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Observatory Beefeater

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Meridian Way | Thorpe Astley, The Observatory, Leicester LE19 1LU, England
+44 116 289 0945
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6:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visit quite regularly and have a steak every time. Always cooked to perfection- definitely our favourite restaurant for a good steak. Would definitely recommend. Lovely beefeater too, nice restaurant layout.

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1 Thank Sarah_1864
Leicester, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited here twice in the last month, first visit was fine, nice waitress and food, slightly expensive but steak excellent! the second visit was not as good, i ordered my steak medium rare, it came very bloody, i requested i would like it cooked more the waiter (who was rude) said thats done medium rare i said no its rare... More 

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Thank Tina P
Leicester, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The very best of beefeater , we come here regularly for a beautiful cooked dinner. I have the chicken so tender so nice husband as mix grill top marks from him, staff lovely very nice.. will be going back to try breakfast I'm hoping it as good as the meals

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2 Thank vicki j
London, United Kingdom
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363 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

don't eat here the service is very very slow and the main meals are not that nice and more focus has been put into the puddings that are very sweet

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Thank hols256
Leicester, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took my son and husband here today for dinner. Food was lovely. I had Chicken Melt which is breast of chicken with bacon cheese and BBQ sauce. It's served with triple fried chips, salad and coleslaw and really enjoyed it. BBQ sauce was nice and tangy and my salad was beautifully fresh and crisp in a lovely french dressing. The... More 

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1 Thank Janie_Belle_12
Leicester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited during lunchtime the restaurant was quite busy. Food was nice - service not so great. Have been going for years service seems to slip each time!

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Thank Annabel P
Leicester, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My hubby and daughter treated me to a birthday meal out. We enjoyed a three course meal and the service was great. The food was served well and tasted delicious. Would happily eat there again.

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1 Thank ruthauton
Rugby, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

Steaks amazing, puddings good but treacle pudding would be nice. Only fly in ointment was my friend cannot eat onions or garlic and despite the waiter checking the salad a small piece of onion had made it in. But apart from that really good.

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1 Thank Claire F
Leicester, United Kingdom
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345 reviews
260 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed April 20, 2017 via mobile

We have eaten here several times recently because it is so good. The last few times we have eaten off the fixed price menu. I love the prawn cocktail starter. My husband loves the cheese and bacon burger. I have had the spicy chicken burger, which is delicious, the smoky paprika chicken & mushroom risotto are also good too. Its... More 

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1 Thank Sheilz W
Leicester, England, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed April 14, 2017

Had quite a nice meal; service was good. I was seated near the kitchen grill area which I wouldn't recommend - from time there was an unpleasant fishy smell (presumably when they were grilling salmon). While I love fish (though didn't order salmon on this occasion), I hate fishy smells. The other negative bit was that I felt my chips... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Meridian Way | Thorpe Astley, The Observatory, Leicester LE19 1LU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
  • Phone Number: +44 116 289 0945

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