Located on the bank of the tranquil River Soar in the charming village of Quorn, the four-star Quorn Country Hotel is an idyllic destination that’s perfect for relaxed weekends away and midweek dinner dates. The hotel’s AA-rosette-awarded restaurant, Shires, offers residents and non-residents the opportunity to enjoy ﬁrst-class contemporary cuisine in elegant surroundings. Mouth-watering starters include smoked Gressingham duck with roasted beetroot and goat’s cheese parfait, and a ﬂavoursome orange and sorrel salad with walnuts and Melba toast. Follow with the sumptuous pan-fried sea bass accompanied by buttered spinach, clams, fried shallots, poached cod cheeks and ﬁsh velouté. To ﬁnish your meal on a sweet note, the delectable dessert menu offers something to suit everyone, with choices such as lemon tart with winter berry compote, blood orange sorbet and fruit coulis, or decadent chocolate brownies and white chocolate sauce complemented by pistachio ganache and vanilla bean ice cream. To accompany your meal, Shires has a carefully selected wine list to suit every occasion, from private dining to dinner parties. Whether you’re visiting to sample a delicious three-course meal in Shires Restaurant, or staying at the hotel for a weekend getaway, you can expect only the very best in service and hospitality.