Ulster play Leicester Tigers on Saturday 19thJanuary at 3:15pm at Welford Road. We hope that this guide will give you some useful links and tips to make your weekend more enjoyable.
The Meeting Place
5-9 Hotel Street, Leicester
You can see the venue here.
Please note: Hogarths are an over 18 venue so if you are travelling with children you should make alternative arrangements and not meet here.
We have the most competitive drink prices in Leicester and we are situated inside a 15-minute walk from Welford Road Stadium.
Heineken – £3.30
John Smiths – £2.15
Fosters – £2.30
Strongbow – £2.40
Guinness – £3.20
Best venue to watch live sport
We have two 5 meter big screens as well as multiple in-house HD TVs. If you’re arriving early then you can watch Edinburgh vs Montpellier and Newcastle vs Toulon at 7:45pm on Friday. On match day you can watch Cardiff Blues vs Lyon and Saracens vs Glasgow Warrior at 1pm before you head to Welford Road for the game. If you’re planning on extending your stay here in Leicester we be televising Sunday’s Heineken Champions Cup games here as well. Watch Toulouse vs Bath and Wasps vs Leinster at 3:15pm. We have multiple Sky boxes to show more than one live game at a time. We show all European Rugby fixtures on BT Sports.
We have a wide range of Gins currently stocking over 120 different brands. All are perfectly served and garnished to enhance the flavours and botanicals of your choosing. Whilst we have large selection of gin available, it’s true to say our focus is on quality alongside uniqueness too.
Can’t decide which gin to order?
No problem, simply spin the wheel of ginspiration and let that decide for you!
Leicester lies on the London-Sheffield and the Birmingham-Stansted lines.
Approximate journey-times and frequencies of trains are:
From London (St Pancras station): 70-90 minutes/four times an hour
From Birmingham (New Street station): 60 minutes/twice an hour
From Luton (Airport Parkway station): 60 minutes/hourly
From Stansted Airport: 2 hours 30 minutes/approximately hourly
Getting to the Stadium
Welford Road is situated at Aylestone Road, Leicester, LE2 7TR. It is within walking distance of the city centre (15-20 minutes).
Click here for a map of stadium location.
From London Road Railway Station
London Road Railway Station is a 15 minute walk from the stadium. Upon arrival turn right out of the station, cross the road, turn left on to Waterloo Way, continue to the top of the hill onto Tigers Way and Welford Road is directly in front.
Leicester Tigers website.
About the stadium Welford Road Stadium.
Things To Do
Have some time to spare whilst supporting Ulster in Leicester? Leicester is a unique city and a wonderful place to visit, with a superb range of visitor attractions and shopping that is second to none. It’s a city that combines the finest English traditions with multicultural activities and the cosmopolitan buzz of city life.
Filling a Gap
Leicester’s cultural diversity is reflected in the stunning range of cuisine available, with restaurants representing all corners of the globe. On top of all that, you can be safe in the knowledge that you will never be far from a great curry house! For something a bit more familiar, Leicester’s newly developed restaurant quarter has all the big names you’d expect.
A Slice of Culture
Had your fill of gin? Should you need to take a break from Hogarths, one of the cultural hubs in Leicester is Melton Road where you can find many authentic shops and restaurants. Melton Road is also home to the city’s Diwali celebrations. Click here for more information.
Emergency Contact Numbers
Though we hope you won’t have to use any of the below, please see here for UK Emergency Numbers – please remember that you are abroad so roaming charges may apply:
Ambulance: 999 or 112
Fire: 999 or 112
Police: 999 or 112
Gas emergency: 0800 111 999
NHS Direct (24 hour health helpline): 0845 4647
The weather in Leicester can be cold and it has also been known to rain here! Pack your Ulster scarves and hats, you’ll be welcome to wear them inside Hogarths Leicester!