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The Badgers Sett

$$ - $$$, British,
Cropston, Leicester LE7 7GQ, England
+44 116 236 7999
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good21%
  • Average21%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible16%
Travellers talk about
“roast beef” (6 reviews)
“parsnips” (5 reviews)
“bradgate park” (18 reviews)
Closes in 14 min
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Cropston, Leicester LE7 7GQ, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 5 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

Thank lauraann1061
Reviewed 24 January 2018

I visited in a small group last weekend and given the miserable weather outside we were pleased to be shown to a table in a prime spot next to the fire. This was our second visit to The Badger’s Sett and as previously, we found...More

Thank ben11v11
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Nice atmosphere, log fire, friendly staff. Chicken pie with spring onion mash and veg was deliciously filling. Partner had vegetable stone baked pizza with fries, “very tasty” he said. No room for pud. Had a discount voucher so £20 including drinks was a bargain evening!

Thank CamoCritic
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We visited on Boxing Day and what an absolute delight. Both the service and food were spot on, such a friendly atmosphere. Thank you

Thank Sophie H
Reviewed 9 December 2017

We were up from Cornwall visiting friends when we went to The Badgers Sett in Cropston where I believe I had the best 'pub meal' I've had in a long long time. That lamb duo was absolutely fantastic. In addition to the food the service...More

Thank Briankctiger
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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
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 AM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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