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The Donkey

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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Night out

Best music venue in Leicester - Zoe and warren make every night fabulous - bar staff friendly and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Louise L
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Johnny to bad

1st time at the donkey last night had a fantastic night the landlord was very friendly and made you... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2018
Debbie N
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  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
6 days ago
“Night out”
20 Apr 2018
“Johnny to bad”
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203 Welford Road, Leicester LE2 6BH, England
+44 116 270 5042
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Best music venue in Leicester - Zoe and warren make every night fabulous - bar staff friendly and quick even on the busiest nights you dont wait long for a drink

Thank Louise L
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

1st time at the donkey last night had a fantastic night the landlord was very friendly and made you feel welcome definitely be back

Thank Debbie N
Reviewed 26 October 2017

We held a Charity Quiz night at the venue which was a huge success and the owners (Zoe and Warren) were great in their support of the event and contributing towards it. It is a cosy quirky venue and the event was enjoyed by all....More

Thank shabnamparmar
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Popped in here for a drink after visiting the Antiques Warehouse across the road. It as late afternoon, so not many people there, but we received excellent service from the bar owner. Very quirky decor and a tired but comfortable seating area outside next to...More

Thank anteallachleicester
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

A brilliant pub come music venue..we have been twice now to see same band ( bowie contingent) very friendly place with not a hint of any trouble...small .friendly & good sound..bar staff are helpful & polite..we travel from dudley which says it all really...will be...More

Thank Tony B
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Stayed overnight in Leicester as part of our coach trip, As no entertainment on at the hotel we googled for something to do. "Stax of Soul" on at "The Donkey" popped up. Well nothing ventured.... 21 Females from Newcastle turned up there on Sat 11th...More

Thank CBW1868
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

I do like going here but I think maybe they should hire more security in the venue when a popular act it on. After being pushed around and pushed into the wooden sound thing in the middle which hurt, we moved to the bar only...More

Thank Carrie R
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Went with a group before dinner elsewhere on New Year's Day - wish we could have stayed longer. Fantastic welcome, great range of drinks and brilliant live music. I want the saddle bar stool. Will be back next time we are in Leicester.

Thank Fetlocks
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Came across pub by accident ,as not from area. Wasn't sure what to expect ... But was brill night ,from service ,beer and the band . Landlord ..your brilliant .. Colin ... Thank you for taxi knowledge. We will be back.

Thank ANGIEP1750
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Amazing bands, great landlord and landlady, great staff, really welcoming and friendly, fantastic fun, family friendly, great live bands, excellent selection of quality meals !

Thank Sherry P
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