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James' Cafe Bistro

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5 East Bond Street, Leicester LE1 4SX, England
441162513323
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9:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Tue 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wed - Sat 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hinckley, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We popped here for the second time today and as before found it one of Leicester's best cafe casual dining experiences. An extensive value menu for lunch was very kind on the pocket. Perfectly cooked pork loin with the wife having a bowl of fat muscles with tomato and bacon sauce. The food was delicious. Very fresh tasting with good... More 

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Thank KHiggins75
Leicester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Very regular visitor to the Cafe Bistro simply because no where beats it. The combination of great food, warm efficient service & relaxed but buzzing atmosphere makes this the perfect all-rounder for somewhere to eat or drink in town! Surprisingly rare that the place is filled but this is another advantage as service is fast and personal. Always amazes me... More 

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Thank uptipp0619
Leicester
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66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

This is one of my favourite restaurants in Leicester. We had one seafood risotto and one veggie risotto. Both were delicious. The peanut butter cheese cake was good too.

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Thank kittykat014
Hindhead, Surrey, Uk
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88 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

This place is tucked away off the main high street (round the back of debenhams. We used a taste card so enjoyed 2-4-1 on the main courses. The food was really lovely, and reasonable prices. They also serve cocktails, mojito was really nice. Service was really friendly! Rough prices; £4 Starter £9 Main £2.50 side £4 dessert

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Thank missnikkikrista
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Best restaurant in town. The food is totally delicious. Very welcoming atmosphere and friendly owners. It has a family feel to it. Try it and you see what I mean. We love it!

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Thank Susanne N
Leicester
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

I love this quirky bistro, the food is all fresh and made to order, my favourite being the omelettes, me always being on some sort of quirky diet they always cook off menu for me. The seating outside is a wonderful sun trap wether you're just having a fly by coffee or full meal with wine I doubt you will... More 

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Thank Jenniferstylist
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

Perfect meal for two, my spaghetti and mussel starter wonderful. Where are the people! With the quality they offer it should be packing the joint.

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Thank layla s
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

This road is forgotten by High Cross shoppers but it is here you will find this hidden gem. My sister, son and I visited for lunch and my sister and I had a breakfast and my son had jacket potato. The food was freshly cooked and tasted superb. Service was great we were welcomed with a smile and friendliness. The... More 

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Thank Lorna C
Leicester, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

I've called in here a few times in the past for lunch or an afternoon snack. Went for an early evening meal this time. The service was excellent, so was the food. Had the steak and it was cooked just as I had asked for.

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Thank NigelGordon
Leicester, United Kingdom
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375 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016 via mobile

Came here for a late breakfast and chose American pancakes with bacon & maple syrup for me and banana & blueberries for my husband. We enjoyed coffee while we waited, not a fast service but it's all cooked to order. The pancakes were delicious, very filling! I'd asked for the bacon to be crispy and it was perfect. My husband... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Mediterranean
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 East Bond Street, Leicester LE1 4SX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
  • Phone Number: 441162513323
Description
Freshly prepared food , family and wheelchair friendly , partys welcome family run .Independent.

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