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Castle Hotel

Main Street, Kirby Muxloe, Leicester LE9 2AP, England
+44 116 239 5337
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible10%
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Main Street, Kirby Muxloe, Leicester LE9 2AP, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Really nice and organised, staff very nice Food excellent , extras like chips hot and not greasy ,nice seating area with tables First class place for a wake

Thank Gillian H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for an early evening meal a couple of weeks ago we had steaks and burgers thought the portions could have been a bit bigger apart from that the food tasted nice. Would try something else if we decide to visit again.

Thank oftentravel186334
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thanks Ben We stopped going to the Castle Hotel a couple of years ago as over time the food and service standards just kept falling. However during a conversation with Ben before he left the Bull's Head to work at the Castle Hotel he explained...More

Thank triggy67
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'll start by saying this establishment has either vastly improved in a very short space of time, or without being too blunt, the negativity on here is misguided and wrong. We held our wedding reception here for between 50/60 guests, Mark the DJ was excellent....More

Thank lukeandkatie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently hired the Hastings Suite for a family celebration. Very disappointed with the Front of House Service..in short it was terrible. The buffet food we received was not even worth half of what we paid, timings were inadequate and we had to chase for...More

Thank annaw00lley
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been here a few times & never had an issue. The staff are always friendly and pleasent. The service has got better and better over the last 6months (not that there was a issue to start with) the food is delightful & when there has...More

Thank ShaneCF23
Reviewed 6 August 2017

A very disappointing visit which has prompted me to complain. We visited the castle to celebrate my husbands birthday. From the moment we went into the pub the service was terrible. This continued to the eventual delivery of two portions of chips that were as...More

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Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

The food here really isn't very good. My wife and I came here to stay in the hotel for the two nights either side of our anniversary. During our stay we had dinner on the first night and then breakfast and the Sunday lunch the...More

Thank danigross88
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

We decided to visit the Castle after we had heard that it was improving. Before the service was dreadful and the staff were less than friendly. I am glad to say that the service has improved and the food and service was excellent. The only...More

1  Thank Shuttlewood2014
Reviewed 1 August 2017

The restaurant wasn't to busy for a Sunday lunchtime and we soon realised why. The service was quite good but the Sunday lunch not so good. It was plated up which I don't like I prefer the veg to come in separate bowls so you...More

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Thank uglybetty-7
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Yes, It has free wifi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$26
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Kirby Muxloe, Leicester LE9 2AP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester  >  Kirby Muxloe
  • Phone Number: +44 116 239 5337
Situated in the rural village of Kirby Muxloe, just off the M1 and five miles from Leicester, the Castle Hotel is a beautiful 17th century pub restaurant overlooking Kirby Muxloe Castle. Originally the castles farmhouse, the pub has retained much of its charm, with open fires in winter, candlelight dining in the evening and al fresco dining during the summer months. Stroll among the atmospheric ruins of the moated 15th century castle after a relaxed pub meal at The Castle Hotel
We pride ourselves on classic pub food cooked with care. Whether it's hand-battered cod & chips, the gourmet burger, or the ever-popular ‘Brewer's Chicken’, now is the time to rediscover your old favourites. Make sure you try our traditional Sunday roasts with a huge a Yorkshire pudding and unlimited gravy. The team at the Castle Hotel are passionate about our food menu, so you can relax and enjoy our quality dishes and great service at this fantastic venue. It’s the perfect place to dine after a stroll around the stunning grounds of the castle.
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