The Big Eat 3

June 29, 2012

I somehow missed the publicity for the Third Leicester Big Eat restaurant promotion, but I usually try and give it a plug and I’m just in time.  So Big Eat 3 takes place on Monday 2 July, nicely coinciding with arrival of the Olympic torch in Leicester.  Anyone would think they planned these things.

For those don’t know the format, it’s simply that all restaurants are enouraged to put on special events, special menus or just nice big discounts on the same night to get as many people as possible eating out on a Monday.  This year they’ve got over 70 restaurants and bars involved. Have a look at the list of offerings on the One Leicester website but among the interesting ones are:

– 2 for 1 on food at Five Thai (next to Curve on Rutland Street)

– 2 for 1 main courses at The Boot Room

– 2  champagne cocktails for £10 plus Olympic prize quiz at the Case Champagne bar (and 2 for 1 three course meal upstairs at the Case when buying wine)

– 2 pizzas, two sides and a bottle of wine for £20 at the Rutland and Derby.

– 2 for 1 off a selected menu at Anjuna with “the latest Kizomba and Anjuna beats”. I’m off to Anjuna tonight as it happens.

One last word – many of the offers require pre-booking and mentioning of the offer. Previous events have been very popular so check out the details and make your plans in advance. (Sorry for the late notice!).

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The Big Eat

September 29, 2011

I’ve somehow seemed to miss out on the early publicity for this, but Leicester’s Big Eat looks like a worthwhile intiative. On 6 October 40-odd restaurants, cafe and bars  in the city centre will be doing two-for-ones or other special offers and events. This includes venues such as Chutney Ivy (which will have Indian and English singers in for the night) Kayal, The Case, The Boot Room, Rutland and Derby and Cedars Lebenese which be hosting belly dancing. The precise offer varies so make sure you have a browse of the offical information (Click here).

Given the depressing news this week about the failure to thrive of Market Corner, it would be good to have the city heaving with people enjoying their food.

 

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