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Vale Of Belvoir Pubs

Monday 23rd November 2015 by admin

If you are staying at one of our beautiful Belvoir Vale cottages, or you’re simply in the area, why not check out what the Vale of Belvoir Pubs have to offer. Don’t forget to check out the events page too for some inspiration on things to do over the coming weeks. Also worth a look are the many lovely tea rooms & cafes dotted around the area.
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Vale of Belvoir Pubs are easy to come by, with plenty in the villages to choose from. Each pub or inn has its own uniqueness and are within reachable distances from each other.

Below is a list of the Vale of Belvoir Pubs and a bit of information, which should be able to help you plan your visit. If we’ve missed any of your favourites off please let us know.

ALLINGTON

The Welby Arms

Allington
Grantham
NG32 2EA

 

The Welby Arms, Allington is a popular country pub providing good food, a well managed bar and overnight accommodation. It is a favourite stop for travellers on the A1 and also an excellent base for a short break for those wanting to explore the delights of South Lincolnshire. Belton House and Woolsthorpe Manor, birthplace and family home of Sir Isaac Newton, (both National Trust properties) and Belvoir Castle, home of the Duke of Rutland, are all close by.

 

BARROWBY

 

The White Swan

High Road NG32 1BH 01476 562375

Serves food Wednesday-Saturday only. Secluded garden area

BOTTESFORD

The Bull Market Street Bottesford NG13 0BW

01949 842288

 

Doesn’t do food but does great beer! Good atmosphere on a weekend night. Bar with pool & darts plus quieter cosy lounge.

 

 

The Rutland Arms
2 High Street
Bottesford
NG13 0AA

Pub Quiz every Tues from 8pm Bingo every Thurs from 8pm

Keeping the traditional feel, the pub has just been refurbished which has made it such an inviting place to enjoy good food and drink. You’re sure to get a warm reception from Annie and her team.

 

The Thatch

26 High Street
Bottesford
NG13 0AA

Now open 7 days a week! The Thatch is predominantly a restaurant but has a lovely wine bar to the rear of the building which opens up onto a well maintained, pretty garden. A great place to come for an early evening tipple.

Early birds offer is Mon-Fri – order before 7pm

 

 

BRANSTON

 

The Wheel Inn
13 Main Street
Branston
NG32 1RU

www.thewheelinnbranston.co.uk

01476 870

Enjoy fine wines and beautifully kept award-winning beers at The Wheel Inn, in the picturesque village of Branston.

The Wheel Inn is a traditional country pub offering the highest quality in food, drink and service.

Winner of the Vale of Belvoir CAMRA Leicestershire Pub of the Year 2015 & 2016

Branston is located just half a mile south off the A607 that links Melton Mowbray and Grantham. You can reach us easily from the A52 turning off at Bottesford.

 

COLSTON BASSETT

 

The Martin’s Arms

School Lane
NG12 3FD

www.themartinsarms.co.uk

01949 81361

 

Set in the idyllic village of Colston Bassett, in the Vale of Belvoir, The Martin’s Arms is a Grade 2 listed building. Situated at the corner of a quiet leafy cul-de-sac by an old cross, the Inn encapsulates all the is best in an English pub.

Recommended by Michelin, Sawdays, Camra & the AA guides, The Martin’s Arms is a welcome retreat at any time of the year.

 

CROPWELL BISHOP

 

The Chequers at Cropwell Bishop

Church Street
Cropwell Bishop
NG12 3DB (no website)

0115 989 4739

Serves food 7 days a week. Special menu for seniors and children. Attractive beer garden.
The Wheatsheaf Inn
(no website)

Nottingham Road
Cropwell Bishop
NG12 3BP

0115 989 2247

 

400-year old coaching inn. Typical village drinkers’ pub popular with locals.

 

CROPWELL BUTLER

 

The Plough
Main Street
NG12 3AB

www.theplough-cropwellbutler.co.uk

0115 933 3124

Full lunch and evening menu available. According to their website, they are ‘one of Nottinghamshire’s finest real ale and dining establishments located in the Vale of Belvoir’.

