Eating and drinking in Leicestershire

Food and Drink in Leicestershire

Take your tastebuds on a gastronomic journey around Leicester and Leicestershire.

Leicester and Leicestershire have a scrumptious food and drink offering - with awarding-winning chefs, city restaurants, rural country pubs, contemporary gastropubs and country tea rooms there's plenty for you all to taste and enjoy.

There are lots of restaurants, bars and pubs in Leicester city with great offers throughout the year.  Head to the Belgrave Road area of Leicester, known as the Golden Mile, and take your tastebuds on a journey and visit contemporary restaurants serving a fusion of indo-chinese delicacies or head to a more traditional curry house serving the best in Indian cuisine... it's your choice how hot you dare to go.

Watch the snow leapards while having a cup of tea or eating a meal in Himalaya at Twycross Zoo.  Why not have a go at making your own Melton Mowbray pork pie at Ye Olde Pork Pie Shoppe, or attend a cookery course at Bridge 67 or try your hand at making cocktails at Hotel Maiyango?  Try one of these experiences or take a look at more options.

Get a real taste of Leicestershire and take your taste buds on a journey with exclusive short breaks.

Most local restaurants, pubs and tea rooms use local produce whether it's locally reared meat, cheeses, vegetables, cordials or real ale you can be rest assured knowing that what you are eating is lovingly grown in Leicestershire.

For visitors that enjoy cycling, take a look at a cycle trail devised by Andy Ward that takes in 76 miles of Leicestershire countryside around the Melton Mowbray area and the Vale of Belvoir.  Along the route you will find lots of suggestions for great food experiences in local coffee shops, pubs and restaurants.


Eating and drinking

Places to Eat and Drink

Spend an evening at a cocktail bar or sample fine dining at a top class restaurant.  Try out locally produced pies and delicacies in village pubs.


Tearooms and coffee shops

Tearooms and Coffee Shops

Watch the world go by over a cup of coffee and a home baked cake in one of the many tearooms and coffee shops in the city and county.


Book a table with GoDine

Book a Table with GoDine

Browse a list of restaurants that are bookable online through GoDine.



Buy your food locally

Markets and Local Produce

Most market towns hold a regular farmers' market. Fresh eggs, meats, milk, home baked cakes and biscuits as well as fresh fruit and vegetables are available.


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