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The Badgers Sett

$$ - $$$, British,
Cropston, Leicester LE7 7GQ, England
+44 116 236 7999
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good20%
  • Average21%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible17%
Travellers talk about
“roast beef” (6 reviews)
“parsnips” (4 reviews)
“bradgate park” (16 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Cropston, Leicester LE7 7GQ, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited on a Saturday afternoon for lunch after walking our dogs in Swithland. We sat outside and ordered a club sandwich and a fish finger sandwich. Both were very poor. The young lad who served us came out of the restaurant and shouted `FISH` Then...More

Thank angela O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another fantastic meal in a lovely setting. Staff were friendly and helpful and the meals (hunters chicken and a mixed grill) were beautiful. Top marks yet again!

Thank tom h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the first time back after a few years as the previous meal was a fiasco. Thankfully this time it was much better, great food, served timely and, at first, lovely staff. We both had wagyu burgers and really recommend the bacon chutney to...More

Thank ThatDeafGuyUK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited the Badgers Sett midweek for food and drinks. I have been here several times before for drinks (overpriced), but not for food. I had the 8oz rump steak, which I found pretty tough. Although, for the price it was ok....More

Thank MarshallMouth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited on a nice bank holiday evening and the first plus for the Badgers Sett is they were serving food when other pubs nearby were not. As the setting is good and the weather excellent the outside tables were very busy. Inside was nearly...More

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place - went here mid week and the restaurant was full so we had to sit in the bar area. We didn't mind this as it's a nice area, not too busy. We ordered steak, which we were impressed with as you don't always...More

Thank LilP26
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went on the off chance for a nice Sunday lunch, but the roast beef came out luke warm and I was not impressed with the service behind the bar, young lad had know idea what he was doing. That's not good management. Overall shall not...More

Thank pericles p
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice, friendly little restaurant. Had the set 3 course lunch menu which was good value for money. Not the greatest of quality and would not return for food. A good place for a drink with friends

Thank Frankie H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I revisited the Badgers Sett having not been there for 12 months. I found that the standard of service was still excellent and the menu very good, I liked the presentation of the specials menu being on a seperate sheet and not on a blackboard...More

Thank Boyd H
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Walked into the Badgers Sett and I had never been there before but my other half had! As we walked in we're were confused as to where we should go but we were kindly directed to the restaurant area by a bar member after asking...More

Thank Kerrie C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Child-friendly
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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