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The Looking Glass, Leicester - pub details

Address: 68-70 Braunstone Gate, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE3 5LG [map] [gmap]

Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 28640) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras

Nearest train stations Leicester (1 mile), South Wigston (3.6 miles), Narborough (5.1 miles)

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This is now the West End Brewery. Despite being only around 15 minutes walk from Leicester City's football ground, it was fairly quiet. So perhaps word hasn't got round about this place yet. It brews its own beer on the premises and the barman was formerly at the Criterion. The ground floor is fairly spacious, with plenty of seating. Toilets were downstairs. Two of their own ales were on - Mild & IPA, in addition to Hart No. 3 Ruby, Tres Bien Parakeet & Gwynt y Ddraig Ancient Warrior was dispensed from a box on the bar. Well worth a visit.
blue_scrumpy - 8 May 2016 16:33
this is one of the better bars along the trendy braunstone gate. serves a huge range of spirits and continental beers. Also has live music on most evenings. run by the same people who have the Rutland & Derby.
Hot_Stuff - 10 Oct 2008 15:39
Was rather underimpressed. Crowded, uncomfortable, found a perch eventually downstairs but it was claustrophobic. Kept getting jostled which really pisses me off. Enormous range of spirits which could have kept me amused all night, but not cheap. Soon moved on to more congenial quarters in the city.
pressforaction - 22 Jan 2008 18:02
Crap cocktails, that's for sure. Good range of spirits and imported lagers, ale selection poor. Can have good live acts on. An odd place, that is not entirely conducive to relaxing drinking.
insekt - 27 Nov 2006 18:08
I found my visit very pleasent, live music free on a friday night is a real a plus and with a huge range of drinks to choose from I can`t think of anything better!
anonymous - 25 Oct 2006 17:17

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