Hospitality business expands after snapping up 17th Century inn

The Queen's Head

Orton’s Hospitality, the Leicester-based bar and restaurant owner, is expanding after buying The Queen’s Head in Bulwick, Rutland.

Orton’s, which owns Orton’s Brasserie in Leicester city centre, The Carrington Arms in Ashby Folville and the Dewdrop Inn in Hathern, has swooped for the 17th Century inn. The new venue will be opening mid-February, serving traditional British classics with a contemporary twist via a menu put together by chef Andrew Greasly, who was a finalist in Masterchef: The Professionals.

Guy Kersey, managing director, posted on LinkedIn, saying: “Some might say we are mad expanding in this time. But we think now more than ever communities need their local pubs back. We need to rebuild our communities and the best way is over a great meal and a few pints.” will be hosting its East Midlands Residential Property Lunch at Orton’s Brasserie on February 10. Click here to book tickets.