Leicester was one of the first cities in England to be served by a train line. In 1840 a grand station was built, however in 1894 it was redesigned and now houses a magnificent clock, which is the only hand-wound station clock in the UK. With fast links to London St. Pancras, Sheffield and Nottingham it couldn’t be easier to explore this city, which is steeped in history. Upon arriving why not check out some of the many restaurants near Leicester Station. A large South Asian population has guaranteed a plethora of high quality Indian cuisine with both classic and modern twists. There are also many traditional British, French and Italian places to choose from and for those feeling adventurous why not sample some South American delights!
History is at the very core of this great city. In fact Leicester is one of the earliest recorded cities in the UK. Enthusiasts can spend their time wandering the Roman streets, exploring Anglo-Saxon and Viking ruins as well as well preserved Medieval and Tudor buildings. A culturally vibrant city, there are plenty of theatres showing a wide variety of performances from the latest musicals, modern dance and of course Shakespeare. With so many places to eat near Leicester Station, Go dine makes booking a pre-theatre dinner with family and friends simple and hassle-free. Scroll up to see the wide range of restaurants available. View menus, photos and read diner reviews to help guide you to the perfect restaurant to make your stay in Leicester even more special. Plus by booking online you can also earn free meals!
This is a city that really has something for everyone. For keen astronauts there is the National Space Centre and dinosaur hunters and Egyptologists will be pleasantly surprised by the displays at the Leicestershire Museum and Art Gallery. After eating at one of the many restaurants nearby Leicester Station, you may decide to explore the grounds of Ashby Castle or Newarke House Museum and Gardens, which has been described as a ‘hidden gem’. Why not get in touch with your wild side and have a ramble at Bradgate Country Park or Watermead Park.