9 of the Midlands’ best lunch offers

Published on January 7, 2015

Time to ditch the diet already. Nine Great Food Club-recommended venues, including two with a Michelin star, are running oh-so-tempting lunch offers that start in January 2015.

The eight listed below are running ‘Lunch For Even Less’ from Monday and Saturday, mainly from January 12 until the end of March, although dates vary slightly from place to place. Each is offering a set-price lunch menu with two courses from as little as £12.95 (prices for two courses listed below):

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The Olive Branch

— The Berkeley Arms, Wymondham, £12.95 (01572 787587 – from Jan 22)
— Hambleton Hall nr Oakham, £24.50 (01572 756991 – offer runs till end of Feb)
— Hart’s, Nottingham, £15.50 (0115 9881900)
— Langar Hall, Langar, £16.50 (01949 860559)
— The Marquess of Exeter, Lyddington, £12.95 (01572 822477)
— The Olive Branch, Clipsham, £15.50 (01780 410355)
— The Red Lion Inn, Stathern, £13.50 (01949 860868)
— The Wicked Witch, Rhyall, £14.95 (01780 763649)

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Fischer’s at Baslow Hall

A ninth venue – Michelin-starred Fischer’s at Baslow Hall in Derbyshire – is again this year running a set lunch menu priced at £20.15 for two courses (pudding is an extra £7). Its £20.15 lunch menu will be available from 12 noon till 1.30pm, Monday to Friday, from January 20 until November 27, 2015. Dishes include Stilton ravioli with celeriac remoulade and hazelnut sauce; Derbyshire pheasant with braised red cabbage and roasted roots; and coconut panna cotta with passion fruit curd and pineapple. Call 01246 583259 to book.

Matt Wright
The author:

Matt lives in Leicestershire with his wife, two kids and dog. He is passionate about British pubs, slow food and home brewing. He founded Great Food Club (originally as Great Food Magazine) in 2010 after being inspired by local producers near his home town of Melton Mowbray - Britain's 'Rural Capital of Food'.