New tapas restaurant reveals launch date for Leeds

Iberica is coming to Leeds soon. CGI images reveal how it will look.
Iberica is coming to Leeds soon. CGI images reveal how it will look.
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SINCE we broke the news that tapas chain Ibérica was opening a restaurant in Leeds, we’ve been eagerly awaiting a launch date.

Now, we can reveal the award-winning restaurant group will open the Leeds site in April.

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The company’s seventh restaurant will take over the Grade II-listed Hepper House – a former auction House – on East Parade.

Spanish designer Lazaro Rosa Violan is designing the restaurant, which will have dark blue tones, dark wood interiors, a curved staircase and wood panelling.

Ibérica’s executive head chef Nacho Manzano has developed the menu, which will offer tapas along with larger dishes such as paella.

The restaurant has space for 150 diners over three floors.

In addition, Ibérica will also have an its own in-house delicatessen and wine bar, which will be accessible from a separate entrance on the opposite side of the building and will serve smaller plates.

It will have competition though, as La Rambla tapas restaurant is just a stone’s throw away and opened its doors last year.

It’s an exciting time for this side of the city centre, and we can’t wait to see what’s in store.

� Charlotte Graham 
Picture Taken 06/10/2017. 
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Early Morning Light on Harold Park with Swans in the foreground

The park is named after Harold Gathorn Hardy who died in 1881 at the age of 32. Harold helped establish the family run Low Moor Ironworks.In 1899 a recreation ground was added to the park, while in the early 20th century Low Moor Gala was held raising money for local hospitals. In 1931 Horsfall playing fields were added to the park, in 2014 these became a Queen Elizabeth II Playing fields and also contains Horsfall Stadium.

Harold Park is a small urban park in Low Moor, Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. The park is open all day all year round. To the immediate north of Harold Park is Horsfall Stadium home to Bradford Park Avenue A.F.C. and Albion Sports A.F.C. Park Dam is a short walking distance to the south.

The park has been given a Green Flag Award and the Platinum award from The Royal Horticultural Society Yorkshire in Bloom for open spaces.

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