The Cookie

The Cookie
68 High Street, Leicester, East Midlands, LE1 5YP
  • Telephone 0116 253 1212
  • Opening times Tue–Thu noon–11pm; Fri & Sat noon–1am; Sun noon–5pm.
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  • Website www.thecookieleicester.co.uk
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Bar and venue on Leicester's High Street with a packed programme of live music and stand-up comedy. When the sun shines you can enjoy their rooftop terrace. Grays at the Cookie man the kitchen, serving up food that's vegan, vegetarian, omnivore and carnivore. For cocktails head up to The Attic.

Events at this venue

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Abandoman: Life & Rhymes

Fast-paced musical comedy sketches and hip hop improvisations from Rob Broderick.

Fri 29 Sep

£13.20 / 0116 253 1212

Ahir Shah: Control

  • 4 stars

The stand-up ponders freedom, fascism, history, hope, resistance and milk in an age of global socio-political turmoil.

Fri 16 Feb 2018

£8.80 / 0116 253 1212

Angelos and Barry

Entirely improvised silliness from two of the world's deepest thinkers.

Thu 19 Oct

£16.50 / 0116 253 1212

Autobahn

Post-punk quintet.

Thu 16 Nov

£8.80 / 0116 253 1212

Baby in Vain

Three-piece Scandinavian indie band.

Thu 5 Oct

£6.60 / 0116 253 1212

Sun 8 Oct

£7.70 / 0116 253 1212

Bad Sounds

Self-penned pop from this five-piece from Bath.

Sat 18 Nov

£7.70 / 0116 253 1212

The Big Moon

Alt.rock four-piece from Bridgeport, CT.

Sat 14 Oct

Sold out / 0116 253 1212

The Blinders

Indie music.

Mon 5 Feb 2018

£7.70 / 0116 253 1212

Bloody Knees

The foursome hailing from Cambridge play grungy, feedback-laden 90s-style indie rock.

Sat 28 Oct

Free / 0116 253 1212

Blue Rose Code

Celtic ballads from Edinburgh born singer-songwriter Ross Wilson.

Wed 24 Jan 2018

£13.20 / 0116 253 1212

Bobby Mair

Offbeat and aggressive humour from Mair – who's been gracing your tellyboxes recently on 8 Out of 10 Cats, Russell Howard's Good News and Seann Walsh's Late Night Comedy Spectacular.

Sat 10 Feb 2018

£13.75 / 0116 253 1212

Brix And The Extricated

The five-piece outfit led by Brix Smith-Start and including Stephen Hanley, Paul Hanley, Steve Trafford and Jason Brown, all ex-members of The Fall, play classic material and original garage rock numbers.

Sat 11 Nov

£16.50 / 0116 253 1212

Carl Hutchinson

He's supported fellow Geordie Chris Ramsay in the past and now Carl presents his own show about his (self-confessed) stubborn nature.

Wed 4 Oct

£11 / 0116 253 1212

Carl Hutchinson: Live

Geordie comic, who has previously supported Chris Ramsey.

Wed 4 Oct

£11 / 0116 253 1212

CC Smugglers

The Bedfordshire-based group plays lively country blues with elements of contemporary Gypsy swing and roots music.

Sat 4 Nov

£11 / 0116 253 1212

Charlotte Carpenter

Acoustic singer-songwriter.

Fri 27 Oct

£7.70 / 0116 253 1212

Coasts

Bristol indie five-piece with Foals and the Cure influences.

Thu 12 Oct

£8.80 / 0116 253 1212

Daliso Chaponda: What The African Said

Ahead of his latest tour the comedian tests out new material on a live audience. Born in Canada, raised in South Africa and then moving to the UK, Chaponda is able to blend a world of cultural influences and observations in to his stand-up material, which saw him achieve third place in popular TV show, Britain's Got…

Fri 16 Feb 2018

£16.50 / 0116 253 1212

Dead Pretties

Trio influenced by Lou Reed, the Clash, Iggy Pop etc. Claim to be 'better than Taylor Swift' – there's only one way to find out.

Thu 5 Oct

£6.60 / 0116 253 1212

Dodgy

Mid-90s indie trio, best known for their hits 'Good Enough' and 'Staying Out for the Summer'.

Sat 21 Oct

£14.85 / 0116 253 1212

Dream Wife

The Brighton-based threesome performs its own take on pop music.

Sun 15 Oct

£8.80 / 0116 253 1212

EMA

Modular synths and dark electro-pop melodies from Erika M Anderson

Sat 7 Oct

£11 / 0116 253 1212

Estrons

The Cardiff-based four-piece performs punchy and melodic alt rock.

