Our special Valentines Menu will be available from January 2016 Running through Friday 12th, Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th. From £29.95 for 3 Courses. On Saturday 13th and Sunday the 14th February we will be serving the 3 Course Valentine's Menu only from 4pm to all pre booked tables.
Celebrate at 1573 with our Party Menu
Make your evening extra special with our Three Course Dinner Menu including a flute of Prosecco on arrival from £30.00 per Guest
Mother's Day Sunday March 6th 2016
Our special Mother's Day menu coming soon 3 Courses from £25
Book early for Christmas 2016
Three Course Lunch Menu from £19.95 per Guest
Three Course Dinner Menu from £29.95 per Guest
Call 0116 251 6879 for availability
A deposit paid 5 days in advance is required to secure all weekend party bookings over 8 diners throughout the year
Located in the Old (Free) Grammar School on Freeschool Lane at Highcross Leicester, this grade II* listed building was completed in 1573 and is one of the oldest schoolhouses in England.
Now sympathetically refurbished, the schoolhouse is home to 1573 Bar & Grill, a fresh concept for dining and drinks in the city.
Running through Friday 12th, Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th. From £29.95 for 3 Courses.
On Saturday the 13th and Sunday the 14th February we will be serving the 3 Course Valentine's Menu only from 5pm to all pre booked tables. All Valentines bookings are taken based on a 2 Hour sitting time. A £10 deposit per diner is required to secure the booking.
and Strawberries dipped in Chocolate
Salmon Blinis with Soft Cheese and Black Pepper
Half Rack of Baby Pork Spare Ribs
Fresh Mushrooms sautéed in a light Stilton Cheese Cream Sauce,
served on a toasted Bruschetta
King Prawns cooked in Garlic Butter and Parsley
on a toasted Bruschetta with Cherry Tomatoes
Bread & Seasoned Olives with an Olive Oil Dip
Seasoned Grilled Cajun Spiced Chicken
Breast served with
Chips and Side Salad
Prime 8oz Beef Fillet Steak served with seasoned Mushrooms, grilled
Tomatoes with Parmesan
and a choice of Chunky Chips, Roasted Rosemary New
Potatoes or Cajun Rice (Supplement £6.00)
Surf and Turf option with 3 Cajun King Prawns add £3.95
Full Rack of Baby Pork Spare Ribs with Barbecue Glaze, served with Chips
Free Range Chicken Supreme in
a Lemon and Honey Marinade,
topped with Goats Cheese served with Roasted
Rosemary New Potatoes
and a Creamy Mushroom Diane Sauce
Grilled Sea Bass Fillets with Lemon Butter served with
Red Onion, Iceberg Lettuce and Hamburger Relish £9.95
1573 Variety Cheeseburger, with a slice of melted Mature
Stilton or Goats Cheese over a 6oz Beef Burger £10.95
1573 Classic Cajun Chicken Burger prepared with grilled
Cajun Spiced Free Range Breast,
Iceberg Lettuce, sliced Tomatoes, Red Onion and Tomato
(V) 1573 Premium Vegetable Burger, with Iceberg lettuce,
Red Onion with Sweet Chilli Sauce £8.95
1573 Grilled Chicken Burger, prepared with Free Range
Breast, sliced Tomatoes,
Red Onion, Iceberg Lettuce with an optional Barbeque Glaze £9.95
1573 4oz Rump Steak Baguette with Pepper Sauce Drizzle and
Chunky Chips £9.95
1573 Chicken BLT Baguette, with Grilled Free Range Breast,
Outdoor Bred Smoked
Bacon Rasher, Iceberg Lettuce, Fresh Tomato and Mayonnaise £9.95
1573 BLT Baguette, with Grilled Outdoor Bred Bacon,
Iceberg Lettuce, Fresh Tomato and Mayonnaise £8.95
1573 Beef Steak
All our Beef Steaks are sourced from Scottish and Irish farms, have been raised naturally and dry aged for 21-28 days.
