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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)
Open Now
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Main Street, Saddington, Leicester LE8 0QH, England
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51 - 60 of 230 reviews

Reviewed 16 April 2017

It is over 30 years since I last visited this pub, I went with my wife to visit the village that bears my surname and stopped at the Queens Head for lunch,it has changed since my last visit and is now a very comfortable inviting...More

1  Thank colin S
Qu H, Manager at The Queens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Hi Thank you for the kind words, we are glad you enjoyed your visit and your food and make sure its not another 30 years until your next visit. Thank you once again

Reviewed 15 April 2017

I took my daughter and elderly mother for lunch, we sat at a window table with lovely views of the countryside. The service was very friendly and we got our drinks and lunch quite quickly. The food was good, my daughter had a burger and...More

Thank josettem344
Qu H, Manager at The Queens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Hi, Thank you very much for your review. We are very happy you enjoyed your meal with us and hope to see you again very soon

Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We went for the first time yesterday evening for my boyfriend's birthday. The pub has a lovely view and is really nicely decorated. The starters were brilliant, the sharing platter was unreal! My steak was over cooked and not the rare I had asked for,...More

Thank cvb133
Qu H, Manager at The Queens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Hi, Thank you for your review. we are really happy you enjoyed your meal with us, hope to see you again very soon

Reviewed 11 April 2017

Dropped by for a Drink, WOW what lovely views across the fields and nice outside seating areas, Wine was excellent, service was good, well worth a visit.

Thank KMGVJG
Qu H, Manager at The Queens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Thank you very much, we are really happy you enjoyed your drink and the view with us, next time come and enjoy one of our fantastic meals

Reviewed 8 April 2017

Good atmosphere. Warm and welcoming staff. Good gluten free choices. Lovely location and views. Great offer on food so great value. Live music. A very pleasant evening.

Thank kknickers
Qu H, Manager at The Queens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Thank you very much for your review, we will pass the comments on to the rest of the staff an hope to see you again very soon

Reviewed 2 April 2017

Nothing too much to heavily criticise about our Sunday lunch, but neither is there anything to praise either. The pub was quite busy when we arrived and there was a reasonably good atmosphere. we had a drink before taking our seat. Service was OK but...More

Thank bodgerdog
Qu H, Manager at The Queens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Sorry about your experience here at the Queens head. We do not wish anybody to have a unpleasant time with us. We would of rectified any issues with the meals at the time to ensure that you enjoyed the rest of your meal. If you...More

Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

We called in on spec for the 1st time for lunch on Tuesday 14th March. All I can say is the food was very good, The Beef & Ale pie was perfect with lovely chips, vegetables & gravy - I couldn't fault this plate! Fish...More

1  Thank Kev S
Qu H, Manager at The Queens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2017

Thank you very much for your review, we are very happy you enjoyed your experience with us and hope to see you again very soon

Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Amazing Sunday roast, family of 4 and 4 very clean plates - totally delicious 😋 Restaurant was packed and yet food came out with a reasonable amount of time. Friendly waiting staff - a real hidden gem 💎

1  Thank Julie W
Qu H, Manager at The Queens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2017

Thank you very much, so happy you enjoyed your Sunday lunch with us and hope to see you again very soon

Reviewed 27 February 2017

Another excellent meal at the Queens Head with friendly and efficient service. The Black pudding and bacon starter was soooo good and the garlic mushrooms make it hard to choose which to have. Both portions were enormous! The venison stew was delicious with a proper...More

Thank 931patr
Qu H, Owner at The Queens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2017

Thank you very much for your review. I am so glad you enjoyed those desserts and you had a good trip back to Cambridge, hope to see you again very soon

Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

A great meal and very friendly. We took our dog and she was warmly welcomed. We had a burger and fish and chips, both home cooked and delicious.

Thank chrisrat
Qu H, Manager at The Queens Head, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2017

thank you very much for your review we are glad you enjoyed your meal hope to see yourselves and your dog 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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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