Its waterfront provides a perfect place to stroll, stop for a drink, listen to music and relax and its within easy walking distance of Leicester's historic parks. It is only 5 minutes walk to the city centre which makes it so accessible, yet still far enough out to avoid the noisy night clubs.
Braunstone Gate has a wonderfully vibrant culture and appeal of its own, with an abundance of restaurants, takeaways and bars.
Showcase Cinema De Lux
Brand new delux cinema in the Highcross Shopping Centre.
De Montfort University
Braunstone Leisure Centre
The state of the art Centre boasts a community pool and an olympic swimming pool. The Lifestyle Fitness Suite is fully equipped with 60 stations. There is a 6 court sports hall and cafe. Host of the 2009 Special Olympics
One thing no visitor to the city should miss is Leicester Market. Steeped in over 700 years of history, it is Europe's largest covered market and is always a hive of activity. Marvel at the unusual mixture of vegetables from around the world, and seek out the excellent fish market in the Market Centre for a mouth-watering array of quality fresh food.
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Left Bank Bar and Restaurant