POPULATION : 279,921
- 63.9% of the population describe themselves as 'white' and a huge
27.9% are from India/Bangladesh/Pakistan.
Leicester has undergone a major makeover offering
you a chic and cosmopolitan city to enjoy. Visit and experience the
style revolution. Leicester is a city bursting at the seams with
arts, culture, festivals, attractions, shopping and food and drink.
Experience a weekend away, a day out or enjoy spending time with
friends and family doing something different - Leicester is a city
waiting for you to explore.
Leicester and Leicestershire have a scrumptious
food and drink offering - with Michelin starred restaurants,
awarding-winning chefs, rural country pubs, contemporary restaurants
and country tea rooms there's plenty for you all to taste and enjoy.
Most local restaurants, pubs and tea rooms use
local produce whether it's locally reared meat, cheeses, vegetables,
cordials or real ale you can be rest assured knowing that what you
are eating is lovingly grown in Leicestershire.
Leicester is often known as the Curry Capital of
Britain with good reason. Take your tastebuds on journey and visit
contemporary restaurants serving a fusion of indo-chinese delicacies
or head to a more traditional curry house serving the best in Indian
cuisine... it's your choice how hot you dare to go. The annual Diwali
celebrations attracting some 35,000 people add another dimension.
The National Space Centre was voted Large Visitor
Attraction of the Year and upon arrival you will understand why, this
really is a visit that is out of this world. Visit Bosworth
Battlefield, Ashby Castle, Bosworth Castle and many more exciting locations.
LEICESTER CURRY SCENE PROFILE
Leicester is possibly the only city in Britain that
represents most aspects of Indian cuisine with members of the
Bangladeshi, Indian, Gujurati and even Jain communities.Different
part sof the city offer different styles of curry cuisine so it is
the perfect place to go for a curry experience. Trip Advisor list 478
restaurants in Leicester, many of which are Indian and Yell list 140
curry restaurants. They range from the up-market MemSaab
and Kayal to Curry
Fever, Tiffin, Little India, Swatlands, Dakshin, Chutney Ivy,
Shivali, Anjuna to the new Santhi
and popular Spice Bazaar.
TEAM TO REPRESENT LEICESTER :
Four restaurants have been chosen with the help of
your votes to represent Leicester for judging purposes. :
for your favourite city on firstname.lastname@example.org
The team voted to represent Leicester 2016 are :
Chef & Spice
Curry Fever 139 Belgrave Road
Leicester LE4 0116 266 2941
Mem-Saab 59-59A Highcross Street
Leicester LE1 4PG Tel 0116 253 0243 www.mem-saableics.com
Selected other Indian restaurants in Leicester
: Tiffin, Kabalous, Indigo, Kayal, Memsaab, Feast India, Little
India, Bobby's, Chamelee, Khyber, 4550 Miles from Delhi, Swatlands,
Cuisine of India