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The Queens Head

Main Street, Saddington, Leicester LE8 0QH, England
+44 116 240 2536
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bread” (18 reviews)
“black pudding” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
Main Street, Saddington, Leicester LE8 0QH, England
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1 - 10 of 229 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic lunch, would highly recommend this gem of a country pub, good beer, excellent food and friendly service.

Thank Alison B
Qu H, Manager at The Queens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very Much for your review. We are very happy you enjoyed your time with us and hope to see you again very soon

Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

I had lunch with my young family. The £8.50 main courses available Monday to Thursday is great value. Portions are very generous and food is cooked to order. The children's menu only has meals with chips (which my little girl hates). I asked about children's...More

Thank loves_to_travel075
Qu H, Manager at The Queens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Hi, Thank you for your review.We are sorry to hear this we do offer Sausage and Mash Potato on the children's menu. However thank you for bringing this to our attention and we shall look at offering more variety on our children's menu in the...More

Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

We visited the Queens Head recently early on a Friday evening. Despite not booking they found us a table with no problem as the restaurant wasn't too busy but filled up during our meal. This was our 4th visit & as previous visits the food...More

1  Thank Glenn-Jody
Qu H, Manager at The Queens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2018

Thank you very much for your review, we are very happy you enjoyed your fish and chips and hope to see you again very soon

Reviewed 20 August 2018

Staying a couple of miles away and needed somewhere for an evening meal with friends. Found this pub on the internet and got a table booked for the evening. We were very pleasantly surprised by this pub and staff. They were very helpful and offered...More

1  Thank Richard S
Qu H, Manager at The Queens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Thank you very Much for your review. We are very happy you enjoyed your time with us and hope to see you again very soon

Reviewed 16 August 2018

After a good walk on a warm day, received a warm welcome in this pub. Enjoyed an excellent meal in the restaurant from their lunchtime special menu.

1  Thank wbasse434
Qu H, Manager at The Queens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Hi Thank you for your review, we are very happy you enjoyed your meal and hope to see you again very soon

Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

We visited on recommendation especially for the pie and it didn’t disappoint. Generous portion, very tasty and filling, exactly as recommended. My partner chose lamb with vegetables and although the lamb was delicious and very well cooked, the rest of the meal was a little...More

Thank Julie E
Qu H, Manager at The Queens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Hi, Thank you for you review, we shall look into the matter and rectify it as soon as possible, hope to see you again very soon

Reviewed 25 July 2018

Really enjoy the food here have been here a few times for Sunday dinner. The menu hasn't changed in the past few months. The only thing this place lacks is atmosphere, the staff although never rude never smile.

Thank Alibongo1978
Qu H, Manager at The Queens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2018

Hi, Thank you for you review, we shall look into the matter and rectify it as soon as possible, hope to see you again very soon

Reviewed 22 July 2018

It had been many years since I had visited The Queens Head and my goodness the food has really improved! Went with my family, we all chose something different, I had lamb cooked to perfection. The plates were all empty at the end of the...More

Thank PAUL S
Reviewed 22 July 2018

We came here for a family dinner out on a Saturday night. We were five plus a newborn baby. There were a great deal of options on the menu for everyone and the food was all presently beautifully and tasted delicious. We were served promptly...More

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Having visited the queens on numerous occasions for Sunday Lunch both myself and my partner have never been disappointed firstly the choices on menu for all courses to suit anyone's taste superbly presented to very high standard this well run establishment i would recomend.

Thank mark h
Qu H, Manager at The Queens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Thank you for your comments, we are very happy you enjoyed your meal and hope to see you again very soon

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Response from ned0610 | Reviewed this property |
Check their website for the festive menu and prices, we dined here on New Year's Day and it was fabulous! They are taking bookings now for Christmas and new year so I would advise you to book asap
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Saddington, Leicester LE8 0QH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester  >  Saddington
  • Phone Number: +44 116 240 2536
  • E-mail
Description
The Queens Head will be managed and co-owned by Chris Lewis- Sharman, a chef with over 25 years' experience of working in some of the best eating establishments. He will be supported by co- owner Julian Benton, who has 25 years' experience in the industry, and owner of CAMRA award-winning pub - The Staunton Arms, Nottinghamshire. A friendly welcome awaits all customers from local villages, as well as visitors from further afield, looking to drink and dine in a beautiful part of Leicestershire, with one of the best views in the county of Saddington reservoir. The Queens Head is a perfect setting to enjoy dinner with friends, or you could meet for a 'Pie & Pint' lunch, or simply use the free Wi-Fi whilst enjoying a great cup of coffee in our beautiful garden and terrace area. So, if you would like to visit us for a drink, some lunch, dinner or attend one of our fantastic events - we look forward to seeing you very soon.We have also introduced a Farm Shop to the Queens Head at saddington called Saddington Farm Shop selling local and homemade produce, including our signature Beef and Ale Pies.
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