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Cafe Rouge - Leicester

Unit R 4 Highcross Lane, Leicester LE1 4SD, England
+44 116 251 8067
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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“poulet breton” (11 reviews)
“steak” (55 reviews)
“fries” (28 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 10:30 PMAll hours
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Unit R 4 Highcross Lane, Leicester LE1 4SD, England
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1 - 10 of 648 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Manager should be sacked will not go back untill she goes back to cumbria the chain owners should close this resturant down or employ staff capable of doing the job disgrace walked out tonight

Thank Brianwilson W
Reviewed 4 days ago

Lovely night celebrating Christmas with friends. Service excellent, food very tasty and atmosphere lovely.

3  Thank NicD34
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went here because my usual haunt was chokka. Went with a totally open mind. I can't fault the. staff, especially as it was one young mans 1st shift. I also wouldn't fault the wait between courses simply because a) it was busy and b) I...More

Thank Tonicoe H
Reviewed 6 days ago

Myself and 3 friends, enjoyed a very good experience here. The food was all delicious and the service was excellent. Very nice ambiance

2  Thank HDawn1963
Reviewed 1 week ago

A party of 6 of us enjoyed a Christmas get together here on Saturday lunchtime. The food was very reasonable for how delicious it was. What stood out was the service. Our waitress Nat couldn't be more accommodating. Thoroughly enjoyed.

2  Thank Emma D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Starter was cold and the egg was overcooked.main course salmon was over cooked burnt and dry sent back said had no more salmon.so had a beef bouillon that was had the mash was like water carrots was overcooked the beef was fatty.Overall bad night.

Thank alan112016
Reviewed 1 week ago

This "French" restaurant is very underwhelming. Cannot remember ever having a Potato Dauphinoise that was so dry. Food lacked flavour. Will not be returning or recommending.

Thank swigle
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dropped on with £20 of Tesco tokens.....Havent been to a cafe rouge gor years...what a lovely, friendly atmosphere here in Leicester. Kacper, our waiter, was genuinely friendly and calm...interacted with us really nicely and helped make our visit really enjoyable. We has the charcuterie...More

2  Thank lizseguro
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a table booked for 6 for 2nd December. Some of us ordered from the set Autumn menu and others from their normal menu. We all ordered starters and mains and all the food came out quickly and was super tasty. The wine was lovely...More

4  Thank Agata L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food. Excellent value. Service a little slow. Toilets disgusting! Come on CR. Get your act together.

Thank Annette J
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Brianwilson W
16 December 2017|
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Response from derek h | Reviewed this property |
On our visit the staff appeared happy and able have laugh never saw anyone whom appeared to be a manager enjoyed our meal and staff were great we were served by a Polish guy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$27 - US$47
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:30 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unit R 4 Highcross Lane, Leicester LE1 4SD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
  • Phone Number: +44 116 251 8067
Café Rouge Leicester is set within our Parisian restaurant design, take a seat in one of our beautiful banquettes with your favourite vin rouge and enjoy the authentic feel of your local bistro. We also offer a large outside seating area for a spot of al fresco dining. Located on the lower level of the Highcross Shopping centre, close toCinema de Lux, House of Fraser and John Lewis, the restaurant is the ideal place to grab a coffee, a quick bite while shopping, or enjoy a longer, more leisurely lunch with a glass of wine. Book a table now or call the restaurant for more information.
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