 

CROXTON KERRIAL

 

Geese & Fountain
1 School Lane
Croxton Kerrial
NG32 1QR01476 870350
Recently awarded the Vale of Belvoir CAMRA Branch ‘Leicestershire Pub of the Year’ title for 2017.

The Geese and Fountain is a traditional welcoming village pub in the lovely Leicestershire village of Croxton Kerrial, about five miles west of Grantham and the A1, and nine miles east of Melton Mowbray.

Regular holder of fun events, acoustic open mic nights etc www.thegeeseandfountain.co.uk

For events here check out our Events page!

Cyclist friendly!!!!!!! Please see website for the full low down.

 

FLINTHAM

Boot & Shoe

Main Street
Flintham
Notts
NG23 5LA

01636 525246

Take a seat at the bar or around the tables, and chose from a wide range of draught Beers, wines, spirits, bottled juices …or coffees and teas.

We have regular guest Ales from local small breweries as well as the big names.

 

GRANBY

The Marquis of Granby

Dragon Street
Granby
NG13 9PN

01949 859517

18th century. Serving Grantham-based Brewsters and other local ales. No food currently being served, but keep checking in case they re-introduce the Friday fish and chips. Local CAMRA branch pub of the year 2015.

 

HARBY

Nag’s Head

20 Main Street
Harby
LE14 4BN www.nagsheadharby.co.uk

01949 869629

The Nag’s Head in Harby is situated in the stunning Vale of Belvoir on the border of Leicestershire.

The pub itself is one of the oldest pubs in Leicestershire dating back to the 14th century. The Nag’s Head has a friendly and homely atmosphere. Our team front and back of house strive for excellent service and scrumptious food. Our traditional meals are from locally sourced produce and we have a great range of beverages.

Check the events page for regular live music and special events

 

HARLAXTON

The Gregory Arms

The Drift Harlaxton NG32 1AD 01476 577076

The Gregory is a great 19th century village pub serving modern British food in comfortable rustic surroundings with a modern twist which is now complemented by the addition of five boutique bedrooms.

Like our sister pub the Chequers at Woolsthorpe, you will be assured of a warm welcome and great service whether you are dining or staying with us or just popping in for a drink.

 

 

HICKLING

The Plough Inn

Main Street Stathern LE14 3AH www.theploughinnhickling.co.uk

01664 822225

Right next to the Grantham Canal. Good range of food served lunchtimes and evenings. Large beer garden with play equipment for the kids. Open mic every Thursday night.

 

HOSE

Rose & Crown

43 Bolton Lane Hose LE14 4JE www.roseandcrownhose.co.uk

01949 358913

As a proud, independent country pub, we embrace the important values in life. With fine food comes joy and contentment, with exceptional drink comes laughter and friendship. It’s a simple recipe for happiness!

Innovation is at the heart of everything we do, our menu changes twice a season. We select excellent guest ales and wines, and we serve imaginative spirits and cocktails.

Wide ranging menu using locally sourced ingredients. Decked area at the back and paddock. Live music on a regular basis. Vale of Belvoir CAMRA Leicestershire Pub of the Year 2014/2014.

 

KINOULTON

Neville Arms

Owthorpe Lane
Kinoulton
LE14 3EH

01949 81236

Reputation for good food served lunchtimes (except Mondays) and evenings 7 days a week.

KNIPTON

The Manners Arms

Croxton Road Knipton NG32 1RH www.mannersarms.com

01476 879222

Strictly speaking a hotel with AA accredited 4-star restaurant. Light meals also served in the bar. Fully licensed to hold weddings and civil partnerships. Lovely patio and garden area.

 

LANGAR

 

The Unicorn’s Head

Main Street
Langar
LE14 9HE
www.unicornshead.co.uk

01949 861604

The Unicorn’s Head is the perfect place to eat after visiting Langar Airfield as we are always happy to welcome big groups.

