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The Badgers Sett

€€ - €€€, British,
Cropston, Leicester LE7 7GQ, England
+44 116 236 7999
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good21%
  • Average21%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible16%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Cropston, Leicester LE7 7GQ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Table booked for 7.45, waitress took our drinks order by 8.15 it still hadn’t arrived. I went and informed the manager who quite frankly didn’t know what to say. I informed her where we was sitting... in the mean time about 8.23 our drinks and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just got back from probably the most disappointing meal we’ve had at a pub. Took 20 minutes to get our drinks, we chased these twice, once with the waiter and another with the manager. She insisted she would chase these up but never once came...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have had okay meals here in the past: nothing to rave about, but reasonably well cooked food. My husband and I waited for 25 minutes for our order to be taken, so we moved table to be more visible. There was a tame excuse for...More

Thank AGWarwick
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have eaten here a couple of times now, and it has always been quite good. The setting is lovely, and the ambience is good (roaring fires in winter). It has friendly service and the only thing that prevented it from getting five stars is...More

Thank Anne D
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

As much as I try to see the best In this restaurant, there is always something that lets this well situated pleasantly placed restaurant down. We ate here as we had been walking at Bradgate. We were with friends from Leeds and wanted to go...More

Thank PhippoHippo80
Reviewed 12 February 2018

We opted for the Badger’s Sett for Sunday lunch after a snowy walk in Bradgate Park and all in all it was a good call. Service was a little slow and disjointed, but the restaurant was very busy and everything was done with good humour....More

Thank Dolly R
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

After reviewing all the comments about this pub I decided to give it a go. We have been visiting country pubs for meals and this one had a good write up. Unfortunately some of our party were disappointed... the beef was not up to scratch...More

Thank Dawn H
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Visited many times. Very good Sunday dinners. The trio of meats are tastey and you are given loads of meat, accompanied by fresh vegetables and homemade Yorkshire puddings.well worth the money.Nice friendly staff too.

1  Thank HLD72
Reviewed 4 February 2018

This restaurant is very popular with walkers. It is advisable to book beforehand as there were only two tables left when we visited, and there were only two of us. I choose the steak and twice cooked chips. The beef was so tender and succulent,...More

Thank Patricia J
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

We visited this beautiful pub to meet family and have dinner. The decor is beautiful and welcoming and the staff even more so. We were seated by a lovely staff member who took our drinks and food order. Both arrived promptly and was fantastic, the...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 10:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cropston, Leicester LE7 7GQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
  • Phone Number: +44 116 236 7999
The Badger's Sett in Cropston is a country pub & restaurant oozing rural charm and rustic character. Our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar.
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