Rutland is extremely well stocked with great country pubs and restaurants, a few of the really worthy of note include:

Eating out in Uppingham:

Don Paddy’s in the Market Place

Offers a warm and inviting atmosphere, serving an innovative twist on brasserie food alongside our chef’s daily specials. Family friendly, open all day

Lake Isle – High Street

Quality, lovingly prepared and beautifully presented food served in the 2 AA Rosettes restaurant.

The Falcon Hotel – Market Place

The hotel has a superb traditional terrace restaurant, a comfortable brasserie lounge, and a cosy bar offering traditional ales.

The Vaults – Market Place

Good pub Food, curry night on Tuesdays.

The Deli – Printers Yard

Nestled in Printers yard opposite Smalls on the high street, this lovely deli sells takeway salad boxes, cheeses and a whole host of other goodies, it has a deli counter and a few tables to eat in too. Order your jacket potato: 01572 822588

Red India

Indian restaurant and takeaway. Only 5 minutes walk along Spring Back Way, you can take your drinks in with you from the next door pub – The Exeter Arms, or take your own wine, as they don’t sell alcoholic drinks. Cash only for payment.

Silver Fish Bar – North St East

A quality Chippy, catering for Gluten free too! Closed Sundays

Eating out in Rutland:

The George at Stamford

A coaching house in the centre of Stamford, dating back to the 16th Century. There are 2 restaurants – The Oak Pannelled restaurant which offers a more formal dining experience and the Garden Room which is more relaxed and informal

Lord Nelson, Oakham

For an informal drink and a homemade pizza, and a wide selection of real ales. Take away pizza also available. Informal pub style atmosphere so reservations are not taken

The Grainstore Brewery, Oakham

A pub andbrewery situated by Oakham train station, serving a wide range of ales brewed on site. They often have live music, and serve food using fresh, locally produced and sourced ingredients. Tours of the brewery can be arranged in advance. The Grainstore also host the annual beer festival over the August bank holiday with over 70 real ales on offer with live music and a BBQ every day and entry is free.   The Grainstore is also a dog friendly pub that also keeps dog biscuits behind the bar!

The Kings Arms, Wing

A traditional 17th Century pub with all the hallmarks of a traditional Shires inn such as its stone floors, thick walls, low beams and roaring fires. The pub prides itself on using local, seasonal ingredients wherever possible from within a 20 mile radius of the kitchen.

Wing Hall Cafe and Farm shop

Located on the fringe of the picturesque village of Wing, between the ancient market towns of Oakham and Uppingham,

Breakfast at Cafe Nevill, Medbourne

To the rear of The Nevill Arms, surrounded by a relaxing open terraced area, Café Nevill is open from  8am until 4pm everyday, serving a fantastic choice of food and drinks. Located in the former stable blocks and outhouses, Café Nevill serves breakfast (until noon), sumptuous Light-Bites, Deli choice,  Salads, Sandwiches, Ciabattas, Bagels, Jacket Potatoes, Patisseries and Puddings, plus a great selection of hot and cold beverages. For a great place to eat visit the popular Café Nevill.

Hambletons, Oakham

Located on Goal Street in Oakham, opposite Hambleton Bakery (although they are separate businesses!). Hambletons graze beef and lamb on the shores of Rutland Water. They also buy meat from some of the best local growers. They also sell a variety of other produce, such as cheese, cooked meats and pies, ready meals and a fantastic variety of quality store cupboard ingredients.

Michelin-Star Hambleton Hall

One of Britain’s finest country house hotels. The lakeside setting is spectacular and only some two and a half hours north of central London (England). The restaurant is a haven for gourmets and wine lovers and the rooms combine comfort and style.

Baker’s Yard, Oakham

Built on the former site of the old town bakery, is Oakham’s new vibrant venue for dining and drinking.
Our friendly, professional staff are always keen to welcome you to this well appointed, stylish yet comfortable gathering place.
Sit and eat in our dedicated dining area or enjoy the sociable atmosphere at one of our tables nearer the bar area.
We also have an attractive courtyard which is the perfect place to enjoy your early morning coffee and newspaper.

The Cinnamon Lounge, Market Harborough

Indian restaurant and takeaway in Market Harborough. Great food and they deliver to Uppingham!