Also nearby is Langar Karting and Quad centre with whom we can do combined events for celebrations such as stag do’s,birthday parties or corporate events. see their website for more details http://www.kartingnottingham.co.uk/

There are also some beautiful walks and cycle routes around the local areas, so why not treat yourself to lunch after you’ve explored?

Tuesday – Saturday lunch times 12-3pm get two courses for £9.95

Monday evening 5-9 Pie and Pudding Night – Pie and a pudding for £9.95

Wednesday evening 5-9pm Steak and Wine night – order any two steaks, steak sharer board or our 1kg Tomahawk steak and receive a free bottle of wine!

Thursday evening 5-9pm Pizza Night! Buy any pizza and receive either a free small glass of wine, half pint of Birra Moretti or small soft drink.

Sunday Evening 6-8pm 2-4-1 on our Hanging Kebabs!

 

LONG BENNINGTON

 

Royal Oak

74 Main Rd
Long Bennington
Newark
NG23 5DJ

01400 281332

TripAdvisor

 

Traditional style village pub with plenty of character. Excellent reputation for Sunday lunch. Great recent reviews on TripAdvisor.

 

 

LONG CLAWSON

The Crown & Plough

3 East End Long Clawson LE14 4NG

www.crownandplough.co.uk

01664 822322

Freehouse with varied food menu. Popular for tourists – offers five luxury bed and breakfast rooms.

 

OLD DALBY

The Crown

www.thecrownolddalby.com

01664 820320

Welcome to The Crown Inn Old Dalby, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire – If the village had a heart, it would be the pub. Kids, muddy boots and dogs welcome. Join us for a cosy drink in winter by our log fires or a refreshing drink in our garden in summer! Proper grub available seven days a week! We look forward to welcoming you.

Garden Room Lawned Garden Terrace Open every day

ORSTON

The Durham Ox

Church Street
Orston
NG13 9NS

The Durham Ox is a traditional country pub situated in the heart of the Vale of Belvior. Offering a lovely cosy atmosphere while serving a range of real ales, fine wines and excellent home-cooked food. Great beer garden with cosy pods to shelter from the great British summer!

The Durham Ox is Family friendly and welcomes locals and passersby alike and is extremely popular with walkers in the area.

Recent winners of a Trip Advisor “2017 Certificate of Excellence”

 

PLUNGAR

The Anchor 1 Granby Lane Plungar NG13 1JJ

01949 860569

Reputation for good food. Serves quality cask ales (mainly from local breweries). Serves great food – esp the steak!

If you’re planning on dining, best make a reservation.

 

REDMILE

The Windmill
4 Main Street
Redmile
NG13 0GAwww.windmillinn-redmile.co.uk01949 842281
UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT
Free House Restaurant & Bar serving niche lagers & fine real ales.

Cask Marque accredited.

Offers high quality, home-cooked food, lunchtimes, evenings & weekends.

 

SALTBY

The Nag’s Head 1 Back Street Saltby LE14 1RN

01476 860491

TripAdvisor

 

Traditional country pub popular with locals. Serving food. To book a table please telephone.

 

SCALFORD

The King’s Arms

7 King Street Scalford Leics LE14 4BW 01664 444373 TripAdvisor

The King’s Arms is a traditional 18th Century pub, in the heart of the farming village of Scalford, in the Vale of Belvoir. The village is within easy walking distance of the Jubilee Way and Belvoir Castle. Whether it’s the roaring log fire in winter or the extensive outdoor terrace in summer, we guarantee a warm and friendly welcome.

Locally sourced produce is our speciality, vegetarian alternatives are always available. The bar as you’d expect has a wide variety of beers & lagers – one is guaranteed to be brewed within 25 miles of the village. Wines, spirits and local Belvoir Presse soft drinks are also available. The bar reverberates to the lively banter of the locals, and there’s even a piano to play if the urge grabs you! For more details….

