Lutterworth is a historic market town in Leicestershire. It was mentioned in the Domesday book of 1086 and gained its royal market charter in 1214. Today, you can still see lots of pretty 16th century buildings in the town centre, along with the 12th century church of St Mary's. The town is surrounded by lovely landscapes like Fosse Meadows Nature Park and waterways such as the River Soar and the Grand Union Canal, making it an excellent place for a stroll. The museum at Rugby School, meanwhile, tells the fascinating history of this ancient seat of learning. Whether you're just visiting or are lucky enough to live in the area, check out our listings of the best Lutterworth restaurants and enjoy a great meal in this pretty market town.
Leicestershire is home to some of the UK's best Indian cooking and the curry restaurants of Lutterworth are fine examples of this tradition. Take The Indian Lounge, for example. Here you'll find a great selection of your favourite Indian dishes, all prepared with skill and care. You'll also discover some delicious house specialities, such as the wonderful sarisha chingri, made with whole king prawns cooked in a homemade mustard paste, along with green chillies and fresh yoghurt.
If you're looking for a little continental flair, the Italian restaurants of Lutterworth have you covered. You'll find some excellent pasta dishes, along with fresh seafood and some wonderful chef's specials such as pollo cacciatora – a succulent supreme of chicken filled with tangy blue cheese, wrapped in bacon and smothered in a mustard and mushroom sauce. The wine list is great and there is a tempting selection of traditional Italian desserts, too.
There are lots of little hamlets to discover in the area and many village inn restaurants around Lutterworth that are well worth seeking out. If you have some time, take a drive and explore the beautiful natural landscapes but remember to book ahead here on Quandoo to make sure you can break your journey with a fine meal and friendly service in one of these relaxing and welcoming inns.