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The Grouse and Ale


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


US$13 - US$32
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Reviewed yesterday

Nice eatery with interesting twists on some classic dishes. Here for a three course meal and overall, did not disappoint. Service was warm and accommodating and drinks were served at the right temperatures.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank ATYeung
Reviewed 4 days ago

Only one of our party of 6 had visited the Grouse & Ale recently, but we had received good reports and we were not disappointed. The food was all excellent (we indulged ourselves with starters, mains and pudds) - well prepared and nicely presented. The...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Roland L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lovely pub with good staff. The valentine menu involved scallops and then venison steak. The food was good but not excellent. The service was very good until they forgot us with regard to ordering a sweet! We decided to leave instead of ordering. Overall my...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Serenity201
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great meal with friends with a choice of food and drink to suit everyone from good old favourites to something special to try . A good choice of wines to suit all . The staff are very friendly and nothing seems to much trouble.

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Peteblue-17
Reviewed 1 week ago

In the attractive village of Lane End, this pub restaurant has retained it's character yet is fresh and clean. Excellent meals and good service. Adjacent car park.

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a fantastic evening celebrating our daughters 21st birthdays. The food was outstanding, staff professional and absolutely amazing and the venue was perfect. Our party consisted of 36 and the staff were incredible in serving our delicious food. We have had so many comments...More

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank Ann J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fabulous celery and stilton soup,followed by the best Roast Dinner in the area with Yorkshire puddings to die for, absolutely perfect in every way . A very good choice for a Sunday menu Sadly the food was let down by the service which was inconsistant,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank AZALEA1965
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I'm always impressed by how good The Grouse and Ale is, particularly when they are catering for a large group. Our Theatre Company had our annual dinner, yet again at The Grouse and Ale last Saturday and yet again they managed to look after us...More

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank jonathanmarks51
carlos m, Owner at The Grouse and Ale, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

See you next year Jonathan, if not before - we're not just great at group dinners!!

Reviewed 14 January 2019 via mobile

Fantastic starter of whitebait and squid .followed by the rib eye steak,chips mushrooms. Knickerbocker glory was superb. The food ,shiraz red wine ,service,ambiance is always excellent . Definitely recommend the grouse and ale 😀👍

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank nickd007
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

Visited the Grouse and Ale pub for a Sunday roast with my partner and son. The food was absolutely out of this world lovely roast dinner, great portions and lovely staff. Will definitely be eating there again for a Sunday roast. From Brad & Jess

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Jess D
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4 September 2017|
Response from neilhR3426BL | Reviewed this property |
The times are shown at the bottom of the website page, 12 to 14:30pm and 6 to 21:30pm
10 December 2016|
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Response from carlos m | Property representative |
I am so sorry, Sunday evening is the only service of the week that we close the kitchen, even chefs need a bit of family time! We hope to see you at another time, very best regards Carlos and the Team.
18 October 2016|
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