Beer bar spices things up with new Indian eatery in Leeds

Mark Husak, left, and Mayur Patel, joint owners of Bundobust in Leeds.
Mark Husak, left, and Mayur Patel, joint owners of Bundobust in Leeds.
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Two award-winning food and drink institutions have joined forces for a new venture in Leeds city centre.

Street food kitchen Bundobust combines world beers from The Sparrow Bier Cafe in Bradford and food by vegetarian Indian restaurant Prashad.

Bundobust opened its doors at Mill Hill yesterday and will serve a range of beers on 12 taps, including local beers from Kirkstall Brewery, Magic Rock and Saltaire Brewery.

Mark Husak, owner of The Sparrow and Bundobust, said: “We wanted to create something different in Leeds.

“There are plenty of places offering great beer, and there are plenty of amazing curry houses, but no other establishments have offered the two together.

“There is so much history and tradition with beer and India that we want to promote.

“British brewed India Pale Ales were exported to India in the times of The Raj.

“These tasty hop forward beers go perfectly with spicy food.”

Inspired by the street food scene of India, the menu will feature dishes such as Masala Dosa, Chaat, Mung Bean curry and okra fries.

Bundobust has been making pop-up appearances in Leeds for the past six months, at Leeds International Beer Festival, Veg Out Festival, Friends of Ham and Belgrave Music Hall.

For more about Bundobust, visit the website at

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