- Introducing


Introducing Leeds Brewery’s non alcoholic beer

After two years in the making, Leeds Brewery’s zero percent ale is finally here. April sees the launch of our non-alcoholic beer Original 0PA, a 0% traditional English pale ale.

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All New: This Spring

New events and offers at the Leeds Brewery pubs

We've got plenty of new things happening at the pubs this month and we’d like to share them with you. Easter treats, dates for your diary, beer, booze and of course Sunday roasts; there’s something for everyone.

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Entertainment Round-Up

Your guide to live music and entertainment at our pubs

Don’t let the winter weather get you down, we’ve got plenty to keep you entertained next month from live music to comedy acts, pub quizzes and more.

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Weddings and Private Events

Our pubs are well versed in running private events for all occasions

The Midnight Bell, the Lamb & Flag and the Eagle & Child each have unique, characterful and versatile spaces. Each pub has a dedicated, full-time events coordinator who will help to tailor your event and meet your personal requirements.

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The Grand Re-Opening

The pub re-opened its doors to the public on Friday 20th January

As you may be aware, Crowd of Favours has recently had a refurbishment and Friday evening saw the grand re-opening.

Photos: Amy Creighton

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The Refurb

Crowd of Favours set to reopen after a £100K refurbishment

Crowd of Favours, situated on Harper Street, next to the famous Leeds Markets, will reopen its doors on Friday 20th January after a 2 week, £100,000 refurbishment.

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January Sale

Introducing our January deals

Forget Dry January...this month is all about trying new beers and enjoying our old classic favourite, Leeds Pale at just £2.90 a pint.

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December to-do List

A festive guide to Leeds this month

The festive season is officially upon us, there’s no escaping it! We are celebrating by giving you a round-up of things to keep you occupied in the city when taking a break from your Christmas shopping.

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Fireside Pale

Introducing our November seasonal cask

It’s time for the launch of our latest seasonal cask and this month we are launching Fireside Pale. This traditional British pale ale uses primarily British malted barley and hops to create a full bodied, well balanced pint.

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November to-do List

Your round-up of things happening this month

The clocks have gone back...the winter nights are drawing in and it’s time for your round-up of what’s happening at the Leeds Brewery pubs and the city centre in November.

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The Beer Awards

Beery prizes for Yorkshire Gold, Midnight Bell and Leeds Best

Three of our Leeds Brewery beers have won medals at The Beer Awards 2016. Our Leeds Best and Yorkshire Gold both receiving a 3 star beer award and our Midnight Bell coming out on top with a 4 star beer award.

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Leeds In A Bottle

Our range of Leeds Brewery bottled beers

Not only are our beers on cask and keg at the bar, keep your eyes peeled for them on the shelves. A selection of our beers are bottled up so you can enjoy them in the comfort of your own home. They include, Leeds Best, Yorkshire Gold, Midnight Bell, Hellfire and Monsoon IPA.

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Awards All Round

We have bagged two prizes for our beers in the World Beer Awards

After entering the World Beer Awards, we have come away with not one, but two awards under our belt. Our Leeds Best won bronze in the Bitter 4-5% category and our Midnight Bell came out on top in the Mild Dark Ale category winning gold.

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American Pumpkin Ale

Introducing our October seasonal cask

Forget carving a pumpkin this Halloween...try drinking one! It’s that time of year where we bring you our very own Leeds Brewery Pumpkin Ale.

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Leeds Brewery At Home

Hire our beers for your own private event

If you're hosting a party or private event and looking for someone to supply your booze then fear not...we've got a range of casks, kegs and bottles for you to choose from.

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October to-do List

We’ve got your October in Leeds covered

It’s the month where the clocks go back, the nights are drawing in and summer is coming to an end. Luckily for you we have put together a few things to keep you occupied at the Leeds Brewery pubs, Leeds city centre and York.

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Christmas Cheer

Celebrate Christmas 2016 at the Leeds Brewery pubs

It’s never too early to start thinking about your Christmas party; whether it be the office Christmas do, a three course meal with all the trimmings or a boozy social gathering, our pubs can cater for your event.

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Ale Appreciation

Join the Leeds Brewery pubs in celebrating Cask Ale Week

If you’re a fan our Leeds Brewery beer and especially like a good pint of Yorkshire ale, then you could be in with the chance of receiving a pint on us.

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By Invitation Only

An introduction to our private hire spaces

Here at Leeds Brewery we cater for a wide variety of events. Whether you are having a wedding reception, a birthday celebration, a business lunch, an intimate dinner or an informal gathering, our pubs can cater to the individual needs of every booking we receive.

