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Union Wharf, Market Harborough LE16 7UW, England
01858 434702
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Holt, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

After a visit to Foxton locks googled a place to eat, never been here before, what a find ! Turned up on the off chance on a Saturday evening and although it was busy we were made very welcome. We sat outside enjoying the water side terrace, and so what if the service was a bit slow, the food was... More 

Kettering, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited today, Wednesday August 24th. I had been to Waterfront sometime ago but my husband hadn't. We had been to The Inn at Foxton Locks who were promoting their sister restaurant The Waterfront. As we were shopping in Mkt Harborough, I suggested we went for some lunch. It was hot and sunny so most tables outside were taken, however... More 

Thank BevGriffin
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131 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having left Foxton Locks we cruised to Union wharf for 24 hours. We were very lucky to get a mooring just by the Waterfront Restaurant. Having eaten at the Foxton Locks Inn the night before we felt it should be of similar standard BUT it was even better.

Thank merrycroft
Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were virtually ignored by the main waiter and he had to be asked by another member of staff to talk to us.. And how awful of us that we hadn't booked but we were happy to sit outside. We had tried calling a couple of times but no one had answered the phone.. The food on Sunday is a... More 

Thank EmmaT901
England, UK
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We must have caught them at a bad time........ Many reviews have really rated this place and it was many years since we were last here so we thought we'd pop in without a reservation. We were in luck as they weren't very busy. We were allocated a table but we asked if we could return to it once we'd... More 

Thank JMP161
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on a Sunday for the carvery. The food was good, a selection of three different meats and a variety of vegetables. The food could have done with being hotter as it was only just warm. The atmosphere was very good but our visit was let done by slow service. In the end had to go and ask to... More 

Thank Joy W
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What was supposed to be a special celebratory meal turned into a disaster because the Chef either couldn't or wouldn't cater for me as I suffer from a nut allergy! Whilst I appreciate and am grateful that they take allergies seriously - this was taking things just too far. I ordered a fish platter to share as a starter and... More 

Thank Alison C
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for lunch as we were staying on a canal boat. The staff were lovely, very polite and made sure we had everything we needed. Also came to let us know food would be a little longer (food took a little while but not too long). Food was REALLY good, all came out looking very fresh and piping hot.... More 

Thank KEEF190998
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My mother and I visited the Gin and Fizz bar at the Waterfront a few nights ago and I absolutely loved it. I had a gongoozler which is one of the best cocktails I've had in leicester, while my mum had a prosecco. The decor of the bar has a cosy and warm feeling, giving it a lovely atmosphere. The... More 

Thank Lu M
Northampton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we went for sunday lunch today, the carvery was very excellent. Only thing let it down was the very slow service. We waited for 30 minutes for our plates to be collected. The restaurant was busy but there were plenty of staff who just seemed to be walking around or gathering behind the bar. Such as a shame as food... More 

Thank gemini678

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $20
British, International, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Union Wharf, Market Harborough LE16 7UW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Market Harborough
  • Phone Number: 01858 434702

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