Restaurants

Top Choice British in Leicester

John's House

Chef John Duffin was born here on 16th-century Stonehurst Farm, 8 miles north of Leicester. After working in Michelin-starred restaurants, he returned in 2014 to open his restaurant, and has since gained a Michelin …
British in Leicester

White Peacock

The beautiful Grade II–listed building sheltering this fine-dining restaurant overlooks pedestrianised New Walk. Ambitious menus might start with Cotswolds gin-cured trout with tonic gel and move on to pork loin wit…
Pies in Leicester

Walkers

For a quick lunch, you can't beat Walkers' towering pork pies. Walkers was founded in Leicester 1824; it's since sold its famous crisp brand but the pies remain a family business today. Other pie varieties include c…
Bistro in Leicester

Boot Room

A former shoe factory now houses this contemporary independent bistro. Premium ingredients are used in dishes spanning sea bass with fondant potatoes, king prawns, squid and prawn bisque to duck leg with Puy lentils…
Indian in Leicester

Bobby's

The top pick along Leicester's Indian restaurant–lined Golden Mile is 1970s-established Bobby's, serving all-vegetarian classics.
Vegetarian in Leicester

Good Earth

This venerable vegetarian cafe has a daily changing menu of wholesome veggie bakes, huge salads and homemade cakes, and hosts occasional evening events such as live music gigs. Cash only.