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Bricklayers Arms

Main Street, Thornton, Leicester LE6 1AH, England
+44 1530 230808
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“beef” (2 reviews)
“pie night” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
Main Street, Thornton, Leicester LE6 1AH, England
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1 - 10 of 49 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited The Bricklayers Arms for Sunday lunch for the first time today., Having looked at the various reviews and we were not disappointed. When I telephoned to reserve a table I had a medical dietary question which was answered immediately and I was told...More

Thank ollie10sm
Jan M, Owner at Bricklayers Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for such a glowing review and so glad we helped with the dietary question you gave us our pleasure

Reviewed 1 week ago

fantastic really enjoy coming back jan and ben are one of a kind ie brilliant ..the foo hear is fantastic

Thank Ady M
Jan M, Owner at Bricklayers Arms, responded to this review

Thanking you for a wonderful review much appreciated

Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Have now used this a few times and not disappointed. Friendly staff, good beer, good food. Nothing else required.:-)

Thank bluejinty
Jan M, Manager at Bricklayers Arms, responded to this review

nothing else required!! a big thank you for your review

Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Have just been for a walk around the reservoir in Thornton. Decided to try the Bricklayers Arms for Sunday Lunch. So glad we did. The food was excellent and the staff were great. Great value for money. It's the first time I've been out and...More

Thank iannvicky
Jan M, Owner at Bricklayers Arms, responded to this review

Thank you so much for a lovely review. Glad we're getting it right looking forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Been for lunch , food good , good value for money , staff nice , but not the place to be if you wanted a relaxed Sunday lunch as very loud , and felt a bit rushed , did not help with sky sports going...More

1  Thank kazzala2015
Jan M, Owner at Bricklayers Arms, responded to this review

Normally the football doesn't interrupt our meals but LEICESTER CITY were playing and they scored which had been rare thank you for the compliments on the food & staff

Reviewed 14 January 2017

this is a good pub for sports fans visiting the city for footy or I would say rugby park in the tigers car park and a 5 min stroll to this pub a great selection of drinks reasonably priced staff very friendly and efficient and...More

Thank PlymouthBlue
Jan M, Owner at Bricklayers Arms, responded to this review

Well Plymouthblue a lovely review but we are not in Leicester by the rugby park wrong bricklayers

Reviewed 13 November 2016

I normally go the bricklayers at least one a month for Sunday lunch. The restaurant area is a little cramped but the food and service are always first rate. Excellent value for money and i've never had a bad meal here. In my opinion the...More

Thank darren h
Jan M, Owner at Bricklayers Arms, responded to this review

Wow what a compliment thank you for taking the time to review us

Reviewed 23 October 2016

We visit here for sunday lunch 2 or 3 times a month and i must say it is the best sunday roast we have had, lovely own cooked food we have tried all the roast meats all excelent, but our favourite is the beef it...More

Thank susan g
Jan M, Owner at Bricklayers Arms, responded to this review

wow another fantastic review thank you for your lovely comments and our lady who takes the orders was tickled pink you mentioned her thank you again

Reviewed 25 August 2016

After waiting 1 hour for our food and then being told two of our options options were not available we were really reasonable and picked alternatives - half an hour later and with 3 children in tow still nothing had appeared so we asked for...More

7  Thank Sharon S
Jan M, Owner at Bricklayers Arms, responded to this review

When you placed your order the bar staff INFORMED YOU that there was a delay as we had bookings, we were extremely busy due to the good weather in the garden and the pub. But unfortunately it started to rain and then your husband started...More

Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Have visited this place several times for Sunday lunch. Good honest home cooked food and down to earth service. Very good value too especially for 2/3 courses. Big portions. Did have the lamb once which wasn't as good as the excellent roast beef. Best to...More

Thank iain200
Jan M, Owner at Bricklayers Arms, responded to this review

thank you for your review, much appreciated.

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David S
Is this pub dog friendly
3 April 2017|
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Response from Jan M | Property representative |
Our beautiful pub is dog friendly, as long as your dog is kept on a lead at all times and will not allowed in the carpeted dining room otherwise there are two other rooms and a very large beer garden
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David S
Is this pub dog friendly
3 April 2017|
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Response from Jan M | Property representative |
Our beautiful pub is dog friendly, as long as your dog is kept on a lead at all times and will not allowed in the carpeted dining room otherwise there are two other rooms and a very large beer garden
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$14
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Thornton, Leicester LE6 1AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
  • Phone Number: +44 1530 230808
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