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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Fantastic service - super food and the chef(ess) came to make sure everything was OK - Lovely puds aswell

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Guzzling
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Having used the Gelsmoor 5 or 6 times a year since it opened we always find that not a lot ever changes. We have been as a couple, as part of a large group, been at Xmas time So we've been at most times of...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank TB16
Reviewed 6 days ago

What has happened in the last few months, Food and service gone off. Tried calling today for the staff to pick up phone and put down. When I go in and ask why do you keep putting down the phone I am told its because...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank SimnElli
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited on Saturday evening as 2 couples. This was our first visit and first impressions were very good when we walked in. A little disappointed that we were faced with 4 waiting staff who did not acknowledge us. We walked to the bar and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Sarahjo33
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really quite but the service was very slow, this is Normally a very busy restaurant so I have to wonder what has happened ... Had the Sunday roast at £12.50 a portion:- Bland food, hard veg - peas were like bullets, the meat was tasteless...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank sarahwD5347FH
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went to the gelsmoor on Saturday 19th for my birthday, and have been many times before and always enjoy our visits. We were shown to our table and given menus as we were seated, the waitress took our drink order and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jojo J
Gelsmoor, Owner at Gelsmoor, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thankyou for taking the time to write your review. We’re glad that you enjoyed birthday meal here at The Gelsmoor. Many thanks

Reviewed 16 January 2019

Visited this restaurant on Monday with my elderly parents who have difficulty with large portion sizes. They were delighted to have meals with various portion sizes. My dad had a small fish and chips which was still very generous and my husband had the full...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank leicesterhelen
Gelsmoor, Owner at Gelsmoor, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thankyou for your 5***** review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your meals. We look forward to welcoming you all again.

Reviewed 16 January 2019

Large pub converted to a restaurant, with a large menu. Spicy veggie burger was really nice and the steak and fish looked good too.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank mat4man
Gelsmoor, Owner at Gelsmoor, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thankyou for your review.

Reviewed 24 December 2018 via mobile

I came here for a works' Christmas lunch and we had pre chosen what we wanted. I was quite pleased that one of the options was turkey with GF gravy. However, when it arrived, there was no stuffing nor a pig in blanket, whose omission...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Holly1977
Gelsmoor, Owner at Gelsmoor, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2019

Firstly many thanks for taking the time to write your review. As I stated when I replied to your NWLDC email I explained that we have taken your comments on board and will endeavour to improve our Gluten Free Roast Dinner trimmings. We do in...More

Reviewed 18 December 2018 via mobile

20 of us visited Gelsmoor for the 3rd time for our annual Christmas Dinner. Delicious food, really good service with everything bang on time and for such a large group, very attentive service. Very highly recommended and we will be booking again for next year.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank John S
Gelsmoor, Owner at Gelsmoor, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2019

Many thanks in deed for your 5 star review. We look forward to welcoming you all again later in the year.

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Am not sure But give them a call Always helpful
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Hello Yes there are always some tasty looking specials available.?Its a very good place. Enjoy
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