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Wygston's House

12 Applegate
Leicester
LE1 5LD

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Opening Times

Regular

Monday11.00 am - Midnight
Tuesday11.00 am - Midnight
Wednesday11.00 am - Midnight
Thursday11.00 am - Midnight
Friday11.00 am - Midnight
Saturday11.00 am - Midnight
Sunday11.00 am - 10.30 pm

Meal Times

12 - 9 Mon - Thu
12 - 9.30 Fri & Sat
12 - 5 Sun

Operator

Independent

About the Pub

The best preserved medieval house in Leicester opened as a bar/restaurant in March 2017. The central entrance leads into a stone-flagged passage, and on each side is a small separate elegant room. The corridor opens out at the back into the medieval part of the house; here is a bar area with an old beamed ceiling, and a long medieval timber-framed window on the right. The ground floor is furnished with chairs and settees. There is an extensive and very attractive outside patio area looking out onto Jubilee Square. Upstairs there is a light airy room with an old beamed ceiling and good views over an historic part of the city. This is a formal restaurant with a high end menu. Simpler food is available downstairs.

Historic Interest

Wygston's House (or Wyggeston House) is a grade 2-star Listed Building. For many years it was used as a costume museum. The Georgian brick frontage was built in about 1760. but this is in fact an extension to a medieval house at the rear which dates from ca.1500. One of the outstanding features of the rear part is a long timber-framed north-facing window.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 1 regular beer.

  • Charnwood Vixen

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 3 changing beers.

Up to 3 beers, usually from local microbreweries.

Source: Local

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Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available
  • MemberDiscountScheme Member Discount Scheme

    10% on Real Ales.

  • BeerFestival Beer Festivals

    Summer.

Facilities

  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access

    Downstairs only.

  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Garden
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • FunctionRoom Function Room
  • LiveMusic Live Music
  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • Restaurant Restaurant Area
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • WiFi Wifi

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Wygston's House

12 Applegate
Leicester
LE1 5LD

Sat Nav Reference

52.634508, -1.138453

Transport

  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes

Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

City centre buses.

Closest Station (1200m)

Leicester

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Wygston's House

Wygston's House

12 Applegate
Leicester
LE1 5LD

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Real Cider Available
  • Member Discount Scheme
  • Beer Festivals
  • Disabled Access
  • Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals
  • Garden
  • Dog Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Function Room
  • Live Music
  • Newspapers
  • Restaurant Area
  • Smoking Area
  • Wifi
  • Close to Bus Routes

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