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#28 of 195 Bar in Leeds
#136 of 1,026 Restaurants in Leeds
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quite a poor experience. We visited as a group of 6 for some drinks and food. We were taken down to the table and after 5 minutes the pretentious waitress said she had a legal obligation not to serve alcohol to drunk people. Quite awkward...considering none of the group were particularly drunk, just a group of 6 people having a laugh but that was clearly not appreciated and have to keep noise to a minimum.More

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent breakfast/brunch. Their quirky take on eggs benedict is excellent, everything was exceptional quality and a little bit different, the menu is so interesting and exciting and prices bang on for Leeds city centre. We love brunch here when we are in Leeds shopping or...on business. I could eat their 'eggs benedict' every day. The food here is delicious and different, service is excellent the staff are really pleasant.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 16 April 2024

Always a great place to have a beer once you’re off the train round the corner from the station Good selection of ales and lagers along with spirits and wines too

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 10 April 2024 via mobile

My husband enjoyed his birthday treat with a delicious meat and cheese board. We both enjoyed an affogato, mine being the basic one and his having ximenez sherry… wonderful.

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 3 April 2024

Popped in for 'quick one' whilst in Leeds and what a great place. Brilliant selection of craft ales and food (lunch) was awesome. We had Framhattan Grilled Cheese sandwich and Olive Tapenade which was delicious. Staff were helpful and really friendly and even warned me...in advance of my first craft ale selection as the price was quite expensive (lessons learnt - look at drinks menu on chalkboard before ordering 😄) Aside, great place and will certainly go again.More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 30 March 2024 via mobile

We popped in for lunch on a weekday and it still has a nice atmosphere. We got our food quickly, and the custom board was all of great quality. They also always have different and interesting wines to try, so it's a safe bet for...a good meal.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 23 March 2024 via mobile

Wonderful casual Saturday lunch. We visited with our 3 month old baby (including pram), and the staff were so accommodating. They’d reserved us a table with plenty space for our pram. We sat upstairs which is bar service - great drinks and delicious food. Lovely...staff, will definitely return!More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 16 February 2024 via mobile

We called into today Friday 16th Feb 24 for the first time. Find a table and order at the bar, so more casual dining than seated and served. Had a few small plates and a drink, which came to around £66 with tip, not the...cheapest place to eat in Leeds but I thought it was value for money. Left full and satisfied plus fully enjoyed the experience. Overall I would return and would recommend 4 stars ✨✨✨✨More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 3 February 2024

We entered a relatively full bar and a sign said wait to be seated so we waited by the sign. A couple came in behind us and the server with the long frizzy black hair came over and started serving the couple behind us. I...said to the server that we were next and her response was " well how was I supposed to know that, they spoke to me first". Wow. So now it's my fault we weren't served first. Having said that, once seated the bar staff were excellent.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 15 January 2024 via mobile

Always visit when in leeds lovley chilled place whether having food or just catching up and having drinks with friends.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 8 January 2024 via mobile

Pass this place all the time on the way to the train station and decided to pop in on this occasion. It’s a nice little bar, with a pleasant (ish) atmosphere, however the staff that were working all looked miserable and like they didn’t want...to be there - granted it was between Christmas and new year so no one wants to work, however it couldn’t have been more obvious they didn’t want to be there! Let alone serve drinks to customers. It was a bit of a mood vacuum to be honest so we only stayed for one drink. The drinks are pricy, but you’re in Leeds near the station so to be expected really, but the beer we had was verging on being warm and wasn’t too pleasant - another reason we only stayed for one drink. Bit of a shame, it based on this experience we won’t be backMore

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 18 December 2023 via mobile

I’ve popped in a couple of times on my own but brought my wife last week. I think service there is always friendly and food was excellent as usual. I like the ambience too - lively vibe - albeit there was a very large group...of men by the bar who had clearly been there a while which took the edge off a bit until they moved on…..great selection of beers and I also like the various charcuterie combinations too.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 17 December 2023

Unbelievable price for 2 bottles of beer! £25!!!! We asked for 2 of the small raspberry beers, often had in other places, yes, usually a bit more, but £12.50 each and both caps were removed by bar staff and money asked for before telling us...the price so obliged to have. Won't be drinking there again. We only popped in for a quick beer, what a fleecing.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 1 December 2023 via mobile

Delicious meats and Padrons served in a relaxed atmosphere with friendly staff & great drinks choices! We booked for lunch and even though we turned up early they accommodated us without fuss!

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 25 November 2023 via mobile

I went here only because my family member wished to have a veggie/vegan meal. Buy stuck for choice I had the beef carpaccio. We shared a sweet potato side. I’ve had beef carpaccio many times in Italy and other places - the one served up...was inedible - sad, unable to slice - the small bit I did taste was like leather. As I didn’t wish to embarrass my family member by making a fuss - I decided to wait until someone bothered to check everything was ok with our food - and then I would have said something. Nobody came so left it. A the end of the meal when a waitress came to clear the table she looked at what I’d left. Took it to the bar to show a colleague - both pulled a face at it - the second colleague shrugged her shoulders and then scraped it into the bin by the bar! The cloudy lemonade was nice as was the cold tap water. The toilets downstairs were disgusting.More

Date of visit: November 2023
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  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5