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The Red Cow

Hinckley Road, Leicester, LE3 3PT +44 1164489258

((((* British
Main course: £10
Food spend: £25

Superb service, wonderful food and a warm welcoming atmosphere

Hayley Long 14 August 2016
from Nuneaton

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Taking its name from an old local rhyme, The Red Cow near Leicester has been refreshing its guests since the 17th century. It offers well-loved British pub cuisine which can be enjoyed from the pretty beer garden in summer or by the hearth in winter. Furnished with rustic oak beams and eclectic trinkets, The Red Cow is a peaceful country retreat.

Hearty Sunday roasts and trusty British dishes head The Red Cow menu, and a range just for kids offers mini versions of pub favourites. Signature Vintage pies offer fillings like beef & merlot with buttered peas, while The Red Cow ‘Vintage classics’ menu includes lemon & garlic-roasted chicken with seasoned chips.

Paying homage to the Great British pub, the Vintage Inn bar stock includes cask-conditioned beers, real ales and a meticulously compiled wine list. Thirst-quenching offerings include seasonal non-alcoholic cocktails and freshly-pressed juices, and rich coffee is brewed freshly throughout the day.

The Red Cow resides in the countryside just outside of Leicester, 5 minutes’ drive away.

The Red Cow

Hinckley Road, Leicester, LE3 3PT

Contact +44 1162387878
Reservations +44 1164489258

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Customer reviews for The Red Cow

4.2 ((((* (based on 29 reviews)
96% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • dinner (26)
  • lunch (15)
  • value (15)
  • large parties (8)
  • private dining (8)
  • child friendly (7)
  • romantic (5)
  • business (3)
  • breakfast (2)
  • trendy (2)
  • entertainment (1)
  • ((((* by from Leicester

    Had Sunday lunch very very nice

  • ((((( by from Nuneaton

    Superb service, wonderful food and a warm welcoming atmosphere

  • ((((* by from nuneaton

    a very pleasant meal with excellent company

  • ((((* by from Leicester

    We arrived 10 minutes late on arrival our table wasn't ready and had to be cleared from previous dinners eventually 20 mins later we were shown to our table.
    After seating we found the service to be very good by the lady waiting our table. She was very warm and friendly and the food was delish.
    Over all a very pleasent experience many thanks

  • ((((( by from Leicester

    Food perfect . Service exceptional, 5 stars all day long

  • ((((( by from Nuneaton

    Wonderful food, lovely friendly staff and a pleasant atmosphere.

  • ((((( by from Leicester Forest East

    Both and my friends and ourselves enjoyed the 3 course meal we had. The food was well presented and served hot.

  • (((** by from Leicester Forest East

    Good atmosphere, food was good, one of my favourite places to eat.
    But staff were seriously overloaded with a large party dominating the service. Service was unacceptably slow.
    This is not a criticism of the staff, they were very pleasant, courteous and efficient. But there were not enough of them!
    The Red Cow had/has capacity problem of dealing with its clients and needs to address that problem.

  • (((** by from Leicester

    Disappointed to find on arrival at the Red Cow that our booking had not been registered with them, it was very busy and we had to wait over an hour for our food.

  • (((** by from Leicester Forest East

    Service was slow in that food took a long time to arrive. Poor value for money as meal size was small. Table waiting staff were attentive.

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