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Ascough's Bistro

24-26 St. Marys Road, Market Harborough LE16 7DU, England
+44 1858 466966
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“tasting menu” (11 reviews)
“scallops” (38 reviews)
“pork” (22 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
24-26 St. Marys Road, Market Harborough LE16 7DU, England
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Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Very good, varied menu with lots of choice for all tastes . Good value for money .Parking nearby .Pleasant atmosphere, good service and friendly staff.

Thank Richardtw100
Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

As it was my birthday my partner booked a table for dinner. This was the first time that we visited Ascough's and I would highly recommend to anyone and will defiantly be back! We hadn't informed the staff it was my birthday but they must...More

1  Thank Alice M
Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I decided to have lunch here to celebrate my daughter's 1st birthday (she had some of my food and brought some from home). This was our first visit and we were really looking forward to it. Staff were friendly upon arrival. Was...More

2  Thank foodtravelpr
chris a, Owner at Ascough's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded June 14, 2016

Thank you for your review. I am glad you enjoyed the food and will be sure to pass your comments onto the chef. I am sorry to hear that your experience wasn't an excellent one due to baby changing facilities. Unfortunately we don't offer facilities...More

Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

By far the best food in harborough. Great variety quality in all categories. I always go home wanting more! The waiting list surely proves the quality of the place.

Thank Henry B
Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Nice atmosphere with good food & menu that offers something out of the ordinary if a little expensive. Good to try though.

Thank Traci E
chris a, Owner at Ascough's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded June 14, 2016

Thank you for your review. I am glad you enjoyed your experience. Hopefully next time we will be able to get your score to 5 stars. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards Chris Ascough

Reviewed June 11, 2016

My wife and I had an overnight stay at Market Harborough on the way back from a few days in Norfolk. We had seen the reviews of Ascough's and thought that we would try this restaurant out. We were not disappointed the meal was excellent...More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed June 6, 2016

I was lucky enough to be taken to Ascoughs today for a birthday lunch. The food was fabulous, the service impeccable. I had beautifully cooked rabbit with a great chessboard to follow. I would certainly enjoy a return visit soon!

Thank Arry50
Reviewed June 4, 2016

This restaurant has had many positive reviews and my experience there was a good one. We dined with friends and the food and presentation were excellent. I must compliment the staff, the service here is the best I have found within 20 miles. I have...More

Thank Richard G
chris a, Owner at Ascough's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded June 14, 2016

Thank you for your review. I am glad you had a pleasurable experience and I will be certain to pass your comments on to the chefs and waiting staff. With regards to the décor and ambience, we only refurbished the restaurant 2 years ago and...More

Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

Lovely restaurant. Everything was fair or better but let down by disposable napkins. Food was ok but expensive for it just being ok. Best bit was the short rib of beef which was lovely, starter of scallops and asparagus lacked flavour.More

1  Thank leicester23
chris a, Owner at Ascough's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded June 14, 2016

Thank you taking the time to write a review. I do find some of the comments a bit harsh though. Firstly we made a decision 10 years ago to stop using linen napkins and swapped to feels like linen napkins as they were better for...More

Reviewed May 20, 2016

Another great meal. Great food. Beautifully presented with knowledgeable service and extraordinary value for money. This has now become one of our favourite restaurants.

Thank Anna S
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Response from RolandPJ | Reviewed this property |
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Hi It's open Tuesday until Saturday, I would check the website, as may be changed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $20
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, 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
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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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