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Gin and Prosecco festival set to fizz things up in Leeds next month

Gin and Prosecco festival set to fizz things up in Leeds next month

If you love gin and prosecco then this festival will have you fizzing with joy. The Gin & Prosecco Festival will make its debut at the grade II listed Yeadon Town Hall on Saturday March 9, showcasing no less than 40 gins. Twenty will be from UK distillers and another 20 from around the world. […]

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Leeds fine-dining restaurant, Man Behind the Curtain, and Slingsby Gin collaborate to create limited edition tipple

Leeds fine-dining restaurant, Man Behind the Curtain, and Slingsby Gin collaborate to create limited edition tipple

One of the city’s trendiest fine dining restaurants has teamed up with a gin-lover’s favourite to create a luxurious and unique tasting spirit. Harrogate-based Slingsby Gin has collaborated with Michelin-starred restaurant The Man Behind The Curtain to create a bespoke gin using Yorkshire botanicals and some other, more unusual, ingredients such as plankton and Exmoor […]

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Popular Chapel Allerton cafe is snapped up by new owners

Popular Chapel Allerton cafe is snapped up by new owners

One of Chapel Allerton’s most popular cafes has been sold on as the current owners plan to move to Bali. House of Koko has been taken on by Rosita Roger, the current leaseholder of the nightclub and music venue, Distrikt Bar, in Leeds city centre. Chris Ball and Shanshan Zhu decided to sell the leasehold […]

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Leeds’ newest karaoke bar LOOP is set to get the party started

Leeds’ newest karaoke bar LOOP is set to get the party started

Sing it back, sing it back to me…. Leeds is about to hit the right note with the city’s party-going pop fans as a new karaoke bar launches next week. Merrion Street’s party central reputation is set to be sealed with the launch of LOOP. Brought to you by the guys behind Roxy Ball Room, […]

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Yard and Coop set to ruffle feathers on the food front as it announces Leeds launch

Yard and Coop set to ruffle feathers on the food front as it announces Leeds launch

Leeds may be a northern powerhouse when it comes to dining out, but a cult chicken restaurant has so far passed it by. So hot on the heels of Manchester and Liverpool, Yard & Coop is finally flying into Merrion Street later this month. The Yard & Coop menu is extensive and takes fried chicken […]

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Beauty and THE BEAST of new skincare routine landing in Leeds from London

Beauty and THE BEAST of new skincare routine landing in Leeds from London

Burning the candle at both ends soon catches up with you, and so I’m always up for trying anything that will help a brother out with wrinkles. Welcome my saviour BEAST London. Originally based in Covent Garden, they instantly caught my attention with the new concession at Hip Store on Vicar Lane. BEAST brings together […]

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Raising the steaks with new menu at Stockdales restaurant in Leeds

Raising the steaks with new menu at Stockdales restaurant in Leeds

Stockdales has been a firm favourite of mine since it opened and a restaurant I’ve always recommend to friends. The combination of melt in the mouth wagyu beef, opulent decor and a wine list that leaves you spoilt for choice really does the business for me, and so I felt it was time to revisit […]

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The Ivy restaurant in Leeds launches new vegan and vegetarian menu

The Ivy restaurant in Leeds launches new vegan and vegetarian menu

The Ivy restaurant has created a bespoke vegan and vegetarian menu in response to the growing trend and demand for animal-free products. It has been launched this month and is a new way of working for the chain, which has become a popular dining spot with celebrities over the years. James Dryden, assistant general manager […]

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Get a flavour of city food scene all year round as Leeds Indie Food fest celebrates fifth anniversary

Get a flavour of city food scene all year round as Leeds Indie Food fest celebrates fifth anniversary

A new scheme is being launched as part of this year’s Leeds Indie Food Fest which encourages people to support the city’s independents all year round. The LIF Patrons annual membership is designed to extend the collaborative spirit beyond the 18-day festival, which celebrates its fifth anniversary in May, and give the city’s foodies a […]

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Leeds gin lovers rejoice as new festival for the city is announced

Leeds gin lovers rejoice as new festival for the city is announced

A new festival of all things gin is taking place in Leeds for one night only. Leeds Gin Fair is being created by two of the city’s most well known independent bar experts Samantha Fish and Bruce Lerman who, for the last few years, have been behind Leeds Rum Fest. Fish said: “Gin is incredibly […]

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