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Bar, British, Pub, Grill
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited for Sunday Lunch, first it’s a lovely venue lots of nooks and crannies so friendly and cosy. Lovely staff, great menu and appeared to pay attention to our dairy intolerance. We had Sunday lunch which wasn’t great it was certainly meat bought in...already sliced in a packet, deep fried roasts and wasn’t fresh veg or mash either disappointing for £17.50. That said it’s a fab kids menu and other food looked great. Desserts were good choice including vegan options which we choose for my daughter who is dairy intolerant. When it came I confirmed that it was Vegan as it was smothered in cream that didn’t have that vegan look to it. It was taken back and a new one arrived which looked the same I was told it was ok. I am wondering if there was confusion between different staff members as my daughter was really poorly after and definitely consumed dairy at this establishment. She is not sensitive enough for cross contamination to explain it she would have to actually eat dairy to affect her. For that reason we can’t return or recommend for anyone with an allergy. That’s said with no allergies it was great service, just don’t have the roast!More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went for lunch with family which was okay. The issue is that we left something of low value but high importance behind for my son…we live 2 hours away so popping back really isn’t possible…the person I spoke to said I’d need to arrange a...courier, I phoned back to ask if they could pop it in the post- obviously happy to pay postage but no apparently I’d have to send them a self addressed envelope with the exact postage which I don’t know as I can’t weigh the item or measure it….as a hotel, I’d expected better.More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great service and value for money, lots of options on menu, also a good children's menu not just the normal chicken nuggets pizza etc, big portions and good quality meals, will definitely revisit and would recommend.

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited this restaurant for many years but have noticed a fall in standards in regards to food. Very basic and definitely not the same portions that used to be served. Waiting staff were very good and no wait on meals been services however.

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 3 March 2024

We came for dinner and it was busy, so 1hour wait for food (30 min wait time stated in the board) but my sons food came out after 30 mins then 2 more plates 20 mins after the first then the other 3 plates 5...mins after them. Both steaks very over cooked and my chicken burger had burn marks on it, also a party was behind us with kids running around playing hide and seek using our table as their hiding spot, so I had to go tell the mother of the children to sort her kids out (not the restaurants issue I know but added to the disappointment) In all very dissatisfied with the outcome of it so I won’t bother going backMore

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 26 January 2024

Food was very average, young lads thumb in the edge of my mash was not the best,, at least some basic waiting training would help ??... Service was poor by some staff , others were working really hard, if you employ sour faced teenagers that...think throwing chairs around , moving tables and banging them together deliberately is good for business you would be wrong Grubby and overall worn looking venue, shame.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 14 January 2024

My wife & I went for Lunch on Saturday 13th January to celebrate our 49th Wedding Anniversary, without the family, on this occasion.We were booked in for 13-00. We sat at table 27, ordered our meal, then we toasted each other when our drinks arrived,...saying to each other "Happy Anniversary". On the table next to us were a young couple and presume their youngish daughter (about 10/12). Our meal arrived, sizzling hot and absolutely wonderful. Halfway through our meal, the Lady at Table 28, apparently went to the Bar, & came back with 2 glasses of Sparkling Wine, put them down on our Table & said "Happy Anniversary". What a trully wonderful thought & gesture. Never seen then before, probably never see them again, but they will never be forgotten. It just goes to prove that there are some really MARVELOUS people about. If you are the Family that reads this, may WE say Thank You, again. What a lovely thing to do.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 8 January 2024

Stopped here for lunch on the way home from Twycross zoo. Our first visit to the Appleby inn, but it won't be the last. Food was fabulous, staff were incredibly lovely and it's excellent value for money. Made to feel very welcome, the atmosphere generally...was very pleasant.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 18 December 2023

Came for our works christmas meal so quite a large group of 20+ people. The staff were great, very accommodating, great communication beforehand and did their best for us. However the quality of the food was quite poor and the whole ambience just felt very...dated and tired. Frozen sprouts that were still hard, processed mash, hard roast potatoes and pigs in blankets that looked barely cooked. (I had seabass which was really nice though). Desserts were disappointing and minced pies were out of a supermarket box. I hadn't been to the Appleby for a number of years, but was once a regular and food used to be amazing. I wont be rushing back.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 11 December 2023

Myself and my wife stayed here overnight whilst travelling for 4 days whilst we had decorator's doing up our house.On arrival we were greeted with smile's from all the staff and proceeded to our room . Before I carry on I would just like to...say this establishment is a thriving business which operates throughout the day.Having travelled that morning we were very tired and just needed a nap, however our room was noisy due to the fact we were over the kitchen.I was assured that the noise would stop early evening which it did.we asked to be moved to a quieter room which was no problem and I would like to thank the 2 young ladies who facilitated our move Dannie and Emily. The rooms are basic but very clean and the beds are really comfortable,the food is exceptional especially the breakfast overall a great stay made better by the staff.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 4 December 2023

I would like to thank the Appleby Inn for yet again a excellent Christmas Lunch for the Sunbeam Talbot Alpine Register Classic Car Club, has always the food was excellent, very good service for the staffs, and has always the Appleby Inn was very clean...and warm. Excellent value for money Michael Goss your staff are a credit to your businessMore

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 1 December 2023

Must say been coming here for over 20yrs had 3 Turkey dinners today and it was the worst food any of us had such ashame also the so-called manager was very disrespectful in my opinion

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 29 November 2023

My first visit here. Lovely atmosphere, plenty of choices on menu, lovely comfy seating, food excellent. I had lamp cutlets with mashed spuds, peas & carrots, lovely gravy, then warm chocolate brownies with salted caramel sauce and ice cream. Gorgeous. Would definitely come again.

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 26 November 2023 via mobile

Stayed here for 1 night, 1 evening meal and 1 breakfast When it says inn that’s what you need to expect I have to say clean, comfortable and friendly. Spacious room number 26 and that corridor is above the restaurant, every time someone dried their...hands in the facilities downstairs you could hear it, but it closes early enough not to be a bother. Food again value for money we had the light bites option which for us was plenty.but looking at the mains plates coming out you won’t starve. Drinks reasonable priced Breakfast included in the room price was a luxury Fresh, hot and made to order. Staff friendly Alternative diary options available on request Plenty of families were here at the time of our visit and the restaurant is popular, so book.More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 22 October 2023

This place has gone down hill ...Nice food Service very poor... we waited a while to be asked for drinks then asked for food choice straight with drinks, Finished food asked could they could clear the table to only clear half... we waited thinking they...would come back to finish clearing and ask for deserts menu no we waited even longer then someone came along asking did we want desert menus by this time was like no just the bill .. was brought the bill by a rather rude lady .. doubt I'll be back haven't got the time we was there 2 hours and had 1 drink and 1 meal no starter obviously no dessert.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Response from jeffcJ8510IU | Reviewed this property |
The prices are reasonable. They are not cheap but not expensive. You can view the menu & prices online. Hope this helps?
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I know there is a party night on the22nd December if that any help to you.
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Hello, All of our menus are available to view online, alternatively you can give us a call or we can email you copies of the various menus available to you depending on when you wish to visit if you supply us with an email... More
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