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Bru Coffee & Gelato Leicester

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20-22 Granby Street, Leicester LE1 1DE, England
+44 116 251 9667
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Quite expensive, but the coffee tasted good, my daughters hotchoclate was awful, too much cocoa powder, we had to ask for more milk in it.But the service was great.

Thank Sun-eater70
England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Absolutely fab. I always come here with my mum for a catch-up over hot drinks and cheesecake! The interior is beautiful, lovely decor on the walls and ceiling, the staff are always helpful and easy to talk to. Always busy, as it's clearly a universal favourite! Never tried the gelato, but looks incredibly tempting. The hazelnut hot choc and/or the... More 

Thank Laura P
Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I cannot fault this place the deco is on point and so is the service as well as the puds and drinks! Everyone is friendly, and a great place to hang out with the outside seats available for us people watchers!

Thank ADFlawless
Leicester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been using Bru coffee shop since the day it opened and it never disappoints. The staff are friendly and chatty, I love the fresh mint tea and the waffles are delicious! Always busy too which adds to the atmosphere. I have been here individually, with my partner, family and also for business and will continue to come to... More 

Thank JGL1824
Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Seating was a tight squeeze. We was served and staff didn't know if there was any room to sit. We had to go and have a look around to see if there was seating. When they served, they wasn't very helpful about what was on offer, but we managed to figure it out. When our deserts came the staff was... More 

Thank margerydaw2017
Level Contributor
7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The coffee is consistently good but the cafe is ALWAYS busy except for early morning. The staff can be fairly rude, sometimes ignoring you. We had a dirty cup we wanted replacing but nobody paid attention to my partner for a good five minutes despite glancing at him. He was stood at the counter beside someone who was being served.... More 

Thank ShonMoccles
Coalville, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped by at Bru for a quick coffee when delivering my friend to the train station and found this place to be fantastic. Friendly efficient service, reasonable prices and great coffee. The place was clean and, although a little shabby in places, the interior was quirky. The desserts and gelato looked amazing and I made a pact with my friend... More 

Thank BeckyWalker92
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We had a small family celebration over breakfast pastries and the staff couldn’t have been more helpful. All our family have since been raving about the pastries (especially the chocolate twist!) good quality tea and coffee, and the happy and helpful staff. They made our morning get off to a great start. I would highly recommend Bru.

Thank Gordon M
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Popular coffee and dessert place in a central location. Coffee is of a good quality and there's a variety of regular and speciality beverages available. You're met by a large cake dessert display as you enter and there's a smaller area to the left to make your order. Extra seating towards the back, outside and upstairs, which is well needed.... More 

Thank Faye A
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104 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Bru is a cool coffee shop, very welcoming. The gelato was very good; we had rocky road and peanut butter, both delicious. There's a good range of flavours. Good helping too.

Thank Lorna A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20-22 Granby Street, Leicester LE1 1DE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
  • Phone Number: +44 116 251 9667
Leicester's first late night coffee offering with the best Gelato in town. Our Gelato is made locally on a farm in Leicestershire developed for that unique creamy 'Bru' flavour.Some of our latest flavours include the Fizzy Cola sorbet and the Stem Ginger Gelato.Also Leicester's first authentic Liege Belgian Waffle, made fresh to order.And not to forget the best cup of coffee in town.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?