Category: Leicester

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Star Quality?

This week my working lunches reached a new height at John’s House. I enjoyed the seven course tasting menu at the Michelin-starred restaurant in Mountsorrel.   Welcome Home   True...

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Mocktails and Alcohol Free Beer

Boycotting the booze?   I recently wrote about the rise of mocktails. This was looking at the relative dearth of high quality, alcohol free cocktails. I was commenting on the...

The Olive Leicester

The Olive, Leicester

Finally, there’s a new Greek in town! We’ve suffered a dearth of Greek food in Leicester city centre for many years now, sadly. It is one of the few cuisines...

Gallows High, Western Park Festival

Gallows High at Western Park Festival

Check out my video of Gallows High performing The Clock is Ticking at this weekend’s Western Park Festival. Scroll down a little to get the best view and click anywhere...

Two Tailed Lion Leicester

Welcome to the Two-Tailed Lion

It’s been a good month for new pub openings in Leicester and Leicestershire. The Castle Inn on Castle Street, Mill Hill Cask & Coffee in Enderby and, the only one...

Nigerian food

Alino African Bar & Restaurant

One of the things that Leicester can pretty much not be beaten for is the variety of restaurants available within a very short distance. Forget your boring chain restaurants with...

texfest

Texfest is coming!

There’s a new festival in town this summer and it’s being held at the Market Harborough Showground. Hot on the heels of Download, Leicestershire is continuing to keep it real...