Leeds Issho, East 59th, Crafthouse and Angelica bar and restaurants set for summer makeovers

A group of popular Leeds restaurants are being given stunning floral makeovers ahead of the summer season - transforming the venues into holiday and festival themed destinations.

Thursday, 27th May 2021, 11:45 am
The terrace at Angelica in Leeds

Located on the rooftop at the Victoria Gate shopping centre, Issho bar and restaurant is set to launch The Rabenda Terrace in association with Japanese Gin.

The lavender themed terrace will take over at Issho with a new seasonal theme based on the concept of a botanical Japanese garden.

It will offer summer drinks with a new cocktail menu which includes a dedicated specialty for Japanese Gin.

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You can sit among the lavender branches while you sip your way through summer at Issho in an 'instagram hotspot' according to a D&D spokesperson.

Becky Wilkes, senior sales and marketing manager of D&D North said: "Our aim is to provide a botanical and magical feel that overlooks our wonderful city for you to catch up on those missed moments with your friends and family."

Just across the way at East 59th, East-Fest will be taking over the summer as the rooftop terrace is transformed into the feel of a summer festival.

There will be photo opportunities, bright florals and hanging accessories aplenty.

The terrace is being transformed in partnership with sponsors Coca-Cola, and will also feature seasonal drinks and a new cocktail menu.

The weekend DJs at East 59th will accompany the sought-after bottomless brunch offering.

Becky added: "We have worked hard to ensure we are able to offer a totally diverse and unforgettable experience that you can’t get anywhere else in the city, and we are looking forward to welcoming you."

Over at Trinity Leeds the restaurant at Crafthouse will be taken over by a Summer Meadow in partnership with Nyetimber.

It will feature an overgrown foliage, captivating English florals.

The summer season will offer a Nyetimber menu, afternoon tea and pairings to match with the food menus.

Head chef Josh Barnes has been developing the menu to celebrate all things British, including a feature of local produce.

Becky said: ‘We are excited for the return of hospitality and look forward to welcoming you back to Crafthouse with a new theme for the summer months."

Downstairs at Angelica bar and restaurant , a summer botanical garden is taking over the terrace.

It is being transformed in partnership with sponsors Ketel One Vodka and has a new cocktail menu and dedicated Ketel One menu as well.

The aim of the new terrace is to put people in Leeds in 'holiday mode'.

Becky added: "We want to bring a sense of Staycation to Leeds and transport you to a holiday mode to catch up on those missed moment with your friends and family."