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James' Cafe Bistro

5 East Bond Street, Leicester LE1 4SX, England
+44 116 251 3323
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good22%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Cafe, British, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5 East Bond Street, Leicester LE1 4SX, England
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Reviewed 13 May 2017

lunch and the food was first class with the usual brilliant service, best bistro in town. Thanks again Debs

Thank whitwickboy
Reviewed 14 April 2017

It is classic sort of food with a nice atmosphere. A bit hidden, but a real gem of a place. I had the eggs Benedict and would go again

Thank NickBlack01246
Reviewed 8 March 2017

I stumbled upon this place while looking for a spot to get pancakes on pancake day and I'm so glad I did! The perfect cozy, quirky spot to get a coffee and some good eats. It has a "mom and pop diner" feel to it...More

Thank Alyssa S
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This place is like a little haven in the hustle and bustle of the city centre. I have been coming here for years and the owners and staff are so friendly and warm they make you feel like friends. Nothing is too much bother for...More

Thank Nez M
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We booked our Bowls Club dinner here, and had a hot and cold buffet for 40 people. The food was superb, thanks to the chef James, the atmosphere was great and we were treated to a night of Beatles vinyl. On talking to my bowls...More

1  Thank Tonymid
Reviewed 24 December 2016

We had our volleyball club Christmas dinner here with about 25 of us - a return visit for me, & we enjoyed the delicious food with our records (vinyls for the younger members!) playing thanks to DJ John & Carol.....for me, the spicy bean cakes...More

1  Thank MikeIOW1
Reviewed 14 October 2016

My girlfriend and I had been looking for a restaurant to host the first official meeting of our parents and were both independently recommended James Café Bistro by friends. We had no idea just how great a place it would turn out to be.... The...More

Thank doncaboose
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Met with a group of old and some new friends for an afternoon meal. The others had been before and we had strong positive feelings before which is sometimes good but not always as everyone knows. Initially the menu has a casual cafe feel to...More

1  Thank gordonLeicester
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Great food; friendly staff. Good entertainment. A really good find on a street I rarely if ever go down since the opening of the highcross. Will definitely go again.

Thank Yamhon600
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We popped here for the second time today and as before found it one of Leicester's best cafe casual dining experiences. An extensive value menu for lunch was very kind on the pocket. Perfectly cooked pork loin with the wife having a bowl of fat...More

Thank KMH06
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:30 - 16:00
09:30 - 16:00
09:30 - 21:00
09:30 - 21:00
09:30 - 21:00
09:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 East Bond Street, Leicester LE1 4SX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
  • Phone Number: +44 116 251 3323
  • E-mail
Freshly prepared food , family and wheelchair friendly , partys welcome family run .Independent.
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