All Steaks served with seasoned Mushrooms, grilled Parmesan Tomato and a choice of Chunky Chips or Roasted New Rosemary Potatoes
Surf and Turf option with 3 Cajun King Prawns add £3.95
Ribeye Steak 8oz £17.95
This cut is from the centre section of the short loin, which consistently produces great flavour and texture
Sirloin Steak 8oz £18.95 / 12oz £24.95 This cut is juicy, tender, more marbling and an intense flavour
Prime Beef Fillet Steak 8oz £21.95 / 16oz £37.95
This is the tenderest cut and all fat is trimmed
T-Bone Steak 26oz £37.95 From the short loin, this cut includes both Sirloin and Fillet
Cooking Preference Guide
Blue Seared outside, cold inside | Rare Cooked outside, cool inside | Med Rare Cooked outside, red warm inside Med Cooked outside, pink, hot inside | Med Well Cooked outside through, hot inside | Well Done Cooked throughout
Seasoned Grilled Cajun
Spiced Chicken Breast
served with Chips and Side Salad £11.95
Full Rack of Baby Pork
with Barbecue Glaze, served with Chunky Chips £16.95
Scampi and Chunky Chips with a mixed Side
Grilled Lime and
Coriander marinated Chicken Breast with Chips and Side Salad £11.95
Tres Altas Eva Sauvignon Blanc Spain £4.55 175ml / £5.45 250ml / £14.95 Bottle Fruity, very crisp and clean with hints of greengage and limes. A very refreshing wine that shows what modern Spanish wine making technique can produce.
San Anotonio Pinot Grigio Italy £4.75 175ml / £5.95 250ml / £16.95 Bottle A crisp aromatic wine dominated by charming fruity and floral characters, mouth watering and refreshing throughout.
House Red Wine
Tres Altas Tempranillo-Shiraz Spain £4.55 175ml / £5.45 250ml / £14.95 Bottle A fragrant nose of Blueberry and violet aromas, with flavours of redcurrants and cranberries that create a lingering vibrancy. The Shiraz contributes depth and richness while the Tempranillo provides structure and length.
Caoba Malbec Mendoza, Argentina £5.25 175ml / £6.75 250ml / £19.95 Bottle Red fruits are combined with a touch of wood which enhances the presence of chocolate and vanilla.
Rio Alto Merlot Chile £4.75 175ml / £5.95 250ml / £17.95 Bottle Well-balanced with good astringency and acidity creating a long and pleasant finish. Powerful aromas of plum, blackberry and spice. On the palate this is flavours of mixed berries and a hint of liquorice.
House Rosé Wine
Ancora Chiaretto Pinot Noir Italy £4.85 175ml / £5.95 250ml / £17.95 Bottle A rich intense violet colour dominated by floral and berry fruit aromas. In the mouth the wine has concentrated red fruit notes with soft tannins on the palate.
Champagne & Sparkling Wines
Prosecco Sestiere Castello 4357 , Italia £4.95 Flute / £25.95 Bottle Dry with a soft, persistent mousse, this is a favorite Italian sparkling wine.
Ayala Majeur NV Brut Champagne £40.00 / NV Rosé Champagne £45.00 Founded in 1860, Ayala has been creating Champagnes of superb style for over two centuries.
Louis Roederer Brut Premier NV Champagne £50.00 Louis Roederer is one of only four privately owned Grand marque Champagne house left in Reims
Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin NV Champagne £55.00 Founded in Reims 1772. The Yellow Label recognised as a symbol of excellence throughout the world.
Bollinger Special Cuvée Champagne £60.00 Bollinger NV Rose Champagne £65.00 The Flagships of the Bollinger range wine embodying the style of the most famous House.
Dom Perignon Vintage 2004 £145.00 A blend of over 50 different cru gives this wine its distinctive richness.
Bushranger Chardonnay £18.95 Australia A complex Chardonnay from South East Australia. The wine is fresh and fruity with a soft, easy-drinking finish.
Jean Claude Mas Vermintino £19.95 Languedoc, France A very bright gold with youthful green tints. The nose is predominantly citrus, with berry and slightly smoky notes. Remarkably rich on the palate with good acidity. A fabulous alternative to Pinot Grigio.
