Open for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, dinner, Sunday roast, brunch from 07.00 to 22.00
For parties of 7 or more, please call the restaurant to make the booking.
We serve our Express Menu from 12-2pm & 5-5.30pm Mon- Sat
- Private Dining
- Free WiFi
- Outdoor Seating
- Families and Children Welcome
- Event Space
- Gluten Free Available
- Free Parking
- Business Lunch
- Weddings and Other Private Parties Catered for
- Disabled Access
- Dietary Needs Catered For
- Children's Menu available
- Car Parking
- Buffets, Business Meetings, Functions catered for
- Age Restricted in Bar
- Awesome View
About Black Iron at Winstanley House
CLASSICAL COOKING TRADITIONS WITH THE BEST OF BRITISH INGREDIENTS
Black Iron at Winstanley House is a contemporary British restaurant and steakhouse in the heart of Leicester. Serving a combination of quality ingredients including seven different meats, tenderly cooked over charcoal in our traditional cast iron oven, Black Iron fuses the tantalising flavours of classical cooking traditions with a modern restaurant setting.
Our team of experienced chefs prepare simple, exquisite dishes with locally sourced seasonal ingredients, creating a glorious dining experience. Cooking over fire is a primitive technique that lets our top quality ingredients speak for themselves, leaving you with a newfound appreciation for British cuisine.
Why say you’re still open on the website when you’re closed? Need to update the site. Why allow to book a room on Booking.com when you’re closed? Why does the site still let you book a table when you’re closed? You get an email to say you’re all booked with a reservation number and you’re not even open. Wasted our time. Disappointing.
We came when many were not eating out due to the Coronavirus but felt happy to do so. The restaurant was empty but the attention to hygiene and service excellent. We will be back to experience the atmosphere properly once things return to normality.
We only went for breakfast and coffee but it was beautiful. Service was poor. Took coffee order without letting me say which coffee. Eggs were missed off then had to wait quite a while. Then had to wait quite a while longer for sauces. Then gave up waiting for the bill went to the counter to pay. There were only two other tables in there and two girls serving so no excuse
We had a really nice breakfast, the food tasted great and even with the Coronavirus worries going on, our waitress was brilliant. I don't know her name, but she was blonde, 5"6 and pregnant but still working. Would definitely come again, thanks.
We came on Sunday 15th March for the Steak Sunday - Tomahawk Steak for 2. Well what can we say... the food was stunning, cooked to perfection and served beautifully. Absolute value for money too! Also a special mention for Jake who provided exceptional service throughout the evening. Thoroughly enjoyable and highly recommended.
Excellent service . Friendly staff and attentive. First class restaurant.
Always had amazing food. Would not go for Sunday lunch again. Food was lovely apart from the menu. Could only have a pork chop which tasted charcoal or a steak. Was expecting slices of meat for a Sunday roast. Other than that excellent food.
very well trained staff, we have always been happy with our many visits including when we arranged the British Dance Council's Presidents' Ball last september
Our table for 6 was not ready for nearly 30 minutes after the time it was booked for and the quality of the Sunday Roast has declined massively since I made my last visit.
Thank you for a lovely evening. The room was set up beautifully, the meal was amazing and the staff were great!
Staff very welcoming. Took a long time to order. Waited for ages before order taken.Been there an hour before food served When it did come it was superb. Steaks and triple cooked chips delicious. Server very attentive then.
Good service. Good food.
Batman was great really helpful on the cocktail front and made the night with a surprise for my wife’s special birthday. Waitresses at dinner were great also, attentive but not overbearing. A great place on our doorstep. Keep it up!!
Thankyou for your lovely feedback and I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your cocktails and meal. Hope your wife enjoyed her birthday and we do hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Black Iron Management
Fab afternoon tea-best I've had in Leicester - with lovely selection of sandwiches scones and cakes. Great service, very friendly team so I'll be back!
Thank you so much for your kind feedback and we are glad you enjoyed your afternoon tea with us. We do hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Black Iron Management
A very enjoyable Sunday lunch. Nothing was too much trouble.
It is lovely to hear that you enjoyed your Sunday lunch with us and we do hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Black Iron Management
All in all a great meal But the soup was cold
I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal with us. I do apologise that your soup was cold, please do let us know and we will be able to sort this out for you if it ever happens again. We do hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Black Iron Management
lovely Sunday lunch
Thank you for your lovely feedback, and we do hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Black Iron Management
Really good night! Thank you all, service was excellent considering how big our party was!
It is lovely to hear that you and your party enjoyed your evening with us. We do hope to see you all again soon. Kind regards, Black Iron Management
Wonderful afternoon and all of the staff are wonderful. The only very little niggle I have is that some of the sandwiches were slightly dry around the edges, however maybe this was where there crusts had been cut off and is was the edge of the crust. We were lucky enough to have more sandwiches brought to our table (not that we had asked for them, they were just offered to everyone in the room) and they were lovely. The service is very attentive and the staff certain make you feel very, very special. It was a belated Christmas present for my mum and it was wonderful and my daughter also came with us. Second time we have been and it certainly wont be our last time. Look forward to going again.
It is lovely to hear that you enjoyed your afternoon tea with us and that you found our staff to be attentive, and that they made you feel special too. I do apologise if you found some of our sandwiches to be a bit dry but it is nice to hear that our staff brought more round to help sort this out. It is amazing to hear that you will be coming back and we will be looking forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, Black Iron Management
Lovely afternoon tea, service great in lovely surroundings.
Thank you for your kind feedback and it is nice to hear that you had a lovely afternoon tea with us. We do hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Black Iron Management
We had a lovely evening . The steaks were amazing ! The menu wasn’t massive in choice and we didn’t fancy any of the starters , but we thoroughly enjoyed it . Yes it wasn’t the cheapest place but for a treat it felt rather special and our waiter was really accommodating. Thank you we will definitely be back !
It is lovely to hear that you found our steaks to be amazing and that your waiter was really accommodating. We do look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards, Black Iron Management
Had a really excellent meal but I thought it just a little expensive overall
Thank you for your feedback, and it is lovely to hear that you had an excellent meal with us. We do hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Black Iron Management
Amazing food and excellent service!
Thank you for your kind feedback, and we hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Black Iron Management
Very nice food and great service
Thank you for your lovely feedback and we do hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Black Iron Management