Best Restaurants In Leicester

Whether it's a slinky date night or friendly catch-up, you're going to want a crackin' place to dine. So, to make sure you don't go hungry, we've checked out the city's award-winning trattorias, upmarket Indian eateries and vibrant South American hangouts to round up the best restaurants in Leicester just for you.

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Last updated on 16th January 2024

The White Horse

While located on the outskirts of the city, The White Horse is well worth the trip. Inside, this gorgeous, cosy boozer fronts a contemporary pub feel, with a panelled bar, chandelier-style lights and pretty views of the river. Venture over for beautifully prepared British classics done right.

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The Italian Greyhound

A neighbourhood favourite, The Pug & Greyhound totes a gorgeous garden and charming pub atmosphere. Come here for gratifying gastro grub, stonebaked pizzas and sumptuous Sunday roasts, which you can also take in the private dining room.

San Carlo Leicester

San Carlo is often referred to as the best Italian restaurant in Leicester city centre, fronting gorgeous interiors as far as the eye can see, as well as cracking cuisine. Not only can you wolf down beautifully prepared plates of pasta, but also pizzas, antipasti and more.

Tipu Sultan

If you're after exciting Indian restaurants, Tipu Sultan should be at top of the list. It showcases beaut interiors that mix modern opulence with old school tradition. Grab yourself a table to tuck into sizzling curries, lavish lamb chops and luxurious lassis.

Bodega Cantina

Bodega Cantina is arguably one of the best restaurants in Leicester city centre. This colourful, South American haunt is as fun as can be, providing you with tacos, nachos and mezcal cocktails in a lively setting. Escort your pals over for a killer meal out that you won't forget in a hurry.

Santhi Restaurant

Looking for the best Indian restaurants in Leicester? Spice up your evening with a trip to this award-winning find. Santhi Restaurant is whipping up everything from elevated street food to snazzy set menus for those extra special occasions.