The Malt Shovel is situated right in the heart of the community of the picturesque village of Barkby, just on the outskirts of Leicester. We offer the warmest welcome to locals and visitors and are known for our friendly atmosphere.Our pub is comfy and characterful thanks to its traditional features; with wooden beamed ceilings, fire places and our restaurant – which used to be an old jail! Our large beer garden is perfect for those rare sunny days and you can even enjoy a game of Pétanque.However, our pride and joy is our tasty, home-cooked food. We have a classic pub grub menu full of choice and quality. We source our food locally so it’s fresh and always ensure our prices are affordable. So whether you are after a great Sunday dinner, traditional fish and chips or even just a sandwich you are bound to find something tasty at the Malt Shovel.We look forward to welcoming you soon.