Cool And Quirky Bars In Leicester

Our city is no stranger to weird and wonderful watering holes. Whether they be effortlessly cool speakeasies playing the best live music, or retro bars perfect for hanging out with friends, there's a melting pot of drinking spots ready and waiting for you to walk through the door. Check out our guide to cool and quirky bars in Leicester here and make your next night out one to remember. 

Last updated on 29th June 2021




Veeno Leicester

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You'll struggle to get a better wine bar in Leicester than Veeno. Offering all you need for a unique night out, this place serves spuntini, charcuterie and a terrific selection of bottles, as well as hosting a regular roster of informative wine tasting evenings.

The Basement

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Channelling London Underground vibes with its dimmed red interiors and neon lighting, The Basement is a quirky Leicester bar that's ready to cater to all of your party needs. Classic cocktails come paired with a roster of live DJs, with plenty of bookable private areas should you need them.

There's nothing quite like going away on a ski trip for some alpine fun, which is exactly what this cool and quirky bar in Leicester is channelling. Apres Lounge boasts great drinks, unique interiors and an unstoppable party atmosphere that's perfect for a big night out.

Boasting opulence from the 1920s, you can tell that The Terrace is one of the coolest cocktail bars in Leicester city centre. Against a backdrop of dimmed lighting, wooden panels and vintage touches, guests can dive into a menu of signature sips from a team of skilled bartenders.