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Great atmosphere, great people, great service! I love coming here for a drink, they have a great... read more

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25LCaroline
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'Awesome Micro Pub'

Real Ale Classroom, what a hidden gem! We walked in and received a warm, friendly welcome from both... read more

Reviewed April 14, 2019
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22 Allandale Road, Leicester LE2 2DA, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great atmosphere, great people, great service! I love coming here for a drink, they have a great selection of gins. I’m not a beer drinker but my partner is and he enjoys the pints. I especially like how they let you try a drink before...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank 25LCaroline
Reviewed April 14, 2019

Real Ale Classroom, what a hidden gem! We walked in and received a warm, friendly welcome from both the owner and locals. A great selection of Ales and Gins and a comfortable, relaxed atmosphere, My son lives a short walk away so we will definitely...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 2, 2019 via mobile

Real Ale Classroom is a friendly social micro pub ...great ever changing selection of Ales and gins ... friendly staff and locals .. popped in once whilst working away and lodging in Leicester and been back again and again ... I even make sure that...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

I’m currently staying at my sister’s place while they’re away. It’s a short walk to Allendale Rd and I used to live here so it was lovely to be back. I’d heard about the Classroom and was thirsty after a hard day so I popped...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

My other half enjoyed the beer while I tried the local gin. Recommend as a chill out with proper drinks venue. Comfortable and relaxed

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 1, 2018

Great pub, brilliant atmosphere, lovely beers and gins to try. Staff very knowledgeable and friendly. Quizzes, music, vinyl music nights. What’s not to like. If you’ve not been try it, you’re missing out!!

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Milliezoe
Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

Went here at 10.10 Easter Thursday, bank holiday weekend. Barman wasn’t at all friendly. His first words were “your lucky to have just made last orders we close at 10.15 tonight!” We ordered a couple of G&Ts drank them quickly and went elsewhere. While sitting...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank 660andyf
Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

Love it! Real character to the place. Took me back to my senior school years. Lots of talking points. Original idea. Great choice of gins. Great gin glasses. I didn’t partake in the real ales. Quite possibly my new local when we move to the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank ClaireTHayes
Reviewed January 1, 2018

Definitely in the hidden gem category. Micro pub in a parade of shops in Stoneygate/Evington area. Good selection of beers and ciders.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Jan R
Reviewed November 3, 2017 via mobile

The classroom might sell it self as a micro pub but it's massive on character and atmosphere. Top place.

Date of experience: November 2017
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