The Leicester Gift Card has been a brilliant addition for city centre businesses this year.

The gift card can be spent at over 100 different businesses in the city centre including independent retailers, cafes, restaurants and bars, plus a number of high street stores too. There is still time to grab your gift card before Christmas with the final posting dates as Friday 18 December (2nd class) and Monday 21 December (1st class).

In this week’s BID Spotlight we’re looking at a few of our top picks where you could head out to spend your gift card.

St Martin’s Coffee Shop

Whether you’re in town Christmas shopping and fancy a break for a mulled wine and their legendary Cuban sandwich, or if you want to stock up on coffee treats to gift to family members, St Martin’s Coffee Shop is a fantastic place to get spending on the gift card. P.S. You can spend it at Crafty too, a perfect new year date night to look forward to!

Cocoa Amore

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Cocoa Amore is packed with festive treats, so whether you’re using your card to buy gifts for the family or if you’re treating yourself in the new year, you’ll be sure of the very best quality and finest choice for a chocolate lover. Don’t miss out on their Cocoa Amore Hot Chocolate Bombs, hand crafted and filled with marshmallows and cocoa that explodes out as you pour over the hot milk. A perfect Christmas day surprise for the kids (and big kids)

The Entertainer

Get the kids sorted this Christmas as gift cards can be redeemed at The Entertainer. Find the store in the Haymarket Shopping Centre with everything you need to make the little ones Christmas special. If you’re gifting a card this year you can rest assured that the kids will love a new year trip to pick out their favourite toy.

JC Sports

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Leicester City fans will be able to kit themselves out in the latest team colours with Leicester Gift Card redeemable at JC Sports, which is an official retailer for the club. Get down and treat yourself to a new shirt, training kit, scarf or gifts.

Leicester Coffee House

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Perfect for the coffee lover in your life. Roasted here in the city centre you can stock up on your favourite blend to keep your caffeinated right into 2021. Leicester Gift Cards can be used to buy coffee, cake, bags of coffee and keepcups too.

Lumbers Jewellers

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Gift cards can be purchased from £1 to £500, so if you’re looking for somewhere special to spend yours then why not head to Lumbers on High Street? One of Leicester’s most exclusive shops, you’ll be dazzled by the diamonds and be able to browse gift ideas including pens, cufflinks and more. Take a look at the website for inspiration.

Wherever your choose to spend your Leicester Gift Card you can rest assured you’re supporting your city centre through these difficult times. Gift cards are available to buy online via


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