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Blacksmiths Arms

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2-4 Church Lane, Barrow Upon Soar, Loughborough LE12 8PP, England
+44 1509 413100
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pudding” (30 reviews)
“scotch egg” (6 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 21:00 Hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
2-4 Church Lane, Barrow Upon Soar, Loughborough LE12 8PP, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful! We chose the Blacksmiths Arms as it's half way between all 8 of the family who were meeting for a celebration meal. I have to say we were slightly nervous as we'd never visited before but it turns out we had absolutely nothing to...More

Thank janejeff25
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked for a table to celebrate my sons 1st birthday, all done on line and we had to amend which was no problem. car park is very small and there is limited parking near to the pub so it took me a bit longer...More

Thank Wildep46
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yet again the food did not disappoint. The service and ambiance was second to none. A really high quality meal.

Thank emeff2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the restaurant for my wife's first mothers day along with our 8 month old daughter and I have to say the experience was fantastic. I have to say we were a little nervous at attending with the baby, however from the moment we...More

Thank Stoneygate
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Visited for Sunday lunch with friends. Very enjoyable lunch in lovely surroundings. Extremely friendly and attentive staff. Recommended.

Thank Tesspops
Reviewed 13 March 2018

The impact on the taste buds was enough to stop me choking on the size of the bill!! This is expensive fare for a small village but the newly refurbished pub does enjoy an excellent chef and a small but well considered menu.

Thank Keith P
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Food very good , no faults at all. Service however was a bit hit and miss, order taken quickly however starter a sharing platter served without plates, shouldn't need to ask. Young lad serving leaning across /over my plate to place the main to the...More

Thank neil-cathrina
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

I'm really disappointed to say I found our visit to this restaurant average. The reviews were so high and I can see how some visitors' experience of this place may have been good - I wish we could say thr same. We went on a...More

1  Thank Amita M
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Our first visit to the refurbished Blacksmiths and I have to say we were very impressed! The internal design was was very well thought through and the effect was spacious, modern and cosy. The service was excellent- friendly and welcoming but with the ability to...More

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Visited this place yesturday for first time , food was delicious , young waitress was extremely polite & gave very pleasant service throughout the evening . Would recommend & visit again

Thank nic19742017
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Questions & Answers
Tray Z
12 March 2018|
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Response from Acw55 | Reviewed this property |
As Bob J said there is an upstairs room. When we were given a tour we saw this room which was lovely. It was set out for party of 12 and would be perfect for a small group.
Caroline W
17 November 2017|
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Response from Ozzy24680 | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are not allowed. This is a restaurant rather than a pub.
Ellie J
15 August 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$36
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-4 Church Lane, Barrow Upon Soar, Loughborough LE12 8PP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Loughborough  >  Barrow Upon Soar
  • Phone Number: +44 1509 413100
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