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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
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Tue - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 14:15
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having had a family meal ( first time in a age we all got together ) I can honestly say the food was excellent the service exceptional and the knowledge of local produce and wines was second to none ... fully enjoyed our visit and happy we found this little gem of a restaurant this is one place we will... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Staff of Life for family get together on Boxing Day, thoroughly enjoyed the meal, very tasty and good value. Love the homemade bread and desserts are yummy!!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Beauvais, France
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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food selection was amazing and all fresh. The quality was outstanding as was the service. Price for 3 courses at 30pounds approx is amazing. Staff were efficient and polite. Ambience in the restaurant and the pub was welcoming. Beer was well selected and maintained. For a small establishment to make such a good impression is rare. Elsewhere a review mentioned... More 

Thank maigrait
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lack of food on plates for the amount you pay , 2 mini loafs between 8 ppl and was refused more and the lack of ventilation and a fire risk because staff struggled to open the doors!!

1 Thank kellie h
Coventry, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a table for 8. Received the starters with 2 soda bread mini-loaves. Asked for additional loaves as it was clearly insufficient to cover 8 . . request denied as they had only allocated 2 to cover 8 people. All main selections were minimally sized as every dish looked amazingly small compared to the £32.50 3 course cost. Vegetable dishes... More 

3 Thank Tom H
Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On our first visit we had a great meal with friends. The smell of food as you walk in the door is amazing and you are compelled to take a table and sample the cuisine. Great food coupled with well kept beer, need I say moor

Thank Jezzer6159
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Appetising menu. Well presented food. All cooked to perfection. Relaxed evening with friends. Good service, quick and efficient. Plenty of choice on the menu. Nice atmosphere and pub. Would highly recommend.

Thank HLD72
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49 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was recommended to come here from the old hall B&B just down the road, i am glad I decided to take there recommendations rather than the wetherspoons i was going to go to. They brought bread to the table, this was a nice addition, it was still warm too. I had pigeon to start and this was fantastic, the... More 

Thank Billy H
Lutterworth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

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 

2 Thank Jackoeatme
Leicester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

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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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$28
British, Pub, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings
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?