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The Staff of Life

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Main Street | Mowsley, LE17 6NT, Lutterworth LE17 6NT, England
+44 116 240 2359
18:00 - 23:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Tue - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 14:15
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Lutterworth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I can’t really understand what’s happened to this restaurant / pub! Went for an evening meal last Thursday and the place just had no atmosphere only a couple of other tables with people seated for food. Big same as it was nice a few years ago. Food was ok this time if you like Pigeon and game as there’s quite... More 

1 Thank Jackoeatme
Leicester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our golden wedding anniversary,A special Menu just for our group of friends and family, It was an excellent evening, the atmosphere was great,and the food was first class the service was very good, nothing was to much trouble, our thanks to Spencer and his staff for a memorable evening. If you would like a great experience try it.

1 Thank Kenneth H
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248 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This came highly recommended by local knowledge and we were not disappointed. Between us the starters were excellent prawns and scallops followed by stone bass and haddock. Decent wine list too and a cost pub to boot.

1 Thank northwalesnaturist
Sydney, Australia
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Good selection of real ales, well kept Lots of choice on the menu including some good country dishes like pigeon and pheasant There is a specials night on Tuesday and Wednesday where you get a three course meal for $14.95 and that is very good quality and value. The double cooked hand cut chips are excellent. Crispy on the outside... More 

1 Thank Arr-Jimlad
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I went there for lunch, there was a nice variety to choose from. The menu is nothing like your standard pub grub, it is more sophisticated with different choices such as wood pigeon. I had three courses, the wood pigeon to start, the steak for mains and the homemade malteser cheesecake to finish. The price was very reasonable for the... More 

2 Thank Oscar T
North Kilworth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

overall the meal and service was excellent, we found the staff very friendly and enjoyed an evening with friends.

2 Thank Neilburke
Northampton, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

having enjoyed previous experience over 9 months ago, we planned a special get together for last night. Unfortunately standards have slipped considerably and food was below par. my wife only eat a few mouth full of her main. it was very dry (Pigeon Wellington) we explained to waiter. no apology or understanding. my wife then sat at table for 15... More 

7 Thank philipwildsmith777
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

My partner and I visited this restaurant on a Saturday evening. Although it was somewhat quiet, I'm not sure why as we had a very pleasant experience. The service was attentive and food was fab. I was pleased to see a little more choice other than the usual game-y menu which has featured here before. Good value for money and... More 

2 Thank Chunkehmonkeh
Burford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
74 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

This was my second visit to this superb pub which nestles in amongst the rolling countryside of south east Leicestershire in the lovely village of Mowsley. The food is simply stunning and if you're a dessert fan then the co-owner, Linda O'Neill will serve up award winning, mouth watering masterpieces for you to sample. The whole package of this warm... More 

2 Thank CotswoldChris
Rugby, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

The Staff of Life has always had a great reputation for food and it didn't let us down in that department! We went out for a nice treat, we totally enjoyed the mini loaf as it had the wow factor and was a lovely touch! I read in other TA's people moaning about having to share one between two people... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$29
British, Pub, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | Mowsley, LE17 6NT, Lutterworth LE17 6NT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Lutterworth
  • Phone Number: +44 116 240 2359

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