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Tollemache Arms

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48 Main Street | Buckminster, Grantham NG33 5SA, England
+44 1476 860477
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
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Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Tue - Thu 18:00 - 23:00
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 15:00
Fri 17:00 - 23:00
Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Grantham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Four of us visited on Good Friday and we were all agreed that we all had four GREAT meals. The ladies had the 'Sweet Chilli Mediterranean Lasagne' and us men had steaks. The Chef told us he had sourced a new butcher and we were certainly not disappointed in the least with the quality of the meat. The ladies were... More 

Thank johnowen29
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recommended to us by our hosts for an inexpensive dinner. Greeted by the friendliest staff you could hope for, they were just opening up for the evening. Food came out quickly and perfectly cooked, and the same friendly service continued. Some of the best onion rings I've eaten for a long time to accompany a classic burger, and what relief,... More 

Thank davidbL7403OF
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a very enjoyable Sunday lunch here, good portions and quality food, staff very pleasant and lovely surroundings

Thank teresanorth
Kent, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We visited Stapleford for one night and stopped here on the way for lunch. We had some gorgeous very reasonably priced Paninis (highly recommend the chicken and chorizo!) but the most notable thing about the pub was the lovely member of staff who couldn't do enough for us from the moment we walked in the door! I'm gutted I didn't... More 

Thank Emma F
Ferndown, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We arranged our Dads birthday, the team we excellent throughout, nothing too much trouble, we had canapés followed by a fabulous 2 course meal, they even made a cake! We had vegetarian and gluten free guests, not a problem. The kids menu was a good choice of freshly cooked food, can't thank you all enough for making the day a... More 

Thank MrsTT2011
Grantham, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 24 February 2017

I'm one of a small group of friends that meet weekly to dine and socialise at The Tollemache, Buckminster. We are always warmly greeted by all, it has a lovely, inviting atmosphere and the staff really make it. The 'specials' on Wednesdays change weekly and we've really enjoyed the variety offered; always gorgeous and incredible value for money. The Sunday... More 

Thank lsheehan2017
Grantham, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We had a family evening meal for my daughters 19th birthday. The chef and staff had gone out of their way to ensure all our needs are met, as in our party we have a vegan and a gluten free. All the food was beautifully cooked and well presented. Vegan desert was chocolate brownie which was delicious , they very... More 

Thank RayDove
Grantham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere and a genuine welcome. Food is great and competitively priced, a really nice place for a meal or a special evening out.

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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

A Valentine's Day romantic dinner for two calls for something really special – and that's what this place is. The warm, inviting ambiance, the excellent food (lamb was the best I've had for a long time), the friendly and really efficient service – all faultless. Loved it.

Thank angels11
Leicester, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We met up with old friends for lunch. A warm welcome awaited us. We spent a leisurely time over a superb lunch in the company of our friends. Staff were welcoming and attentive. We have already agreed to return when we next meet our friends.

Thank leicesterlass2014

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Main Street | Buckminster, Grantham NG33 5SA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Grantham
  • Phone Number: +44 1476 860477
The Tollemache Arms is situated 4 miles off the A1 in the beautiful village of Buckminster, between Colsterworth and Melton Mowbray on the B676.The bar is open to everyone, their muddy feet and their dogs! Tasty bar nibbles such as home roasted mixed nuts, olives, pickled eggs and much more are prepared by the Chef and a selection of draught beers and local ales are changed regularly - all to be enjoyed in front of a cosy fire during the cold winter months! The dining room offers intimacy and the menu offers pub classics or sandwiches at lunchtime as well as bar snacks and other dishes to push your palate. The library is ideal for coffee mornings, meetings and an area for the children, with toys available. It is also popular during the evenings for pre-dinner/party drinks and after dinner coffees. We have a large garden with plenty of space for eating outside and can cater for private parties, weddings, christenings or any other events, either within the pub or in a marquee outside in the garden.The Tollemache Arms offers a relaxed, cosy atmosphere with friendly chat and we look forward to welcoming you on your visit.

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