 

SHELFORD

The Earl of Chesterfield

Manor Lane Shelford Notts NG12 1EQ

The Earl of Chesterfield is one of Nottinghamshire’s finest rural pubs, nestled in the beautiful village of Shelford between Radcliffe-on-Trent and Gunthorpe, where our team welcomes local clientele and visitors from further afield, seeking a leisurely drink or tasty meal in a picturesque part of the countryside.

SKILLINGTON

The Cross Swords Inn

Skillington
Grantham
Lincs
NG22 5HB

01476 861132

www.thecross-swordsinn.co.uk

Midweek Carvery Lunch Thursday surf or turf Sunday Lunches – choice of 3 roasts, £9.50

 

SPROXTON

The Crown Inn
1 Coston Road
Sproxton
Melton Mowbray
LE14 4QBanna.edmonds2@btinternet.comTel: 01476 861 608 www.thecrownsproxton.co.uk

Looking for a friendly country inn with a great surroundings then the Crown Inn is ideal, situated in Sproxton near Melton Mowbray . Nestled in the countryside and the area is popular with Tourists and Ramblers and historical interest recreational route of the Viking Way. Anna and Alan Edmonds offer a warm welcoming atmosphere, real ales and great food and you need somewhere to stay for business or pleasure we can offer accommodation, our rooms are spacious, comfortable, spotlessly clean and all en-suite. We are pet friendly so why not bring your dog and enjoy going for walks.

 

STATHERN

The Plough Inn

12 Main Street Stathern LE14 4HW www.theploughstathern.com

01949 860411

 

Serving quality real ales. Home cooked food served daily. Large function room with skittle alley available to hire.

 

STAUNTON

Staunton Arms

Main Street
Staunton
NG13 9PE

 

The Staunton Arms is one of the Vale of Belvoir’s finest village pubs. The 200 year old listed pub delivers freshly prepared dishes every day, and offers hand-picked cask ales from local and regional brewers, all available in warm and relaxing surroundings.

A friendly welcome awaits all customers from the local villages, as well as visitors from further afield, looking to drink and dine in a beautiful part of the Vale. Our distinct dining rooms are a perfect setting to enjoy dinner with friends. Or, you could meet for a ‘Pie & Pint’ lunch, or simply use the free Wi-Fi whilst enjoying a great cup of coffee.

CAMRA Good Beer Guide Winners 2016

WOOLSTHORPE

Chequers Inn

Main Street
Woolsthorpe
NG32 1LU
www.chequersinn.net

01476 870701

 

Former coaching inn.
Plenty of cosy areas and a light and airy main restaurant.
View of Belvoir Castle from outside tables. Reputation for good food. Accommodation in converted stables next door.

The Dirty Duck

Duck Lane Woolsthorpe Wharf Woolsthorpe NG31 1NY Tel: 01476 870111

pub@thedirtyduckpub.co.uk

The Dirty Duck has been completely refurbished, and reopened on 15th July 2016, after being closed for nearly 2 years. The bar has been opened up and offers a spacious atmosphere, in a rustic style where you can eat good food at a reasonable price, or sit and have a well-earned beverage, after a long walk or a busy day at work. There is a large Beer Garden, looking on to the canal, which runs right past the pub, with wooden tables dotted about, between newly planted trees. There are also a few comfy sofas on the Patio, where you can sit and relax in the sun and enjoy the beautiful views of the local countryside, with Belvoir Castle sitting in the background. The sunsets in the summer are spectacular. We are planning to have an outside bar in this area, with a BBQ as well

 

WYMONDHAM

 

The Berkeley Arms
59 Main Street
Wymondham
LE14 2AG
The Berkeley Arms is an award winning pub and resturant situated in the picturesque village of Wymondham, in the heart of the Leicestershire countryside. Neil and Louise Hitchen invite you to come and relax in the warm and friendly atmosphere that makes The Berkeley Arms so special.

 

 

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Allington
The Welby Arms
Allington
Grantham
NG32 2EA

 

The Welby Arms, Allington is a popular country pub providing good food, a well managed bar and overnight accommodation. It is a favourite stop for travellers on the A1 and also an excellent base for a short break for those wanting to explore the delights of South Lincolnshire.  Belton House and Woolsthorpe Manor, birthplace and family home of Sir Isaac Newton, (both National Trust properties) and Belvoir Castle, home of the Duke of Rutland, are all close by.

