The Head of Steam is preparing to unleash its third Leeds venue this September, when they transform the space previously occupied by Lloyds Bank on Park Row into their 16th UK site. The modern pub promises to deliver its usual mixture of high-quality local and international craft ales, irresistible food and retro gaming. The eye-watering £1 […]

The eagle has landed. Mission as you know it is no longer. The arches will never be the same again. The city’s home of house music Mission is undergoing a total revamp of its main room which is centered around the installation of a £60,000 Evo7 Funktion-One sound system. This will be the first system […]

Craig Rogan joins Dakota Leeds as Executive Head Chef where he will introduce and oversee plans to refine and tailor the hotel’s culinary offering. Craig, 30, brings over 12 years of experience as a fine dining chef, having worked at some of the UK’s most reputable hotels and several Michelin star and AA Rosette standard […]

Fresh off the back of their South West-themed fifth annual Beer Festival, the team at Whitelock’s and Turk’s Head are busy preparing for Leeds’ premier beer event, Leeds Beer Week. They have four events on the line-up, including the official Opening Party, kicking off the Bank Holiday on August 22nd, with Whitelock’s and Turk’s Head being […]

Leeds company Escapism Bar Group has added to its successful string of independent bars in the city centre announcing that it has taken over the popular speakeasy The Maven. Husband and wife team Phil and Mel Harrison already operate six bars – The Mean Eyed Cat and Verve, both on Merrion Street, and Call Lane […]

Since hitting up Merrion Street in the newly rejuvenated Northern Quarter last year, Roxy Ball Room have gone from strength to strength, replicating the success of their flagship Boar Lane venue. As the booze and ball games entertainment mecca continues its evolution, their latest announcement is sure to get the city’s night owls and gaming […]

Leeds Rum Festival is at The Corn Exchange, Leeds City Centre, on Saturday September 21st from 7pm ‘til late Back for its fourth year, the original Leeds Rum Festival returns to the Corn Exchange in September for one night only – and this time it has teamed up with the Black Music Festival. “We are really excited to be […]

Shoppers in Leeds will be spoiled for choice as four new names are added to the line-up this week at BLK BX – Trinity Leeds’ pioneering new retail experience. Urban fashion brand Realist and British bike manufacturer Ribble Cycles will set up shop this week, alongside an extensive collection of work from local artist Nicolas Dixon and a new exhibition by Moniker Art […]

With beer lovers increasingly searching for high-quality, locally made beer – and a cool place to drink it – taproom-style events like the LS6 Beer Festival are catching on to the trend. The festival, taking place at Left Bank Leeds from 9-11 May, brings together five independent breweries from the Leeds area. Attendees will sip […]

From ice-cold craft beers and creative cocktails, to hearty dishes with a subtle edge, Dough in the City has established itself as a rebellious modern pub with its own distinct flavour. Brought to you by the award-winning team behind Vice & Virtue, Feed and Aperitivo, founders Laura and Luke have built up a loyal foodie […]

The Midnight Bell are gearing up for the summer months with a range of inspired new menus, and a sizzling event calendar you don’t want to miss. Housed in a charming ancient brick building decked out in oak beams just near the canal, Leeds Brewery’s flagship gastropub has long established itself as one the Yorkshire’s […]

Rosa’s Thai Cafe, the hugely popular restaurant group founded by Thai Chef Saiphin Moore, will open its first restaurant in Leeds on 4th May at the Trinity Centre. To celebrate the opening, diners visiting the restaurant will be treated to 50% off their food bill from Saturday 4th – Monday 6th May. Saiphin grew up […]

After the phenomenal sell-out success of The Cocktail Experience over the past few years, the city’s premier party-centric cocktail event is back for 2019 with a twist. Taking place on Saturday 8th June, The Summer Cocktail Experience will be held at the iconic Faversham between 2-8pm, where a festival feel is guaranteed come rain or […]

Players Bar in Leeds has closed down! News has come just after another popular venue, The Bierkeller Entertainment Complex closes it’s doors. Is Leeds losing all of it’s best bars? Players Bar in Leeds has shut it’s doors on Albion Street for the final time…. or has it? They advertised themselves as a bar boasting […]

Leeds Corn Exchange is gearing up for its first ever Gin Fair – and it promises to be quite the unique event. Coordinated by Samantha Fish and Bruce Lerman – the duo behind the much-respected Leeds Rum Festival, The Leeds Gin Fair brings over 40 gin brands serving over 100 gins, gin-related stalls, masterclasses from […]