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Venue Guide: The Cookie, Leicester

Everything you need to know about the Leicester venue situated in the heart of the city...

Address: 68 High Street, Leicester, LE1 5YP

Telephone Number: 0116 253 1212

Brief History

The Cookie started life as a café in a toy shop but over the past 6 years has developed over 3 floors to become Leicester’s premier independent award winning venue.

How many people does it hold? 150 standing / 100 seated

Who has played there?

Royal Blood, George Ezra, Slaves, Blossoms, Wolf Alice, Gaz Coombes & many more.

Have there been any “I was there” moments? 

George Ezra’s show was 2016 was pretty special as he silenced the crowd with his awesome voice and a sold-out crowd just sat down and listened to the whole set.

How do I get there?

The venue’s on the High Street, 5 mins from the bus & train station. Here’s a handy map… 

 Where should I eat?

This autumn The Cookie’s kitchen is being taken over by Pieminister (hmmmm pies), so you can grab a pie & mash before the gig or during!

Where can I stay?

There are loads of great places to stay in Leicester. Find somewhere on Airbnb 

TicketWeb Tips: 

The venue has a wide selection of draught & craft beers as well as a high-end Cocktail bar on the first floor if you fancy being fancy. Which we do. Always. 

Where can you carry on the party?

During the weekend, The Cookie is open until late or you can go and and see their friends at Firebug who are open till 4am every day.

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