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The Font

52 1/2 | Gateway Street, Leicester le2 7dp, England
+44 116 319 8875
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“sunday roast” (21 reviews)
“burgers” (8 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
52 1/2 | Gateway Street, Leicester le2 7dp, England
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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

A selection of cheap cocktails with a young crowd - this place would be good for students. This spacious venue could accommodate large groups or casual drinks. I didn't see a smoking area but you can pop out the front.

Thank Harry B
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

I've been coming here for five years with my now wife. The food is exceptional and the specials are very creative. The mood and vibe of the place is very laid with eclectic furniture decorations which make you not want to leave! So much so...More

3  Thank Phil S
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

I would highly recommend this place! The staff are very friendly and welcoming. Couldnt believe the value (2 courses for £10) especially for the high quality food. Will definitely be returning soon!

Thank Jarrod M
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We came here for a Sunday roast and was really happy with the friendly service and the quality of the food. There was also a good selection of beers on offer.

Thank Alex D
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Phoned up to book a table for Sunday Lunch, last minute. Nice friendly phone manner and although they were going to be busy, last home game of the season, they found room and booked us in Walked in and another friendly greeting shown to our...More

Thank Leicesterginger
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Decided we needed a Sunday roast while we were packing my daughters flat up. The Font is a real jem - despite being busy due to football, we found a table, staff were really attentive and the food was fantastic. Two courses for £10! Highly...More

Thank m4cky1
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Everything was perfect. I asked if there was a vegan alternative and they said I could have an extra roasty instead of the yorkie pudding. Everything was cooked to perfection and tasted incredible. Best value for money place to eat in Leicester! Tiny Rebel on...More

Thank VileKyle
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Couldn't fault it, the staff were extremely welcoming and friendly, food was brilliant and atmosphere was great. One of the most pleasant Sunday roasts I've been too for a very long time, will be returning in the future

Thank Herschel C
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Another superb Sunday lunch 👍faultless as always. You will not find anywhere better for the price and quality. It's five stars from me 😊

Thank wayne_vernon
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Went to the font today with a friend for lunch. I had beef burger with bacon and cheese and it was one of the best burgers i have tasted. I will definately will be visiting her more often x

Thank berwick02
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 1/2 | Gateway Street, Leicester le2 7dp, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
  • Phone Number: +44 116 319 8875
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