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The Reservoir Inn

££ - £££, British,
286 Main Street, Thornton LE67 1AJ, England
+44 1530 382433
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pie” (26 reviews)
“parsnips” (14 reviews)
“pulled pork” (15 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
286 Main Street, Thornton LE67 1AJ, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Want here last Sunday, arrived late without a booking but they managed to make up a table for us 3 near the bar. Starters took a while but they looked very busy and we were given a free round of drinks for our troubles. Very...More

Thank gabrielled42015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, great place! The place is fantastic for a family meal, and the food was outstanding, I would like to say your staff are nice & helpful BUT they are overWORKED it really is slow SERVICE! And thats me being nice about it some...More

Thank Ziggy3062
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just enjoyed smoked fish pie followed by lime posset for pudding. Excellent food and service at an affordable price. Definitely to be recommended.

Thank Roger G
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Very impressed with the friendly attentive service. It was busy, and we'd never been before, but we were treated like long standing customers. Good choices on menu. It was hard to make a decision. Good sized portions and lots of vegetables with main meal. Food...More

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 29 August 2017

It was such an uncharacteristically lovely bank holiday Monday, the pub was really busy when we arrived around 2pm, but we were shown to a table and ordered food. We had some sharing plates, olives, bread etc. to start, and then my wife and youngest...More

Thank Simon G
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

What a lovely place. Friendly staff, wonderful food and lovely surroundings. We were four adults having the beef Sunday lunch. Delicious food. Scrumptious potatoes and parsnips - we should have asked for another bowl of them! I noticed some tables had two dishes of these...More

Thank monty-couple
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Pie n Wine night tues and thurs great value! Rest of the menu looks good too. Jacobs Ladder special was good. Nice friendly service. Worth a detour if you're travelling up the M1.

Thank James H
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Very friendly efficient staff .fabulous food my husband had medallion of beef locally sourced for myself fish pie was delicious . We stayed as motorhome guests and was made very welcome.

1  Thank bridgetjones021154
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Staff were very welcoming if a bit disorganised. This slowed them down a little but in general they were fine. Their quality of service was good as was the food. I would certainly go again. The place is very friendly and welcoming.

Thank KevinStonyStratford
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Very welcoming staff, dogs welcome and water for them. A nice atmosphere and plenty of seating. Food was delicious, 2 roasts and 2 cod and spinach bakes, all meals enjoyed and finished off. A bit slow to take order and bring bill but otherwise an...More

Thank Sue G
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Questions & Answers
8 September 2017|
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Response from Breadpuddin | Reviewed this property |
Can't remember any steps,but if there is,you can access by the side door.
David S
3 April 2017|
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Response from JamesWood | Reviewed this property |
Yes, dog friendly in the bar, not in the restaurant
neil B
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$33
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 16:00
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
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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.
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