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Grinling Gibbons

Stapleford Park, Stapleford, Nr. Melton Mowbray, Leicester, LE14 2EF +44 1572501018

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  • Grinling Gibbons - Leicestershire
  • Grinling Gibbons - Leicestershire
  •  - Leicestershire
  •  - Leicestershire
  •  - Leicestershire
Main course: £26
Food spend: £46

Fantastic food served and presented beautifully in a great and historic setting.

Jez Hyland 13 June 2017
from Kirton

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Buried deep in the Leicestershire countryside, 2 AA Rosette-awarded Grinling Gibbons delivers refined British cuisine in a fine dining setting. The French Renaissance-style dining room features ornate plaster walls and ceilings along with stately, candelabra chandeliers, while gourmet menus, sumptuous Sunday roasts and an accomplished selection of international bins steer the culinary helm.

Finely-sliced tuna carpaccio leads the Grinling Gibbons menu, and is matched with a cucumber salad, soy jelly and lime foam, while a main course of melting chateaubriand for two, paired with thick-cut chips, a béarnaise sauce and seasonal vegetables heads the meat dishes. A trio of baked lemon custard, raspberry jelly and raspberry sandwich dominates the beautifully presented desserts, along with an apricot and almond tart.

Inside, the pedigree design and elaborate furnishing is a nod to the country house’s period setting. Surrounded by immaculate lawns, pretty gardens and 500 acres of Stapleford Park estate, Grinling Gibbons in Melton Mowbray is a timeless, historic hideaway.

Encircled by the winding River Eye, Grinling Gibbons is a 9-minute drive to Melton Mowbray Rail Station.

Grinling Gibbons

Stapleford Park, Stapleford, Nr. Melton Mowbray, Leicester, LE14 2EF

Contact +44 1572787000
Reservations +44 1572501018

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Customer reviews for Grinling Gibbons

4.1 ((((* (based on 41 reviews)
87% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (20)
  • lunch (20)
  • luxury (20)
  • afternoon tea (15)
  • private dining (14)
  • romantic (14)
  • views (13)
  • large parties (8)
  • breakfast (7)
  • value (5)
  • al fresco (2)
  • business (2)
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  • ((((( 13 June 2017 by Jez Hyland from Kirton

    Fantastic food served and presented beautifully in a great and historic setting.

  • ((((( 7 June 2017 by Karen Giddens from Leicestershire

    Excellent service.
    Friendly staff.
    Superb food

  • ((((( 22 May 2017 by Craig Allwood from Nottingham

    Had a fantastic family meal here for my wifes birthday. The staff went above & beyond to make it special.

  • ((((( 10 May 2017 by Werner Menski from Leicester

    The food was good and tasty, but the best thing was the wonderful staff who were so friendly and superb in their attention to detail.

  • ((((( 3 May 2017 by Karen Stanley from Market Harborough

    Good and enjoyable lunch in the Pavilion Restaurant. Stapleford is a charming place to go, the staff never fail to be welcoming and the hotel and grounds are wonderful.

  • ((((( 6 April 2017 by Scott Palmer from London

    It was excellent.

  • ((((( 28 March 2017 by June Alexander from Sherborne

    Food and wine excellent

  • ((((* 20 March 2017 by Geoffrey Parkin from Nottingham

    we had sunday lunch which was excellent. a member of our party of 6 had a problem with her main course,this was dealt with efficiently. Great roast beef.

  • (**** 27 February 2017 by Tim Gray from Leicester

    The pavilion is actually the golf club dining room & bar. We didn't realise & parked next to the house on a cold blustery day, so had a long walk. The menu is very limited, more pub meal than a dining experience. The staff new & hopefully will improve with practise. Overall, it was disappointing & I wouldn't be going back

  • ((((( 4 February 2017 by Paula Dumbill from Melton Mowbray

    The menu seemed full of very usual dishes with ingredients that you wouldn't usually bring together. We chose our courses with a little trepidation .... But the food definitely lived up to our expectations. The beef was beautifully cooked as was the lamb.

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