Chophaus Alfresco

Oakwood’s Chophaus has a new, all-weather, heated terrace to accommodate 80 people, and given their collaboration with chef Lee Murdoch to offer mouth-watering new menus, there’s a definite feel of a newfound freedom in the air. Nanu Soda, who designed the Chophaus interior, has worked magic to design the terrace, creating a setting worthy of […]

Chow Down returns to Temple Arches

Bookings open on 26 March so you can enjoy socialising once more at Leeds’ premier open air drink and dining space, starting on 12 April and lasting through the summer until September. Chow Down’s food, drink and music offerings are bigger and better than ever before, with new seating areas, street art and great collaborations. […]

The Green Room – Just Being Grown on Wellington Street

The Green Room is due to open this summer as a plant-based restaurant and rooftop bar founded by Will Habergham and Pj Gardner (pictured). Inspiration Will, a New Zealander, brought the concept back to Leeds after visiting family, inspired to plan a venue which will serve as a coffee shop during the day and a […]

JAMROCK – 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 […]