Eat at: Karamay on London Road, a fantastic Uyghur restaurant serving hand pulled noodles and rose tea.Snack at: the Naan shop on Lee Circle, a tucked-away gem serving fluffy naan with delicious fillings for £1.50.Shop at: the International Food Centre on Narborough Road, for every spice you could ever need.
Eat at: hidden gem Rosanto, an off-the-beaten path authentic Portuguese eatery.Indulge at: Choux.tique for French savouries and luscious patisserie.Shop at: Not Just a Corner Shop in Wigston for local produce and home-made samosas with fillings including mac & cheese!
Eat at: Crafty St Martins, for the best dirty burger in Leicester, made with locally sourced produce.Drink at: Tønne for a huge variety of craft beer and cocktails in a trendy, stripped wood setting.Shop at: the Tiny Bakery in the heart of Clarendon Park, serving cruffins, sourdough, great coffee and more.
Eat at: Paddy's Marten Inn, an Indian restaurant tucked off Melton Road, frequently recommended by cabbies in the know.Take Tea at: Mrs Bridge's Tea Rooms, where you can enjoy afternoon tea before visiting King Richard III at Leicester Cathedral. Shop at: amazing Leicester Market, for every type of meat, seafood, cheese, fruit and veg you could ever wish for.