Mon 2 Oct

£8.80 / 0116 253 1212

Flyte

Alt rock four piece from London.

Sat 30 Sep

£7.70 / 0116 253 1212

Francobollo

Swedish indie band based in London.

Mon 23 Oct

£7.70 / 0116 253 1212

Haus

The five piece from North London perform rock, hip hop and electronic influenced music.

Sat 25 Nov

£7.70 / 0116 253 1212

Howie Payne

Liverpool-formed collective The Stands burst onto the scene in 2002 with their raw rock sound. Following their split three years later singer-songwriter Howie Payne stepped out on his own with emotive indie-rock tunes and a passionate folk vibe, which he presents to you this evening.

Sun 22 Oct

£11 / 0116 253 1212

Hunter & The Bear

Gnarly Scottish rock quartet.

Tue 28 Nov

£9.90 / 0116 253 1212

Iain Stirling

Upbeat wit and gags from Edinburgh-born stand-up and BAFTA-nominated children's TV presenter.

Thu 8 Feb 2018

£8.80 / 0116 253 1212

Fri 9 Feb 2018

£8.80 / 0116 253 1212

Inheaven

Loud rock sounds from Inheaven.

Tue 10 Oct

£8.80 / 0116 253 1212

Island

Rollo Doherty, Jack Raeder, James Wolfe and Toby Richards make up this four-piece from London, performing their indie material.

Thu 9 Nov

£8.80 / 0116 253 1212

Itch

Punk and folk with elements of pop, reggae and dubstep from the former King Blues member.

Wed 1 Nov

£11 / 0116 253 1212

Jersey Budd

Indie rock singer-songwriter who has supported Kasabian and James Maddocks.

Sat 16 Dec

£8.80 / 0116 253 1212

Jordan Allen

Manchester indie rock sounds from Jordan Allen.

Fri 1 Dec

£6.60 / 0116 253 1212

Lloyd Griffith in:Undated

Songs and self-depreciating gags from Griffith.

Fri 13 Oct

£8.80 / 0116 253 1212

Mae Martin: Dope

  • 4 stars

The star of the award-nominated Mae Martin's Guide to 21st Century Sexuality presents her latest show which looks at addictions, and the pursuits of short-term pleasure.

Wed 11 Oct

£13.20 (Children £11) / 0116 253 1212

Marika Hackman

Brighton singer-songwriter in the nu-folk vein.

Wed 15 Nov

£12.10 / 0116 253 1212

Micah P Hinson

Americana singer-songwriter from Memphis.

Wed 27 Sep

£16.50 / 0116 253 1212

Model Aeroplanes

Upbeat indie rock from this Dundonian four piece, doomed to be compared to The View.

Tue 21 Nov

Upstairs

£9 / 0116 253 1212

The Night Cafe

Indie outfit from Liverpool.

Mon 16 Oct

£7.70 / 0116 253 1212

Normanton Street

This Brighton soul/hip-hop crew have a fresh sound: lyrically focused with three distinct vocals, jazz influenced guitars, warm bass grooves, tight rhythmic drums and memorable saxophone melodies.

Fri 20 Oct

Upstairs

£7.70 / 0116 253 1212

October Drift

October Drift take influence from My Bloody Valentine, The National and Smashing Pumpkins when crafting their melodic, fuzzy soundscapes.

Thu 26 Oct

£7.70 / 0116 253 1212

Robin Ince: Pragmatic Insanity

New stand-up show from the star of Radio 4's The Infinite Monkey Cage.

Sat 24 Feb 2018

£13.20 / 0116 253 1212

Sløtface

Norwegian punk sounds.

Tue 17 Oct

£7.70 / 0116 253 1212

Syd Arthur

Canterbury four-piece influenced by the Canterbury psych/prog/pastoral scene of the late 60s and early 70s.

Wed 8 Nov

£8.80 / 0116 253 1212

Together Pangea

American rock'n'roll combo.

Tue 14 Nov

Upstairs

£12.10 / 0116 253 1212

Touts

Touts, three-piece outfit from Derry, Northern Ireland play punk numbers in a co-headline tour with Vistas, an Edinburgh-based indie-rock band.

Mon 9 Oct

£7 / 0116 253 1212

  • 19:30

Touts and Vistas

Co-headline tour from punk trio Touts and Edinburgh indie-rock quartet Vistas.

Mon 9 Oct

£7.70 / 0116 253 1212

Yak

Psychedelic alt.rock band with connections to Jack White’s Third Man Records.

Fri 6 Oct

£11 / 0116 253 1212

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