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The Cross Roads, Waltham on the Wolds, Melton Mowbray, England
+44 1664 464346
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Unplanned meal decided to go out for tea. Tried few places but full, phoned Royal Horseshoes, lady on phone very polite and friendly. Meal very good, and service very good. Very friendly staff, would go again.

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Thank Angelagh T
Ashby-de-la-Zouch, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 16 January 2016

YOU CAN'T GO WRONG HERE!! If you want have a great English meal in a 15th Century Pub, then this is the place. We were lucky enough to arrive on 'Fish Friday' and Michael the Chef didn't disappoint with his wonderful cooking. The service was excellent as well, with Emma providing friendly and helpful attention to everything we wanted.

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Thank Miles M
Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2014

We had booked a table for 7 for 2 p.m. All was going well with a very knowledgeable and agreeable waitress, who understood the concept of gluten free (believe me this is not always the case!) for myself, took our order only to return and say they had run out of lamb! 5 of our party had requested the lamb,... More 

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Thank JoanH198
Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2014

Highly recommend this establishment for first class service & an excellent choice of food. Have eaten here now 3 times & never once been disappointed. Food is served freshly cooked & piping hot. A good selection of vegetables always available. We have been told on all occasions when we have ordered our meal that it will be approx 20 mins.... More 

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Thank dancingshoes47
Leicester, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2013

Saturday evening meal. Nice atmosphere and a pleasant space. Good choice of dishes for starters and main course. Food was tasty and hot. We all enjoyed our meals. Paid approx £20 per head for starter plus main course excluding drinks. Would have preferred a menu at the table rather than having to walk over to boards on the wall. Service... More 

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Thank RiemannZero
Leicester, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 August 2013

On arrival, there was no greeting from the lady behind the bar. We almost felt that we were not at all welcome in the pub. However, we were pleasantly surprised by the excellent food. It such a pity that overall it was not a good experience due to an indifferent member of staff. We'll try again as the food was... More 

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1 Thank Graham W
Castle Donington, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2013

Enjoyed a lovely Sunday lunch. The food was fresh and lovely selection of vegetables. I suggest you book a table as it was busy. The desserts are expensive but the portions are huge. Perhaps cut the potion size and reduce the price. Guess there is a lot of wastage. The portion size did not tempt me. I had a Bailly's... More 

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Thank isobelmalloy
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2013 via mobile

Pleasant pub, food choice good, ideal location and good beer. On the slight minus side, found lady running the please a little off putting. When you reserve a table, it would have been a good idea to attach our names To the gold "reserved" table tag. As I made the error of just sitting down at a random table for... More 

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1 Thank alisonmaynard
Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2013

Food was ok - fresh produce, but not much choice for me. Pub itself is very nice and cosy, although the person behind the bar was a little cold and not very inviting. If it's busy, you tend to have to stand to have just a drink as all the tables are used for food bookings.

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Thank wickedwooser
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2012

This pub has been doing a roaring business for the last year or so, since it was re-opened after a period of closure. The relaunch has been going for a time, and after an itially good start, keeps getting better. Of particular note is the SUnday Roasts, which are probably the best in the area, being succulent and prepared with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British
Meals
Lunch
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Cross Roads, Waltham on the Wolds, Melton Mowbray, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Melton Mowbray  >  Waltham on the Wolds
  • Phone Number: +44 1664 464346

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?