Beech House & Olive Branch

‘Lively, enjoyable’ village pub/restaurant. More

Contact details

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

Hotel information

Bedrooms

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

Open

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

Facilities

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

Background music

classical/jazz in pub.

Children

all ages welcomed.

Dogs

allowed in ground-floor bedrooms and bar.

Credit cards

MasterCard, Visa.

Prices

[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)

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Map

Beech House & Olive Branch
Main Street
Clipsham
Rutland
LE15 7SH

Guest comments

'A quiet oasis after a busy drive. The gardens are beautiful and parking is easy. Beech House is restfully decorated and welcoming. Our room was large and light, prettily furnished and with wide views. The bathroom, too, was very large - but it had no door, just a curtain across a wide arched opening. There was a screen round the lavatory: but we prefer a bathroom with a door. The dinner was excellent. Breakfasts are also very good, served in a beautifully restored old barn. ' - Mary Hewson - June, 2015
'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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