The blog from the heart of Leicester's Clarendon Park

Food, Drink & Shopping

Clarendon Park and nearby Stoneygate are home to some of the best bars and restaurants in Leicester. Add a variety of shops selling everything from retro clothes and handmade gifts to locally-produced honey and cheeses, and there’s plenty to keep you interested. Catch up with the latest news and reviews of Clarendon Park’s restaurants, bars and shops, from Italian cuisine to local ales and vintage antiques.

Clean & Natural Cosmetics Coconut Oil on display in Prettiez

Clean, Natural & Beautiful

Today I’ll be writing about an entrepreneurial local couple who have created a successful fledgeling business around their range of natural skincare products. If you’re interested…

Fresh and simple: Cultura epitomises the clean, unfussy style of a modern bistro

Review: Cultura Restaurant

Cultura, the newest restaurant in Clarendon Park, has caused a serious stir among Leicester’s foodies since it opened at the end of November 2014. Ambitious and sophisticated, this classy modern-European restaurant looks set…

Keeping it simple: from outside Cultura has a clean and minimal look

Cultura Bar: First Impressions

It’s early days for Clarendon Park’s newest bar, but first impressions suggest that the owners have identified a niche in the local market. If you’ve read…

Keeping it fresh - Tomato and Mozzerella Salad

Review: Jones’ Cafe Bistro

This is the first in a series of reviews of Clarendon Park’s restaurants. Although the area is already something of a ‘go-to’ destination for people looking…