The weather is improving and so are our Menus, here at Rutland's Oldest Inn in the charming village of Braunston-in-Rutland, just 2 miles outside the county town of Oakham & only a few miles from Rutland Water or Uppingham.

If you're a little further afield, in Melton Mowbray, Stamford, MarketHarborough, Loughborough, Leicester, Nottingham, Grantham or Peterborough, why not make a day of it? There's so much for visitors to do and see nearby in Rutland & Leicestershire.

Browse our new Summer menu below

If you're looking for places to eat as a couple, or with kids, friends or family, look no further for a lovely location to step back from the hurly burly and relax in rural splendour. Visit Rutland Water for birdwatching, cycling, walking, fishing, climbing wall, high ropes, water sports, sailing, Aqua Park Rutland (a super-soaking immersive experience, the UK's biggest inflatable watersports challenge) or chill out on the manmade beach at Sykes Lane shore. Visit Oakham or Uppingham towns or tour the villages. For more info see suggestions and links check out our Plan Your Visit Page and

With plenty of indoor and outdoor seating, book your Lunch or Dinner at The Blue Ball at Braunston. Our fresh tasty Menus are freshly prepared by our chefs and include meat, fish, vegetarian, vegan, Gluten free and dairy free options. 5 Star Food Hygiene Rating. Tripadvisor Hall of Fame Award for achieving Certificate of Excellence 5 years running. Full bar including Cask Marque Award for our real ales. Guinness Award for the perfect pint. Family friendly with high chairs, baby changing facilities & children's corner with hooks, toys and art materials. Quiet corners for couples. Larger tables for group get together and celebrations.