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The Otter

London Road, Kegworth, Derby, DE74 2EY

(((() British
  •  - Leicestershire
  •  - Leicestershire
  •  - Leicestershire
  •  - Leicestershire
  •  - Leicestershire
  •  - Leicestershire
  •  - Leicestershire
  •  - Leicestershire
Main course: £10
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 12:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 22:30

Excellent & friendly service

Lisa 03 May 2019
from Nottm

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On the banks of the River Soar, The Otter in Kegworth is a fine sight, with its old world-style white and cream timber design. Boasting well-loved British pub cuisine, to be enjoyed from the cosy log-fire or outside in the al fresco garden, it has great countryside views. With stylish art adorning the walls and colourful cushions and curtains, The Otter has a warm and homely feel.

Hearty Sunday roasts and trusty British dishes head The Otter 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 Otter ‘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.

In the peaceful country village of Kegworth, The Otter is merely 8 minutes’ from Loughborough.

The Otter

London Road, Kegworth, Derby, DE74 2EY

Contact +44 1509672372

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Customer reviews for The Otter

4.3 (((() (based on 82 reviews)
97% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • dinner (56)
  • lunch (55)
  • views (43)
  • value (29)
  • private dining (19)
  • child friendly (18)
  • romantic (18)
  • afternoon tea (15)
  • business (15)
  • large parties (14)
  • al fresco (13)
  • trendy (5)
  • breakfast (4)
  • luxury (3)
  • entertainment (1)
  • ((((* 3 December 2016 by Michael from Derby

    One of our favourite dining places, our visit was excellent as usual. Prompt seating and service. Melanie, who served us, was excellent, again as usual.

  • ((((( 11 November 2016 by Glenn from Derby

    The Otter is always value for money a food is high quality. Staff are very efficient, friendly and welcoming.

  • ((((( 8 November 2016 by Ian from Melton Mowbray

    Lovely food and very good service.

  • ((((( 8 November 2016 by Jane from Derby

    We visited at lunch time with two elderly parents-staff were friendly and efficient and our meals were all very tasty.
    Would definitely come again!

  • ((((( 22 October 2016 by Lynn from Sheffield

    Lovely cosy restaurant, open fire, lovely food, great service

  • (**** 19 October 2016 by Vicky from Leicestershire

    The food was terrible. We had sunday dinner for 6 people. The roast potatoes and parsnips were under cooked and the food very bland.
    The floor was not clean and vegetables were not brought to the table until i asked for them.
    The only positive was that the waitress was friendly

  • ((((* 11 October 2016 by Peter from Derbyshire

    Very nice meal for myself, my wife and daughter. Melanie served us throughout and she was delightful.

  • ((((* 28 September 2016 by trevor from Ashby de la zouch


  • ((((( 27 September 2016 by Ann from Coalville

    Excellent Sunday lunch. Good value. Not too noisy. Will try mid week meal next time

  • ((((( 13 September 2016 by Neil from Kegworth

    The food and ambiance were excellent along with the staff, especially Sally who permanently had a smile on her face, although she didn't know who sang "Brown sugar ". Apart from that I have no problem in recommending the Otter to anyone who wants a friendly drink or good food in a lovely setting.

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