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Old Vicarage

££ - £££, British,
123 Enderby Road | Whetstone, Leicester LE8 6JH, England
+44 116 278 4247
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Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“chicken wings” (3 reviews)
“pudding” (9 reviews)
“pub grub” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Food
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LOCATION
123 Enderby Road | Whetstone, Leicester LE8 6JH, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited last Saturday to celebrate my mother in laws 70th birthday; we were a large party of 30. I have to say that I was a bit worried having read the most recent reviews but we were pleasantly surprised. With the exception of 2...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went to the Vicarage for a drink and bite to eat with my friend. There appeared to be only 3 members of staff on and we waited at the bar for quite a while to get served but eventually decided to sit down and...More

1  Thank Sarah5318
oldvic2014, Assistant Manager at Old Vicarage, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, We are sorry to hear that you did not have an enjoyable experience with us on your last visit. I thank you for bringing your issues to my attention as it means that we can make the necessary improvements to stop others from...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been regulars. Loved the place. Last night 5 of us went , girls , for a good chat. We always go here. Turned out to be our last visit. The wonderful waitress service is no more. They were incredibly short staffed so one of...More

1  Thank pennwhit
oldvic2014, Assistant Manager at Old Vicarage, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, We are sorry for your last visit to us. I can only apologise for the decision to take away table service, we are striving to give the best customer service that we can but I understand this was not the case on your...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Following our last visit and review on November 2016 I vowed never to return, however a final meal was arranged for our overseas family members and friends, I was astonished to discover that the standard of service had deteriorated further. And as for the food...More

1  Thank GrandTour32894401312
oldvic2014, Assistant Manager at Old Vicarage, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Guest, I apologise for your most recent visit to us at The Old Vicarage. I understand that this was disappointing for you, if you wish to discuss your visit further, please do not hesitate to contact me at the business - oldvicarage.Leicester@marstons.co.uk Kindest Regards

Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

We have been regulars for 4 years. Alternating between The Lime Tree in Summer (due to the family friendly garden) and The Old Vic in Winter. The last 2 visits to the Vic have been a massive disappointment. I can get used to the lack...More

1  Thank Lilyvicmc
oldvic2014, Assistant manager at Old Vicarage, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Guest, I appreciate the time that it has taken you to leave this review as all feedback is important to us. I apologise to you for your last visit, if you wish to discuss the matter further please contact me at the business -...More

Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Food order was wrong, yet nobody came over to the table to check if the food was okay or anything, only one person working the bar at a busy period and the staff weren’t the happiest of people! Gone down hill in the last 12...More

1  Thank Safari10712788578
oldvic2014, Assistant manager at Old Vicarage, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Guest, I apologise for your most recent visit to us. I appreciate your feedback as it means that we can make the relevant improvements. If you wish to discuss your issues further then please do not to hesitate to contact me directly at the...More

Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

Would have been a five star review but sadly long queues at the bar and and over an hour wait for food reflect on rating. Table service will be a great loss at The Old Vicarage, it’s never too late to admit you made a...More

1  Thank philfox64
oldvic2014, Assistant Manager at Old Vicarage, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Dear Guest, We are sorry to hear that you had a long wait for service and for food on your most recent visit to us. We are adapting to our new service style and are still trying to give our customers the great service that...More

Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

What a shame...it's a shambles. No table service and no one at the bar. The staff are doing multi tasking and it's not fair on them. Constant bell ringing for food...but busy taking orders at the bar. ..cold food..? Not enough staff or is it...More

2  Thank Tef66
oldvic2014, Assistant Manager at Old Vicarage, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Dear Guest, We appreciate all feedback given to us so that we can make the necessary improvements and I can only apologise for your poor experience on your last visit to us. We are adapting to our new service style and we are striving to...More

Reviewed 15 October 2018

Being regular diners here, we were surprised and very disappointed with our visit , we sat down for 15/20 minutes waiting for some service, only to be told when we asked "no waitress service now.... there were 2/3 waitresses at the bar doing very little,...More

3  Thank Leslie W
oldvic2014, Assistant Manager at Old Vicarage, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Dear Guest, We are sorry for your recent visit to us and we apologise about the decision to take away table service. We are striving to give the best customer service that we can, but I understand that this was not the case on your...More

Reviewed 13 October 2018

We are regulars to The Old Vicarage, but not any more. Why have you changed the service to bar service? We, along with many other regulars, are confused as to the reasons. We now have to queue to order food and drinks so we won’t...More

2  Thank Jcss52
oldvic2014, Assistant Manager at Old Vicarage, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Dear Guest, We sorry that you are unhappy about the decision to remove table service from our business. We will, of course, endeavour to give the great service that we always have. If you would like to contact me directly at the business to discuss...More

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janewarden4
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Response from Tony P | Reviewed this property |
Full Menu, Specials sometime.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 Enderby Road | Whetstone, Leicester LE8 6JH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
  • Phone Number: +44 116 278 4247
Description
Pub with extensive menu
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