We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

O2 Academy Leicester

University Road | Percy Gee Building, Leicester LE1 7RH, England
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Not well planned for women

Went for Frank Turner's gig last night. The venue is quite small, holds around 2000 people I think... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
orangeblossom_8
,
Banbury, UK
via mobile
Sardine in a tin

Venue was crammed with far too many people for safety if you ask me. Let alone a chance of seeing... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Relaxaway9
,
Leicester, United Kingdom
via mobile
Read all 30 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent10%
  • Very good20%
  • Average31%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible23%
2 weeks ago
“Not well planned for women”
1 Dec 2017
“Scouting for girls”
LOCATION
University Road | Percy Gee Building, Leicester LE1 7RH, England
CONTACT
Website
Write a ReviewReviews (30)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Filter

1 - 10 of 30 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for Frank Turner's gig last night. The venue is quite small, holds around 2000 people I think, which is actually quite nice in terms of atmosphere and chance of seeing the artists. There are stalls on the ground floor, and balconies where you can...More

Thank orangeblossom_8
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Venue was crammed with far too many people for safety if you ask me. Let alone a chance of seeing the artist we paid good money for the tickets though I did see the top of his head once in the distance. This venue is...More

Thank Relaxaway9
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you cant park you can;t go to a venue,that's the 02 Leicester.We missed Tokio Myers last night,my Xmas present Id'e been looking forward to.There was nowhere to even park up and get a cab and had we even got cash for a cab there...More

Thank Floraliv
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 18 February 2018

I went to see Ratboy in Leicester and me and my mum got there at 4 (doors opened at 7) and I overestimated the time everyone would get there, because there were only 4 people there when we got there. We were stuck in the...More

1  Thank x_pulp_x
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Visited to see Richard Herring during Leicesters comedy festival good venue for a stand up comedy act low score because bar had no drinks on draught and charged over £13 for 2 cans of lager & 1 can of cider

1  Thank wayneandsarahuk
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Came ,midweek ,for a music concert.The venue is not well sign posted and is actually situated in the leicester university campus. The venue is a good size and all security and bar staff were professional and friendly. There are some booth style seats around the...More

1  Thank kittykate96
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Total rubbish venue.No atmosphere the beer watered down very slow or dead service at the bar,plus half the bar closes early.All in all a total rubbish gig venue. The worst I have been to in 38 years everyone in are group said the same.

1  Thank alan112016
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Thought the venue was well laid out and we had a great view from the balcony. Lots of security etc which was nice. However I ordered a drink but was told £10 was the minimum card payment.. I hadn't seen this advertised anywhere. Furthermore, the...More

1  Thank JadeH96
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Really enjoyed a gig here in July. The staff were excellent. Very helpful. Especially "Bees". Would have no hesitation returning for future events.

1  Thank sarhar7
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Intimate venue with balcony and bars, seating and plenty of space. Staff friendly, security efficient. Lighting and sound system good and suitable for size of venue. Expensive drinks, but free tap water. Enjoyed the James gig.

1  Thank Mike H
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 40 hotels in Leicester
Spindle Lodge Hotel
44 reviews
.31 km away
The Belmont Hotel
979 reviews
.47 km away
The Bradgate Hotel
20 reviews
.62 km away
Croft Hotel
119 reviews
.79 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Nawaaz Indian Restaurant
327 reviews
.43 km away
OGGI Simply Italian
598 reviews
.43 km away
Chettinad Restaurant
361 reviews
.44 km away
The Lansdowne
140 reviews
.47 km away
Nearby Attractions
Welford Road Stadium
313 reviews
.61 km away
The Little Theatre
113 reviews
.92 km away
De Montfort Hall
340 reviews
.16 km away
New Walk Museum and Art Gallery
644 reviews
.58 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from O2 Academy Leicester staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
;