Fifteen Seventy Three

A Grill Restaurant in the Heart of Leicester

What's on

The 1573 Christmas Menu is now available

Three Course Lunch Menu from £19.95 per Guest

Three Course Dinner Menu from £29.95 per Guest

Call 0116 251 6879 for availability 

Summer 2015

Enjoy Cocktail Jugs on our new summer terrace from £12

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

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.

Phone Number

0116 2516879


1573 Grill Restaurant
The Old Grammar School
41 Freeschool Lane

Food Service Times

Monday - Friday: 12:00 - 15:00 / 17:00 - 21:30

Saturday: 12:00 - 22:00

Sunday: 12:00 - 21:30

Reservation request


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 salad’s, 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 chef’s specials will be available across our menus with various promotional offers available throughout the week.