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The Forge Inn

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Main Street | Glenfield, Leicester LE3 8DG, England
+44 116 287 1702
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12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sun - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Excellent experience, both the food and service outstanding, would recommend to all ages, lots of choice and great deserts

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Thank Matthew B
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very friendly staff and very nice food. Starters were very large portions but very nice all the same I would recommend to anyone passing by.

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Thank Luke1490
Leicester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited with my son and daughter... food was outstanding. as was the service our waitress Taylor was very attentive with nothing being to much trouble. A delightful first visit ! Will definitely be revisiting 😀

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1 Thank kerrie g
Sam H, Owner at The Forge Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your delightfully positive feedback about your visit to The Forge Inn – Village Pub & Dining, at The Forge we so passionate about food & service and it really makes our day when people take the time share positive their experiences with us and the other fellow users of the TripAdvisor medium. Also,... More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had Sunday lunch here nice big portions Roast beef & Roast chicken friendly waiting staff serving with a smile (at least they wanted to be there) just found that the food is a bit pricey compared to some pubs in the area that we have eaten at.

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2 Thank oftentravel186334
Sam H, Owner at The Forge Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your recent enjoyable experience with us and the other fellow users of the TripAdvisor medium. Sunday lunch service is one of our most favorite and we hope that although we are slightly higher priced than the other local village pubs, the quality of food, service & standards prevailed.... More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I like this pub, I use it quite often for business and personal events. It is always good food wise and the staff are always spot on, clean, well presented, trained and helpful. The Sunday lunch for my family today was a major exception to the rule, apart from being totally overpriced, the food was cold, the roast potato's were... More 

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1 Thank Elsupremowow
Sam H, Owner at The Forge Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your Sunday lunch experience yesterday with us and the other fellow users of the TripAdvisor medium. Sunday lunch is one of our favorite services, extremely busy, always a great atmosphere and normally nothing but great feedback. Given that you visit The Forge frequently and are normally always delighted with our... More 

Leicester, England, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is not gastro pub food, it is commercial food that is mainly McCain chips and the such dressed up as gastro pub food. It's the sort of food you would find at a wetherspoons at a third of the price. The staff are ok, some are very good. Standard semi country pub rip off

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Thank Leng M
Sam H, Owner at The Forge Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the share your ridiculous opinion with us & the other fellow users of the TripAdvisor medium. Just to clarify the difference between the procurement & production of our food with that of a commercial pub food company in hope that enlightening you may help reduce your hurtful & slanderous views for other genuinely passionate... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've noticed a few reviews about the service being slow but we had no problems with it. The waiting staff all seemed quick and helpful. The chef, however, not so. We asked to swap one side dish for another and "chef said no". Then one of the steaks was fatty inedible (and therefore not eaten) the chef argued that it... More 

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Thank Red_Leicester_101
Sam H, Owner at The Forge Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you, for taking the time to share your recent experience of The Forge Inn with us & the other fellow users of the TripAdvisor medium. Firstly, thank you for your positive comments about our team’s service, guest service is massive focus for us and it’s always nice to hear it being acknowledged. We are obviously extremely disappointed... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been to the Forge a couple of times recently and I would be happy to eat there again. The food is tasty and portion sizes are good. My only gripe would be the service. While the staff are perfectly friendly, they don't seem to rush to attend to you. I have felt a bit ignored and have had to... More 

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Thank Chris S
Sam H, Owner at The Forge Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you, for taking the time to share your recent experiences of The Forge Inn with us & the other fellow users of the TripAdvisor medium. We are delighted that you have been enjoying our food, as we work extremely hard to deliver consistent, good quality, freshly prepared food and it is always lovely to hear when it... More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely character village pub serving great food. Nice friendly staff service with a smile. Lots of outside seating with heater for those chilly nights. I would book a table in advance as the restaurant is very popular.

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1 Thank shannie14
Leicester
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really good evening with well cooked quality food. The staff could not be more attentive. Good value for money at £20 a head including drinks. Well worth a visit. We will return.

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Thank rogwhale

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, Romantic, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | Glenfield, Leicester LE3 8DG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
  • Phone Number: +44 116 287 1702
Description
The Forge Inn - Village Pub & Dining is Passionate about Freshly Prepared, Sustainably Sourced Food, Cask Ale & Wine - We love what we do & like most businesses we are not perfect but we try hard- so if we get it wrong give us a chance to put it right! :) x

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?