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The Blue Boar

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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A great little craft ale pub.

This great little craft ale pub has become a firm favourite with me and my friends over the past... read more

Reviewed May 10, 2019
Alan M

On recommendation from a friend I wandered in here. This is the pub I would have. Real ale, proper... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2019
Tonicoe H
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“micro pub”(8 reviews)
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The Blue Boar is a freehouse specialising in cask ale. Also available are carefully chosen ciders, wines and bottled beers. Pub snacks served all day.
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Millstone Lane, Leicester LE1 5JN, England
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Reviewed May 10, 2019

This great little craft ale pub has become a firm favourite with me and my friends over the past few months. Having been treated to the most offensive service of my life only a week ago in the Two Tailed Lion along the road, I...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Alan M
Reviewed April 29, 2019 via mobile

On recommendation from a friend I wandered in here. This is the pub I would have. Real ale, proper pub food, I.e. cobs, cheese, pork pie, crisps, nuts, scratchings, real cider . No music, clean loos. End of. Bet this place rocks. 5 stars is...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 10, 2019

Dropped by with my son for a couple of pints before the Leicester v Fulham match. First class beer, great atmosphere.......and proper cobs! What more do you need?

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Gordon H
Reviewed December 26, 2018

are As well as the normal selection of drinks a large selection of cask ales available. Not the largest of bars but very inviting interior. Slightly different, traditional wood decor with benches and stools for seating and barrel tables to stand at. Very good prices...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Arthur James S
Reviewed December 11, 2018

This is a fantastic place to relax and enjoy a fine selection of real ales and traditional pub bar snacks some not for the faint hearted. Excellent cheese and onion cobs definitely not a lightweight. Particularly busy when Tigers are at home.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 17, 2018 via mobile

Quite a small pub, but has some excellent beers on. Very friendly helpful staff. Not much in the way of seating but there was place to stand and put your drink down. A nice pub

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank darrenhepworth
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

This place has got it going on. Some nice little touches like sitting on beer barrels to novelty urinals. They have a great choice of ales available for a pub of its size and is well worth a visit. The barman is very knowledgeable about...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank stefshelton
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Stayed in the hotel next door and wandered in on Saturday night. The atmosphere, staff food and ales were 2nd to none. The Tigers winning added to the evening. Would visit again next time I am in the area!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank pdsh1
Reviewed July 22, 2018

We searched this place out when in Leicester for two nights for a film event based on reading about the quality of beer on offer - they were as good as expected. It is clearly a place for real ale lovers - we had a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

Myself and friends visited on the 8.6.18. Although there were some initial issues with the beer we selected, the way the staff on duty conducted themselves with professionalism and transparency I felt, should be noted as exemplary and a credit to the owners of this...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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