Prominent Leicester restaurant closes after more than 30 years

One of Leicester’s most prominent restaurants has closed after more than 30 years in business. The owner of the Case Restaurant and Champagne Bar, in Hotel Street, said it had closed its doors for good over the weekend.
The business was based on the first floor of a converted luggage factory and had a private function room upstairs with a more recent Champagne bar on the ground floor. For much of the past three decades it had been a popular place to eat and get together for the city’s business community.
Owner David Hartshorn, who launched the restaurant in 1990 as a café bar, had in …