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British Food Fortnight

Celebrating our brilliantly British menus at the Leeds Brewery pubs

British Food Fortnight is celebrated from the 17th September-2nd October this year and is a great excuse to celebrate our pub’s British dishes.

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German Festivities

Celebrating the biggest beer drinking festival in the world: Oktoberfest

Here Leeds Brewery we see Oktoberfest as a great opportunity to drink lots of beer for just over two weeks straight. This year from the 17th September-3rd October, we will have a selection of guest German and German inspired beers on the bar and some traditional cuisine in the kitchens.

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September to-do List

A handy guide to what’s on in September

Another month, another to-do list. There’s plenty of cause for celebration this September with the biggest annual drinking festival in the world, a whole week dedicated to our cask ales, a few charity events here and there and the chance to honour our British’s a busy month.

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Only The Best

Our Leeds Best announced as a finalist at the GBBF

We are very pleased to announce our Leeds Best was a finalist in CAMRA's Champion Beer of Britain Awards 2016 at The Great British Beer Festival.

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August to-do List

What’s happening in the city this August

We can’t believe it’s August already. Where has the summer gone?! We’ve put together our handy monthly to-do list with events happening at the pubs, in Leeds and York city centre. We hope you’ll find something to keep you occupied.

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Yorkshire Day

Celebrating all things Yorkshire on the 1st August

Ey up! It’s Yorkshire Day on’t 1st August so if you’re not doing owt, get t’pub. At Leeds Brewery we are proud to be Yorkshire and as we are located right in heart of the UK’s largest county, we think there is definitely a cause for celebration.

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Food and Beer Pairings

Matching our beers with our menu

Here at Leeds Brewery, we believe that pairing beer and food can really enhance certain dishes and showcase the complexity of our versatile, session beers.

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July to-do List

Your guide to summer in Leeds

The British summer is upon us and we’ve got the low down of what’s going on in Leeds this month.

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Leeds Brewery Festival

A guide to Leeds Brewery’s music scene

Forget sitting in a field and getting wet all weekend, not showering, eating baked beans straight from the tin and portaloos! You can avoid all of these festival habits in Leeds and York, while still being able to witness great live music in our pubs and the city centres.

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Birthday Celebrations

Happy 9th Birthday to Leeds Brewery

Here at Leeds Brewery we are very excited to be celebrating our 9th birthday. Established way back in June 2007 and now the largest brewery in the city, we are continuing to grow each year.

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June to-do List

Events leading up to the summer months

The warm weather feels like it is slowly approaching so we thought we would suggest a few summery things to keep you occupied in June, in both the city centre and at Leeds Brewery.

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A Taste of Summer

Introducing Leeds Brewery’s new summer menu

We are very excited to be launching our new summer menus this week in all of our pubs. Combining our pub classics with new, lighter summery dishes and salads, our food is much more suited to the (hopefully) warmer weather.

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May to-do List

Your what's on guide for this month

With two bank holidays on the calendar this month and a few big events to look forward to, we’re keeping you up to date with what’s on in May.

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Beer Gardens

Leeds Brewery’s outdoor spaces

As the British summer is looming and the temperature is increasing, it seems like a good opportunity to make you aware of our pub’s beer gardens, so you know just where to go to enjoy a pint and catch some rays.

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Burger Club

Gourmet burgers at The Brewery Tap

There is some serious competition for the best burger in Leeds but we believe here at Leeds Brewery we’ve got as good a chance as any. We recommend the recently launched Burger Club at The Brewery Tap, right next door to Leeds train station.

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April to-do List

Things to keep an eye out for this month

It’s a new month, it’s officially spring, and we’ve got our monthly suggestions of things to do in our Leeds Brewery pubs and the city centre this April.

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Pie Week

The Great Leeds Brewery Pie Off

British Pie Week takes place from 7th-13th March this year and here at Leeds Brewery, we are hosting The Great Leeds Brewery Pie-Off.

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March to-do List

Events on the calendar this month

Here at Leeds Brewery we like to keep you updated with things going on at our pubs and in March there’s a few important events on the calendar.

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American Pale

Introducing the Brewery’s new seasonal cask

It’s coming to the end of the month which can only mean one thing...a brand new beer is on it’s way from Leeds Brewery. At the beginning of each month we introduce a speciality seasonal ale, uniquely crafted by our team of brewers that is served on the bar for the next 4 weeks. This March we will be introducing an American Pale.

