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Ascough's Bistro

24-26 St. Marys Road, Market Harborough LE16 7DU, England
+44 1858 466966
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (11 reviews)
“scallops” (37 reviews)
“cheese board” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
24-26 St. Marys Road, Market Harborough LE16 7DU, England
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11 - 20 of 864 reviews

Reviewed 16 May 2017

We have visited this restaurant on a few occasions for lunch and have never been disappointed. Last weekend we joined family members for an evening meal, same excellent standard of service and brilliant choices on the menu. Reasonably priced too and well worth a visit

1  Thank Colin B
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

To be fair the restaurants atmosphere is good, the staff are well trained and attentive, & the food is average at best, the writers of the menus are clearly 'foodie geeks' & get carried away with so much unnecessary detail, despite my chicken dish containing...More

4  Thank shane s
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Four of us enjoyed a fabulous lunch on Wednesday. The place was busy and had a really great atmosphere. The menu was interesting, the food beautifully presented and tasty and excellent value! Would thoroughly recommend but make sure you book!

Thank Sallybelinda
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Fantastic meal. This place is never a disappointment. We had the three course meal. The starters of Scalop and the Smoked mackerel and mains of Veal and Lamb were both absolutely fantastic. Absolutely nothing to fault....enough said.

Thank Gingerdobby
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

I have eaten here on a number of occasions and every time the service is exceptional and attentive, the menu is creative and delicious, and the atmosphere and decor fits the occasion perfectly. This place is great for special occasions or even just for a...More

Thank Ben N
Reviewed 5 May 2017

We booked ages ago just to make sure we could get in, and although not full, it was pretty busy for the Tuesday after the bank holiday. We started with utterly superb asparagus wrapped in prosciutto for me and a tiny baked goats cheese for...More

Thank Pinkertonx
Reviewed 3 May 2017

It was my first visit to Ascoughs. I had not long moved to the area but had heard of Ascoughs reputation so decided i would try it out at a lunch time. I was not disappointed. As we were waiting for our table a group...More

Thank maggiemay05
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

We visited Ascough's early evening following a recommendation. I was really surprised at what great value it was for such high quality food. I had the duck started followed by the cheese soufflé. If this restaurant was in a bigger town or city it probably...More

Thank KWtoon
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Had a smashing meal here on a very busy Friday lunchtime and we were lucky to get a table. The menu was quite unusual and sued was very beautifully presented. Staff were diligent and attentive without overdoing it and I will definitely be going back

Thank Godknowswhat
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

My partner and I came here for a meal as it's one of the only places in Market Harborough we hadn't gotten round to going to yet. It lived up to the hype! The food was outstanding and the service attentive. Definitely the best food...More

1  Thank Martin A
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Joel A
Does this restaurant have a bar or seating area to have drinks before the meal?
5 January 2017|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from RolandPJ | Reviewed this property |
It does!
Annette P
Is it open for Sunday lunch?
4 January 2017|
Response from Tracey P | Reviewed this property |
Hi It's open Tuesday until Saturday, I would check the website, as may be changed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24-26 St. Marys Road, Market Harborough LE16 7DU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Market Harborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1858 466966
  • E-mail
Situated in the picturesque town of Market Harborough, Ascough’s offers a stylish and relaxed dining experience. Ascough’s prides itself on serving delicious contemporary dishes and producing everything on the premises from bread and biscuits to ice creams and sorbets. The reasonably set lunch and evening menus offer an excellent array of meat, fish and vegetarian options that will stretch your imagination but not the purse strings. So whether you’re planning an intimate meal for two, a friendly get together, special occasion or even a wedding breakfast, Ascough’s is the perfect venue and always look forward to welcoming you and members of your company.
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