Found on Long Street in the Leicestershire village of Belton, at the heart of the Midlands and in close proximity to the town of Loughborough, The Queen’s Head is a charming country pub that serves delicious British fare.
The establishment has been running for over 200 years and continues the long-standing traditions that it has developed through the service of fabulous, hearty food in a warm and welcoming environment.
Using only the finest in locally sourced ingredients, the passionate chefs at the dog-friendly bar and restaurant have created a menu that promises to meet the needs of any appetite or situation. There is much available for the diner on the go, with a host of sandwiches that vary in filling, including a delectable grilled ham and gruyere cheese number and a mouth-watering Marie Rose dressed prawn and crayfish selection, that are ideal for those just looking for a quick snack before going on to explore the spectacular scenery beyond.
Also perfect for such are the exquisite light bites on show, such as the scrumptious garlic mushrooms, served on toasted sourdough, or the enticing ham hock terrine, which act as sublime nibbles to be enjoyed in a tapas style, or equally capable starters in a more gluttonous feast. Following these are the list of larger plates that include a succulent sirloin steak, which is cooked to the visitors liking and accompanied by a Portobello mushroom, tomatoes, onion rings and chips, and a glorious king prawn taglietelle, infused with samphire and covered with a white wine, cream and garlic sauce.
Providing a wonderful conclusion, the desserts list boasts a delightful chocolate brownie, a sweet tooth’s heaven in the treacle tart, and the quintessential British favourite that is the cheeseboard – a superb savoury alternative.
There are a number of fantastic attractions sitting just a hop, skip and a jump away, including the idyllic National Forest and the world famous Donington Park Race Track. This makes The Queen's Head an excellent place from which to enjoy a bit of respite and an outstanding meal – and with the tremendous discount offered by tastecard, it definitely pays to bring a friend or two.
Please note: The tastecard discount is not available on celebration days - including Valentines Day, Mothering Sunday, Father's Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. The discount is also unavailable throughout December. You must book in advance and mention the tastecard to be entitled to the discount.