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 make first-timers and regulars feel right at home.
The menus have been expertly crafted to ensure they cover 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. Don’t miss the eminently popular, great value prix-fixe lunch menu with two courses for £12.95 and three courses just £14.95.
Inspired by travels around France, the evening menu includes starters of chicken liver parfait with red onion confi ture, and winter risotto with kale, crumbled goat’s cheese, roasted butternut squash, celeriac, crispy sage and truffle oil. For the main event, why not go for honey-glazed pork medallions paired with Morteau sausage, caramelised apples, Dijon beurre blanc, Dauphinoise potatoes and seasonal vegetables? Other tempting options include the oven-roasted half chicken with your choice of marinade and side. Desserts are the pièce de résistance and include mocha panna cotta and classic crème brûlée.
As you’d expect from a French eatery, a glance at the distinctive wine list reveals a fantastic selection, with an offering to complement any dish. Whatever you opt for, you’re bound to find something delicious to pair with your feast. With plenty of vegetarian and vegan options alongside gluten-free dishes and a dedicated children’s menu, a friendly welcome is extended to everyone.