We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Old Bull's Head

134 Main Street | Woodhouse Eaves, Loughborough LE12 8RZ, England
+44 1509 890255
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“duck salad” (8 reviews)
“sunday roast” (10 reviews)
“pudding” (32 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
134 Main Street | Woodhouse Eaves, Loughborough LE12 8RZ, England
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (792)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 786 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We visited last week after the Old Bull's Head had undergone a refurbishment. The new decor is very tasteful and the food and service is as good as ever. The Old Bulls Head offers a relaxed dining experience. From the lunch menu we had Lobster...More

Thank Simon H
Reviewed yesterday

I booked a table at 11.30 for 12.30 and was able to get a booking at short notice. The staff were very welcoming and efficient, and provided an excellent service. There was plenty of choice for both food and drink, which were of very good...More

Thank andyh67186334
Reviewed 3 days ago

We attended the Special open evending last night and I can only say wow... by far the best looking restaurant for miles. We live locally so it's easy to be complacent about having such a lovely place on your doorstep, but it would give the...More

Thank Sarah N
TheOldBullsHead, Manager at The Old Bull's Head, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for your kind words - I am so pleased that you love our new look and enjoyed a great evening with us. Looking forward to welcoming you back again very soon. Warm regards, Richard Loakes Guest Experience Manager

Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited with my wife for dinner on 19th October. Refurbishment of the pub now complete and wow! what an improvement. The old place was looking a bit tired, but in the space of 12 days it has been brought up to a standard that just...More

Thank martin s
TheOldBullsHead, Manager at The Old Bull's Head, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for this wonderful review. Delighted to have you back with us after our makeover and great to see that you enjoyed such a excellent experience with us. We look forward to welcoming you back again very soon. Warm regards, Richard Loakes Guest Experience...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Casual evening spent with a friend who had never visited before. She was overwhelmed by the whole experience, friendly staff nice feel to the place but most of all was the food. We both enjoyed the evening immensely.More

Thank Ghislaine G
TheOldBullsHead, Manager at The Old Bull's Head, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave this fantastic review. I am so pleased that you chose to visit us and that both you and your friend enjoyed such a wonderful experience. I will be sure to pass on your comments to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to the Bull several times and always enjoyed the food and service. We booked online, quick and simple to do. A helpful way to reserve a table. Got there a tad early so had a drink at the bar! My only complaint...More

Thank tim p
TheOldBullsHead, Manager at The Old Bull's Head, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments. I am so pleased that you came to visit and that you had a great experience with us. The team and I look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Warm regards, Richard Loakes Guest...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent varied menu (we had very tasty mussels with a great sauce, Chateaubriand, burger and roast beef followed by excellent desserts), good service with very good timing. Nice range of wines and draft beers to go with food. Recommended!

Thank Phil73pd
TheOldBullsHead, Manager at The Old Bull's Head, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

What a great review - thank you. It was a delight to read of your recent experience and fantastic to see that the food, service and drinks were all enjoyed. We look forward to welcoming you back. Warm regards, Richard Loakes Guest Experience Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I rang at 6:45pm to book a table for 7:00pm. Normally one has to book in advance, so I was very relieved that they had a table free. My wife ordered the Sea bass and I had the Salmon, both were very tasty. For puddings...More

Thank leonardo1519
TheOldBullsHead, Manager at The Old Bull's Head, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Fantastic to read that all the food was so thoroughly enjoyed. Disappointing however that your desserts took longer than expected to arrive and for this I appologise. Myself and the team look forward to welcoming you back after our makeover...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very enjoyable evening again for a birthday celebration. The food is excellent and the atmosphere is smart and relaxed.More

Thank MJPJ00
TheOldBullsHead, Manager at The Old Bull's Head, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for this great review - lovely to have you back with us. It's a pleasure to read of your experience and I am so pleased that you enjoyed your visit so thoroughly. We look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Warm regards,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What can only be described as an unwelcome end to a nice evening!! A pleasant evening with friends, spending not an insignificant amount of money on a nice meal, left a bitter taste to the mouth by the attitude of our waitress and other members...More

Thank Faye S
TheOldBullsHead, Manager at The Old Bull's Head, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback. I was delighted to read that you enjoyed a nice meal with us and that on the whole your evening was enjoyed. As you can imagine however, I am most concerned to read that you...More

Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Gino's Pear Tree Bar & Restaurant
375 reviews
.65 km away
Wheatsheaf Inn
266 reviews
1.40 km away
The Cafe Next Door
12 reviews
.16 km away
Nearby Attractions
Scotts Wine Bar
17 reviews
3.61 km away
Rothley Station
75 reviews
4.75 km away
Great Central Railway
1,060 reviews
4.75 km away
Stonehurst Family Farm and Museum
295 reviews
4.81 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Old Bull's Head staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$33
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 134 Main Street | Woodhouse Eaves, Loughborough LE12 8RZ, England (Formerly The Old Bulls Head)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Loughborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1509 890255
  • E-mail
Description
Nestled in Woodhouse Eaves, a pretty English village on the side of Beacon Hill, we are the perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Our traditional pub building has been stylishly refurbished making it the ideal place to find a cosy corner and take time out whilst enjoying some of our Chefs seasonal dishes and our great selection of wines, ales and lagers. Inside you will find roaring log fires, comfy armchairs to while away the afternoon and an open bar with a unique dining room. So, whether it be a special celebration, a mid week treat, or an impromptu dinner we are happy to help you arrange the perfect occasion.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing