Find a great Pub in your region

Welcome to your ultimate guide to the best independent pubs in Leicestershire, Rutland, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire and Derbyshire. Our mission is to help you find your perfect pub experience by showcasing only the best pubs in the region, all listed on merit. Whether you’re looking for a cosy country pub near you or want to explore the area’s culinary scene, our good pub food guide has got you covered. With our extensive knowledge of the region, we’ll help you find the best pub food near you. So, sit back, relax, and let us guide you on your next pub adventure.

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  • The Barrel Inn

    Time it right and you can experience a beautiful sunset over the hills at this beautiful, traditional village inn. A warm welcome awaits…

  • The Bear Inn at Alderwasley

    This beautiful inn with rooms offers proper pub classics and is renowned for its Sunday carvery…

  • The Berkeley Arms

    Excellent seasonal food in relaxing surroundings comes as standard at this Michelin Bib Gourmand-awarded 16th century village pub…

  • The Bertie Arms

    The Bertie Arms in Uffington near is a well-run thatched pub offering good-quality food. A cosy free house, it offers a relaxed, friendly atmosphere…

  • The Black Horse at Aylestone

    The Black Horse at Aylestone is a lovely back-street boozer with a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Expect good traditional pub food…

  • The Black Horse, Elton

    The Black Horse at Elton is a lively village pub that attracts both locals and those looking for a decent meal out…

  • The Blue Bell

    A cosy 18th century dining pub in the Cambridgeshire village of Glinton, where locally sourced, seasonal food is cooked to a high standard…

  • The Bluebell at Helpston

    This delightful pub with rooms really sums up what a good rural pub is all about! It’s also next door to John Clare Cottage & Garden…

  • The Bluebell at Kirk Langley

    Stylish eatery in the village of Kirk Langley focusing on elevated pub classics and a world-cuisine inspired menu…

  • The Bluebell, South Wingfield

    You’ll find a simple, elegant menu at this beautiful Derbyshire pub with plenty of options for vegetarians and vegans…

  • The Boot and Shoe Inn

    This charming village pub in the picture-perfect village of Flintham has recently been renovated and offers a great menu, stylish interiors and an excellent terrace…

  • The Brew Shed, Retford

    If you love real ale and hearty food with flair, the brewery tap of Harrison’s Brewery comes highly recommended…

  • The Brickyard

    Lincoln Green Brewing Company opened this cosy pub in Carlton just a few years ago and it’s become a hit with real ale fans…

  • The Broadway, Leicester

    Award-winning curry pub in Leicester. Neighbourhood pub with well-stocked bar and high quality Indian food…

  • The Brunswick Inn

    A historic Victorian boozer and architectural gem that used to feed and water Derby’s Railway Village. Today it’s a shrine to cask beer with its own micro brewery, serving simple but tasty pub food…

  • The Bull of Deeping

    The Bull is a Grade II listed building and a popular spot for hearty roasts and a pint of Tiger…

  • The Bull’s Head

    The Bull’s Head in Repton, Derbyshire, is a buzzing gastro pub serving wood-fired pizza and Japanese Yakitori skewers alongside pub classics…

  • The Castle Inn

    The Castle Inn is at the centre of life in Castle Bytham and it’s not just a pub – it’s also a pantry, takeaway and now a taverna…

  • The Castle, Leicester

    Small, but beautifully formed historic pub serving excellent ales in a charming setting near Leicester Castle.

  • The Chequers Inn

    Located directly under the imposing Froggatt Edge ridge in the Peak District, The Chequers Inn is a wonderful stop off for walkers and foodies, alike…

  • The Chequers Inn

    Luxurious 17th century coaching inn, a stone’s throw from the village cricket ground and Belvoir Castle, serving award-winning food…

  • The Chubby Castor

    The Chubby Castor in Castor, Cambridgeshire – housed in a beautiful thatched 17th century former pub – is where chef-patron Adebola Adeshina produces some truly special food…

  • The Cock

    The Cock at Hemingford Grey is a popular local destination and former Good Pub Guide UK Pub of the Year, serving a good selection of high quality, well-prepared dishes…

  • The Cow & Plough, Oadby

    Excellent pub set on the Stoughton Grange Farm estate serving coffee, lunch and dinner – it’s a great place for all the family…

  • The Cradock Arms

    The Cradock Arms feels like a 17th century country pub – one that serves very decent pub food – but is situated in the middle of Leicester…

  • The Cross Keys

    This delightful village pub serves up a quality seasonal menu, with fine wines and craft beers. It even has room to park the pony!

  • The Crown & Punchbowl

    This beautiful pub is a Grade II-listed former coaching inn located in the pretty village of Horningsea, three miles from Cambridge…

  • The Crown Inn at Broughton

    The Crown is a charming Grade II-listed pub in the attractive Cambridgeshire village of Broughton near Huntingdon…

  • The Crown Inn at Elton

    The Crown at Elton is a village pub with rooms serving excellent food and seasonal dishes in a welcoming atmosphere…

  • The Dambusters Inn, Scampton

    If you’re a fan of military history, this quirky pub is a spiffing find with a great atmosphere and plenty of memorabilia…