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The Sarah Mansfield Country Inn

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Main Street, Rugby CV23 0SH, England
+44 1455 553133
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great country pub with a warm cosy feel to it. Excellent food. Great value too. Meals were all really good size. A really good choice of food on the menu .Staff were all very nice. Nothing seemed too much trouble. Even though they were extremely busy, everything came out in good time, well presented and nice and hot. Having not... More 

Thank ladylisalee2011
Rugby, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the Sarah Mansfield as a special date night. The Inn has a rustic charm with a homely feel ,excellent food and friendly attentive service . My wife had the prawn cocktail starter and she has raved about it to her friends. I recommend the Sarah Mansfield for an intimate meal or a larger family get together.

Thank andrisberzins2016
Level Contributor
39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Sarah Mansfield is a lovely old pub with a great bar area and some nice real ales on offer. We decided to have lunch here on a snowy cold Saturday. A welcoming landlady immediately lit a fire for us in the dining room. It was reassuringly busy with lots of people dining. We shared a starter of potted smoked... More 

Thank carolehowes
Carterton, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always seem to end up here when visiting family in the Midlands. This was our first Sunday lunch. A great selection of meat and everything was fresh and home made. We were a party of 8 adults and one child and with a couple of drinks and pudding it worked out about £18 ph. Not an aunt Bessie roast... More 

Thank Mish1012
Rugby, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We visited the Sarah Mansfield the other night and have to say what a refreshingly great place it is. Lovely food and friendly staff. Thanks

Thank michaelcM9527CE
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Booked this place as had good reviews. Quite busy and bar staff seemed stressed and not keen to give service, however our table service was great. Food was in generous portions. We pre-ordered christmas menu which sounded delicious but it was slightly disappointing on delivery. Food was good but I was anticipating more of a gourmet pub food which this... More 

Thank Majakka
Sarah M, Manager at The Sarah Mansfield Country Inn, responded to this review

I am sorry that you were expecting gourmet meals, but we are a country pub, not a restaurant. We have large parties who return every year for our xmas meals and at 19.95 a head for three courses I think it is very reasonable More 

2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

I left a hectic pre-Christmas office for an hour to have a quick lunch break before I went mad. I arrived bang on 12, just as they were opening up. Although I was the first one in, the atmosphere was warm, welcoming and friendly. The pub is very clean and has a great cosy feel. I sat at the bar... More 

Thank Sal P
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Ate in the Sarah again on Sunday evening - the same evening as the moaning minnies from two of the previous reviews - just felt compelled to add my review - FANTASTIC as always. Just a little note people, if something is not to your taste ie you don't like it - doesn't mean that its not cooked properly!!!!!! Keep... More 

Thank Amanda G
Leicester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Have been coming here regularly for years and have always enjoyed the variety of well cooked food excellent friendly staff and the lovely atmosphere the regular locals create. BUT not sure what has gone wrong in the kitchen these past few months but it certainly needs looking into, food has gone from what was excellent to border line inedible. Tasteless... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

We used to visit this pub occasionally on Sundays , the food used to be fairly good , but of recent, not so good, but last night the food was dreadful in fact the Tournedos Rossini was inedible , we both sent the meals back , the crouton was a slice of toast, the sauce was discusting and this was... More 

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Sarah M, Owner at The Sarah Mansfield Country Inn, responded to this review

I noticed when you received your meal, you tried a bit of the sauce which wasn't to your taste and immediately pulled a face. We sell an awful lot of Rossini, which has been the same recipe for the last five years. Because it wasn't to your taste it doesn't mean there is anything wrong with the meal. The steaks... More 

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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 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Rugby CV23 0SH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Warwickshire  >  Rugby
  • Phone Number: +44 1455 553133

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?