Category Archives: Events

March 01

Chida Cantina: The best tacos and tequila in Leeds?

When I hear the news that a bar or restaurant has shut down in Leeds, I often find myself thinking ‘Yeah, well it was a bit shit wasn’t it?’ But, this of course wasn’t the case with Sandinista. The Latin-inspired watering hole had become part of the furniture in the thriving Northern Quarter, and so […]

February 13

The Cocktail Experience press preview: Leeds set for a boozy treat

Spring is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate than an evening at Aspire drinking the finest cocktails Leeds has to offer? Yes, The Cocktail Experience is back after a blistering sell-out event last October, and like all the best sequels, it promises to be bigger, better, bolder and boozier (think more […]

September 29

Save Simon silent auction: Amazing prizes up for grabs!

  You know the sketch. You’re happily scrolling through Facebook, glaring at boring baby photos, bland looking dinners and holiday selfies from some tosser you don’t really like, and then suddenly you stumble upon yet another charity appeal. After a brief scan, you scroll on feeling a slight pang of guilt… But, all is forgotten […]

April 22

Mr Nobody review: Mysterious chef whips up a culinary treat

When you scan a menu that includes dishes as diverse as Flank of Royal Beef Estate, Stonebass Fish and Scraps and Frogs Legs, you know your taste buds are in for a treat. The elusive Mr Nobody arrived on Lower-Briggate last month, and has managed to bring the good people of Leeds something fresh, with […]

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Bubbles and Brunch: Oracle review

Dubai and London have been championing the boozy brunch culture for years, but it has only really taken off in Leeds in the last six months or so. Perhaps it all seemed a little pretentious and poncey for us no-nonsense northerners, but we finally seem to be warming to its charms. Oracle Bar launched their […]

March 09

Bombay badboy hits up Headers: Khana Bombay Café review

If there’s one thing Leeds has never been short of, it’s top-notch curry houses. There’s plenty of places to get a good old ruby here and the likes of Bundobust and Tharavadu have stepped up to the game recently with a fresh twist on a much loved cuisine, leaving the big chains for dust. Now, it’s […]

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Totally chilled out vibes bro: Pop-up bar Rum Shack lands in Leeds

A young entrepreneur named Ross Bailey once said ‘’To be here today, you need to be gone tomorrow’’. Now that might sound like some pretentious marketing bullshit, but this is the man behind mega successful pop-up shop platform, Appear Here, and I’m pretty sure he’s already a millionaire and not even yet in his mid-twenties […]

June 04

7 Leeds Loves Cocktails highlights you need to check out

Ever since we opened the worlds first shopping centre back in 2013 (Trinity), Leeds has never looked back – we’re a proper city now with posh shops, restaurants and bars and all that malarkey. We’re also a city that likes to go boozing and love nothing more than getting sozzled on a regular basis, however, […]

September 30

Leeds LaughterFEST: Ben Randm and co set to make Leeds p*ss its pants

Bradford born funny man and all round decent chap Ben Randm has been championing the flourishing Yorkshire comedy scene for some years now, and is about to bestow five days of sh!ts and giggles upon the city of Leeds with Leeds LaughterFEST. The festival is as varied as they come, covering every avenue of comedy with […]

matt-fear-ramm-vox August 14

DJ Matt Fear joins Claude VonStroke @ RAMM: Exclusive Interview

There’s a DirtyBird heading to Leeds this bank holiday weekend, and thankfully I’m not talking about the return of Mel B. Yes, San Francisco based DJ and label owner, Claude VonStroke is headlining RAMM at Vox Club, bringing his unique brand of bass infused house and techno to Leeds to shake the city up. Needless […]