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Bricklayers Arms

$$ - $$$, British,
Main Street, Thornton, Leicester LE6 1AH, England
+44 1530 230808
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“beef” (5 reviews)
“pie” (4 reviews)
“pastry” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Main Street, Thornton, Leicester LE6 1AH, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Between the city and the Rugby/Fotball stadiums it is a perfect stop for a drink before the game. Friendly atmosphere and good beer. They also show games.

Thank carll630
Reviewed 24 September 2018

A great little pub with excellent food to a very high standard. I took a party of 32 people and they had various meals from Lamb to Beef and Salmon and everyone was very happy to say the least. The service was very good and...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We came here as a family for lunch then a walk round the reservoir. The pub has a decent size pub gardens that has a great play area for kids, and has its own entrance to the reservoir in the back garden. A few of...More

Thank Del5153
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Frequent customers at the Bricklayers for a drink after work on Friday or a fabulous meal during week. Traditional English, homely pub with friendly staff. Yes, you probably will need to wait slightly longer for meals as it’s a small kitchen but it is well...More

Thank Claire M
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Good country pub/old fashioned pub style and staff friendliness does it wonders but the food could really do with some improvement. Pie night selection was small, and the pie itself was very dry. Onion rings were brought to table ten minutes after main food and...More

Thank Diner99UK
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

We visited the Bricklayers Arms for drinks on a particularly sunny afternoon after a walk around the reservoir and our experience was very pleasant. Good quality gin and tonic served with plenty of ice in proper big glasses - lush! The prices were very average....More

1  Thank BeckyWalker92
Reviewed 15 May 2018

My son and his partner recently moved to Thornton village, and when we visit them from Scotland we always go to The Bricklayers Arms. We always receive a warm welcome from all the staff and enjoy spending time with the friendly locals. The food is...More

1  Thank alfamanital
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Been for Sunday lunch 2 weeks running which we never do first week had beef 2nd week lamb and I can't fault anything this really is a lovely establishment which you can tell is ran very well home cooked food and great atmosphere.

2  Thank mark h
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

A close friend and I attended for a mid week catch up and deal, having had many previous lovely meals here. However upon coming into the building we were ‘greeted’ by Emma and were shouted at! Can you really call this customer service??!!! Safe to...More

5  Thank Beth T
Jan M, Owner at Bricklayers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

WELL this is a disgruntled ex member of staff that needs TO GROW UP

Reviewed 5 January 2018

We've eaten here a couple more times since our first visit and both times really can't fault the place. Service is very friendly, the food is homecooked and just very good to say the least. I mentioned the vegetables in my last review and again...More

2  Thank big-blue-eyes
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David S
3 April 2017|
Response from Jan M | Property representative |
Our beautiful pub is dog friendly, as long as your dog is kept on a lead at all times and will not allowed in the carpeted dining room otherwise there are two other rooms and a very large beer garden
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 14
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Thornton, Leicester LE6 1AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
  • Phone Number: +44 1530 230808
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