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Leicester's Restaurant

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British, Welsh, European
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8 High Street | High Street, Bridgend CF32 0HP, Wales
+44 1656 657644
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Today
12:00 - 14:00
15:00 - 17:30
18:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
Mon - Fri 15:00 - 17:30
Mon - Sat 18:30 - 21:30
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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent food,service and ambience.Will be returning very soon.Everything about our visit was first class.

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Thank michael p
greathouse, Front Office Manager at Leicester's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing us! It's fantastic to hear all your positive feedback, we are glad you enjoyed. We look forward to seeing you again very soon! More 

London, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a par with any of the top restaurants in London. A real gem in south Wales, well presented dishes made from quality local ingredients with a high level of service from the staff to match.

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Thank Romanknight
greathouse, Front Office Manager at Leicester's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing us! It's great to hear your fantastic feedback, i will pass the comments along to our Kitchen and Front of House teams. We hope to see you again very soon! More 

Bridgend, United Kingdom
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278 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 475 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As a regular customer to the Great house, I am always pleased with the service and the amazing food. Each time I visit the food seems to get better. The venison meatball starter was amazing, I have added a photo. The salmon my wife had was superb , and the main courses were excellent. The beef was so tender and... More 

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greathouse, Front Office Manager at Leicester's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing us! It's fantastic to hear you enjoyed. The Venison Scotch Egg is one of our newest dishes and it's quickly become our favourite too. I'm glad you enjoyed! We hope to see you again very soon! More 

Swansea, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having dined here many, many years ago and recently eaten at The Pickled Radish, which is a stones throw away, we were keen to try this restaurant again. Firstly, the greeting and the decor/ambience was absolutely first class and a sheer delight. We were then served canapés in the bar, which wasn't expected but a really nice touch. We were... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is exquisite and the service is excellent, we will definitely recommend this restaurant, and we will be returning.

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Thank castle536
greathouse, Front Office Manager at Leicester's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing us! It's fantastic to hear when a customer enjoys. Thank you so much for the fantastic feedback, I will pass along this review to both our Kitchen and Front of House team. We hope to see you again very soon! More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've read a lot of positive things about this restaurant over the years so I thought it was about time I gave it a go. I was hoping to find a top class restaurant and high quality food close to home rather than having to travel to Cardiff or Cowbridge every time my wife and I wanted a nice meal.... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

This wonderful establishment is on my doorstep, very fortunate for myself. I visited with friends for lunch recently. From the moment I entered, I felt at home, the welcome we received was very warm but professional. Service is very important to my dining experience and it cannot be faulted here. Onto the menu, difficult to choose, as the options are... More 

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greathouse, Front Office Manager at Leicester's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing us! It's fantastic to hear all your positive feedback, we are glad you enjoyed so thoroughly. We look forward to seeing you again very soon! More 

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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

A lovely restaurant in a lovely historic building , I understand royality has stayed here in the past. We have been to this restuarant before and has always been very good. On this occasion it was their lunch menu which was 2 courses for £14.95. We chose a main and a desert. For the main i had the chicken with... More 

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greathouse, Front Office Manager at Leicester's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing us! We are glad to here that you appreciate the heritage of the house, as it is thought to have been built in the early 1400s. It's fantastic to hear all the great comments about your meal here. We look forward to seeing you again very soon! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Visited in January with my partner and brother In law. This was the third time I have eaten there. Twice at lunchtime and this time in the evening. The food is amazing and the best in Bridgend. If you would like something different give it a go. Service as always be very attentive and professional. Can't recommend enough

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greathouse, Front Office Manager at Leicester's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing us! It's fantastic to hear when a customer enjoys. Thank you so much for the fantastic feedback, I will pass along this review to both our Kitchen and Front of House team. We hope to see you again very soon! More 

Ebbw Vale, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

My brothers' and I went with Mum for Christmas treat It was perfect. The waiter as attentive without being intrusive. He listened and responded appropriately. The setting was ideal, no intrusive music or road noises The menu was so good we didn't need the a la carte. It was spot on. Go again ? Definitely!

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Thank Lakesider_8
greathouse, Front Office Manager at Leicester's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing us! It's great to hear you enjoyed your time with us here at Leicester's Restaurant! We hope to see you again soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 19 - USD 37
Cuisine
British, Welsh, European
Meals
Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
15:00 - 17:30
18:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
15:00 - 17:30
18:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
15:00 - 17:30
18:30 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
15:00 - 17:30
18:30 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
15:00 - 17:30
18:30 - 21:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 High Street | High Street, Bridgend CF32 0HP, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Southern Wales  >  Vale of Glamorgan  >  Bridgend
  • Phone Number: +44 1656 657644
Description
Leicester's Restaurant is tucked inside the charming Great House Hotel in Bridgend, in the rolling green valleys of South Wales, perfect for any kind of getaway. Holding 2 coveted AA Rosettes and twice named Country Restaurant of the Year, Leicester's Restaurant is worth going out of the way for. Fresh Welsh products are used as often as possible, and the restaurant strives to use organic local produce wherever possible, including fresh fish caught in nearby Porthcawl. Sample a terrine of free range chicken and foie gras with parsnip puree and house dried figs, or the justifiably famous Welsh beef, served in a red wine and shallot sauce on creamed cabbage. Lunch specials are also worth a look.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?