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Bricklayers Arms

$$ - $$$, British,
Main Street, Thornton, Leicester LE6 1AH, England
+44 1530 230808
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“beef” (6 reviews)
“pie” (4 reviews)
“pastry” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
Main Street, Thornton, Leicester LE6 1AH, England
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41 - 50 of 69 reviews

Reviewed 2 October 2015

PT :-) and I had been out for one of those walks that looks reasonably straightforward but ends up taking in longer twists and turns than anticipated. When we had inquired about a suitable watering hole before setting off, we were directed to this pub...More

1  Thank SWAdventures
Jan M, Owner at Bricklayers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2015

Thank you very much for your wonderful review at the Bricklayers Arms we have quite a few walking parties that stop off to eat & drink having such wonderful settings around us

Reviewed 5 September 2015

Eaten here a handful of times now and always enjoyed the food. Sunday roast dinners are a winner although the lamb shank did taste a lot like the lamb shanks in mint gravy you can get from Aldi.....cheating perhaps? Not sure but still tasty!

Thank Holly1977
Jan M, Owner at Bricklayers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2015

Thank you very much for your wonderful review the Bricklayers Arms

Reviewed 23 August 2015

We visited here on a recommendation and we were not disappointed. We chose a Tuesday evening as it is home made pie night and they were yummy!! The staff were friendly and helpful, and as a wheelchair user all was made accessible; even down to...More

Thank dudie69
Jan M, Owner at Bricklayers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2015

Thank you very much for your wonderful review the Bricklayers Arms does its up most to accommodate wheelchairs and disabled persons looking forward to your return visits

Reviewed 13 July 2015

Date of visit 12/7/15. We decided to call in here for a quick snack and a drink before we set off home. We chose the baguettes as they should be reasonably quick to prepare and asked for coleslaw to go with them, for which we...More

1  Thank fosy1010
Jan M, Owner at Bricklayers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2015

Dear Sir, we are sorry you were not pleased with our service on the busiest day of our week. yes we had run out of our homemade coleslaw but every attempt was made to keep the customer happy, and my husband went to the trouble...More

Reviewed 28 June 2015 via mobile

I would recommend anyone to come to this pub! The Sunday roast is really worth it, very good portion sizes, tastes even better and all for a great price :) The pub has a very homely feel about it and makes you want to keep...More

Thank Chris M
Jan M, Owner at Bricklayers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2015

Well thank you very much for your wonderful comments it also lets us know we're getting it right thank you again

Reviewed 26 June 2015

We stopped here for drinks and were made very welcome> Really great beer garden and very handy for walks in the New National Forest and around Thornton Reservoir.

Thank Maxim123153
Jan M, Owner at Bricklayers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2015

A big thank you for taking the time to comment and yes there there are beautiful walks around Thornton village especially around the reservoir with its nearly 3 mile walk

Reviewed 19 May 2015

It doesn't really matter what day of the week or what time of day you dine here you are always presented with good quality home cooked food at reasonable prices. It's a small village pub that fortunately hasn't been updated to accommodate the teenage generation,...More

Thank The_Hoddy
Jan M, Owner at Bricklayers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2015

thank you for your lovely review and look forward to your return

Reviewed 6 May 2015

we booked a table as it was very busy when we drove past. having never been before we were pleasantly surprised. very friendly staff, and locals. nice, cosy atmosphere. we went as a family. lunch was great, with burgers, sandwiches, chips etc on the lunchtime...More

Thank Carley A
Jan M, Owner at Bricklayers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2015

Thank you for taking the time to review us. It was great to hear as first time customers that you were pleased with our lovely pub, food & staff, unfortunately during our busy times there will be a delay as everything is prepared fresh.

Reviewed 3 April 2015 via mobile

Third or fourth time we have been there. Very friendly and welcoming. Food was excellent every time. Will definitely be returning.

Thank David S
Jan M, Owner at Bricklayers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2015

thank you for taking the time to comment and so glad you enjoyed your visits to us much appreciated

Reviewed 2 April 2015

Recently had Sunday lunch on mothers day,gorgeous home made food,lovely atmosphere,staff really friendly Have also been on occasions for lunch whilst out walking with the dog.Again,great food-dogs welcome in the bar area..

Thank Shaz1Uk
Jan M, Owner at Bricklayers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2015

Thank you for taking the time to respond on trip advisor and thank you for your lovely comments

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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 14
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Parking Available
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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