Beech House & Olive Branch

‘Lively, enjoyable’ village pub/restaurant. More

Contact details

Beech House & Olive Branch
Main Street
LE15 7SH
01780 410355

Hotel information


6. 2 on ground floor, family room (also suitable for disabled) in annexe.


all year, pub closed evening 25 Dec and 1 Jan.


pub, dining room, breakfast room, free Wi-Fi, in-room TV (Freeview, Netflix), small terrace, garden.

Background music

classical/jazz in pub.


all ages welcomed.


allowed in ground-floor bedrooms and bar.

Credit cards

MasterCard, Visa.


[2017] per room B&B £115–£205, D,B&B £210–£260. Set dinner £32.50, à la carte £33.

Good Hotel Guide Review

Apple. Berry. Biscuit. Double Cream… Ben Jones and Sean Hope clearly had food on their mind when they named the bedrooms in Beech House, which stands across the ‘quiet road’ from their ‘lively, enjoyable’ village pub/restaurant. The setting is scrumptious, too (‘simply tops!’ a fan says), from the honey-coloured facade to the ‘warm, friendly interior’, and cushion- and blanket-supplied ivy-covered pergola. ‘What struck me was how cheerful all the staff are,’ says a regular correspondent in 2017. ‘I never witnessed one frump.’ The popular dining room has a reputation for Sean Hope’s ‘tasty’ modern cooking, a culinary round-up of the home-grown and local. Dine on ‘fantastic grub’ (perhaps an ‘outstanding wild mushroom and smoked celeriac lasagne’) before retiring to one of the handsome bedrooms, each provided with ‘proper coffee and a decent selection of tea bags’; ‘luxurious-feeling bedlinen’. Breakfast, served by ‘obliging staff’, is ‘excellent’: leaf tea, local bakery bread, ‘the plumpest, tastiest kipper eaten in a long while’. (Mary Milne-Day, GC, Robert Sandham)

Special offers

Midweek Gourmet Dinner, B&B Special Offer

Midweek Gourmet Dinner, Wine, Bed & Breakfast – Stay in one of the six individually decorated rooms at Beech House, enjoy country cocktails on the terrace or by the fire in the bar, dine in the pub with a choice from the gourmet menu and with specially selected wines to match. Wake up and enjoy a terrific breakfast in The Barn at The Olive Branch the following morning. – £299 per couple.


Beech House & Olive Branch
Main Street
LE15 7SH

Guest comments

'My favourite spot to stop when travelling North.. excellent as ever. ' - Mary Milne-Day - April, 2018
'Highly recommended. Our room had good storage and plenty of space. Food is excellent and we enjoyed sitting on the patio at the end of a long day hiking. Good value. ' - Tara Varco - June, 2014
'Staff very welcoming, bedroom and bathroom huge and comfortable, although with room for a three-piece suite the bathroom didn't even have a stool! The dinner was excellent, as was the breakfast. Not cheap, but well worth it. ' - Mary Milne-Day - April, 2014

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