• Arts Restaurant Leeds

    Arts in Leeds | Where Food Portraits Like a Piece of Art

    Arts Restaurant, former known as Arts Cafe, on Call Lane has a new head chef and I was invited to try their new menu, before its official launch. Arts has been around for 20 odd years and I’ve been a couple of times before. It’s the perfect lunch spot during a full day of shopping but at night turns into a cosy high end restaurant. It’s actually interesting how it’s doing so well, surrounded by mainly bars, but the truth is, the food is too good not to come back for more. If I thought the food was great when it was Arts Cafe, Simon Turner’s new menu is that…

  • Cuckoo bar in Leeds

    Cocktail Tasting and Pizza Making at Cuckoo in Leeds

    Cuckoo in Leeds is probably my new favourite bar. It’s so colourful and 80’s/90’s funky. It was love at first sight! The vibe and interior reminds me a bit of closed down Fab Cafe. A place I loved going to on nights out. Similar to Fab Cafe, Cuckoo has the colourful pastel walls and the amazing playlist. Instead of geeky film props, Cuckoo is full of tropical and animal decorations. What’s not to love? Cuckoo Cocktails All the cocktails here are very easy to drink, some even dangerously so. I started off with a Lychee & Cherry Margarita; Tequila mixed with Lychee Liquor and sweetened with Cherries. It has a…

  • Red Door Leeds

    Red Door is Open in Leeds

    Do you see cocktails and think; I have to try that, it looks so cool? I see them all the time but in most cases, I’m disappointed with how they taste. Coconuts, pineapples and dry iced cocktails all look super cool and are very instagrammable but don’t judge a book by it’s cover. Enter Red Door in Leeds. They serve quirky cocktails which also taste amazing. Red Door has a couple of cocktail bars scattered around the UK already and have now literally opened their red doors in Leeds. As soon as I saw they have gold glitter prosecco I had to say yes to the soft launch event. I’ve…