Pubs

Cherry Tree

The character of the Cherry Tree pub is best personified by its selection of draught. Worthingtons Creamflow: for men with rugged throats Stella: vests accepted M&B Mild: you can be eclectic, but...


Taps

Hello Leicesterians! (Actually, my dad always tells me that Leicester-folk are called Chisits, due to the way they say 'How much is it?' So maybe I'll go with that instead...) ...Hello Chisits! It has...


The O Bar: Craft Ales

So a few weeks back I stumbled in drunk to an establishment in the rough Braunstone Gate area and tried to chat up a bar lady who I really fancied. Completely ballsed it up with all manner of drunken...


The Charlotte

One of the most hilarious gigs I ever attended was at The Charlotte, the main act was OK Go and they had just got famous on YouTube because of their video with the amazingly choreographed dancing in...


Regent Social Club

Spectacularly comfortable pub seating perhaps isn't the biggest factor for most people's choice of boozer, but sometimes it should be. I now entirely associate comfy chairs and drinking with the...


Skandals

Skandals comes in as a brave entry for a pub because of the slightly side of Joe Public groups of punters. And it's also an entry partly there through association with what's looking like a link up...


The Western

These folks are probably going to have two reviews soon by virtue of the Upstairs at the Western pub theatre. But to begin with, let's give a shout to The Western with the same level of decibels as a...


The Old Horse

I risk the wrath of readers by claiming that I don't at all understand the deal with Doctor Who. This is in spite of the fact that I thoroughly enjoy a bit of British humour and kitschy television -...


The Criterion

Chorizo is AMAZING! Chorizo on pizza with some garlic and chilli (The Diablo) at Criterion is the nicest pizza in the frikkin world. The Criterion pub, yes pub, a proper old school brewery pub isn't...


Firebug

Firebug (or the pub formerly known as Firefly) is open all the time. And they serve a good range of beers on tap alongside their slightly alternative atmosphere. I think quiz nights are Tuesday and...


Manhattan34

Manhattan 34 might at first glance seem a bit pretentious and up itself what with the vintage stylings, men in horn-rimmed glasses and wooly jumpers and slightly inflated prices. But... if you like a...