Looking to party all weekday long in Leicester? Despite not making it on the list of the top 25 hardest partying unis in the UK, Leicester puts on some of the best student nights. Sunday sesh? Some Monday Madness? Whatever day takes your fancy, there’s a place to get dancey…


Where: Monsta Monday’s at Club Republic


Cost of entry: £4
Drink specials: £1 drinks, changes weekly.
Party vibe: Bringing both DMU and Leicester uni together, Club Republic’s Monsta Monday’s are always YUGE. Lucky the £1 drinks are always flowing because it’ll quickly become your favourite ‘big’ night of the week.


Where: Mosh


Cost of entry: £2 before 11:30pm, £4 after
Drink deals: £1 shots, £1.50 vodka mixer, £2.50 jagerbombs
Party vibe: It’s called Mosh for a reason; they play bangers. Be careful of your toes if Rage & The Machine comes on towards the end of the night.


Where: LETSDISKO at the O2 Academy


Cost of entry: Tickets usually £4
Drink deals: Unspecified.
Party vibe: With free buses delivering you to and from the O2, LETSDISKO is always a chilled, easy and fun night out. Most nights will be themed so

Where: Love Out Loud at the Basement Leicester

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Cost of entry: £4 /£3 NUS
Drink deals: Unspecified.
Party vibe: LOL is the new kid on the block for Leicester student nights. Promising an ‘alternative’ experience with house, disco, techno and bass on the DJ menu. No top 40 hits here.


Where:** r/bar


Cost of entry: Free before 11pm
Drink deals: ‘The £5 round’ = 2x drinks and 1x shot for £5.
Party vibe: If you love a big, sweaty dancefloor, r/bar is by far the best place for pulling out your superb dance moves.


Where:** Firebug


Drink deals: Happy hour from 6-9pm
Cost of entry: Ticket prices vary depending on the live act.
Party vibe: Live music, stand-up comedy, good food and happy hour. It may start off as a chilled way to spend a Sunday, but the energetic atmosphere and friendly staff at Firebug are so contagious, the next thing you know you’re there til close (2am).

Last Updated on March 13, 2023