The Red Cow

(53 Reviews)
Hinckley Road, Leicester, Leics., LE3 3PG
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Main course: £10
Food spend: £25

Restaurant description

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.

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

Customer reviews for The Red Cow
(based on 53 reviews)

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Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (4)
  • al fresco (1)
  • breakfast (2)
  • business (4)
  • child friendly (10)
  • dinner (44)
  • entertainment (2)
  • large parties (9)
  • lunch (24)
  • private dining (12)
  • romantic (7)
  • trendy (3)
  • value (22)
  • By Susan B from Leicester
    7 July 2019

    Excellent food and service.

  • By Lee O from Bath
    17 February 2019


  • By Wendy G from hinckley
    19 January 2019

    Good variety of vegetarian meals. Efficient and friendly service and pleasant environment.

  • By George B from Kirby Muxloe
    30 May 2018

    Very good service & attentive to our needs, will visit again

  • By Malcolm W from Leicester
    16 May 2018

    We use The Red Cow at least once a month.My wife ,myself and a friend go for lunch.The menu is very varied and we'll produced. One of my favourite dishes is the turkey and sage pie.Very tasty and we'll cooked.Since the refurbishment there is more eating spaces but the old features have been retained

  • By Linda K from Leicester
    28 August 2017

    Excellent service food and experience

  • By David W from leicester
    21 July 2017

    Food was excellent, no waitres service at any tables, pub in need of a refurbished, photo on website is not this pub very deceiving, waited a long time to pay the bill.

  • By Rachel H from Leicester
    10 June 2017

    Food excellent......sharing starter followed by roasted salmon. Service good, waitress friendly and professional. Fab evening.

  • By Mary S from Leicester
    8 May 2017

    From my last 2 visits in the past week I am disappointed to report that on the first occasion 4 main dishes on the menu were not available and from my experience yesterday evening, other than receiving our main meals promptly, the service was very slow and when we received our printed bill for £27.80 we paid £30 in cash only to have it announced audibly within the hearing of the nearby tables a few minutes later that we hadn't paid enough and owed £35.50 in total. Having checked the original bill before paying I queried this and several more minutes later went over towards the bar to wait for a response so as not to disturb the other tables. We then received an apology and were told some drinks had been incorrectly added to our bill. I don't understand why drinks would have been added or how we could be told we hadn't paid enough when we had handed the printed bill back with the cash and my friend was certainly very upset that this should have been announced at our table in front of other patrons. It also makes me query whether the bill was correct for my previous visit (which came to 4 times the cost of last night) because I didn't check that one in detail. It certainly makes me reluctant to return to the restaurant any time soon and I would no longer recommend the venue to a friend.

  • By Hilda G from Leicester
    25 March 2017

    My experience at the Red Cow was really good. The staff were friendly, especially the young lady who served our food. All guests enjoyed the meal, and I thoroughly enjoyed the lamb shank. It was beautifully cooked and the meat just fell off the bone! I will definitely have it again. All in all, a really good afternoon.

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The Red Cow
Hinckley Road, Leicester, Leics., LE3 3PG

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