Find this excellent foodie pub - once a coaching inn - close to Belvoir Castle and the village cricket pitch.
You'll find real ales, some from micro breweries, original features, plus a pétanque strip in the garden.
On the food front, you can eat in the bar or the more formal Bakehouse Restaurant (this part of the pub was once the village bakery), and the food on offer ranges from traditional pub dishes to the more contemporary.
An early summer version listed 'Home-Smoked-Salmon Scotch Egg with Lemon Curd'; 'Seared Scallops with Roast Pork Belly & Shallot Chutney' and 'Warm Goats' Cheese & Red Onion Tart with Basil Pesto' among the starters.
'Sausages & Mash with Onion Gravy'; 'Pan-Fried Calf's Liver with Mashed Potato, Crispy Pancetta with Sage & Shallot Sauce'; 'New Seasons Rump of English Lamb with Anna Potato & Spring Vegetables'; 'Roast Sea Trout with Beetroot & Blood Orange Salad & Buttered New Potatoes' and 'Homemade Linguini Mushroom with Wild Garlic Cream' listed among the mains.
Desserts such as 'Whisky Crème Brulée'; 'Apple Crumble with Clotted Cream' and Caramel Pannacotta' might be too tempting to resist.
- Food Style: Best Pubs for Food
- Lunch: Mon-Sat 12.00-14.30, Sun 12.00-16.00; set L £12.50 (2 courses), £15.00 (3 courses); mains about £11-£20; set L Sun £13.95 (2 courses); Children under 12 - £8.95
- Dinner: Mon-Sat 18.00-21.30, Sun 18.00-20.30; mains about £11-£20
- Seats: 90, plus 50 outside
- Wine: a well-chosen list, has plenty of interesting choice below the £20 mark, plus an excellent selection by the glass
- Children's portions: Yes, when possible (Sun L for under 12's £8.95)
- Wheelchair access: Yes
- Nearest station: Grantham Rail
- Directions: See the map on this page
- Parking: Yes
- Closed: D 25th & 26th Dec, D 1st Jan.
- Outside eating
- Rooms available