Launay’s Restaurant, Edwinstowe, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire

The setting for Launay’s Restaurant in Edwinstowe is a 16th century cottage and orangery overlooking the church where Robin Hood and Maid Marion were married. Interiors are more contemporary with a backdrop of original features like thick stone walls and ceiling beams; the ambience is relaxed yet refined and it’s a nice place to be whether you’re popping in for a glass of wine, for evening cocktails, lunch or dinner.

Testament to the excellent food are the regular locals who dine here, people from further afield who happily travel to dine here, and visitors who come back whenever they’re in the area. The style is fine dining - a glorious fusion of English and French cuisine, with modern European dishes, all made with flair and passion using the best quality local ingredients. The comprehensive wine menu is carefully chosen to compliment the food; it really is rather special.

So, on the A La Carte menu you’ll find mains like Pan seared sea trout, Pheasant Ballentine, Butternut squash & brown butter tartlet, and Chateaubriand for 2. Lunchtimes it’s more in the line of a Handmade 8oz beefburger, Fresh mussels, Steaks, and Pie of the Day, and there’s a menu for the little ones if they’re not likely to eat the same as the grown-ups. The Sunday lunch is nothing short of divine.

Launay’s Restaurant is a great experience anytime of year, even if you’re just sipping a drink on the terrace on a summer’s day, or sat comfortably by the log fire in the winter. They know how to have fun too – go to one of the events they hold (Drams, Pipes & Tales, Friday Boards & Cocktails, Festive Nights) and you’ll find out.

Open: Weds-Sat 12.00-2.00pm and 5.30pm-midnight    Sun 12.00-4.00pm
T: 01623 822266       All information correct at the time of writing

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