Welcome to The Dovecote Inn at Laxton. A lovely, award winning Country Pub with spacious beer gardens, set in one of England’s last remaining medieval villages. We serve freshly cooked locally sourced food we are proud of our reputation for providing first class hospitality to all of our guests.

a warm welcome awaits

About Us
A unique country pub and restaurant in a unique village setting. Here at The Dovecote you will find a lovely, traditional country pub, with a warm relaxed atmosphere and friendly attentive staff with an excellent reputation throughout Nottinghamshire and beyond

Food and Drink
Our Chefs take pride in using only the freshest, local, seasonal ingredients to create tempting menus which are classical and traditional with modern influences. We also have an excellent reputation for fine wines beers, spirits and soft drinks

Book a Table
Whether you are popping in for a light lunch or an evening meal we would highly recommend booking a table in advance  

You can book a table either completing our online booking form or calling us on  01777 871586

 B & B

Our two letting rooms are situated in a pretty barn conversion opposite the pub.

The rooms retain their original beams and  are approached up a small flight of wooden steps and a decking walkway.  Both have low windows overlooking the orchard.

You are able to check room availability here

Join our V.I.P Club


Nearby Attractions


Italian Night


Beer Gardens


Our Reviews


Contact Us



Come to The Dovecote

Opening Hours

Mon-Sat : Lunch 11:30am until 3:00pm.

                  Evenings  5:30pm until  11:00pm

Saturday: Evening 18:00 until 11:00pm

Sunday:   All day 12:00 until 10:30pm

Food is Served:

Monday to Friday:  Lunch 12:00noon until 2:00pm. Evening 5:30pm until 9:00pm  

Saturday:                  Lunch 12:00noon until 2:00pm. Evening 6:00pm until 9:00pm
Sunday:                     All day 12:30pm until 7:30pm