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45 West Bottle Shop & Bar

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50th birthday celebration

Lovely atmosphere, very professional bar staff, prices very reasonable. Centrally located, would... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Leicester, United Kingdom
via mobile
Gin tasting

Won a gin tasting prize at the bar, my friend and I had a wonderful afternoon being guided through... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2018
via mobile
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4A Hotel Street, Leicester LE1 5AW, England
+44 116 251 9360
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All reviews great atmosphere gin bar friendly bar staff gin tasting by the bottle classy feel a busy saturday night cocktail menu cocktails gins burleigh rhubarb tipple downstairs knowledge venue cathedral
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Previously this was a really great spot for a cocktail however it has come down hill. After having a whisky based cocktail which tasted primarily of soda water I was offered a new one so I chose a last word. An absolute classic but on...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank leicesterwino
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely atmosphere, very professional bar staff, prices very reasonable. Centrally located, would visit again .

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank emmao2710
Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

Won a gin tasting prize at the bar, my friend and I had a wonderful afternoon being guided through the whole range of Burleighs gins, learning about their flavour profiles and how to pair them. The staff were all really lovely and the surroundings are...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 92MichelleC
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

I visited on the 8/10/18 for a glass of wine and a gin for my partner. It was 20.30 when we arrived. As the only 2 customers we ordered then sat in the window. A few minutes later another staff member arrived. It was the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

I've been to 45 West several times now. Great atmosphere and great drinks! Some people will see it as a little pricey but sometimes you have to pay a little more for good quality.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank benf305
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

The other half and I popped into 45 West for a late afternoon tipple. Great looking bar which appears to be sponsored or supported by Burleighs...a local gin producer. There is an excellent selection of spirits both to enjoy in the bar or to buy...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Moo189
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Excellent selection of gins and spirits, attentive staff, nice place, great atmosphere, highly recommend this city bar

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank scott j
Reviewed 22 July 2018

This is not the sort of place you want to go straight from the footy when you've been out all day in a crowd but my friend knows the owner so we sought it out. This a part of Leicester that I've not seen and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank RazzyBthefirst
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Smart contemporary establishment, as the photos will reveal. Pleasant staff, the glasses above bar confirm the volume of clientele which frequents their venue. The hard surfaces were very clean on tables and the windows.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Richard T
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Very nice place.Cocktails made perfectly by Jethro,blokes a good host and worth his rations with extras. We dropped in for something different and found it. Good selection of Japanese whisky and nice for a bit of a treat . Not cheap but not ridiculous either.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank jefft370
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