Located in Thurlaston, just 20 minutes drive south-west of Leicester, Poacher’s is beautifully situated opposite a stunning Norman church right in the heart of the village.
Our recently refurbished restaurant and bar area offers a dining experience with a difference serving high quality, locally sourced (where possible) food and a superb selection of international beers, wines and spirits.
16th century to the front elevation and 21st century to the rear combine to offer a relaxing mix of old and contemporary styling to create an atmosphere and ambience second to none.
Poacher’s Brasserie style menu has been created to offer an appealing mix of fresh food at affordable prices coupled with our daily market specials and exclusive wine offers.
Whether it’s a quiet meal or drink, family celebration, business function or large party Poacher’s will be delighted to welcome you to the village of Thurlaston.
Thank you for taking the time to view our website and we hope to see you soon.
Head Chef Profile - Vincenzo Della Pietra
Born: Naples, Italy
Most influential person: My Mother
Favourite food: Fish
Famous person cooked for:
Favourite music: Rock
Best place to eat
(other than Poacher's):
Osteria Francesca, Modena, Italy
Dish of choice: Rack of Lamb
Recommended wine: Primitivo
Football team: Leicester City & Napoli
Favourite ingredient: Truffle oil
Chef Inspiration: Massimo Bottura
"Food is my passion, food is my life... let me make it a part of yours."