Bistrot Pierre – Leicester
Bringing a taste of Paris to the heart of Leicester, Bistrot Pierre is located in an elegant Victorian merchant’s house and offers a truly memorable dining experience. Handily located close to the Curve Theatre, Bistrot Pierre is the ideal spot for a pre-theatre meal – before you soak up some culture at the theatre, why not soak up some French culture here? When you visit, the friendly staff, buzz of diners chatting and a warm welcome will make first-timers and regulars feel right at home.
The menus have been expertly crafted to ensure it covers all bases. Whether stopping by for a laid-back breakfast at the weekend, a light lunch or tempting three-course feast, your food will arrive beautifully presented, freshly prepared and of the highest standard. The culinary line-up showcases French classics like steak frites and boeuf Bourguignon alongside a host of regional favourites such as confit de canard and tarte flambée. Don’t miss the eminently popular prix-fixe early-evening menu with two courses costing only £14.95.
Inspired by travels around France, the à la carte menu includes starters of salmon fumé gribiche, and chicken liver parfait with red onion confi ture. For the main event, why not go for slow-cooked marinated pork medallions paired with Morteau sausage, caramelised apples and Dijon mustard beurre blanc, served with Provençal vegetables? Lighter dishes include whole sea bass with sauce vierge of capers, tomatoes, lemon and mixed herbs. Desserts are the pièce de résistance and include apple and rhubarb almond crumble, sticky toffee pudding and classic crème brûlée.
As you’d expect from a French eatery, a glance at the distinctive wine list reveals over 20 French wines sold by the glass. Whatever you opt for, you’re bound to find something delicious to complement your meal. With gluten-free dishes and a dedicated children’s menu too, a friendly welcome is extended to everyone at Bistrot Pierre.