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The Pug & Greyhound
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Ranked #1 of 3 Restaurants in Great Glen
Price range: $9 - $26
Description: The Old Greyhound is a Grade II listed building that has been standing for over 400 years! The building is largely 18th century although parts date back to the early 16th century. The name "The Old Greyhound" came about because the Lords of the Manor from 1553 until 1642 were members of the Nele family, who had three Greyhound heads incorporated into their Coat of Arms. When us little scamps at Pug Pubs got our paws on the pub in early 2015 we brought along a new friend for the Greyhound and introduced the lively little Pug to the name! We are a massive fan of the Great British Pub and rightly so, it's a national institution that deserves treasuring. So whether you're here for drinks, meets, breakfast, lunch, dinner, treats or sleeps - we'll always take good care of you! The Old Greyhound came into prominence in the mid 1700's when it was developed to cater for regular stage coaches and mail coaches that were being introduced all over England. The London Road (which runs in front of the pub), was a very busy road with coaches coming from London to Dunstable, Market Harborough, Leicester, Nottingham and further north. The outbuilding which you are in now were once stables for the horses and a blacksmiths workshop, which were converted into seven bedrooms during the 1990s. During the latter part of the 19th century the blacksmiths were called the Allen brothers, who in the early 20th century moved their forge to High Street. With the arrival of the railways, the use of stage and mail coaches declined. However, the pub has remained a popular establishment for the villagers of Great Glen and beyond.
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Description: The Old Greyhound is a Grade II listed building that has been standing for over 400 years! The building is largely 18th century although parts date back to the early 16th century. The name "The Old Greyhound" came about because the Lords of the Manor from 1553 until 1642 were members of the Nele family, who had three Greyhound heads incorporated into their Coat of Arms. When us little scamps at Pug Pubs got our paws on the pub in early 2015 we brought along a new friend for the Greyhound and introduced the lively little Pug to the name! We are a massive fan of the Great British Pub and rightly so, it's a national institution that deserves treasuring. So whether you're here for drinks, meets, breakfast, lunch, dinner, treats or sleeps - we'll always take good care of you! The Old Greyhound came into prominence in the mid 1700's when it was developed to cater for regular stage coaches and mail coaches that were being introduced all over England. The London Road (which runs in front of the pub), was a very busy road with coaches coming from London to Dunstable, Market Harborough, Leicester, Nottingham and further north. The outbuilding which you are in now were once stables for the horses and a blacksmiths workshop, which were converted into seven bedrooms during the 1990s. During the latter part of the 19th century the blacksmiths were called the Allen brothers, who in the early 20th century moved their forge to High Street. With the arrival of the railways, the use of stage and mail coaches declined. However, the pub has remained a popular establishment for the villagers of Great Glen and beyond.
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having visited the pug & greyhound on several occasions we decided to pop in whilst in the area.
Food was absolutely spot on.
We ordered starters, crab mac and cheese and lamb koftas.
Both were amazing if anything the mac n cheese was a little to big.
I had the sous vide lamb rump and wife had a ribeye steak (it was huge)
Absolutely excellent. The meat was tender so full of flavour. My wife said it was the best steak she had ever had.
We shared a pudding of sticky toffee pudding. Again spot on could tell all of the food was homemade. Good drinks selection too.
And a very tasty Guinness 5* can tell the team put alot of work in so credit to you all on a wonderful job you do

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank Q3291JHjohns
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Called in here whilst passing through the area
Fairly average food and extremely overpriced
Staff pleasant

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 17, 2020 via mobile

What a fantastic Sunday lunch! The meat was cooked to perfection everything was piping hot , you’d struggle to find a better waitress than Izzy and Nicky was her usual fantastic hospitable self! Definitely number 1 Sunday lunch in the area!

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank X6341LQjohne
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Reviewed December 14, 2019 via mobile

You can see as you walk in it is a great old English Public House.
Food is traditional with a touch of today.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank conrad2727
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Reviewed December 13, 2019

13 of us booked a set Christmas Dinner having not dined at the Pug and Greyhound before. Very good portion sizes, fresh seasonal vegetables and service with a smile. Although the waiting staff seemed fairly young they were very attentive, polite and well mannered and understanding of a group of 13 reasonably well behaved buffoons in Christmas jumpers.

Date of visit: December 2019
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