Discover Leicester - Part 2

Discover Leicester - Part 2

A taste of all things Leicester

Not only is Leicester a vibrant city in terms of culture, it also has a very large foodie scene. Whatever your preference of food style or type you will be able to discover it in Leicester. The offering from different parts of the world is very widespread you can experience flavours ranging from Asian street food, classic Italian pizza and even enjoy food from South America to delicious vegetarian and vegan meals.

Not only are the restaurants and cafes extremely diverse but there are some truly one-off dining experiences on offer to visitors who come to explore Leicester. There is a bank that has been transformed into a steak house for a truly interesting dining adventure, you can eat in one of the oldest school houses in England and even the oldest standing building in the city.

Leicester has a reputation for its Indian culture, it is a staple within the city. This is celebrated annually during the Festival of Light and is known as hosting the biggest celebration of Diwali outside of India. This also reflects in the food scene as well, Leicester contains the second largest number of Indian eating establishments per capita on the globe outside of India. The city is famous for it’s offering of Indian food and visitors to the city will be inundated with options so best take a look at local restaurants before your arrival to the city.

And of course we have our wonderful on-site Bella Italia Leicester Wigston for any guests staying with us where you can have a choice of amazing Italian cuisine, or alternatively you can have more ‘classic’ dishes like burgers (vegan option available) or if you’d prefer something lighter maybe a chicken Caesar salad or the sea bass would be your choice.

Whatever your preferred choice of food you will be sure to find it in and around the heart of the wonderful city of Leicester.

If you’re planning to discover Leicester in the near future then we highly recommend sampling the various types of cuisine that our wonderful city has to offer. Need somewhere to stay? Holiday Inn Leicester Wigston is the perfect spot to stay just outside the city and right next to the beautiful Knighton Park! With our 4* hotel rooms and customisable amenities it’s the perfect place to rest up after experiencing all the joys of the city.

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