Café Rouge - Leicester

(67 Reviews)
Unit R4 Highcross, Leicester, West Midlands, LE1 4SD
French
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Opening hours

Open from 09:00 to 23:00 Monday to Saturday, and 10:00 to 22:00 on Sunday.

Restaurant description

With an elegant façade and a cosy interior with red banquette seating, Café Rouge Leicester features delicious French cuisine and an outdoor seating area. Leicester Rail Station is a 7-minute walk away.

As part of the nationwide group of Café Rouge restaurants, this branch offers their range of classic French dishes such as confit duck, beef bourguignon, steak frites and mussels. Smaller dishes are also on offer for a lighter bite. Particularly good value for money are the set menus for lunch and dinner (available most days). To accompany the food there is also a good range of French wines, many from less well known producers.

In true French style, breakfast is also an important meal at Café Rouge. With croissants, pain au chocolat, omelettes and croques, as well as hot chocolate, tea and all types of coffees, it makes a great start to the day.

The French dining experience is not complete without the well priced wines and desserts at Leicester Café Rouge restaurant. Leicester Cathedral is within easy reach of Café Rouge.

Dishes displayed on a la carte menus are representative of the type of food available at the restaurant.

Customer reviews for Café Rouge - Leicester
3.9
(based on 67 reviews)

82%
of diners recommend this restaurant

  • Food
  • Drinks
  • Ambience
  • Service
  • Value
  • Location

Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (4)
  • al fresco (18)
  • breakfast (10)
  • business (12)
  • child friendly (7)
  • dinner (49)
  • entertainment (13)
  • large parties (18)
  • lunch (37)
  • luxury (7)
  • private dining (7)
  • romantic (27)
  • trendy (7)
  • value (11)
  • views (6)
  • By Andrew H from Leicester
    29 November 2019

    The service was good and the food was served quickly. The food quality was good but not exceptional. There was a problem with the bill (the wine was incorrectly priced) but it was sorted out with no bother. Overall a pleasant experience but slightly overpriced in my view.

  • By Sam S from leicester
    27 November 2019

    The food was good however the wine was overpriced. My wife had 2 glasses of white wine for £16.

  • By Daksha C from Leicester
    7 November 2019

    Excellent service food was very good

  • By Tina P from Leicester
    5 July 2019

    Excellent meal stake cooked spot on all food hot and fresh

  • By Kim H from Manchester
    26 December 2018

    Wife’s food was excellent. My main was cremated and couldn’t eat it. Far too rew staff - service VERY slow. Dirty plates, glasses left on tables untilI complained. Only reason for recommend is wife’s food was so good.

  • By Daniel B from Leicester
    7 July 2018

    Interior was well presented Staff were more than accommodating and friendly Food was very tasty, and well presented

  • By Tracey N from Leicester
    22 June 2018

    Excellent food and service

  • By Jill M from Norwich
    24 December 2017

    It was ok. Service a little slow, fillet steak was gorgeous but burgers were average.

  • By Tracey N from Leicester
    8 December 2017

    Really pleased food and service good

  • By Amit P from Leicester
    11 November 2017

    Excellent food, great service.

Restaurant Location Map
Café Rouge - Leicester
Unit R4 Highcross, Leicester, West Midlands, LE1 4SD