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The Reservoir Inn

286 Main Street, Thornton LE67 1AJ, England
+44 1530 382433
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pie” (32 reviews)
“parsnips” (14 reviews)
“pulled pork” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
286 Main Street, Thornton LE67 1AJ, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A great spot to have a nice walk followed by an excellent lunch! The restaurant is well placed to have a leisurely stroll round the reservoir,it’s easy walking on an even surface. We parked at the restaurant earlier in the morning then walked back there...More

Thank antano2013
Steve B, Owner at The Reservoir Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

A lovely review. Thank you for taking the time to comment. We do have specific offers for children (eating free 12 - 1 and 6 - 7 pm), but we are never really busy with families to be honest. If you make us aware that...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this fantastic place for a family lunch before visiting Mallory park. The interior was very clean and well kept and the welcome very friendly. Quick service and the food we ordered was absolutely fantastic, delicious, well cooked and presented and for the lunchtime...More

Thank Rachel G
Steve B, Owner at The Reservoir Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Rachel. It was a pleasure serving you and I hope you enjoyed your afternoon around the track.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always great food never a bad meal, always friendly polite staff. Food is always tasty and full of flavour.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Steve B, Owner at The Reservoir Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so pleased that you enjoy what we do here at The Reservoir. Thank you!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and the mrs and our 3 year old daughter went for Sunday roast. I found the restaurant to be very welcoming and friendly staff. We were served and seated promptly which is always a good start in my eyes. I had mussels in white...More

Thank alex s
Steve B, Owner at The Reservoir Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Alex. Glad you enjoyed. Come back soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service and food, as always. Lovely staff, would definitely recommended, nice location and nice restaurant

Thank Kathy J
Steve B, Owner at The Reservoir Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Kathy. We look forward to welcoming you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called in for lunch, are party of 4 were nicely greeted and promptly seated. The staff were very friendly and efficient, and the lunchtime menu had a varied choice of all 3 courses at a reasonable price. The atmosphere was very relaxing, and the food...More

Thank Jennie W
Steve B, Owner at The Reservoir Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Jennie. Our fixed price house menu does go down very well and our team are always pleased to here positive feedback regarding their service. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Great food great service staff were very friendly. Thank you. Went on Friday for fish night very good.

Thank Max B
Steve B, Owner at The Reservoir Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Max. Glad you enjoyed your visit. Just in case you are interested Friday 4th June is National Fish and Chip day. Gie us a call if interested.

Reviewed 18 May 2018

We went for a company night out and will certainly be visiting again. Great venue, excellent service and such good value for money. An all round fantastic evening was had by all our staff. Thanks Reservoir Inn

Thank 123clarew2018
Steve B, Owner at The Reservoir Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

So pleased you enjoyed the evening Clare and thanks for taking the time to post your review. We look forward to welcoming you again soon.

Reviewed 16 May 2018

A great place for an informal meal of wonderful homecooked food! We visited on ‘Pie Night’ - they were fantastic for a very reasonable price. The other food on the menu and the desserts great too, all capped off with great service. A great place...More

Thank Kerstie D
Steve B, Owner at The Reservoir Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Kirsty. Our Pie Nights run every Tuesday/Thursday at just £8.00 but they go down so well they are all part of our regular menu as well. Hopefully see you again soon.

Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

A spur of the moment Sunday lunch and our first visit here. Good efficient service, tasty well presented food and extra special attention for one of our party in their vegetarian selection. A venue which deserves to thrive. I’ve no doubt we will return.

Thank Sue B
Steve B, Owner at The Reservoir Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Sue. So glad your spur of the moment visit worked out so well for you. We do work hard on Vegetarian and other dietary options and are always happy to discuss options other than those on our menus.

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dickinsonpg
14 February 2018|
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Response from Steve B | Property representative |
There is plenty of room for motor homes and we are Brit stop members. Just give us a call to confirm.
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eliza_llama
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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David S
3 April 2017|
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Response from JamesWood | Reviewed this property |
Yes, dog friendly in the bar, not in the restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 33
Meals
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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
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
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Description
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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