JAMROCK ā€“ brighten up winter with a taste of the Caribbean

When it’s cold and dark it’s good to be reminded of sunshine. It is no coincidence that the BBC schedules Death in Paradise, set on a Caribbean island, for January. It was a similar mindset that drew me to the pink neon of JAMROCK, the new Caribbean restaurant and bar on Calls Lane.  On entering, I imagined friends sipping rum cocktails at […]

Rebound Social – Wellington Street’s New Venue

A new arrival in Leeds combines dark and moody with quirky and eye-popping (the latter being the street art). It’s an intimate space, yet a safe place to relax and enjoy food, drink and an indie playlist. There’s a strong focus on live music, and this venue will showcase the best of Leeds College of […]

Catch ā€“ A fish and chip shop with a difference

Catch opened a few weeks ago in Headingley, and since then Iā€™ve often walked past and wondered what the food is like. Last Saturday, I found out. Growing up I would have fish (or more often a battered sausage) and chips a lot. It was a family treat that I will always have fond memories […]

Liquor Studio – One of a Kind

The Liquor Studio, a spirit school, has expanded its offer to include rum. It’s the only spirit school in the country. The Studio, which is above Hedonist Bar on Lower Briggate in Leeds City Centre, has so far focused on gin, hosting very popular Gin Creation classes, where visitors make and take home their own […]

Ten Bar Underground – A safe space for Leeds’ students

Voodoo Events, a leading events company in the North with a reputation for the biggest and best parties, has taken a fresh approach to the nightlife calendar for students in Leeds. They have extended Ten Bar to include the nearby Space Nightclub to produce Ten Bar Underground. All events in the space have been carefully […]