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The Boot Room Restaurant

British, European, Contemporary
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27-29 Millstone Lane, Leicester LE1 5JN, England
0116 262 2555
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
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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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for quick dinner before show. Food first class staff very friendly and efficient will return to enjoy more leisurely experience in near future

Thank Graeme H
Mableton, Georgia
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94 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We listened to a saxophonist in the background, while we drank champagne, then ate focaccia with olives as a starter, followed by chicken (for me) and duck (for me friend). The skin on the chicken was crispy, and tasted perfectly delicious. Veggies sautéed in a balsamic reduction were lovely. These were accompanied by beets with goat cheese beignets, which were... More 

Thank Barbara K
Leicester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst the food was average at best, what really let down our meal was the mediocre customer service. After moving tables (as did two other parties) away from a noisy large group which the restaurant were unable to manage appropriately and therefore dominated the restaurant, the manager was unapologetic and came across as totally unbothered by our complaint. Definitely won't... More 

Thank Parsley39
Leicester, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we just called in for the Tuesday evening meal £16.95- choice of 3 dishes for starter, main and dessert and a glass of wine. reasonable choice, good food.

Thank leicestersing
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

We visited here to celebrate our granddaughters graduation and what a lovely meal and experience it was. The food was excellent and enjoyed immensely by everyone. The staff were friendly and helpful despite it being very busy. Thankfully we had the foresight to book this gem of a place. Pity that there is nothing like it in Birmingham.

Thank mal5094
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

We have chosen not to eat here despite good reviews. Why? The vegetarian option.. Lazy menus and lazy chefs are becoming the bane on my dining life. Really! Pasta with an arrabiata sauce!? That's the kind of food we cook when we can't be bothered to make an effort. Please show a little of your talent and imagination, then we... More 

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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

Visited here for a romantic dinner early evening and it was quiet but started to become much busier later so I would advise booking beforehand The food was as described- it's certainly worthy of high acclaim, the steak I had was perfect value for money and the presentation is wonderful. The restaurant and is quirky and intimate without being overly... More 

Thank Dhiranv
Hong Kong, China
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101 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

We visited in Sep'13 (to be clear) but had an enjoyable evening with my family. We did not have a booking but were seated immediately as we turned up just before the dinner rush. The food was fantastic and our glasses were never empty. Not the cheapest of dinners in Leicester but suitable for a special occasion and has a... More 

Thank mitalhungrymig
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

A noisy group of 16 booked this for a leavers party, a few of us had tried it before for their CBA menu which is great value, so decided to book again. So glad we did, we were well looked after by the young team of staff, we had the set "party" menu at £30, I had the ham hock... More 

Thank Deborah G
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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

From the time we arrived we were looked after. Shown directly to our table and menus given. The gluten free menu followed and it provided a good selection of starters, mains and deserts. In the background a saxophone was being played. Both starter and main were wonderful. The pigeon breast followed by the best ever risotto made a great evening... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$14 - $55
British, European, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
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: 0116 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?