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Wheatsheaf Inn

90 Brand Hill, Woodhouse Eaves LE12 8SS, England
+44 1509 890320
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (15 reviews)
“sunday roast” (5 reviews)
“beef” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
90 Brand Hill, Woodhouse Eaves LE12 8SS, England
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1 - 10 of 284 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely country pub on the outskirts of the village. Large outside seating area and perfect for a summer evening meal. This is spoilt slightly by the road to the car park going through the middle not ideal if you have children. We chose the fish...More

Thank shippers_c
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Lovely country pub tucked away in the woods above Woodhouse Eaves. Starter of breads with olive and balsamic. Then a lovely choice of roasts ( chicken, beef, pork, nut or a selection of all) with ample bowls of vegetables including cauliflower cheese. There were also...More

1  Thank Woodedelk234
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

1st visit to this pub since 2015 it's changed hand and been refurbished. Great choose of food specials and normal menu. Not to Busy lovely outdoor seating. Friendly staff. Nice food and good choose of beers. Good slightly higher than other pubs in woodhouse but...More

1  Thank karen c
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

We were a party of 6 visiting the Wheatsheaf for lunch and it was a mixed visit. Three of us enjoyed our meals and three did not. My wife and a friend sent there lasagna back as it was not edible. The menu was poor...More

1  Thank Ronmet
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful place to spend a sunny afternoon. I was looking for a country pub with a nice beer garden and I definitely found that. The Wheatsheaf Inn was perfect. The outdoor seating was in a courtyard area surrounded by the most beautiful flowering...More

1  Thank Lisa A
Reviewed 15 April 2018

We booked the pub for a private party. Everything was exceptional. The staff were fantastic and couldn't do enough for us without being overbearing. We met with the chef prior to the day and agreed the menu......they were really helpful and understanding about the diary...More

1  Thank Anna L
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

We went to the Wheatsheaf for the first time on Friday for a family wedding and it was fantastic. The food was beautiful and the staff were lovely, honestly could not do enough for the whole wedding party. We would highly recommend to anyone, and...More

1  Thank Lauren H
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

We went in for a quick bite and a few drinks. Lovely pub, friendly staff, nice food and reasonably priced. Would definitely recommend:)

1  Thank cl s
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Called in at short notice. Staff as friendly and helpful as ever. Food was very hot, obviously freshly cooked, and beautifully presented. Cost was good.

1  Thank Britainabroad
Reviewed 30 March 2018

An ordinary menu that is very expensive. Over £40 for two rounds of drinks and 2 Fish and Chip suppers. Service was good with friendly staff. It appears however that the locals appear to get served quicker than anyone else. There are better pubs in...More

Thank Simon P
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mkapa
20 August 2017|
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Response from kathy l | Reviewed this property |
I had a delicious cold seafood platter last Sunday which had prawns in it as well as potted crab mackerel smoked salmon & crayfish
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BasilFawltyLeicester
1 January 2015|
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
Hi, We were there in June 2014 -visiting from Canada - sent an email to head chef ahead of time re vegan and vegetarian options. Was surprised and impressed to receive a quick response telling us that it was not a problem... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:30
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Saturday
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 Brand Hill, Woodhouse Eaves LE12 8SS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Woodhouse Eaves
  • Phone Number: +44 1509 890320
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Description
The Wheatsheaf Inn is a friendly, traditional pub and restaurant at the heart of the Woodhouse Eaves community. The inn dates back to the 18th century and used to be a meeting place for the local slate miners, when it was know as the 'Slate Splitters Arms'. The character of the building and courtyard can still be felt today - the warm welcome and friendly atmosphere still hold true too. Its rural location on the edge of the village makes it the perfect place for friends, families, dog walkers, riders and visitors from near and far to share a hearty meal or a cooling drink. We can sit groups of many sizes and our spacious interior has a wealth of cosy corners to escape into. There's nothing quite like a crackling wood fire to welcome you on a wintry day and our extensive courtyard garden is the perfect place to relax throughout the summer. Join us for a taste of good old-fashioned hospitality.
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