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The Reservoir Inn

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Thornton ££ - £££ Bar, British, Pub
286 Main Street, Thornton LE67 1AJ, England
+44 1530 382433
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pie” (21 reviews)
“parsnips” (11 reviews)
“pulled pork” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
286 Main Street, Thornton LE67 1AJ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The saying "you get what you pay for" is very true here. Slightly more expensive than another local hostelry, the Bricklayers Arms, but believe me they are worlds apart in relation to the customer service, atmosphere and especially the food. If we are ever in...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I eat here whenever I am back in the UK and as often as I can. Beautiful food, service, atmosphere and genuinely a lovely restaurant! We had a table of 20 booked in on Sunday, everything came out perfectly and on time. The food is...More

Thank sdawg86
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went for sunday lunch with a group of friends. Nothing was too much of a problem and the staff were attentive. My hat goes off to the chef. The lamb was absolutely divine. Really enjoyed my the whole evening and im looking forward to my...More

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 6 days ago

would highly recommend. went for a sunday roast and by crikey it was bliss. healthy portions and a little bit more ;) great setting, nice looking venue and not a bad pint either. top marks!!

Thank Bonjardos L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good Sunday Lunch Menu which we enjoyed with friends Extremely nice atomosphere. Would not hesitate to recommend.

Thank CARL W
Reviewed 1 week ago

The outside of the restaurant really needs a good tidy up - it really does look bad, however the inside is really great. The food however was also a let down - the risotto being so wet it was like a pile of mush and...More

Thank Jonathan S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is very rare for me to give a five rating but what tipped the balance was the communication with the Reservoir Inn regarding having an alternative vegetation option to Risotto on the fixed Sunday lunch menu. I was left a voice message and an...More

Thank mangosara1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having visited several times before, both in the evening and midweek lunchtime, we booked for Sunday lunch with friends, expecting the usual good food and service. However, on this occasion we were disappointed. The service was slow, particularly the dessert course, which we had to...More

Thank Jinty1148
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After a 5 mile walk (and before another 2) we stopped for Sunday lunch. We both had beef (with delicious roasties, parsnips & gravy) before sharing some cheesecake. We took our dog winnie with us and as we sat down they took the dog bowl...More

1  Thank finchaa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent menu with delicious food. Good service. There is a reservoir very near for you to walk off the calories!

1  Thank Gillian W
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David S
Hello, is this pub still dog friendly
3 April 2017|
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Response from LucyJox | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is, but in the bar area only.
neil B
Hello, Some friends of ours from out of town tried to find the Reservoir Inn but the address doesn't state that you are in Thornton, but Coalville , very confusing.
4 November 2016|
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Response from Steve B | Property representative |
Morning. our location on Trip Advisor has always been Thornton, Leicester until this week when it was reset to Coalville. We don't know how or why at this stage and are trying to understand how and why this has happened with... More
What are the menus for children of 2 and 5 years please. Cannot find any on your website.
19 July 2016|
Response from Thebarefootfoodie | Reviewed this property |
Apologies for the slow reply. We can provide smaller sized portions of some of our menu dishes. In addition to this we offer linguine in a cream and cheddar sauce, grilled chicken breast with chips or mash and homemade fish... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 286 Main Street, Thornton LE67 1AJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Thornton
  • Phone Number: +44 1530 382433
  • E-mail
The perfect venue for a pre/post Reservoir walk food stop. The Reservoir Inn serves hearty homemade food in a relaxed informal dining atmosphere.Our bar area is perfect for muddy boots and wet dogs.