Where’s your favourite cocktail spot in Leicester? Now there’s an excuse to re-visit them all as Leicester Cocktail Week runs from 20 – 26 September 2021.

Leicester Cocktail Week will see 26 of Leicester’s brilliant bars & restaurants offer their signature cocktail for just £5 all week, with a view to encouraging more people to head into or stay in the city afterwork & indulge in Leicester’s burgeoning cocktail culture. The week will also offer consumers the chance to vote for their favourite cocktail with a view to driving passion & pride amongst the participating venues after a challenging 19 months for the businesses & workers.

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Eve Macmillan, Assistant Manager at Beautiful Pub’s The Rutland & Derby who has taken the lead in organising the week said, “I’m ecstatic to see so many venues involved, the majority of which are home to members of the professional; Leicester Bartenders Forum’, ‘I really hope that people will embrace this week & the LCW will become a regular fixture in peoples diary for years to come’ ‘Over the past few weeks I have been blown away by commitment & energy from all involved in this collaboration, Leicester’s hospitality scene is definitely something to be proud of.”

Participating venues & cocktails

Gadabout – Heard it Through the Grapevine
Grand Union – Sweet, Sweet Commercialism
Sonrisa – Firey Mamasita
Marquis of Wellington – Frozen Margarita
Orton’s – Summer Fruit Sling
Knight & Garter – The Garter
Bruxelles – Chocolate Cherish
Apres Lounge – Rhubarb Baby
NineB – Caesar’s Sour
Olivia’s – Friends with Benefits
Firebug – Wonderland Iced Tea
Sophie – Banana Caipirinha
Queen of Bradgate – Queen of Hearts
Metal Monocol – Sweet or Sour Helm
The Globe – Jock & Brummie
45 West – Banana’s Foster
Turkey Cafe – Barbie Girl
Audrey – Echoes of Forest Kami
Exchange – Jalapeño Margarita
Manhattan 34 – The Black Flag
Ronnie Roos – Starburst Martini
Natterjack’s – Baby Gurl
33Cank Street – Buckfast at Tiffany’s
Wygstons – Wygstons Rumble
The Rutland & Derby – Bananarama

Where are you heading to first? Get full information via the Leicester Cocktail Week Facebook page.

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33 Cank Street’s Buckfast at Tiffany’s