Gavi Battistina £22.95 Piedmont, Italy An enticing nose of white peach, pear and acacia blossoms with hints of fresh lime and gooseberry. Light zesty citrus notes and crisp acidity lift a textured, full-flavoured palate.
Tabali Single Vineyard Viogner £22.95 Chile Golden straw in colour, this Viognier has intense apricot and citrus aromas with a hint of tropical fruit. A crisp and well balanced wine.
Groote Post Chenin Blanc £24.95 South Africa A beautiful example of top notch South African Chenin Blanc. One to Watch according to wine writer Robert Joseph.
Mud House Sauvignon Blanc £26.95 Marlborough, New Zealand Marlborough has one of the longest ripening periods in the world, this combined with long summer days and cold nights produces a wine of great finesse.
Macon Lugny St Pierre Bouchard £26.95 Burgundy Medium straw colour, intense fruit, spice, apple and biscuit aromas, generous fruit flavours, with a good long finish.
Domaine Langlois-Château Sancerre £28.95 Loire, France An intense Sancerre with rich mineral flavours and a long subtle finish.
Bacca Nero Negramanno, Primitivo £19.95 Salento, Italy One of the richest reds we have ever tried. Unbelievable power created using the Ripasso Method making this wine a mini Amarone.
Anakena Carmenere £22.95 Tamer, Chile Unique to Chile, this full bodied Carmenere is dark cherry red in colour with blackberry notes, pepper and chocolate aromas. Rich and fruity on the palate with a velvety finish.
M. Chapoutier Côte Du Rhône £22.95 Rhone, France A superb wine with rich aromas of dark fruit, earthy minerals and spice. Soft and round on the palate with smooth tannins, rich blackberry and cherry fruit, hints of liquorice and a substantial finish.
Riviera Collection Pinot Noir £25.95 South France This wine is exceptionally smooth with soft, silky tannins, red fruit and cherry flavours. A classic Pinot Noir made in a modern style.
The Pepper Pot Syrah, Mouvdre, Tannat £25.95 Stellenbosch, South Africa An interesting blend made from grapes grown only in the Stellenbosch region. Fresh, fruity and spice driven flavours compliment clean dark red berry flavours finishing a smooth palate.
Mc Henry Hohnan Margaret River Shiraz £26.95 Australia Medium bodied with gentle, ripe tannins and a rounded finish. The fruit is rich and earthy with rounded plum and bramble fruit supported by farm yardy characters and herbal hints
Marques de Murrieta Rioja Tinto Reserva £29.95 Spain Aged in American Oak Barrels for 2- 3 years and another 2 years in bottle Marques de Murrieta Reserva is the essence of Rioja. The results are a silky smooth wine with subtle well integrated oak flavours and great elegance.
Château de Pez £55.00 France A luscious wine with seductive aromatics which are redolent of red plums and black raspberries with a distinctive spicy note and floral undertone.
Ancora Chiaretto Pinot Noir Italy £4.85 175ml / £5.95 250ml / £17.95 Bottle A rich intense violet colour dominated by floral and berry fruit aromas. In the mouth the wine has concentrated red fruit notes.
Domaine Langlois-Château, Carbernet de Saumur £24.95 Loire This exceptionally summery Cabernet Franc Rosé is full of raspberry fruit and a fresh, leafy character.
The Old (Free) Grammar School is a Grade II* listed building built originally in 1573. The building as it stands today is one of the oldest school buildings in England and is now home to 1573 Bar & Grill, a fresh new concept for dining and drinks at Highcross Leicester.
The 1573 Bar & Grill is a local independent restaurant first opened in August 2009 and is located in Grammar School Court within the external area. Meals are prepared using only the best fresh seasonal produce; with fine wines & champagnes, serving light bites, lunch & dinner. In our unique surroundings we promise to deliver to you a fantastic meal, in a warm friendly, relaxed atmosphere.
The menu includes Steaks, Seafood, open sandwiches and fresh salads, perfectly char-grilled with a selection of mouth watering sides and a selection of sauces world so you can choose your flavour of the day.
Situated at the front of the building is our benched terraced area where you can enjoy drinks and dining overlooking the external area of Highcross.
Regular chefs specials will be available across our menus with various promotional offers available throughout the week.