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Blacksmiths Arms

2-4 Church Lane, Barrow Upon Soar, Loughborough LE12 8PP, England
+44 1509 413100
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pudding” (33 reviews)
“scotch egg” (6 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 21:30 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 4 days ago via mobile

Took my wife here at the weekend for a birthday meal. Fantastic food and wine, great service from start to finish. Highly recommend. Food is delicious !! Thanks = )

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank jacoba505
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely birthday meal with hubby.What a lovely night out ...from welcome on arrival to leaving.Lovely bar area to have pre dinner drink... Hubby had scallops...Lovely and I had Spinach Ravioli....yum! Mains..Fillet Steak which truly melted in mouth...I had Smoke haddock,colcanan,poached egg with fab mustard sauce....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank nikkiLoughborough
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place never fails to please. The food as always was excellent and the service spot on. It was nice to see Rob back too. Well done!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank emeff2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here on a whim as we were in the area. The menu immediately appealed with some amazing dishes. We were made to feel very welcome, even with my 1 1/2 year old daughter who was rather rambunctious! The food was indeed great and the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Katie J
Reviewed 8 December 2018

I dined here as a group of 8. My food was very good. Parsnip and honey soup - lovely, Lamb which was very very good and a sticky toffee apple pudding. The pudding was marginally too big, it could do with being about 60% of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Beth C
Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

Although we had a good meal and the service was okay, we both felt the Blacksmiths wasn’t what it used to be, and we’ve ate their many times. The quality of the cheese soufflé had gone down and the bar was littered with empty glasses....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank domb198
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

Fantastic place to go for an informal yet beautiful meal. The staff were amazing, the food scrumptious, decor contemporary yet relaxed and friendly. Thank you for a wonderful experience, we will be back.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank allisont492
Reviewed 29 November 2018

I've visited the Blacksmiths Arms numerous times since it opened under this management, and it's always highly enjoyable. Though set in a very old pub building, it's really more of an upmarket restaurant, although there are two comfortable areas where you can just sit and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MFB1968
Reviewed 12 November 2018

the blacksmiths is a really nice place for an exceptional meal the staff are polite and the service is 10 out of 10.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank rusty612016
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Large restaurant with a classy feel, and a cosy atmosphere. Menu included some unusual dishes which was nice twist. Our food was impeccable. Waitresses were attentive, and bar man made us feel very at home. Prices were a little higher than other local places- but...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Anna S
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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.
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$12 - US$32
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
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, 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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