Set in the Rural Capital of Food, the Rural Catering Centre aims to showcase the best hospitality and catering that Leicestershire can offer.

Using, as far as possible, locally sourced produce, supporting local businesses and traders whilst educating the students and forming a good grounding for their career in hospitality and catering.

  • Monday – Closed
  • Tuesday Lunch– 12 – 1pm
  • Wednesday Lunch– 12 – 1pm
  • Thursday Lunch – Closed
  • Thursday Evening – 6.45 –  7.15pm (fortnightly from 08/10/20)
  • Friday lunch – 12 – 1pm
  • Friday evening – Available upon request
  • Saturday – Available upon request

Special lunchtime offer – 3 course lunches for just £8.95 per head!*

We also offer Fine Dining Experiences and themed nights on fortnightly Thursday evenings, with reservations between 6:45 and 7:15pm. Perfect for special occasions, or simply those evenings where you prefer to sit back and relax while someone else does the cooking! At just £20.95 per head, our Fine Dining Experience is fantastic value for money!

The space is also available for private hire (subject to availability) – get in touch to find out more!


The Rural Catering Centre offers a wide range of menus and dishes to tempt your taste buds.

Dinner Menu Example

Dinner Menu 1 Example

Please note that Dinner Menus are designed weekly and they are subject to change


For information and bookings please call 01664 855305 or email

Interested in studying Catering or Hospitality? Click here to find out more about our courses.


*Lunchtime offer available until Friday 20th November 2020