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Leicester's Restaurant

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8 High Street | High Street, Bridgend CF32 0HP, Wales
+44 1656 657644
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12:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
Mon - Fri 15:00 - 17:30
Mon - Sat 18:30 - 21:30
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Bridgend, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Two three course meals and two cocktails for £45 was the deal - there was a choice of 2 gin based cocktails (both delicious) and about 5 or 6 choices per course. Hubby and I thoroughly enjoyed every morsel! Also some delightful canape's while we were waiting to be seated. The venue is lovely and the staff were wonderful. Fantastic... More 

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greathouse, Front Office Manager at Leicester's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing us! It's great to hear you enjoyed. We hope to see you again very soon! More 

South Wales
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter and I both had this. There was nothing on the menu I would usually order,being generally conservative when it comes to food. I found myself eating squid, goats cheese, mullet, lamb, cockles,broths,roast peach,chocolate tart,canapes, an Amuse Bouche and petits fours. Each course was absolutely beautiful,each plate was a work of art and everything was prepared and served to... More 

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greathouse, Front Office Manager at Leicester's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing us! It's fantastic to hear you enjoyed the delights of our Tasting Menu and that our staff looked after you so thoroughly, i'll pass the message along to the teams. We hope to see you again very soon! More 

Swansea County, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed a lovely lunch here..... And it is very reasonably priced. I have visited previously for a wedding day when the meal for the wedding party was spot on and the breakfast in the morning was deliciously prepared and cooked. As other reviewers have said this place is full of warm character ..... Beware of low door heights if... More 

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greathouse, Front Office Manager at Leicester's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing us! It's great to hear you enjoyed our fantastic Express Lunch Menu. We hope to see you again very soon! More 

Bridgend, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely food,very nicely presented and tasted wonderful,we booked this meal on a deal which included a cocktail and 3 courses,.got a bit muddled with the cocktails. Wish they'd put a star by the items not included in the deal,add ons weren't expected.didnt matter to us but could put a damper on it if you were on a budget

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Enjoyed a superb meal with impeccable service. There was a very good gin menu along with a varied menu which was hard to fault. We will return

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greathouse, Front Office Manager at Leicester's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing us! It's great to hear you enjoyed. We hope to see you again very soon! More 

Ewenny, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

This restaurant is in a beautiful old hotel building, presumably originally a manor house, and the dining room has a lovely atmosphere, even with hardly any other diners there. The cooking is first rate, so it is a great place to go if you want a special meal on a special occasion - or just a special meal.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Good service...terrific meal...with a few tweaks this could be a great place to eat....minuses would be breakfast tables being laid / ironed whilst we were eating ...internal gossip at the Bar ....menu not quite as seen...olives suddenly appearing in the scallops...scallops an additional cost not specified BUT..WE HAD A LOVELY EVENING.

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cardiff
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Very good value for money. Food was very attractive and tasty. Staff were all extremely friendly. Loved the little touches such as the flavoured butters-my husband really enjoyed the manuka honey butter.

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Thank you for reviewing us! It's great to hear you enjoyed. We hope to see you again very soon! More 

Bridgend, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

I was given a voucher bought by my friend as a birthday gift . 3 courses and a cocktail which was good value . Very attentive staff & reasonable wine menu. Will definitely go there again.

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Thank you for reviewing us! It's great to hear you enjoyed. We hope to see you again very soon! More 

Derby, UK
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123 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a business dinner here. Friendly reception in bar area by attentive staff. Great muse bouche. Nice atmosphere in restaurant and busy for a Monday night. Waiting staff from local sixth form and efficient and polite. Food was delicious, the hale cooked to perfection. House wine was affordable and hit the spot. Enjoyable with lots of nice touches.

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greathouse, Front Office Manager at Leicester's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing us. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your evening with us at Leicester's Restaurant. We hope to welcome you back in the near future! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$38
Cuisine
European, British
Meals
Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
15:00 - 17:30
18:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
15:00 - 17:30
18:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
15:00 - 17:30
18:30 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
15:00 - 17:30
18:30 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
15:00 - 17:30
18:30 - 21:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 High Street | High Street, Bridgend CF32 0HP, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Vale of Glamorgan  >  Bridgend
  • Phone Number: +44 1656 657644
Description
Leicester's Restaurant is tucked inside the charming Great House Hotel in Bridgend, in the rolling green valleys of South Wales, perfect for any kind of getaway. Holding 2 coveted AA Rosettes and twice named Country Restaurant of the Year, Leicester's Restaurant is worth going out of the way for. Fresh Welsh products are used as often as possible, and the restaurant strives to use organic local produce wherever possible, including fresh fish caught in nearby Porthcawl. Sample a terrine of free range chicken and foie gras with parsnip puree and house dried figs, or the justifiably famous Welsh beef, served in a red wine and shallot sauce on creamed cabbage. Lunch specials are also worth a look.

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