Leicester Telephone Numbers The 0116 area code covers Leicester and the surrounding area. 0116 numbers can also be based in the following locations near to Leicester: Billesdon Great Glen Hungarton Kibworth Tilton Tugby Please note that an 0116 number does not necessarily come from one of these locations, although the majority do. People or businesses based outside of this geographical location may still register 0116 numbers. This is often done to give the impression of having a local presence. Have you been called by a number beginning 0116?