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The Badgers Sett

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Cropston, Leicester LE7 7GQ, England
+44 116 236 7999
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 10:30
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 23:00
Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Service was extremely slow, 15 minutes for drinks to turn up to table yet no one in bar area, food well what can I say, veg was oven roasted mush finished by microwave to add the rubberness to it, it took another 15 mins before the table was cleared yet they walked past us several times empty handed. not once... More 

Thank Tigertim1
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Been here 3 times now for Sunday dinner. The portion sizes are good, you get plenty of vegetables and is very good quality (not your 2for1 or cheap buffet rubbish)

Thank Scott W
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Can't rate the Badgers set highly enough. We had the the pleasure of having Christmas Day lunch at the Badgers set for the first time 2016 & it lived up to its reputation, the service & food was excellent, Faye & her team made it a great day for us. Would highly recommend anyone to try the Badgers set for... More 

Thank Roy L
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went yesterday for lunch with my other half , couldn't fault the attentiveness of the lovely girls waiting on us ! My hubby had Hunters chicken for main & I had Cod chips peas & tartre sauce , both very tasty, & puds I had a Eaton mess with a summer pudding underneath ! which was delicious ! Hubs had... More 

1 Thank Jane T
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After having travelled almost two hours we really did expect more. We came for the set festive menu and we were sat (all 13 of us) tucked away near the kitchen on an 'L' shaped table that hindered conversation largely. On top of this we had no Christmas Crackers - which every other table had. On arrival some other members... More 

2 Thank Abigail H
Bedford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It becomes increasingly difficult these days to find a restaurant that's easily accessable and caters for over 90 year old son. We take our aunt out frequently over the year and the badgers sett has hit all the right criteria for our purpose. It offers good wholesome cooked food. That is cooked fresh. Smaller portions for the smaller appetite. And... More 

1 Thank Jacqueline C
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked at table online for 1pm on Bank Holiday Monday. Got there and was ignored for 5 minutes before managing to ask for our table. Was told that the online booking system was double booking & that we didn't have a table but that they would do their best to find one. A table was sorted but it was by... More 

Thank AmelieC74
Leicester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for a drink on Christmas Day to be told its diners only!!!! As usual slow service every one complaining. For gods sake Mitchells and Butlers sort it out once and for all. Rubbish

2 Thank Charlesthe3rd
Leicester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Told them when we first got there that there was no soap in the ladies toilets a good hour later still no soap,my daughter ended up searching through the cupboards for some, food was ok.

1 Thank julie t
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After a shocking afternoon having dinner at the badgers sett, should of been seated at 2, but didn't happen till gone 3.30, then no drinks as ordered on the table! We then still didn't get out starter for another half hour until I threatened them with my mums diabetes becoming a problem. Even then still no drinks!! Safe to say... More 

1 Thank Donna S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 10:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cropston, Leicester LE7 7GQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
  • Phone Number: +44 116 236 7999
The Badger's Sett in Cropston is a country pub & restaurant oozing rural charm and rustic character. Our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?