Category: Leicester

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Lockdown Treats: 5000-1 Coffee

5000-1 Coffee: I am pretty sure that the odds 5000-1 don’t really mean a whole lot to most of the world now. However here in Leicester, we haven’t forgotten. No...

Serving drinks at Lane 7 Leicester

Lane 7 Leicester

Lane 7 Leicester: We were invited in our bubble to head over to the new Lane 7 leisure complex in town today. Lane 7 is a national chain/franchise offering a...

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Gray’s Coffee Shop & Kitchen

About a month ago, I noticed a post on Facebook from Gray’s Coffee Shop and Kitchen. Hospitality here in Leicester had already had a tough time with the extended lockdown....

Harvest time in a Covid Landscape

The English Wine Harvest is upon us, with its gloomy skies, occasional showers and nip in the air. Yes, autumn is upon us. We desperately cross our fingers that the...

squid at the Marquis of Wellington Leicester

Captain Calamari

Calamari: Does everyone have dishes that they just can’t resist when they see them on a menu? Mind is definitely calamari, or more properly squid of any description, but especially...

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Esquires Coffee at The Wullcomb

The new Esquires Coffee at The Wullcomb has launched and it is beautiful. Set over two floors, it is finished to the same high standard as the New Walk Place...

Leicester Outdoor Pursuits Centre litter pick on canoes

Keeping Leicester beautiful!

Yesterday morning I was complaining that everyone seemed to be on their holidays and I was a bit jealous. Well, it turned out that my plan for the afternoon wasn’t...

Sticky korean beef bao at the Tree Leicester

Take A Bao

LEICESTER BAO: We’re all able to get out a bit more now. Unless you’re shielding. And not in groups of more than 6. Of course not in your own garden....