Tag: leicester

Queen Victoria Arts Club, Leicester
Sitting proudly in the shadow of The Curve Theatre in the city centre of Leicester is the Queen Victoria Arts Club. A classy venue for a pre-theatre meal or, as the case was on my visit, a night of comedy in the basement.
urban cheesecake Leicester, canteen street food
On the last friday of every month, a street food extravaganza hits Leicester’s Morningside Arena. The arena is home to events and the local basketball team, The Leicester Riders. The sport may be a big draw but the street food is rapidly gaining in popularity. Recently, Canteen...
Cosy Club Leicester
Veganuary is in full swing, so how about a vegan dining experience? Many bars and restaurants are now offering vegan menus, amongst them, The Cosy Club. A large bar and restaurant situated close to The Highcross in Leicester. We...
The Tap and Run, Upper Broughton
Stuart Broad and his team are at it again. Two years after revamping and reopening The Three Crowns pub in the village of Wymeswold, a new venture with a cricket-themed title has recently opened its doors in nearby Upper Broughton - The Tap and Run.   Formerly The Golden Fleece, The...

Awesome Chips, Leicester

Awesome Chips, Leicester
Anywhere with ‘Awesome’ in the title has to be good right? We checked out an eatery close to Leicester’s Haymarket Centre that always has queues going right down the street - Awesome Chips. Based on the Amsterdam concept of chips with various sauces and toppings, Awesome Chips have brought their...

Wakaze, Leicester

Wakaze, Leicester
  Japanese food in Leicester is really starting to grow. Many places are opening inspired by the food from the land of the rising sun. Wakaze is one that we’ve had our eye on now for some time. A quiet restaurant in a prominent position, Wakaze always looks tempting, this...

Caddyshackers, Leicester

caddyshackers leicester
Crazy Golf, cocktails and street food all in one place? Oh yeah! This is Caddyshackers, a brand new place in Leicester at which you can enjoy a round of golf along with many rounds of drinks. Location could be an early potential stumbling block for Caddyshackers. Down a small...

Diwali, Leicester 2018

Diwali, Leicester 2018
This introduction is one of the hardest that I’ve ever had to write. Over the past 24 hours a tragic accident involving Leicester City Football Club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha has dominated the headlines. As a Leicester fan of over 20 years this news has hit me hard, as it...

Pho, Leicester

I cast my mind back to the opening of Pho in Leicester. A queue stretched as far back as the high street from Shires Lane with expectant diners eagerly anticipating free pho for the opening day. Since then, Pho (pronounced ‘fuh’ or ‘faaah’ if you’re Keith Floyd) has been...

Wrapchic, Leicester

Wrapchic Leicester
  Continuing on from our stop at The Olive and the free wine tasting at Majestic, we were on a mini street food tour of Leicester. The aromas coming out of Wrapchic on Leicester’s Gallowtree Gate were enough to entice us in to try it out.   The manager met us...
The Olive Greek Street Food, Leicester
Leicester is going a bit street food crazy right now. Little eateries keep popping up all over the city. One of the most recent additions is The Olive, a small restaurant on Belvoir Street, specialising in Greek cuisine - in particular traditional Gyros. Belvoir Street is becoming a real...

Pamson Grill, Leicester

Pamson Grill Restaurant Leicester Pakinstani food
If a good curry is what you’re after then Leicester isn’t a bad place to start. We have an abundance of cracking eateries specialising in top class Indian cuisine. When it comes to Pakistani cuisine, my experiences currently rank at zero. Step forward the newly opened Pamson Grill on...