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West End Brewery

(formerly Looking Glass)

68-70 Braunstone Gate

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Opening Times

Monday5.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Tuesday5.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Wednesday5.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Thursday5.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Friday2.00 pm - Midnight
SaturdayMidday - Midnight
Sunday2.00 pm - 11.00 pm

About the Pub

Located near the junction of Braunstone Gate and Narborough Road, this is Leicester's original brewpub, opened in March 2016. The brewer likes to experiment with his recipes and take on board customers' suggestions. Four house beers are available with at least three guests from quality local microbreweries or further afield. The brewery is behind the pub and can be visited by customers. Live music nights twice a month. The owner / brewer aims to produce innovative beers the range of which will increase over time.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 4 regular beers.

  • West End --other--
  • West End Project Pale
  • West End Stout
  • West End West Coast IPA

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 2 changing beers.

Source: National

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West End Brewery, Leicester


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available
  • BeerFestival Beer Festivals

    Twice a year.


  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Events Events

    Quiz nights, tap take-overs, games nights and socials.

  • FunctionRoom Function Room

    Space can be allowed for 2 to 4 people in the window area.

  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Dominoes, cards and chess.

  • LiveMusic Live Music


  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • WiFi Wifi

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West End Brewery

68-70 Braunstone Gate

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52.630591, -1.147077


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