to Leicester - the best bars in Leicester
Places to drink in Leicester - our selection.
Unlike other directories, Travel to Leicester does
not just list any old bar. We select the best - how do we know they
are the best? We drink in them! We visit them. We collect the recommendations
of others, too.
So ... you will not find every bar in Leicester
or Leicestershire listed here. Only our selection of the ones that
matter! Our list is in alphabetical order.
Road Bars | See our pubs page
Bar of the month - June
WHITES VICTORIAN BAR
Humberstone Gate, Leicester, LE1 3PL
Newly refurbished to a high standard with an excellent food and wine menu
For table reservations phone 0116 251 6104
Real ales. Wine list. Food menu including lite bites, starters and main courses. Speciality: pie of the day.
Taking bookings for Christmas parties and functions now: office parties, birthdays, anniversaries, retirements, engagements ... conveniently located for main bus routes and taxis.
Live music on Saturdays.
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Whites Victorian Bar
Tel: 0116 251 6104
The Fat Cat Cafe Bar
41 Belvior Street, Leicester
Tel: 0116 255 3610
Long lounge area with come comfortable sofas. Food served. Great place to eat.
Find out about live music at Fat Cats
Walkabout - australian theme bar
30-32 Granby Street,
Tel: 0116 251 5816
Check out the new Walkabout web site
21 Welford Road, Leicester
Tel: 0116 285 5243
Just across the road
from the City Council offices. Entertainments
programme each week, food and relaxed atmosphere.
The Basement Bar
Wellington Street, Leicester
Atmospheric downstairs bar with a live music programme.
Every Sunday - Blues
at the Basement - jazz and blue from soloists
and musicians. From 9 p.m.
Visit the Basement
Bar's web site.
1 Millstone Lane,
Tel: 0116 255 1228
Open: 11-11 Mon & Tuesday,
11-2am Wed - Sat,
12.30-10.30 pm Sun.
Cocktail Happy Hours:
Mon - Wed 6-8pm,
Thurs & Sun 6 pm till close.
Has a function room where live music takes place.
Strictly No Attitude
Lewcus House, 50 Queen
Street, Leicester, LE1 1QW Tel: 0116 262
Good music and a metro
atmosphere, full of funky people.
Midas Cafe Bar
27 Yeoman Street, Leicester,
LE1 1UT Tel: 0116 251 2255
Freshly prepared lunch
time menu. Voted best new cafe bar.
2 King Street, Leicester,
Tel: 0116 254 1638
Bar with 3 floors serving
a range of drinks, food and live music most
our new web site - for details of this
week's entertainments and events
New Walk, Leicester
Tel: 0116 255 2150
Bar snacks and dim sum and some live entertainment. A little off the
beaten track but worth the visit.
The Quarter - Leicester's
newest city centre restaurant and bar
41 Halford Street, Leicester
0116 251 1889 open 12 noon to 12
6b New Walk,
Tel: 0116 255 1906
A popular bar, during
both the week and at the weekends. Described
as "an absolute vodka heaven",
it attracts a lively and youngish crowd.
128 Charles Street,
Tel: 0116 262 7153
Stylish bar with a chilled out atmosphere and an impressive
Road/Braunstone Gate/Hinckley Road
Just out of the city centre, this area is popular
with students and young professionals.
Braunstone Gate, Leicester
Tel: 0116 255
Home to the Ship
of Fools Comedy Club, plus music
35 Braunstone Gate, Leicester
Tel: 0116 255 5351/2
Stylish bar attracting a stylish crowd. Weekend
music features top DJs. Restaurant with good selection of dishes,
including Sunday lunch.
Hinckley Road, Leicester
Bar with a good reputation
serving a wide selection and a bar menu
See also: our clubs
guide. Leicester's Gay
Bars and clubs are on the Pride web
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