Barrowby

The White Swan
High Road
NG32 1BH

01476 562375

TripAdvisor

 

Serves food Wednesday-Saturday only.

Secluded garden area.

Bottesford

The Bull
Market Street
Bottesford
NG13 0BW

01949 842288

TripAdvisor

 

Doesn’t do food but does great beer!

Good atmosphere on a weekend night.

Bar with pool & darts plus quieter cosy lounge.

Bottesford

The Rutland Arms
2 High Street
Bottesford
NG13 0AA

TripAdvisor

 

Pub Quiz every Tues from 8pm
Bingo every Thurs from 8pm

Keeping the traditional feel, the pub has just been refurbished which has made it such an inviting place to enjoy good food and drink. You’re sure to get a warm reception from Annie and her team.

 

The Thatch
26 High Street
Bottesford
NG13 0AA

Join us every Monday through to Friday for our Early birds offer on selected meals ordered before 7:00pm, two course for £13.95 and three courses for £16.95.

A traditional Sunday lunch consisting of locally sourced seasonal vegetables and varied selection of premium roasts including sirloin of beef, lamb, pork and a vegetarian option is served from 12:00 to 15:00 every Sunday, advanced booking is advisable on 01949 842330

 

Branston
The Wheel Inn
13 Main Street
Branston
NG32 1RU   www.thewheelinnbranston.co.uk

01476 870376

Enjoy relaxed dining, fine wines and beautifully kept award winning beers at The Wheel Inn, settled in the picturesque village of Branston surrounded by the natural beauty of The Vale of Belvoir.

The Wheel Inn is a traditional country pub offering the highest quality in food, drink and service.

Winner of the Vale of Belvoir CAMRA Leicestershire Pub of the Year 2015 & 2016

Branston is located just half a mile south off the A607 that links Melton Mowbray and Grantham. You can reach us easily from the A52 turning off at Bottesford.

Join us every Monday through to Friday for our Early birds offer on selected meals ordered before 7:00pm, two course for £13.95 and three courses for £16.95.

A traditional Sunday lunch consisting of locally sourced seasonal vegetables and varied selection of premium roasts including sirloin of beef, lamb, pork and a vegetarian option is served from 12:00 to 15:00 every Sunday, advanced booking is advisable on 01949 842330

 

Colston Basset

The Martin’s Arms
School Lane
NG12 3FD

www.themartinsarms.co.uk

01949 81361

Set in the idyllic village of Colston Bassett, in the Vale of Belvoir, The Martin’s Arms is a Grade 2 listed building. Situated at the corner of a quiet leafy cul-de-sac by an old cross, the Inn encapsulates all the is best in an English pub.

Recommended by Michelin, Sawdays, Camra & the AA guides, The Martin’s Arms is a welcome retreat at any time of the year.

 

Branston
The Wheel Inn
13 Main Street
Branston
NG32 1RU   www.thewheelinnbranston.co.uk

01476 870376

Enjoy relaxed dining, fine wines and beautifully kept award winning beers at The Wheel Inn, settled in the picturesque village of Branston surrounded by the natural beauty of The Vale of Belvoir.

The Wheel Inn is a traditional country pub offering the highest quality in food, drink and service.

Winner of the Vale of Belvoir CAMRA Leicestershire Pub of the Year 2015 & 2016

Branston is located just half a mile south off the A607 that links Melton Mowbray and Grantham. You can reach us easily from the A52 turning off at Bottesford.

Join us every Monday through to Friday for our Early birds offer on selected meals ordered before 7:00pm, two course for £13.95 and three courses for £16.95.

