Cassie Soulsby - Owner
Best Afternoon Tea (Shortlisted), Leicester & Leicestershire Tourism Awards 2016
Contribution to the Community (Finalist), Leicester Mercury Business Awards 2016
CAMRA Pub of the Month, Jan 2016
Tourism Pub Highly Commended, Visit England Awards 2015
Best Pub, Leicester & Leicestershire Tourism Awards 2015
Contribution to the Community (Finalist), Leicester Mercury Business Awards 2015
Best Coffee in Leicester, Grazia Magazine 2014
Best New Venue, Leicester Comedy Festival 2011
Midlands Restaurant of the Year, Which Good Food Guide 2010
Top 10 Value Lunches, The Times 2009
Best Breakfast, Observer Food Monthly 2009
Best Breakfast, Observer Food Monthly 2008
Wish it was our local, Olive Magazine 2007
Best Pub, Leicester & Leicestershire Tourism awards 2004
Best Newcomer, Which Good Food Guide 2007
2AA Rosette, AA Restaurant Guide 2006
6, Which Good Food Guide 2007
6, Which Good Food Guide 2006
Top 10 Summer Restaurants, The Times 2007
Tope 10 French Restaurants, The Times 2007
Best Festival Leicestershire Tourism Awards 2017
Cassie has an undergraduate degree in Physics BSc (Hons) from Manchester University and an Masters in Business Administration MBA from De Montfort University.
Cassie was born in Leicester and opened her first Bar, Entropy, in 2000.
Cassie’s Restaurants and bars include the multi award winning City Centre Entropy Restaurant. Entropy Restaurant was a 160-cover restaurant/bar awarded 2AA rosettes and listed in the Michelin Guide, Which Good Food Guide & Hardens. The feel was contemporary and high class. Reviewed regularly in the national press including winning awards from the Times, the Telegraph and the Observer Food Monthly. The Restaurant was a regular feature in local, national and trade press. National Awards included Which Good Food Guide Newcomer of the Year, rated within the top 40 restaurants in the UK.
She currently owns and operates The Exchange, a bar in the heart of Leicester’s Cultural Quarter.