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Poacher's Brasserie

22 Church Street | Thurlaston, Leicester LE9 7TA, England
+44 1455 888227
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“oxtail” (4 reviews)
“roast beef” (6 reviews)
Bar, European, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
22 Church Street | Thurlaston, Leicester LE9 7TA, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A wonderful restaurant with amazing food. Beautiful décor and very spacious. Aga and the staff are lovely and could not do enough for you without being too intrusive. Nice comfy sofas and a log fire burning in the lounge area. Look forward to coming back...More

Thank Travelbunny1977_09
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful little pub and restaurant with homey warm deco. Lovely staff and waitresses are so friendly and enjoyed their work. Good foods although not many of lunch choices but it would be more varieties in the evening menu. Just a little personal taste bud opinion...More

Thank SummerHeat80
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cold day, real log fire, lovely sofas, wonderful service, ordered lunch, lovely dining area, fab food, good coffee, can’t wait to go again. All good xxx

Thank Lynne R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here as we had a voucher, we have never been here before or heard of it before. The building is really nice and you have to go down a narrow lane to get to it. The car park is an ok size suitable...More

Thank DeathsDragon95
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my husband had the pleasure of holding our wedding reception at the Poacher's and were thoroughly impressed from booking to execution. We chose the Poacher's based on a recommendation and from the moment we arrived, knew this was the place for our wedding....More

Thank Sophie L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been there a few times and the food has always been very nice. The steaks are very juicy and chips fresh. Will be definitely back for more!

Thank jessie901
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Really good service, food, ambience and decor. I’ve really enjoyed my first visit here. Steak served on a massive chopping board; fries really tasty; real open fire; nicely dressed salad; tasty chicken with a very delicate potato dauphinois; lots of different gins available; upcycled /...More

Thank Sophie B
vinni91, Owner at Poacher's Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Dear Sophie, Thank you for taking the time to review Poacher's. We are very pleased that you have noticed the effort that we put into every detail. We hope we will see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 October 2018

We held our daughters wedding reception there and we could not have chosen a better place. The owner could not do enough for you from start to finish. The wedding breakfast was brilliant and the buffet at night was very good. It is an ideal...More

Thank Liz P
vinni91, Owner at Poacher's Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Dear Liz, We are delighted that you, your daughter and the guests enjoyed this very special day. We always aim to provide the highest quality experience as we understand the importance of the day. Regarding the soda water, unfortunately we only use bottles of Fever...More

Reviewed 3 October 2018

Had a travelzoo voucher for this and went with husband and 10-year-old kid. The staff were happy to change our booking last-minute, and the booking process was a breeze anyway. The restaurant was a bit chilly when we arrived (Saturday evening, about 6pm) as the...More

Thank JimmyParselmouth
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We had lunch here and it was plentiful and very nice. We took advantage of the group on offer 2 courses for 2. The lady who I believe was the owner or manageress was super helpful there are lots of gin options available I had...More

Thank Lisa B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 45
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Church Street | Thurlaston, Leicester LE9 7TA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
  • Phone Number: +44 1455 888227
  • E-mail
Located in Thurlaston(7 mins from J21M1) and just 20 minutes south-west of Leicester city centre,Poacher"s is situated opposite a stunning Norman church right in the heart of this picturesque Leicestershire village. Our recently refurbished restaurant and lounge area offers a dining experience with a difference serving high quality,locally sourced(where possible)food and a superb selection of international wines,beers and spirits. 16th century to the front of the building and 21st to the rear combine to create a relaxing blend of contemoporary and oldy worldy ambience second to none. Poacher"s brasserie style menu has been created to offer an appealing mix of fresh food at affordable prices coupled with our daily specials and wine offers.Simply award winning style, value and quality.
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