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Re-opens on the 4th of July. See website for details.

http://www.vintageinn.co.uk/thebadgerssettcropston

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Badgers Sett

(formerly Reservoir Hotel/Inn)

Reservoir Road
Cropston
LE7 7GQ

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Opening Times

Monday11.00 am - 10.30 pm
Tuesday11.00 am - 10.30 pm
Wednesday11.00 am - 10.30 pm
Thursday11.00 am - 10.30 pm
Friday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Saturday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Sunday11.00 am - 10.30 pm

Meal Times

12 - 9.30 Mon - Thu
12 - 10 Fri & Sat
12 - 9.30 Sun

Owner

Vintage Inns (Mitchells & Butlers)

About the Pub

The Badgers Sett is close to Cropston Reservoir and Bradgate Park. The pub has a strong food offer for visitors. The entrance leads into the main public bar and leading around to the left of this is the lounge bar with an adjoining snug type room. To the right of the main entrance is a very large restaurant area, subdivided into smaller intimate dining areas. The pub also has a spacious garden furnished with wooden garden tables & chairs.

Historic Interest

The Badgers Sett was formally known as The Reservoir Hotel, and it could be said it owes its very existence to the reservoir which was constructed by a workforce of Irish navvies. A local entrepreneur by the name of Billy Booten set up a hut near to the then Manor House to keep the navvies supplied with food and drink. This hut became known to the Irishmen as The Shant, a name probably derived of shanty which has a literal meaning of a crudely built hut. In time Billy’s enterprise flourished and relocated into the Manor House itself. It was then that the premises became known as the Reservoir Hotel, although The Shant is a nickname still used locally to this day.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 1 regular beer.

  • Sharp's Doom Bar

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 2 changing beers.

Source: National

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Badgers Sett, Cropston

Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • MemberDiscountScheme Member Discount Scheme

    20p per pint.

  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited

Facilities

  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden
  • Parking Parking
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Restaurant Restaurant Area
  • WiFi Wifi

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Badgers Sett

Reservoir Road
Cropston
LE7 7GQ

Sat Nav Reference

52.693362, -1.183024

Transport

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Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

CentreBus: 154 (Approx hourly Mon-Sat daytimes)

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