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