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The Wheatsheaf

$$ - $$$, British,
2-4 Northgate, Oakham LE15 6QS, England
+44 1572 756124
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“pastry” (4 reviews)
“steak” (8 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2-4 Northgate, Oakham LE15 6QS, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Warm friendly atmosphere, good value Sunday Roast , 3 courses for £13.95 . Good portion sizes, well cooked , choice of three different meats , plus a fish option , lovely desserts . Will definitely be going there again .

Thank flossie51
Reviewed November 27, 2017 via mobile

The Wheatsheaf in OAKHAM is such a welcoming pub, the staff are friendly and will do anything for you!. We dropped by on a Saturday afternoon for lunch and sat by the fire! My husband ordered the steak and ale pie, whilst I opted for...More

Thank Kay P
Reviewed November 24, 2017 via mobile

Great service, lovely pub. Took our two boys aged 8 and 6 for evening dinner. nothing was too much trouble from the very friendly bar staff. Lovely home cooked food, available in chips portions, great beers, Fantastic Pub!

Thank 183Rees
Reviewed November 15, 2017

Really liked the cosy atmosphere of the bar/lounge areas in this pub and the good range of beers served by pleasant staff. We had booked a table for dinner and the one we had was in the small conservatory - which was quite comfortable but...More

Thank Scotty975
Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

What a delight!....what a find! Oh just a glorious hostelry-it’s November so there’s a fire-it’s warm & welcoming-with local beer, lovely staff & a cracking garden....perfect. We could have spent hours here-I can hear the church bells now, reminding me of the most heavenly place...More

Thank Claire K
Dan L, Owner at The Wheatsheaf, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2017

Hi Claire, Thank you for taking the time out, and reviewing our little gem. I'm glad you liked it. I recommended you come back in the summer to get the full effect of our garden, (we have won the golden guild 2 years running for...More

Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a drink whilst walking around Oakham. Super little pub. Immediately felt welcome, lovely staff, nice locals and a good choice of decent beer. Though we never ate we saw some food being served an it too looked lovely. Dog Friendly as well,...More

Thank FennJR
Dan L, Owner at The Wheatsheaf, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2017

Thank you for taking the time and reviewing the Wheatsheaf, we are glad you enjoyed your visit, see you again soon. Dan Lacey

Reviewed September 14, 2017

My companion and I ate here on a midweek evening. We chose the Pan fried Salmon and Steak and Ale pie. Both these meals were outstanding. The Salmon was perfectly cooked and particularly tasty. The vegetables were cooked to perfection and the meal was very...More

Thank JH41
Dan L, Owner at The Wheatsheaf, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2017

Hi JH41 Thank you for your feed back, I'm glad you enjoyed your meals, I'm sorry to hear about your disappointing desserts, I'm not quite sure what happened as they usually are a good size, but I'll investigate to ensure it doesn't happen again. Hope...More

Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

One of the 1st pubs I visited in June,when I 1st moved to Oakham...And have visited subsequently many times since 🙂 Dan Lacey & his team always extend the warmest of welcomes..pour the ** perfect pint 🍺 the atmosphere is of a relaxed,cosy ambience..and the...More

Thank Harvey D
Reviewed September 5, 2017

After travelling from the South of France we were looking for somewhere to get lunch . We popped off the A1 at Oakham and came across the Wheatsheaf ....... oh my word what a find . We had the best meal ever . The staff...More

Thank Themidwife58
Reviewed August 25, 2017

We ate an evening meal here recently whilst we were camping nearby. We enjoyed everything about our evening. The staff were helpful and friendly, food was lovely and very reasonably priced. I had the pie which was a generous portion and very tasty. (Beware though...More

Thank Liz A
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Jennifer F
September 16, 2016|
Response from Michelle E | Reviewed this property |
There is a car park attached to the pub. Depending on when you visit though it can get busy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $14
Dinner, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-4 Northgate, Oakham LE15 6QS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Rutland  >  Oakham
  • Phone Number: +44 1572 756124
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