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The Bowling Green

44 Oxford Street, Leicester LE1 5XW, England
+44 116 254 6496
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good20%
  • Average48%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
20 Apr 2018
“Good pub with good ale and food”
6 Jan 2018
“Not too bad ”
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Bar, Pub
44 Oxford Street, Leicester LE1 5XW, England
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Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Decent pint here (discount for CAMRA members, always a bonus), decent food at decent prices. I had the large mixed grill and the meat was lovely although the beans and eggs were over-cooked probably because I asked for my steak well done lol. Fifteen minute...More

Thank Nigel W
the Bowling G, Manager at The Bowling Green, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2018

thank you for your review

Reviewed 12 April 2018

only had breakfast here and must say its the best in the area fresh hot and very tasty and very reasonably priced,staff are friendly and welcoming and the drinks price is competitive for the area,with lots of choice you will not go hungry or thirsty...More

Thank ajscully
the Bowling G, Manager at The Bowling Green, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2018

thank you for your review

Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

We have been match day regulars for a couple of years. I was tempted not to tell you that this place is great, because we want to keep our spot! But the staff, food and drinks are just the ticket. Obviously the pub is very...More

1  Thank Duncflint17
the Bowling G, Manager at The Bowling Green, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2018

thank you for your review

Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

The food is very nice here and it is generally a very friendly place and quiet welcoming. All I’d say is that the service and food is rather slow, even when it’s not busy

Thank Ellie W
the Bowling G, Manager at The Bowling Green, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2018

Thank You for your review

Reviewed 15 December 2017

I often visit to make use of the burger and a pint deal for £5.50 on Tuesdays. Nice food, and friendly staff. The only downside is the lack of choice of drinks with this deal, but for the price I cant complain too much. would...More

Thank mark D
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

With some trepidation we popped in for a drink on our way home, albeit this was due to the fact that it was so cold outside... The pub was lovely and warm, and we were served quickly. However the Carling was flat and very bitter....More

Thank Jamie_Shorts
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

I don’t really agree with previous two reviews. The staff coped really well with the rowdy students who turned up for the start of their pub crawl! The staff apologised ( they had no need to). They also offered some helpful advice on the beer.....More

Thank andrewmA357YB
Reviewed 28 October 2017

I have been to this pub quite a few times however this time was awful. The pub was full of rowdy people at half 11 - not their fault I know - but they took forever to serve us because they were more interested in...More

1  Thank Holly A
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Normally our go to pub in Leicester. Hate to be negative about this place but after the last visit I feel compelled to comment. Popped in to watch the football; pub was empty yet I still waited approx 5 minutes at the bar for a...More

Thank Jamie_Shorts
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We generally have drinks here after the rugby, they always have a good range of beers on tap and in bottle. The constant sport on the giant TVs is off-putting though. The toilets aren’t very clean either.

2  Thank AnanB
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Restaurant Details

Bar, Pub
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Television, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Oxford Street, Leicester LE1 5XW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
  • Phone Number: +44 116 254 6496
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Small Pub in the heart of DMU campus. close to Leicester City Tigers Ground and King Power Stadium. offering great food and beverages at a reasonable price.
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