Guide MICHELIN 2020

John's House Restaurant

(899 Reviews)
139 - 141 Loughborough Road Mountsorrel, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE12 7AR
British, Gourmet
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Top offer

Taster menu £79 per person

Taster menu to be taken by the whole table only.

Average

Main course: £10
Food spend: £25

Opening hours

Tuesday - Saturday: 12:00 - 14:00 & 19:00 - 21:00

Restaurant description

Awarded a Michelin star, John’s House Mountsorrel serves exquisite homegrown food, using local produce to create flavour-rich British and European dishes. Exposed brick walls and open fires, create a charmingly rustic setting.

The John’s House menu evolves with the seasons, beginning with dishes like Wye Valley asparagus with quail egg, truffle and crispy chicken skin, and raw Orkney scallops with crab, cucumber and elderflower. Innovative mains include fillet of Cornish sea bass with chorizo and avocado, and Gloucester Old Spot piglet with pineapple, peanut butter, sage and blood pudding.

To finish, sample the classic cheese board, or tuck into creative desserts like sea buckthorn curd with white chocolate sorbet, liquorice and sweet cicely. The wine list at John’s House restaurant offers an extensive selection of bottles from around the world.

Serving award-winning food in relaxed rural surrounds, John’s House Loughborough is a 6-minute drive from both Barrow Upon Soar and Sileby rail stations.

Dishes displayed on a la carte menus are representative of the type of food available at the restaurant.

Customer reviews for John's House Restaurant
4.8
(based on 899 reviews)

99%
of diners recommend this restaurant

  • Food
  • Drinks
  • Ambience
  • Service
  • Value
  • Location

Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (25)
  • al fresco (4)
  • breakfast (6)
  • business (113)
  • child friendly (10)
  • dinner (700)
  • entertainment (24)
  • large parties (24)
  • lunch (518)
  • luxury (506)
  • private dining (270)
  • romantic (432)
  • trendy (92)
  • value (183)
  • views (13)
  • By Sue H from ashby folville
    12 March 2020

    great food, very satisfied, friendly confident staff, a nice buzz as the restaurant was full

  • By anthony kidger K from leicester
    11 March 2020

    The service was very good, it was a bit of a strange experience for us, although we have been to some top restaurants around the world, we didn't feel relaxed, im not sure what it was, the menu was ok, the food was average, the staff were good.

  • By Rosemary W from Leicester
    11 March 2020

    Lovely food with a fusion of flavours and beautifully presented. Excellent and attentive service

  • By Sheila C from Leicester
    11 March 2020

    What can I say. Lovely food, great service from friendly staff, relaxed, nothing stuffy about this place, lovely surrounds. Tamworth pork was meltingly tender, butter to die for lovely and salty, like the Welsh butter I know, the Michelin star rice pudding didn’t disappoint. As I am unable to eat fish I had no choice of first and second course but that is not their fault. It is something I will ask about at my next booking. We have been there before and we will go again. Offered drinks made locally too, beer, mineral waters, sparkling wine.

  • By Lancelot S from Blaby
    10 March 2020

    Top quality food, prepared and presented in exquisitely imaginative fashion, by attentive and friendly staff.

  • By Richard S from Sutton Bonington
    6 March 2020

    Had the taster menu Fantastic experience, great wine flight and the service was impeccable We will definitely go again

  • By Joseph J from Leicester
    5 March 2020

    Been here twice now and this time was even better than the first, which I did not think was even possible. Can not fault a single thing from the service to the food. Recommend massively. Well worth the money paid.

  • By Susan Y from Warwick
    5 March 2020

    Superb food and excellent service. The smoked eel starter with the sides of eel was an absolute stand-out. Bread delightful, crisp, warm and delicious. My guests loved the whole experience.

  • By Christine W from Leicester
    4 March 2020

    We had a superb, innovative and beautifully cooked meal accompanied by delicious wines. The service was splendid and Harry, the sommelier, was extremely knowledgable and communicative. We thoroughly enjoyed our experience there.

  • By Paul O from Leicestershire
    3 March 2020

    We had a lovely meal at John's House. The truffle pudding with the smoked yolk was one of the most memorable courses we have tasted for some time while the fallow dear was also excellent. The staff were ever so friendly and created a relaxed atmosphere in this intimate setting.

Restaurant Location Map
John's House Restaurant
139 - 141 Loughborough Road Mountsorrel, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE12 7AR

Available offers

  • Taster menu £79 per person

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