A traditional Sunday lunch consisting of locally sourced seasonal vegetables and varied selection of premium roasts including sirloin of beef, lamb, pork and a vegetarian option is served from 12:00 to 15:00 every Sunday, advanced booking is advisable on 01949 842330

 

Cropwell Bishop

The Chequers
Church Street
Cropwell Bishop
NG12 3DB (no website)

0115 989 4739

 

Serves food 7 days a week. Special menu for seniors and children. Attractive beer garden.

 

Cropwell Butler

The Plough
Main Street
NG12 3AB

www.theplough-cropwellbutler.co.uk

0115 933 3124

Serves food 7 days a week. Special menu for seniors and children. Attractive beer garden.

 

Cropwell Bishop

The Wheatsheaf
Nottingham Road
Cropwell Bishop
NG12 3BP

0115 989 2247

 

 

 

400-year old coaching inn.

Typical village drinkers’ pub popular with locals.

 

Flintham 

Boot & Shoe
Main Street
Flintham
Notts
NG23 5LA

01636 525246

Take a seat at the bar or around the tables, and chose from a wide range of draught Beers, wines, spirits, bottled juices …or coffees and teas.

We have regular guest Ales from local small breweries as well as the big names.

Serves food 7 days a week. Special menu for seniors and children. Attractive beer garden.

 

Croxton Kerrial

Geese & Fountain
1 School Lane
Croxton Kerrial
NG32 1QR

01476 870350

 

Recently awarded the Vale of Belvoir CAMRA Branch ‘Leicestershire Pub of the Year’ title for 2017

The Geese and Fountain is a traditional welcoming village pub in the lovely Leicestershire village of Croxton Kerrial, about five miles west of Grantham and the A1, and nine miles east of Melton Mowbray.

www.thegeeseandfountain.co.uk

For events here check out our Events page!

Cyclist friendly!!!!!!!
Please see website for the full low down.

 

Granby 

Marquis of Granby
Dragon Street
Granby
NG13 9PN

01949 859517

Serving Grantham-based Brewsters and other local ales.

No food currently being served, but keep checking in case they re-introduce the Friday fish and chips. Local CAMRA branch pub of the year 2015.

 

Harlaxton 

The Drift
Harlaxton
NG32 1AD

01476 577076

The Gregory is a great 19th century village pub serving modern British food in comfortable rustic surroundings with a modern twist which is now complemented by the addition of five boutique bedrooms.

Like our sister pub the Chequers at Woolsthorpe, you will be assured of a warm welcome and great service whether you are dining or staying with us or just popping
in for a drink.

 

Harby 

20 Main Street
Harby
LE14 4BN

www.nagsheadharby.co.uk

01949 869629

 

The Nag’s Head in Harby is situated in the stunning Vale of Belvoir on the border of Leicestershire.

The pub itself is one of the oldest pubs in Leicestershire dating back to the 14th century. The Nag’s Head has a friendly and homely atmosphere. Our team front and back of house strive for excellent service and scrumptious food. Our traditional meals are from locally sourced produce and we have a great range of beverages.

Check the events page for regular live music and special events

Serving Grantham-based Brewsters and other local ales.

No food currently being served, but keep checking in case they re-introduce the Friday fish and chips. Local CAMRA branch pub of the year 2015.

 

Hickling 

Main Street
Hickling
LE14 3AH

www.theploughinnhickling.co.uk

01664 822225

Right next to the Grantham Canal. Good range of food served lunchtimes and evenings.  Large beer garden with play equipment for the kids. Open mic every Thursday night.

 

Hose 

Rose & Crown
43 Bolton Lane
Hose
LE14 4JE

www.roseandcrownhose.co.uk

01949 358913

As a proud, independent country pub, we embrace the important values in life. With fine food comes joy and contentment, with exceptional drink comes laughter and friendship. It’s a simple recipe for happiness!

Innovation is at the heart of everything we do, our menu changes twice a season. We select excellent guest ales and wines, and we serve imaginative spirits and cocktails.

Wide ranging menu using locally sourced ingredients. Decked area at the back and paddock. Live music on a regular basis. Vale of Belvoir CAMRA Leicestershire Pub of the Year 2014/2014.