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The Boot Room Restaurant

$$ - $$$
British, European, Contemporary
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27-29 Millstone Lane, Leicester LE1 5JN, England
+44 116 262 2555
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The food is really good and the service is ok. The only problem eating at this Restaurant is it can be cold and whilst they have some plug in heaters but they dont work well enough.

Thank 963PaulT
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33 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for our Works Christmas do. We had already chosen our meals in advance....the prawns for starter we're nice but very few of them. I had pre ordered turkey escalope for main.....when it arrived it was nothing like an escalope but a dry rolled up bit of turkey (no explanation why it was different to what I'd ordered). The... More 

Thank Eesti1
Leicester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We come all the time for special occasions, and we are never disappointed. The food is always fantastic and the service excellent. Tonight they were very busy but we didn't wait for a thing. Cannot recommend it enough, and a huge thank you to Manish and his team for always doing a wonderful job!

Thank EleanorJayne13
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the second time we've visited the boot room..... Never again! The food was mediocre at best. We drew attention to the disgusting unedible potatoes to the manager who said he'd let the chef know. He returned and completely ignored the fact that we had complained. Shocking disregard to customers. Save your money and go somewhere else!

1 Thank bobskin
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

Came here for Christmas work do and it was absolutely lovely. Very tasty beef as a main that melted jn the mouth. The mushroom starter was full of flavour too. The restaurant had a great atmosphere too with very polite staff. I look forward to returning to try the à la carte menu!

Thank pengtingaling
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

I've visited here twice previously and absolutely loved it - always had fabulous service and exceptional food. I actually thought of it as my favourite Leicester restaurant. Due to that I booked it for my works team Christmas meal for 9 colleagues and myself - and I really regret it now! The food was dreadful, really bland and in some... More 

1 Thank AndreaColchester
Bedford, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

Came here as a Christmas works dinner. Food was bland and small portions . Service mediocre. One of our meals was wrong and the manager argued with us that we were in the wrong. Not great customer service seeing as we were a party of 10 celebrating. We swiftly got the bill and moved on

3 Thank SG2012_12
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016

In Leicester city center but down one of the many little back streets that make up cathedral quarter. It's a little gem offer fine food and an amazing dinning experience. Food was top notch and the restaurant setting was lovely in a former factory, that has been covered in to the boot room. Staff were wonderful providing a high level... More 

Thank Fr3nRevi3w3r
Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

Super location in city centre. Staff friendly and provided great service. Quality of food was very good indeed. We went on a Tuesday when a CBA menu was available, this was excellent value and included a glass of wine. Would happily eat there again and again! Six of us went and had a variety of meals all of which resulted... More 

Thank Martyn A
Leicester, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

We had a Travelzoo voucher which gave us a main course, a sweet and a glass of prosecco each for £29.00. As there was no starter included we chose an antipasti sharer for 2 which was very well presented and tasty. For mains we both had fillet medallions in a sauce at a £3.00 supplement each. These were very tender... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$14 - $55
British, European, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27-29 Millstone Lane, Leicester LE1 5JN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
  • Phone Number: +44 116 262 2555
Occupying a former Leicester shoe factory, The Boot Room restaurant in Leicester, serves simple, yet special food made with fresh, quality & seasonal ingredients.
The Boot Room restaurant has quickly become one of Leicester’s premier restaurants, supported by the comfortable and relaxed atmosphere with just a hint of the buildings industrial past.

We have a simple and effective philosophy to “Buy quality ingredients, treat them well, and let your customer enjoy the experience.”

The Boot Room is owned by Stephen and Tracey Fitzpatrick who also run The Joiners, a successful restaurant in Bruntingthorpe, Leicestershire.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?