The Directory of UK Brewers

Breweries In The Historic County of Leicestershire

We list 48 breweries in the Historic County of Leicestershire. Of these, 23 are open breweries, 25 are closed breweries and 0 are otherwise categorised (see footnote).

Breweries in production

Anstey Ale Brewery Tap Room
(Anstey, Leicestershire 2015-Still Brewing)
Langton Brewery Photo
(Thorpe Langton, Leicestershire 2000-Still Brewing)
Buswells Brewery Brewpub
(HInkley, Leicestershire 2017-Still Brewing)
Moonface Brewery Tap Room
(Loughborough, Leicestershire 2019-Still Brewing)
Charnwood Brewery llp
(Loughborough, Leicestershire 2014-Still Brewing)
Mount Saint Bernard Abbey Brewery
(Whitwick, Leicestershire 2018-Still Brewing)
Dow Bridge Brewery Updated Photo
(Catthorpe, Leicestershire 2002-Still Brewing)
New Buildings Brewery Updated
(Hinckley, Leicestershire 2013-Still Brewing)
Elmesthorpe Brewery Co Ltd
(Elmesthorpe, Leicestershire 2017-Still Brewing)
Parish Brewery Photo
(Burrough On The Hill, Leicestershire 1984-Still Brewing)
Emperor's Brewery
(Newbold Coleorton, Leicestershire 2014-Still Brewing)
Pig Pub Brewing Co Brewpub
(Claybrooke Magna, Leicestershire 2013-Still Brewing)
Everards Brewery Ltd Tap Room
(Enderby, Leicestershire 1849-Still Brewing)
Q Brewery
(Queniborough, Leicestershire 2014-Still Brewing)
Framework Brewery Ltd Tap Room
(Leicester, Leicestershire 2016-Still Brewing)
Round Corner Brewing Ltd Tap Room
(Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire 2019-Still Brewing)
Golden Duck Brewery
(Appleby Magna, Leicestershire 2012-Still Brewing)
Soar Brewing Co 2022 New Brewpub
(Mountsorrel, Leicestershire 2022-Still Brewing)
Good Name Brewing Ltd Small Format
(Loughborough, Leicestershire 2020-Still Brewing)
Treehouse Brewery Ltd 2022 New
(Cavendish Bridge, Leicestershire 2022-Still Brewing)
Great Central Brewery Limited
(Leicester, Leicestershire 2015-Still Brewing)
The West End Brewery Limited Brewpub
(Leicester, Leicestershire 2016-Still Brewing)
Hemlock Brewery Ltd
(Hemington, Leicestershire 2015-Still Brewing)

Breweries whose names are used on beer no longer in production

Barrowden Brewing Company Closed
(Whetstone, Leicestershire 1998-2018)
John O'Gaunt Brewing Co Ltd Closed Photo
(John O'Gaunt, Leicestershire 1996-2004)
Beardy Monkey Brewery Closed
(Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire 2016-2018)
The Man in the Moon Brewery Closed
(Bitteswell, Leicestershire 1996-1999)
Bell's Brewery & Merchants Ltd Closed
(Broughton Astley, Leicestershire 2004-2009)
Market Bosworth Brewery Ltd Updated Closed
(Stoke Golding, Leicestershire 2016-2022)
Belvoir Brewery Ltd Updated Closed Tap Room Photo
(Old Dalby, Leicestershire 1995-2021)
Market Harborough Brewery Closed
(Market Harborough, Leicestershire 2015-2019)
Blencowe Brewing Company Closed
(Whetstone, Leicestershire 1998-2018)
Morgan Ales Updated Dead Brand Photo
(Catthorpe, Leicestershire 2002-Still Brewing)
Castle Brewery Updated Dead Brand Photo
(Catthorpe, Leicestershire 2002-Still Brewing)
D. O'Brien Brewery Limited Closed
(Whetstone, Leicestershire 2016-2018)
Co Pilot Brewery Closed
(Whetstone, Leicestershire 1998-2018)
Original Brewing Company (Leicester) Closed Brewpub
(Braunstone, Leicestershire 1995-2000)
Dem Bones Brewery Closed
(Leicester, Leicestershire 2013-2014)
Phantom & Firkin (Loughborough) Closed Brewpub
(Loughborough, Leicestershire 1994-1999)
The Elliswood Brewery Ltd Updated Dead Brand
(Hinckley, Leicestershire 2013-Still Brewing)
Shardlow Brewing Company Ltd Closed Photo
(Shardlow, Leicestershire 1993-2019)
Featherstone Brewery Closed
(Enderby, Leicestershire 1990-2004)
Shepherd & Co. Closed No Cask Ale
(Bitteswell, Leicestershire 1999-2000)
Fulbeck Brewery Closed
(John O'Gaunt, Leicestershire 1995-1996)
TH & M Closed
(Burrough on the Hill, Leicestershire 1999-1999)
Gas Dog Brewery Closed Brewpub
(Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire 2013-2016)
Très Bien Brewery Closed
(Tur Langton, Leicestershire 2014-2016)
Tom Hoskins Brewery PLC Closed Photo
(Leicester, Leicestershire 1877-2000)


Other categories of "brewery" include, amongst others, brewers whose status is uncertain and probably not brewing, closed breweries whose brands are produced elsewhere and brewery groups non-brewing headquarters. Contract, cuckoo and gypsy brewers, who are free to move premisses, and not allocated to a county.

Last Updated : 24th June 2022