Middletons Steakhouse & Grill - Leicester

4.2
1804 reviews
£25 and under
Steakhouse
Based in the iconic former NatWest bank building on St Martin's, enjoy our delicious mix of prime cuts of meat, grills, burgers, fresh fish and delicious desserts in an outstanding setting in the heart of Leicester. Add to this a fabulous selection of wines and a cocktail list packed with classics and we know we have the perfect mix. We are now doing breakfast every weekend from 9-11.30am.

Why not try one of our set menus? The Lunch Fixed Price Menu is unrivalled at £11.95 for three courses, available Monday – Friday 12 - 6pm & Saturday 12 - 5pm. Our Prime Set Menu is the perfect mid week treat, available 12-close Monday - Friday with 3 courses for £18.95. And why not check out our delicious Sunday Roast Set Menu with 2 courses at £14.95 and 3 courses at £17.95, available until 4pm.
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StephenB
London
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall2food4service2ambience1

Poor service, 1 of 3 meals missing from order. Poor service no atmosphere.

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Chrissy
Leicestershire
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Food was ok. But wayyyyy overpriced for what it was. Standards have slipped since I was last here 3 years ago.

KB
KatieB
Leicestershire
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall2food1service5ambience3

Food was generally poor: definitely from frozen, dry and tasteless. Waiting staff were really friendly and helpful.

TD
TashaD
London
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Was a great dinner, service was lovely and the food even better. We all thoroughly enjoyed

TC
TChi
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall2food1service3ambience3

We went out to dinner for my mother's birthday, and despite being warned before sitting down, there was a 30-minute wait for food, it was quite surprising as the restaurant was not particularly busy and it was midweek. The starters were excellent, but the main courses were disappointing to say the least. Those who ordered steak requested medium-rare, but were provided medium well, and the steaks appeared grey.

Not sure if it was just an off day as the last time I went for food at Middletons, I really enjoyed the food.

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Jade
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Lovely restaurant, the staff were super friendly and the service was excellent! Would definitely recommend :)

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LynnS
London
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovey meal and attentive staff and reasonably priced

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OpenTable Diner
Leicestershire
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall2food2service2ambience3

The food wasn’t that great and the waiter was patronising when we were ordering which put us off completely. The food presentation wasn’t that great and the density of the gravy was very watery which didn’t go well with my other guests meal

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Unreal
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall1food1service5ambience4

The menu for Sunday was not really good.
The meat is boiled and raw , which made the taste really nasty.
The man,the waiter,was so incredibly amazing,funny and respectful. However, I felt that he wasn’t feeling good to serve that type of food.
Instead of taking off from the bill the food I didn’t liked, because I ordered something else,they still charged us. I can see why was only 2,3 tables only and no other customers, because of the chef of the restaurant,which is the most important piece in a restaurant.
I won’t recommend

DB
DavidB
Leicestershire
3 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Table for 4 - we had a lovely evening mains food was delicious. No complaints however we chose 2 cheese boards to finish. Cheeses were lovely and so were crackers but the grapes on both boards had definitely seen better days. Little disappointing.

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Eleanor
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Slow service. Steak good but sides and starters just average.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall2food2service3ambience2

Food was ok but not good for value. Steak was pretty bland, chewy in places and not worth the prices. Sides were not worth the price either. There’s much better steak restaurants in Leicestershire for less money.

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EmilyW
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Stunning setting, excellent service, food really good.
If you like meat… then it’s a must. Good value for money. Would return again and highly recommended.

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EmmaM
1 review
Dined on 9 January 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Was a great dinner, great service was a lovely evening

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AbhishekL
1 review
Dined on 8 January 2022
Overall2food2service4ambience3

Ambience and Attention given to us by waiters was good. Food came out to us in a very reasonable time.

However the food itself was very subpar and was definitely not worth the price. Medium well done steak did not live up to standards, chicken was somewhat dry and the prawns were very difficult to de-shell and wasn’t worth doing so for the meat.

There were no bbq ribs available as a starter which was a disappointment.

Overall, a very average restaurant that isn’t worth the price in all honestly. The ambience and service are the only things I’d consider to be “good”.

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TessC
London
5 reviews
Dined on 8 January 2022
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Conveniently located in the city centre. Easy to locate.

Steak is the signature dish but since I don’t take beef so I could only go for fish and chips. The fixed price menu offer some good value lunch and dinner sets.

The ambiance is good for family or friends gathering.

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JamesB
Warwickshire
2 reviews
Dined on 7 January 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and excellent service we will come here again

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PeterH
Leicestershire
2 reviews
Dined on 3 January 2022
Overall3food4service4ambience3

Food and service good, but , including a service charge or tip (10%) is not acceptable.

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Enjoyfood
Nottingham
1 review
Dined on 2 January 2022
Overall3food3service5ambience3

On arrival the maitre de immediately told us there would be a wait of an hour and a half which though not altogether unexpected in the current climate, wasn't the warmest of welcomes as we were made to feel like our best option was to go elsewhere. However, we persevered (mainly as I had already checked other options and they were very limited) and the waitress that served us was totally the opposite - very friendly, bubbly and welcoming which made a big difference to the enjoyment of our evening. Starters were underwhelming but our steaks were great and cooked to perfection. Overall a lovely evening though the restaurant was quite cold.

