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The Reservoir Inn

286 Main Street, Thornton LE67 1AJ, England
+44 1530 382433
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
286 Main Street, Thornton LE67 1AJ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Fabulous place,lovely and warm welcome,great food and brilliant staff.Decorations around the restaurant was lovely.

Thank maisooo
Reviewed 6 days ago

Fabulous place to go for lunch, brunch, evening meal.. shame they don't do breakfasts ! We had a wonderful southern fried chicken with a sublime sauce and a great steak. All cooked fresh to order. This "little gem" is a must if you're in the...More

Thank clive m
Reviewed 1 week ago

From start to finish our experience was nothing but great. Warm and friendly welcome combined with excellent service and great food and very attentive staff despite being very busy with lots of covers to deal with. Will definitely recommend and will be back. Thanks to...More

Thank _julesanne1963
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited The Reservoir Inn a number of times including in the past when it was a Steaming Billy. The pub/restaurant has been dramatically improved since being taken over and I would recommend to anyone. The service was very friendly and on such a...More

Thank payned965
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Reservoir was chosen almost at random as the mid way point for a family meeting. Booking taken well, nice table offered on arrival. Lunch time was not crowded and the service was a little over attentive, but not distractingly so. Order taken nicely, and...More

Thank Kit T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited for a family birthday meal - having prebooked, we were welcomed warmly and shown to our table. The restaurant is set out on a number of levels which adds to the charm of the place. We ordered drinks from a well stocked bar,...More

Thank Waddette
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been to this restaurant a few times now as the food is always great , real home cooked feel, however I’ve had to give two stars so you notice the review , the service is not on par with the food at all...More

Thank deandewsbury
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely relaxed Sunday lunch on Mothers day with family, the staff were very helpful, we all really enjoyed our meals.

Thank Karen O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious food with a friendly prompt service. Set lunch menu gave us a wide choice of dishes and good value for money.

Thank 308esd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Got to be one of the best pie’s I’ve ever had! I have visited here a few times now and cannot fault the food and service.

Thank MEGTomo10
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Questions & Answers
February 13, 2018|
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Response from Steve B | Property representative |
There is plenty of room for motor homes and we are Brit stop members. Just give us a call to confirm.
September 8, 2017|
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Response from Breadpuddin | Reviewed this property |
Can't remember any steps,but if there is,you can access by the side door.
David S
April 3, 2017|
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Response from JamesWood | Reviewed this property |
Yes, dog friendly in the bar, not in the restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$14 - $35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 286 Main Street, Thornton LE67 1AJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Thornton
  • Phone Number: +44 1530 382433
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The perfect venue for a pre/post Reservoir walk food stop. The Reservoir Inn serves hearty homemade food in a relaxed informal dining atmosphere.Our bar area is perfect for muddy boots and wet dogs.
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