City Buzz: Five brand new bars and restaurants now open in Leeds

Stockdale's, Leeds city centre. Pic: Simon Hulme.
Stockdale's, Leeds city centre. Pic: Simon Hulme.
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We’ve got all the gossip on the best bars and restaurants that have opened in Leeds city centre. Here are some of our favourites.


Brunch favourite Bill’s has taken over the former Law Society building on Albion Place.

The restaurant launched on September 21 and is open from breakfast through to dinner and cocktails.

Check out our exclusive story here.


The quality steakhouse opened at the former Sam’s Chophouse site on South Parade on September 25.

For more about Stockdale’s and the top chef who helped create the menu, click here.


The cocktail favourite has opened another Leeds venture – this time at Greek Street.

It’s open to the public today (October 12).

For all the gossip, click here.


The cool indie venue with rooftop bars, gig space and a food area opened at the old Big Lil’s site just off The Headrow on October 2.

Check it out here.


Barbecue restaurant Smoke serves up pulled pork, brisket and burgers and opened at the Merrion Centre last month.

See what it looks like here.

For more on what’s going on in Leeds, check out @leedscitybuzz, which is featured in the YEP every Friday.

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