We all know Leicester is filled with plenty of good student nights across the week, but what about when you fancy something a bit more sophisticated? If you’re struggling to find somewhere to have a decent cocktail that won’t cost you an arm and a leg, we’ve got you covered.

1. Blues Bar & Grill

Blues Bar and Grill Jam Jar Cocktails

When? Thursday to Saturday 6pm to 8pm

This sports bar is known for its good food and good vibes. ‘But what about their drinks’ I hear you say, well it wouldn’t be a sports bar if it didn’t supply decent booze. Their happy hour runs from Thursday to Saturday 6pm to 8pm and offers two for one on all their jam jar cocktails.

2. Manhattan Lounge

Manhattan Lounge

When? Friday and Saturday all night

If you fancy a classier setting, Manhattan Lounge may be what you’re after. You could be sipping a martini while admiring the New York skyline, it may not be the real deal but it’s close enough. Grab yourself two drinks for the price of one all night on Friday and Saturday nights.

3. Meat Cure

Cocktails from Meatcure

When? Every day 5pm to 7pm

Burgers may be their forte but there’s nothing wrong with having a cheeky drink or two with dinner. They offer two for one on all cocktails and bottled beers between 5pm and 7pm every day.

4. Queen of Bradgate

queen of bradgate

When? Every day 5pm to 8pm

There is plenty to do at this gastro pub, from ping pong to cocktail masterclasses. However, if you just fancy a drink they offer two for one on selected cocktails from 5pm to 8pm every day.

5. Revolution Leicester

revs leic

When? Monday to Friday 5pm to 7pm

Who doesn’t love Revolutions? They know their music and are serious about their drinks, especially vodka. If the great music and yummy booze wasn’t enough to entice you, they also offer two for one on X from 5pm to 7pm Monday to Friday.

6. Fat Cat Cafe Bar

Cocktails from Fat Cat Cafe Bar Leicester

When? Every day 4pm to 11pm

Not much needs to be said about this place because its reputation speaks for itself. Every Thursday this place is packed full of student clubbers. But why not give it a whirl on a Friday, Saturday or Sunday even? Their 2 for 1 deal is on every day from 4pm to 11pm.

7. Sumo

two cocktails from Sumo in Leicester

When? Thursdays and Fridays 6pm to 12pm and Saturday 6pm to 10pm

If you want to party you’ve come to the right place. Sumo always has something going on from Latin events to ladies’ nights, while you’re there you may as well take advantage of their two for one offer, which runs 6pm to 12pm on Thursday and Friday.

8. Cosy Club

Cocktail from Cosy Club in Leicester

When? Sunday to Thursday 4pm to 8pm

The chilled atmosphere of this restaurant and bar is the perfect place to catch up with friends. No catch up would be complete without an alcoholic beverage. Get two cocktails for the price of one 4pm until 8pm from Sunday to Thursday.

9. Las Iguanas

cocktails from Las Iguanas in Leicester

When? All day, every day

What goes better with a taco than a caipirinha, am I right? Las Iguanas offers two for one on these drinks and many more classic tipples all day, every day.

10. Slug And Lettuce

Two cocktails from Slug and Lettuce Leicester

When? All day, every day

Fancy a long Island Iced Tea? Or perhaps you’re more of a Mojito fan. Whatever your preference of tipple is, Slug And Lettuce offer two for one on the same drink all day, every day.