Barnsdale Lodge Restaurant

Barnsdale Lodge Hotel, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham, United Kingdom, LE15 8AH
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Open 7 days for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner - Business levels mean booking is advisable to guarantee your table and timing.

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Families and Children Welcome

About Barnsdale Lodge Restaurant

Barnsdale Lodge is close to Rutland Water and just a five-minute drive from the market town of Oakham.
Our warm and professional service team welcome you to our relaxed and friendly atmosphere.
The restaurant is the heart of the hotel and Executive Chef David Bukowicki serves delicious dishes, reflecting seasonality and local producers.
Our wide selection of afternoon teas are served between 2.30pm and 4.30pm in the Conservatory or in the Courtyard (when the weather allows).
Breakfast, lunch and dinner is served in the Conservatory and Main Dining Room.
Our Pheasant Room, Cottage Room, Rigate Suite and Fort Henry Suite are available for private dining.


Cuisine: British
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Saturday, 19 September 2020

We was welcomed at reception by a friendly lady asking us to put a mask on, but found it strange that she hadn't got one on. As we walked through to the dining area all staff had got a mask on, which made it even more strange. We were then served by a very nice gentleman named Thomaz who served us for most of the night and gave us great service, thank you Thomaz. All the food was delicious, only fault was the salad dressing on the crab cakes was overpowering. Otherwise we had a perfect evening in lovely surroundings and friendly staff. Many thanks to you all.

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Visited On Thursday, 17 September 2020

Our first meal out since March because of Covid. We were really pleased we could book in the courtyard. We felt very safe and the staff were very attentive. Good choice on the menu. Hopefully the good weather will continue as we would definitely come back after seeing how safe we felt.

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Visited On Thursday, 10 September 2020

Thoroughly enjoyed our family lunch - lovely setting, very good food, great desserts! Thank you very much.

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Visited On Wednesday, 09 September 2020

All staff very accommodating and cheerful in spite of the wearing of masks throughout!

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Visited On Sunday, 06 September 2020

Restaurant -first class service in all respects

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Visited On Saturday, 05 September 2020

Lovely location, food and drink plus the amazing attentive staff made our wedding day extra special. You will not be disappointed at Barnsdale Lodge.

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Visited On Saturday, 05 September 2020

Wonderful place to stay. Staff were excellent. Rooms Immaculate. Food excellent.

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Visited On Friday, 04 September 2020

Starter and mains were delicious. Husband said it was the best burger he'd ever had. Unfortunately the lemon drizzle cake was very dry.

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Visited On Friday, 04 September 2020

Having lunch in the courtyard at Barnsdale Lodge after all these months was a wonderful step into ‘the new normal’! The safety precautions in place made us comfortable, but did not in any way affect the pleasant surroundings, always attentive and friendly staff and delicious food! We look forward to another meal soon.

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Visited On Tuesday, 17 March 2020

Choice of sandwich fillings not very varied. Quality of scones and desserts almost made up for it

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Visited On Wednesday, 11 March 2020

Food was lovely, good variety of food. Had a wonderful time. Thank you

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Visited On Saturday, 29 February 2020

Fantastic dinner great evening everything was perfect it a beautiful place with a fantastic atmosphere service was great the food was very much to a high standard and quality will definitely be coming back soon what a fantastic local find

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Visited On Wednesday, 26 February 2020

We had a super meal, with our table/location request being accommodated perfectly. The staff were very friendly and welcoming. Service was extremely good. Special thanks to Ruby who did a great job of looking after us. Food was very nicely presented and delicious. Thank you!

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Visited On Sunday, 09 February 2020

Great place to eat the best Sunday lunch we have had for a long time The service was perfect the team that looked after use could not have been more helpful

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Visited On Sunday, 02 February 2020

A wonderful Sunday Lunch was enjoyed for my son's 21st birthday celebration. We will return again soon and be recommending Barnsdale Lodge Restaurant to our friends. The table waiting staff were lovely. Thank you Barnsdale Lodge for making this day extra special.

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Visited On Friday, 17 January 2020

Excellent dinner, beautifully presented and wonderful flavours. Lack of ambience was probably because there were very few people in the restaurant - time of year. Enjoyable meal and attentive staff, thank you.

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Visited On Monday, 13 January 2020

A small group of us celebrated a 61st birthday in the conservatory at Barnsdale Lodge. We had an excellent meal off the specials menu, which arrived promptly and was delicious. The staff were friendly, professional and very accommodating when producing the ‘surprise’ birthday cake (one of the group had provided) at the end of the meal and even helped us sing to the Birthday Boy!

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Visited On Monday, 13 January 2020

We were both very pleased and happy with our first dining experience with you and will be revisiting some time in the future. Only one thing to say and that is your online menu is still showing the festive food, maybe it could be updated. Regards Mary Jone

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Visited On Friday, 10 January 2020

I would emphasise value for money as key.

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Visited On Friday, 10 January 2020

Pillows without covers, dated interiors, and poor food.

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Visited On Wednesday, 01 January 2020

Nice meal, staff very welcoming and attentive.

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Visited On Tuesday, 17 December 2019

Lovely afternoon in gorgeous surroundings

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Visited On Sunday, 08 December 2019

Marvellous meal and delightful staff. Have been on numerous occasions and have never been disappointed. Keep up the excellent standards.

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Visited On Friday, 06 December 2019

On arrival, told conservatory restaurant shut. Offered a table in an empty austere room, looking like a works canteen, no other diners in there. told dining room full have to wait for an hour for a table. My Wife and I left. You should have contacted me to apologise for your booking incompetence. Car park full of mud had to clean car carpets and shoes.

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Visited On Wednesday, 04 December 2019

We had a lovely afternoon tea, I highly recommend it! The service was great!

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