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The Forge Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
Main Street | Glenfield, Leicester LE3 8DG, England
+44 116 287 1702
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (25 reviews)
“mixed grill” (11 reviews)
“rogan josh” (4 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main Street | Glenfield, Leicester LE3 8DG, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So happy to have found the Forge. After dining here regularly since November last year (at least once a week), I can honestly say that I have not had a single grumble. Which is rare for me as I work in the industry and tend...More

1  Thank Ams221081
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I, early 30's looked for a change to the usual pubs to eat. We found the Forge, friendly staff and had a lovely atmosphere. The Sun was out, we especially liked the fact that they had designated outside eating with 'no smoking'...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a very nice meal here tonight - we often do as we drink here a couple of times a week and eat here a couple of times a month. No problem with the food which is always of a high standard but I do...More

Thank Martin N
Sam H, Owner at The Forge Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Martin N, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback with us & your other fellow users of the TripAdvisor medium. As always, ‘myself & crew’ are delighted to hear you had a very nice meal with us the other...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

I understand from reviews that this is usually a good place to visit. Unfortunately not for us. 8 of us came to celebrate a 70th birthday. We had to wait a long time for our starter and even longer for the main. Table was booked...More

2  Thank Linda60378
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

I took my family for my birthday the staff were very friendly and attentive. The food was beaut. Steak cooked to how I asked. My whole family loved it. We will return and definitely recommend. Thank you.

Thank Gbent78
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

I go here all the time with my family. I have to say it's just the best! It's a ten minute walk from my house which is great if I want to eat out with friends and the food speaks for itself! There is always...More

Thank Marie M
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Went as a family group of 6, servers were very pleasant and attentive, wide ranging menu to suit all tastes. The Sunday lunch was plentiful and lots of meat, pots and veg, and all home made and lots of gravy. So a little more than...More

Thank Adrian C
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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Brilliant food, the Sunday lunch is perfect. Only downfall is the lack of childrens facilities. Would recommend booking as it's always very busy!

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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Came here for lunch on a Saturday, didn't book but there was a table for the three of us. The pub is quite spacious with out door tables as well. It has a contemporary style of decor and was smart and tidy. A good range...More

Thank Per W
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Went here a couple of weeks ago while visiting my wife's family. Good food menu and wines available as glass, carafe and bottle which is always a big plus in my eyes. 6 of us ate and all of the meals were excellent - my...More

Thank essexboy1972
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | Glenfield, Leicester LE3 8DG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
  • Phone Number: +44 116 287 1702
  • E-mail
The Forge Inn - Village Pub & Dining is Passionate about Freshly Prepared, Sustainably Sourced Food, Cask Ale & Wine - We love what we do & like most businesses we are not perfect but we try hard- so if we get it wrong give us a chance to put it right! :) x
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