathy l | Reviewed this property |
I had a delicious cold seafood platter last Sunday which had prawns in it as well as potted crab mackerel smoked salmon & crayfish
January 1, 2015|
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
Hi, We were there in June 2014 -visiting from Canada - sent an email to head chef ahead of time re vegan and vegetarian options. Was surprised and impressed to receive a quick response telling us that it was not a problem... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 Brand Hill, Woodhouse Eaves LE12 8SS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Woodhouse Eaves
  • Phone Number: +44 1509 890320
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The Wheatsheaf Inn is a friendly, traditional pub and restaurant at the heart of the Woodhouse Eaves community. The inn dates back to the 18th century and used to be a meeting place for the local slate miners, when it was know as the 'Slate Splitters Arms'. The character of the building and courtyard can still be felt today - the warm welcome and friendly atmosphere still hold true too. Its rural location on the edge of the village makes it the perfect place for friends, families, dog walkers, riders and visitors from near and far to share a hearty meal or a cooling drink. We can sit groups of many sizes and our spacious interior has a wealth of cosy corners to escape into. There's nothing quite like a crackling wood fire to welcome you on a wintry day and our extensive courtyard garden is the perfect place to relax throughout the summer. Join us for a taste of good old-fashioned hospitality.
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