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Poacher's Brasserie

22 Church Street | Thurlaston, Leicester LE9 7TA, England
+44 1455 888227
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“oxtail” (4 reviews)
“roast beef” (6 reviews)
Bar, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
22 Church Street | Thurlaston, Leicester LE9 7TA, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

Our usual place was fully booked and we managed to book a table for four at short notice and we were not disappointed. The broccoli and stilton soup was absolutely delicious. The monk fish cheeks were a first and my son really enjoyed it. The...More

Thank Ray A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food and service was great but there is no atmosphere or background music so this would need to improve before we return

1  Thank leicestercouple2018
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Randomly called in and was thoroughly impressed, meticulously clean, incredible food, friendly and knowledgeable staff, will return soon, thanks team!!!!!!

Thank Greg W
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Great venue, nice food and staff. Previous manager Chris was simply AWFUL but will return now he is no longer there.

3  Thank xxxxaaxxxx
vinni91, Owner at Poacher's Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are glad you enjoyed our restaurant as we always aim to give superlative service as our customers have come to expect. We are sorry you have been disappointed in the past.

Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Always perfect service and brilliant food definitely one of the best restaurant in Leicestershire. Very friendly staff. Chef always after service speak with customers about food. Thanks very much definitely be back.

Thank Jan B
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

For the first time in 2 years since the birth of our daughter we had a night off!! So we decided we would have an evening out and dine at the poachers in Thurlaston, on first impression the staff and restaurant itself looked amazing!! We...More

Thank hannahshaw091089
Reviewed 5 May 2018

Aga and her family were just amazing. They worked so hard to make sure everything was just right for my father’s wake. Nothing was too much trouble and the food was all delicious. Many commented on this. The risotto was particularly good. Aga made sure...More

1  Thank JennyJWimbledon
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Found on trip advisor and boy what a Gem. On arrival, made to feel very welcome and shown to our table. Decor very tasteful and plenty of space between tables. We ordered from the lunch menu and the food was absolutely delicious in terms of...More

2  Thank Ray A
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

This our 3rd time visiting here and we are never disappointed. Everyone is so friendly and make you feel very welcome. They are the most organised restaurant that I know and very knowledgable with everything. We went this time for the pizza and drink night...More

Thank jasminejack
Reviewed 15 April 2018

My big birthday, a milestone. And I’m difficult to please but try to be fair. As a retired restaurant assessor I know we have to consider the price, style and service as well as Taste, texture, temperature and timing. And several places do tick the...More

1  Thank dianthus2000
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$46
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Church Street | Thurlaston, Leicester LE9 7TA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
  • Phone Number: +44 1455 888227
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Located in Thurlaston(7 mins from J21M1) and just 20 minutes south-west of Leicester city centre,Poacher"s is situated opposite a stunning Norman church right in the heart of this picturesque Leicestershire village. Our recently refurbished restaurant and lounge area offers a dining experience with a difference serving high quality,locally sourced(where possible)food and a superb selection of international wines,beers and spirits. 16th century to the front of the building and 21st to the rear combine to create a relaxing blend of contemoporary and oldy worldy ambience second to none. Poacher"s brasserie style menu has been created to offer an appealing mix of fresh food at affordable prices coupled with our daily specials and wine offers.Simply award winning style, value and quality.
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