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February to-do List

Things to do with your loved one this month

It’s nearly time for the most romantic day of the year so here at Leeds Brewery we have made a few suggestions of some things you can get up to with your other half on Valentine’s Day, and any other day.

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Sunday Lunch

The perfect Sunday roast with Leeds Brewery

Every year, the first Sunday of February is British Yorkshire Pudding Day and here at Leeds Brewery we could not possibly let this day pass by without a celebration.

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Burns Night

Celebrate with Leeds Brewery on the 25th January

Burns night is held in honour of famous Scottish poet Robert Burns and is celebrated every year on his birthday, the 25th January. The tradition began a few years after his death in 1796 and is a night to celebrate the life and works of the bard, now over two centuries later it has become a nationwide event that consists of a traditional haggis dinner followed by recitals of the poet’s work.

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January to-do List

Our favourite things to do in Leeds this January

It’s a new year so we’ve put together a list of things to do here in Leeds this month.

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City Exploring

A day out in York with Leeds Brewery

Take a break from all that shopping and pop into one of our Leeds Brewery pubs for a well deserved pint and a home cooked pub meal. We have two pubs in York; the newly opened Eagle and Child  located just a stone’s throw away from the York Minster on High Petergate and the Duke of York  in the middle of the bustling King’s Square.

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Wine Tasting

Recommendations from the Leeds Brewery wine list

Here at Leeds Brewery, we are renowned for our range of cask and keg beers, however our wine selection is also proven to be very popular. So whether you are looking for a rich, full red with a fruity aftertaste or a fresh, light white with a hint of floral, we can help suggest the glass for you.

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Eagle & Child

A new pub for the Leeds Brewery family

Located on High Petergate one of York’s historic streets and previously known as Plunkets restaurant established in 1977, is the latest Leeds Brewery pub. The 20th November saw the opening night of The Eagle and Child, welcoming friends and families to enjoy the Brewery’s favourite cask, keg and bottled beers and ales.

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LAW Magazine

The Issue 7 launch of bi-annual magazine: LAW

Thursday 12th October was the Issue 7 launch of LAW magazine held in the world renowned independent bookshop and gallery Village located on the top floor of the Beautiful Corn Exchange in Leeds. LAW stands for ‘Lives And Works.’ Established in 2011, LAW is a London based bi-annual magazine that aims to document the beautiful undercurrent of Britain.

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Winter Warmers

Introducing Leeds Brewery's Winter Menu

Winter is fast approaching and what better way to spend a bitter cold evening tucked away in a warm, cosy pub in the heart of Leeds. As we introduce our winter menu, it brings new ingredients, exciting flavours and a selection of hearty wholesome dishes that reflect the dropping temperatures.

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Leodis Forum — 4

The Business of Fashion

Our fourth edition of the Leodis forum focused on independent fashion and we were proud to welcome a broad cross section of established local, independent companies such as Accent Clothing as well as new, start up brands such as Tomato T-Shirts and Humble Kind Clothing. Our hosts for the evening; Lamberts Yard proved a perfect venue for our brands to showcase, discuss and network.

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The Lamb & Flag

Leeds Brewery's Newest Addition

After months of meticulous restoration work, Leeds Brewery’s latest addition to its growing family of pubs opened its doors on the 3rd July.

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Leodis Forum — 3

The Business of Cycling

Having focussed on a variety of topics in previous forums, most recently Leeds’ independent food and drink, we decided that this Leodis Forum would focus on the cycling industry as, in the wake of the Tour de France and anticipation of the Tour de Yorkshire, it felt like the right time to tackle this topic.

- Suppliers

James Knox

and the Yorkshire Dales Meat Company

Just over a century ago, the Knox family began farming in Wensleydale, North Yorkshire. In the early 2000s following the BSE crisis, with cattle trade unsettled and waning confidence across the market, the Knox family were frustrated with the poor prices they were receiving for their high quality beef. “We decided to take things into our own hands and started selling direct at farmers’ markets to try and get a little more for the product we were producing” says James Knox, the company’s newly appointed managing director.

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Alexis Snell

Artist and Printmaker

Taking inspiration from the likes of Lynd Ward, Frans Masereel and Tom Waits, Alexis Snell is a printmaker who makes linocuts.

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Jonathan Curtoys

and Sloemotion Gin

The newest addition to our back bars is the steeped sloe gin of Sloemotion: a family run business that have recently relocated to Barton-le-Willows. Although the business is growing and production has been greatly increased, the values and integrity that matter to Managing Director Jonathan Curtoys continue to remain a prevalent feature of this exemplary company.