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Fat Cat Cafe Bar

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41 Belvoir Street, Leicester LE1 6SL, England
+44 116 255 3610
Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Wed 16:00 - 01:00
Thu - Sat 16:00 - 04:00
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

came for a night out in Leicester and was not disappointed, staff are friendly and I felt it was a very safe environment, thoroughly enjoyed the night and prices were reasonable music was good. If your in leicester for a night out i would definitely recommend coming here.

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Thank DeepS1993
Management response:

Thank you for your review. We are pleased you had a great night out at our venue. At Fat Cats we always strive to make sure our customers have the best experience they can have. This can be through our trained staff making your night rememberable, as well as our crowd pleasing DJ's. More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

They always have a brilliant DJ here at the weekend -- probably my favourite place for a dance in Leicester! Drinks are reasonably priced. They have a small outside area with benches which is nice for when it gets a bit warm!

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Thank Suppersal
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Very juicy cocktails, all on 2-4-1, good bar staff and food (from the starters we tried) is lovely; very fresh and tasty. Definitely be coming back

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Thank laurenplym
Leicester
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219 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

I went here for lunch with a former colleague as we fancied a change. The food was actually quite good - around £7 for a ciabatta with chips and coleslaw. I had the avocado, tomato and mozzarella which was good and my friend was pleased with the pulled pork. It's a big space and a shame that we were one... More 

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Thank Lawyer13
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

drinks are overpriced, floors always sticky, phone has been stolen from there. security men are rude. dj was awful on a night out. this place has gone downhill!

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1 Thank nish314
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Incredibly atmosphere, me and my friends booked a table and the service was, cocktails are the best in Leicester. I cannot wait to go again!!

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1 Thank Francesca F
Leicester, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

For a so called premium bar, the place is a dive and the toilets are horrendous!!! Never again will I go in there. The drinks are over priced and the bar staff are rude.

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Thank zobo142
Leicester, United Kingdom
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315 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Called in Friday night around 8pm for a drink before a meal out. I had a raspberry tickle, swapped the red bull for cranberry juice, it was delicious. Thoroughly recommend if you like fruity cocktails. Was a long wait to be served though and it wasn't that busy. Need more staff behind the bar.

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Thank Sheilz W
Vilnius, Lithuania
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33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

Well, I was not very impressed by this pub, because there is not much place for dancing, the music is from 2000 year.

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Thank Maria M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

It was a work friends leaving do and we split up in to 2 groups the first group got in without problems but our second group had trouble. The door staff claimed it was student night, non of our co workers are students and when we told them this they claimed that if we came before a certain time we... More 

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1 Thank leicesterguy121

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$18
Cuisine
Bar, British
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Monday
16:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 01:00
Thursday
16:00 - 04:00
Friday
16:00 - 04:00
Saturday
16:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Belvoir Street, Leicester LE1 6SL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
  • Phone Number: +44 116 255 3610
Description
Fat Cat Leicester is a premium venue located on Belvoir St, in Leicester City Centre. Established in 1992, Fat Cat is one of the leading venues in the city for first-class booth packages, unique cocktails and high quality service. With a large outdoor garden, it's the perfect place to catch up with friends.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?