Cassie Davison

Cassie is our Director, owner and original entrepreneur,

She has worked in hospitality for over 25 years and opened her first venue in 2000.

She has won numerous industry awards from Midlands Restaurnat of the Year, Which? Good Food Guide to Wish It Was Our Local, BBC Olive Magazine.

Her restaurants and bars have been featured in The Guardian, Telegraph and Times and have been highly commended by Visit England.

Cassie opened The Exchange Bar in Leicester’s Culutral Quarter in 2011 and Queen Victoria Arts Club opposite in 2018.

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Jon Davison


Jon has a background as a Marketing and Brand Manager, working in both the public and private sector, both locally and nationally.

Since 2017 he has brought his experience in-house and worked with Cassie on continuing the success of The Exchange Bar and creating our success at Queen Victoria Arts Club.

In our first year of opening we had been finalists in no less than 8 awards!



Executive Head Chef

George comes from a long established background in fine dining, having earnt himself AA Rosettes and worked in some of the UK’s finest hotels.

At Queen Victoria Arts Club George brings all his expertise, experience and skills to delivering our guests a ‘casual dining’ experience executed with ‘fine dining’ aplomb.



General Manager

Ram is our exceptional General Manager, his sole goal is to ensure that our guests visiting us for a ‘good’ experience leave with a ‘great’ experience.

Having worked in high street, hotels and fine dining he is passionate about enthusing our staff with the same devotion and delivering only the best quality to our guest. For Ram, the guest really is God.