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Observatory Beefeater

Meridian Way | Thorpe Astley, The Observatory, Leicester LE19 1LU, England
+44 116 289 0945
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good28%
  • Average19%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (88 reviews)
“mixed grill” (9 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 23:00All hours
Steakhouse, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Meridian Way | Thorpe Astley, The Observatory, Leicester LE19 1LU, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Food is generally really good here but I have visited here twice and both times the service has been absolutely shocking. I've only ever been at lunchtime and there's never many people in yet the staff take forever to sit you down and take your...More

Thank Natashams1985
Reviewed yesterday

We recently visited after a day out at the Space Centre. We were a group of five adults and four children. We had booked a table, but arrived slightly early. It was a lovely sunny afternoon and had a drink in the garden before we...More

Thank Lydia B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Usually good quality of food but the last few visits the portions aren't substantial and some members of staff rude. Don't get me wrong most are lovely tho and food ok except from out of date brown salad

Thank TiaEdwards
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself and 5 friends visited on a very quite Saturday late afternoon. Very few customers in at the time so we went to find a seat as no one at the door, only to be called back and asked to wait. The same staff member...More

Thank MrsM-330
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After having received emails from beefeater regarding the new menu, we decided to give it a go! We were not disappointed.. greeted really nicely by Mike (manager) who always makes a point of looking after everyone. We decided on the rodeo burger.. it was quality...More

Thank Yaddyyaddy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at the Premier Inn next door on the 2nd September, so had breakfast here. Breakfast was really nice and enjoyable, food was red hot and plenty of choice on both hot food and cold food options. The restaurant was very clean and tidy. The...More

Thank A_SG6
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on 03/09/17 with friends. Was pleasantly surprised by the choice and feel to the place as I've not been to a beefeater for years. I ordered the pate and lamb rump both were nice. Not particularly cheap I didn't think for a chain restaurant....More

Thank Becky B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decent enough but slightly annoying for me ! We went as a family as we were staying at the premier inn next door, slight wait at the door but we were seated upstairs and took our drinks orders this took a bit of time to...More

Thank deanscott84
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for lunch with the family whilst en route from the south coast to Yorkshire. Wasn't very busy despite being Saturday, food and staff were adequate as expected from most Beefeaters. Toilets were very run down and could've done with some cleaning or better...More

Thank Hammyontour
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for lunch here, with the family. Ordered our food at 12.49 (4 main courses and 1 starter portion for a child). The starter arrived pretty promptly but then about half an hour went by without anything happening. I checked at the bar and within...More

Thank LeicesterWineMan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:30
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Meridian Way | Thorpe Astley, The Observatory, Leicester LE19 1LU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
  • Phone Number: +44 116 289 0945
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