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The Generous Briton

14 Main Street, Costock LE12 6XD, England
+44 1509 852347
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The most beautiful English Country Pub....

I visited the Generous Briton pub in Costock (near Loughborough) several times during my recent... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Joy T
UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT

this pub has recently changed hands. They are a young couple (Tom and Samantha) and come equipped... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2018
lorraine72wilson
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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
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14 Main Street, Costock LE12 6XD, England
+44 1509 852347
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I visited the Generous Briton pub in Costock (near Loughborough) several times during my recent visit to England. It is right out of a BBC drama series which might include a local country pub - absolutely beautiful - wonderful staff - great food (I ate...More

Thank Joy T
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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

this pub has recently changed hands. They are a young couple (Tom and Samantha) and come equipped with lots of new ideas for the pub and it’s locals. Traditional cask ales are served here along with the usual draughts. Food is served afternoon and evenings...More

2  Thank lorraine72wilson
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

We read the reviews and turned up for food only to be told they dont serve food and all the reviews and websites are for the previous owners, so maybe update your website?

Thank SDLough
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Reviewed 16 December 2017

Have visited this pub on a few occasions recently, at different times of the early evening, and each time have been disappointed to find the owners young children, being fed in the pub! Although well behaved, I do not expect to have to pay to...More

1  Thank Leenie369
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

One of the last proper pubs in the area as most of the locals have been turned into restaurants. The barman advised new owner just taken over and will be turning the pub into a cafe/restaurant, so sad.More

Thank trevorlee2014
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katherynkirk, Manager at The Generous Briton, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2017

Hi Trevor Thank you for taking your time to write a review. I can assure you that the pub has no plans to become a Cafe or Restaurant the plan as all traditional pubs is to serve pub food but in no way to compromise...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

This is what I would call a dying breed of pub which is very sad. Sometimes you don't want tiny portions, bistro cocktails and 6 Jenga chips; you want friendly people, good pub food and a roaring fire which this pub definitely delivers. The food...More

Thank JL1402
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Reviewed 30 September 2016

Dropped our son off for first day at uni yesterday. stooped for a quick pub lunch and was truly shocked by the friendly young barman and chatty locals. We were all made to feel so welcome and nothing was too much trouble. We look forward...More

Thank Greg A
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Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

Popped in on Xmas Eve for a festive scoop with friends and family - obviously busier than the norm - great bar staff - friendly locals - will pop in again for some more scoops - I'll tell you what I had a pintos of...More

Thank Hame01
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Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

We had dropped our dog off at nearby kennels and fancied a pint before heading home Glad we did as we walked into one of the few proper village pubs left A welcoming landlord serving good beer The kitchen was closed but the menu was...More

Thank Wayne2149
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Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

The GB is located just off the A60 between Loughborough and Nottingham and is a great stopping off point. No parking issues. Great beer and typical pub food. A friendly landlord, chatting locals and diligent staff.

Thank paultaylor417
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