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The Reservoir Inn

286 Main Street, Thornton LE67 1AJ, England
+44 1530 382433
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pie” (32 reviews)
“parsnips” (14 reviews)
“pulled pork” (15 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
286 Main Street, Thornton LE67 1AJ, England
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Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

We were a party of 17 for a 90th birthday celebration and the service we received on the lead up to the day and on the day was wonderful. All the food was lovely and the staff were wonderful. Lovely venue and would thoroughly recommend...More

Thank athjac
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Starters and mains were a mix of good, bad and ugly. What does this mean? Well the whitebait was pretty good. The Prawn Marie Rose was about 6 prawns with a tiny bit of salad balanced on a single slice of white bagette - for...More

Thank UncleBeardo
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Group of 4 for Sunday lunch. Interesting and tasty starters and a nice roast, plenty of gravy and veg, we all enjoyed it. Real ales serviced too

Thank 899MichaelG899
Reviewed 21 September 2018

There are very few pubs around Thornton or north west of Leicester that I believe deserve the Good Pub Guide or Good Beer Guide entry. The Reservoir Inn fits the bill that others fail. Steaming Billy beer on draught. Pub grub is good in the...More

Thank Pippintraveller
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Visited on pie night with a friend and the ham leek and potato pie was delicious served with mixed vegetables and fries a bargain at £8. My friend had chicken n mushroom and loved it, the small jug of gravy is a nice touch. The...More

Thank shippers_c
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Super tasty Sunday roast! Fab roasties & roast parsnips too. So much lovely lamb on our plates my other half couldn't finish it (however I was NOT leaving any of mine!!) Very good service by friendly staff too 😊

Thank Anne-Marie H
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Parked up overnight in the back of the car park. Quiet and calm. Great food, good beer, nice staff and relaxed, stylish ambience. Thoroughly recommend and would go again.

Thank Heather H
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Visited with friends for Sunday lunch after a rainy walk - had reserved online and had a nice round table for four. Really good food (I had the lamb which was nicely carved and plenty of potatoes and vegetables) in pleasant surroundings, staff were friendly...More

Thank caral2013
Reviewed 2 September 2018

I suppose you could say I may be biased but, even before I moved into the area I'd visited this pub and not been Disappointed,,,good value for money and excellent service, the sister pub at Brascote,"The Windmill" is also well worth a visit

Thank DaveH3266
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Went here again for a Pie Night for a birthday meal for a mixed family group. As it was a busy evening we were asked to pre-order and food came out quickly. Most had pies which were beautifully cooked - then a range of desserts...More

Thank Sue T T
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16 October 2018|
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Response from DaveH3266 | Reviewed this property |
I Have no idea about gluten free childs menu...however..at this time, following a fire in the kitchen, the Reservoir inn is closed...Try the sister pub in Brascote..'The Windmill'
14 February 2018|
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Response from 524SteveB524 | Property representative |
There is plenty of room for motor homes and we are Brit stop members. Just give us a call to confirm.
9 September 2017|
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Response from Breadpuddin | Reviewed this property |
Can't remember any steps,but if there is,you can access by the side door.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 286 Main Street, Thornton LE67 1AJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Thornton
  • Phone Number: +44 1530 382433
  • E-mail
The perfect venue for a pre/post Reservoir walk food stop. The Reservoir Inn serves hearty homemade food in a relaxed informal dining atmosphere.Our bar area is perfect for muddy boots and wet dogs.
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