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The Great House Hotel

Laleston, Bridgend, CF32 0HP +44 1656376017

(((() British
Main course: £20
Food spend: £32
Opening hours
Monday to Sunday: 12:00 - 14:00 & 18:30 - 21:30

Charming location ,interesting and well executed menus and attentive and friendly staff.
Very high consistent standards and never disappointed.

Rob Taylor 15 February 2017
from Barry

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Dating back as far as 1550, the spectacular, Grade II-listed Great House Hotel plays host to the 2 AA Rosette-awarded Leicester Restaurant. Enjoy refined British cuisine in an historical setting filled with flagstone floors, inglenook fireplaces and oak beams.

A daily changing, market fresh menu at Leicester Restaurant is brimming with organic and local produce. Committed to offering the finest natural flavours, the Great House Hotel crafts all its own breads, pastries and sauces, while the kitchen’s herbs are sourced from the hotel gardens. The Great House restaurant’s award-winning menu ranges from Welsh beef fillet with potato rosti and mushroom duxelle, to salmon and crayfish roulade with watercress mousse.

Renowned for its indulgent afternoon teas, guests at Leicester Restaurant in Cardiff are treated to an elegant, traditional selection. Enjoy homemade cakes and buttery shortbread, as well as scones with lashings of preserves and clotted cream, and fresh finger sandwiches.

The pride of the idyllic Great House Hotel, Leicester Restaurant is a 6-minute drive from central Bridgend.

The Great House Hotel

Laleston, Bridgend, CF32 0HP

Contact +44 1656657644
Reservations +44 1656376017

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Customer reviews for The Great House Hotel

4.7 (((() (based on 76 reviews)
97% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (51)
  • romantic (40)
  • afternoon tea (38)
  • lunch (36)
  • luxury (33)
  • private dining (28)
  • business (14)
  • value (13)
  • al fresco (9)
  • large parties (9)
  • breakfast (7)
  • child friendly (6)
  • entertainment (5)
  • trendy (4)
  • views (1)
  • ((((( 27 February 2017 by Lorna Large from Bridgend


  • (((** 20 February 2017 by Lester Madge from Maesteg

    Went there for an early birthday celebration, beautiful place it's started with waiter getting our drinks order wrong, the starters were beautiful thou had to wait quite awhile between courses my beef was beautiful but my wife's salmon was a little under cooked for her so it put her off eating anymore, we did complain & manageress was very kind courteous & lovely about it. Desserts were lovely cheese board was impressive especially the chutney " a must to try" we were given free coffees & our drinks weren't added to the bill which we thought was good. In while a very enjoyable meal but maybe not for us again. Sorry!!

  • ((((( 15 February 2017 by Stephen Pickett from Bridgend

    Excellent - food was lovely and service was great, especially the care and consideration towards my date's allergies. Much appreciated!

  • ((((* 15 February 2017 by Michael Port from Bridgend

    The atmosphere was excellent.
    Staff were friendly and attentive when we arrived
    A couple of bad points were
    1. My wife's fish was a little undercooked, told the waiter when he collected the plates, he just took the plate away . No apology, not a remark from him
    2. We had to ask for our wine to be opened and for a restaurant as this standard it would have been nice to have our wine poured for us
    Overall it was excellent and we had a lovely evening

  • ((((( 15 February 2017 by Rob Taylor from Barry

    Charming location ,interesting and well executed menus and attentive and friendly staff.
    Very high consistent standards and never disappointed.

  • ((((( 14 February 2017 by Gary James from Bridgend

    Excellent food and superb service. Would recommend this this place to anyone and will definitely be back soon.

  • ((((* 8 February 2017 by Paul Jeffery from Bridgend

    We received a nice welcome from our server and were shown through to the restaraunt and given a nice table.
    The menu was varied and we were all able to select something that we liked.
    The food arrived in an appropriate time and was both hot and wholesome and well presented.
    The only thing I will say is we're a saucecwas being presented with the dish more than a smear across the plate would be appreciated otherwise we enjoyed all 3 courses we had

  • ((((* 5 February 2017 by Alison Devereux from Bridgend

    Quiet when we visited but my rib-eye steak was excellent.

  • ((((( 31 January 2017 by Simon Wheatley from Sutton Coldfield

    I simply cannot fault the food or the service. What a fabulous experience.
    The wood pigeon starter was amazing!

  • ((((( 29 January 2017 by Lynn Jones from Bridgend

    Fantastic welcome. Excellent service. Warm, friendly atmosphere.

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