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Ascough's Bistro

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24-26 St. Marys Road, Market Harborough LE16 7DU, England
+44 1858 466966
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Burbage, UK
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76 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We understand that we were lucky to bag a table last minute but so glad we did. Professional, welcoming staff who were knowledgeable about the food, interesting menu well executed and a bargain price for the set lunch, £11.50 for 2 courses. The dining room is much larger than it appears from the road and is very stylish.

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Thank chrissym3
market harborough
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78 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I managed to get a table a couple of weeks ago and we went for the 8 course tasting menu. As per usual the food was out of this world! Just excellent. The staff were happy, friendly and very knowledgable. Every course was beautifully presented. The tasting menu is very cheap at a mere £36.00 and the... More 

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Thank Ogina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived 20 minutes early and were promptly shown to our table. After browsing the menus, the polite staff took our order. The scallops with Parma ham were amazing, and the curried crab balls were amazing too. Our main courses were amazing too. Lamb cutlet cooked just right, and the pork fillet cooked just pink amazing also, both mains were... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a meal here, not for the first time. Once again everything was perfect. This really is my favourite place to eat. Menu changes every month as so many new dishes to try and so reasonably priced. We have booked again for the next 2 months.

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Thank Sondave
United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

5 of us had the two or three course special offer lunch menu, all courses were very good to excellent. The sea bass and risotto and the sticky toffee pudding were the highlights of the lunch. Service is efficient and friendly. The atmosphere is modern clean lines and lots of hard surfaces mean it can be a little noisy, but... More 

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Burbage, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

What a gem of a bistro The staff are polite and welcoming The food was outstanding and great value for money Would strongly recommend.

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Thank apb29
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Ascoughs is the best place to eat in Market Harborough,everything about this place is good, food, staff, service, wine!!! and so reasonable 3 course lunch for £15 each!! its just great!!!!

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Thank michelle k
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Not quiet sure why people rave about this place. I found the food a bit bland and expensive, but not bad. I can understand why you have to pre order your food if you are a large table, but doing that takes something away from the whole dinning experience. Wouldn't rush back.

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Kettering, Ohio
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Best restaurant in Harborough. Fantastic service, ambience, superb tasting food, value for money. You have to book early to avoid disappointment. A truly wonderful restaurant and a firm favourite of ours.

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly ranked restaurant so my girlfriend and I had very high expectations. Went midweek as tables are easier to come by. Restaurant is very spacious with good decor. Service was attentive without being overly so. Menu a little over the top but lots to entice. Food itself was perfect and plenty of it. We were concerned it might be pretentious... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $20
Cuisine
European, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24-26 St. Marys Road, Market Harborough LE16 7DU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Market Harborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1858 466966
Description
Situated in the picturesque town of Market Harborough, Ascough’s offers a stylish and relaxed dining experience. Ascough’s prides itself on serving delicious contemporary dishes and producing everything on the premises from bread and biscuits to ice creams and sorbets. The reasonably set lunch and evening menus offer an excellent array of meat, fish and vegetarian options that will stretch your imagination but not the purse strings. So whether you’re planning an intimate meal for two, a friendly get together, special occasion or even a wedding breakfast, Ascough’s is the perfect venue and always look forward to welcoming you and members of your company.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?