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SarahT
Leicestershire
2 reviews
Dined on 2 January 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place to eat! Food was excellent and the service was friendly and helpful.

DB
DarrenB
Northampton
1 review
Dined on 2 January 2022
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Popped in for lunch with my son before going to Tigers, have to say Thank you for a lovely lunch.

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ZoeM
Leicestershire
5 reviews
Dined on 1 January 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful meal as always, staff super friendly and helpful

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 1 January 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ambient, romantic atmosphere went with my partner and it was such a beautiful place. The food is excellent, and it is perfect for a nice day/ night out.

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OpenTable Diner
Leicestershire
1 review
Dined on 31 December 2021
Overall2food2service1ambience1

The service was really slow , had to constantly ask for service. Won’t be returning.

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DeborahS
Leicestershire
1 review
Dined on 31 December 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Keep returning, love this place, food perfect reasonably priced, service brilliant. Highly recommend.

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JulieE
Leicestershire
1 review
Dined on 31 December 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a lovely time with Great food, great waiter celebrating my friends birthday

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 31 December 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was a perfect lunch date on Dec 31st with prefect ambience and we got the booth

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CourtC
1 review
Dined on 30 December 2021
Overall3food4service1ambience3

We have been a few times before, the last time was a couple of years ago though, and service and food has always been excellent.
Unfortunately our meal last night did not meet our expectations. The restaurant was not overly busy and there appeared to be ample staff however, we waited around 5 minutes to be greeted at the door. Our order was taken quickly and our starter and initial drinks came quickly too. We were given no cutlery with our starter though. We then waited and waited for our mains. We began to notice others who arrived after us finish their starters and already have their mains long before us. They’d actually finished by the time we received ours. I asked a member of staff where our food was. They checked and said it would be 5 minutes, it was more like 10. During this time we’d finished our drinks and our water and no one came over to see if we wanted more. When our food arrived we weren’t given anymore cutlery and were finally able to order more drinks. Food was really good but my husbands steak was on the rarer side (showing they’d probably forgotten us and cooked our food quickly).
We ordered dessert which came quickly but we were diss appointed with the taste and quality of these.
I really hope this was a one off and service/standards go back to how they were.

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DrewS
Leicestershire
1 review
Dined on 30 December 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was.really nice for the price be back again.

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Annoyed
1 review
Dined on 30 December 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Told we couldn't eat if we didn't have a booking even though the place was empty and was able to book a table for 5 minutes after we had turned up. Disgusting attitude from the staff

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FCButts
Derbyshire
1 review
Dined on 29 December 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thank you for a lovely lunch. Highly recommend the 3 course special

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KABIE
1 review
Dined on 27 December 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

got nothing bad to say...for visiting for the first time it was excellent food and 100% will be going back again!!

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MollyT
1 review
Dined on 26 December 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lydia served us and her service was excellent - very friendly and helpful!

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OpenTable Diner
Leicestershire
1 review
Dined on 24 December 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great ambience and very nice setting and decorations...service was great...food was delicious, 4 stars as the steaks came a bit under done than we wanted but sorted ....overall great

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NataliS
1 review
Dined on 24 December 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great service .... enjoyed our Xmas eve date very much. Would come again

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Kramlyn
1 review
Dined on 24 December 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best place to dine in Leicester,Delicious Food. Brilliant service

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NickC
1 review
Dined on 23 December 2021
Overall2food1service5ambience5

Fantastic venue! Then the food arrived. What a huge disappointment. Very poorly cooked. They are using a lot of pre-made and frozen products.
They need to cook fresh. Gordon Ramsey would have gone mental in the kitchen.
Someone has made a huge investment in the business and the food is letting it down.

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JaniceG
Leicestershire
1 review
Dined on 23 December 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

A long strand of hair was in my dessert which was very upsetting

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Bubs
Leicestershire
1 review
Dined on 22 December 2021
Overall1food2service1ambience1

Disappointed, it was my 20th wedding anniversary and not to standard! Staff rushed the experience! The Middleton steak and chicken burger ordered was delicious until I got to the end of my meal to realise there was blood coming out of my chicken, I called a staff member over for them to say IT’S NORMAL, HAPPENS ALL THE TIME!!!!! They said it was down to a vein in the chicken, it’s just not good enough, thankfully I wasn’t bad on the food, so obviously I’d not eaten any with blood in. We personally know a butcher and he’s informed us that proper chicken breast should not contain veins and this is something that should definitely NOT happen, quite concerning really!
NEXT, a customer who had already eaten slightly earlier than ourselves came back shouting and waving his arms about, mouthing off about Boris Johnson and face masks etc, obviously this is not the restaurants fault and staff continued to deal with the situation and apologised to various customers, however I kept looking over at the staff as they went round apologizing and the literally walked past us and said nothing, again, we just couldn’t believe we were being ignored. Overall a terrible experience! Not sure that I’d ever return to be honest with you, a staff member did take a little off the bill, about £5 I think but we didn’t ask them to do this and more to the point my health comes before anything especially over money.

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GregO
1 review
Dined on 22 December 2021
Overall1food2service1ambience1

Ordered the cheese burger looked like a kids meal

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Middletons Steakhouse & Grill - Leicester is rated 4.2 stars by 1804 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.