Taste is open to the public from Wednesday, Thursday and Friday lunchtime from 12–3pm and Wednesdays and Thursdays for evening service from 6.30pm to 9.50pm during term time only.
Lunch bookings can be taken between 12noon - 1pm
Dinner booking can be taken between 6.30pm-7.00pm
- Disabled Access
- Private Dining
- Families and Children Welcome
About Taste Restaurant at Leicester College
Unfortunately Taste has had to close due to the second lockdown. We will let you know as soon as we are able to open.
To allow for social distancing, the number of people we can accommodate is going to be less than usual and as per the current government guidelines we will be only able to accommodate small social gatherings of up to 6 per table.
When arriving for lunch or dinner, please do not arrive before your booking time. Face masks must be worn upon entering the college until you are sat at your table. Please follow the arrows. All tables are socially distanced . There are sanitizing stations inside and outside the restaurant. Staff and students will be wearing face covering or visors. Our online reservation system allows for track and trace.
Taste Restaurant is situated within Leicester College, Freemen’s Park Campus on Welford Road.
Our restaurant which has been highly commended by the AA is run by the Hospitality and Catering students who are committed to providing every customer with a unique dining experience. Our ethos is to ensure our customers receive the highest level of service whilst enjoying the quality of our food that has been cooked using locally sourced ingredients where possible.
Taste restaurant customers are able to follow our students on their journey into the catering industry and taste for themselves how their culinary and service develop throughout the year. As we are a training environment we offer real value for money.
We offer a range of menus that include afternoon tea, lunch and dinner together
A three course table d’hote meal in the evening is as little as £20.00 per person and a three course lunch from £12.00 per person.
The Taste team go above and beyond expectations to ensure you will want to come back time and time again.
Whether you are looking for a simple lunch, afternoon tea, an impressive meeting venue, private dining venue or an exciting table d’hote dinner, Taste restaurant can offer you a new experience in dining.
We are sorry but this restaurant is not currently accepting online reservations through ResDiary.
Excellent service and fantastic food . Lovely atmosphere too . Well done all concerned because of the situation were in at the moment.
the main course chicken was very bland. two pre ordered pork belly were not available, the alternative was enjoyed by my guests. still a fabulous evening helped by the attentive staff and great atmosphere. value for money
Absolutely great food wouldn't get better in high class restaurant and service is first class, love to eat here
Excellent food and service. Izzy was particularly good
We have been a few times in the past and would definitely visit again.The students did a wonderful job and I would recommed anyone to go for lunch. First class Restaurant, Excellent .
We enjoyed our visit and would certainly book again. I loved the crepe suzette, I've never experienced having one cooked just for me at the table, very memorable. Thank you to all the staff. Freda
Really enjoyed our afternoon tea, fantastic food and excellent service, and it was a bonus to listen to some wonderful live music, thank you all
Always a great experience. Food is lovely and so is the service.
Love the ease of the online booking system. Restaurant was delicious as always and we all enjoyed our meals. Highlight was the beetroot sorbet which was the amuse-bouche. Delicious!
Brilliant afternoon tea, enhanced by friendly service, lovely music and great selection of food. Will certainly be coming again!
The quality of the food is amazing with the presentation and service to give it a really nice experience when we come here.
The meal and the service were both of a high standard.
Can,t fault it. Been coming for many,many years and always been good value for money and an enjoyable experience. Well done to you all
Good meal and well presented.Value for money.We enjoyed the Brexit atmosphere with the decorations.
Service good for main part of evening.
Our waiter, Michael was very laid back and while other service staff were rushed off their feet - he seemed to get others to help. The meal was excellent so congratulations to the team on an another superb Burns Night.
An excellent standard has always been maintained over the years we have been coming to the Taste restaurant.
EXCELLENT, ALL STAFF VERY OBLIGING.
Very good value and excellent venue for a large gathering.
Service was a bit slow and there was only 4 tables including us there. Very good value for money though and would definitely return
Excellent food and service. Very friendly and attentive staff. Restaurant ambience somewhat functional. Good value for food of this standard.
We all had a really lovely Christmas lunch. Could not fault anything>
we had a great Christmas lunch, great choices on the menu, as a vegetarian I feel well catered for. The service was great, they couldn't do enough for us and everything was considered. The food was fabulous and cooked to a high standard. we come every year and will continue to do so.
What an excellent we all had. A credit to the college everyone worked as a team I hope you all have a wonderful Christmas and New Year, long may it continue
An enjoyable experience. Have already booked for next year and bringing extra guests.