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Leeds food news: Five exciting July updates

Amalthea Greek Bistro & Deli opens in Adel

If you’re based in north Leeds and love Greek food this could be a real winner for you! Serving breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner seven days a week and also boasting an on-site deli, this new Greek bistro could well be a real find for foodies wanting to support independent restaurants.

Whilst we haven’t yet had the pleasure of sampling the menu, we are certainly intrigued by the idea of a Greek chicken pie and can’t wait to try out some of the other interesting items on sale in the deli.

Reservations: 0113 267 2888

Where is it: 1 The Crescent, Adel, Leeds, LS16 6AA

The New Conservatory launches steak night

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Wednesday at The New Conservatory means one thing now: steak. For just £11 on the newly launched steak night, you get an 8oz Sirloin Steak, a choice of side, and a drink (small house wine, bottle of Moretti, or a soft drink). If that sounds like a bargain to you, it’s probably because it is a bargain; usually this would cost £22 and the steak is from Sykes House Farm.

We’re popping down in a couple of weeks to do a full review, so watch this space.

Reservations: 0113 246 1853

Where is it: Albion Place, Leeds, LS1 6JL

Pintura give bottomless brunch a Spanish twist

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Bottomless brunch is big in Leeds; every month it seems like a new venue starts doing it. Pintura have brought their own unique twist on the bottomless brunch trend, injecting some Spanish flair into proceedings.

Between 10am and 2pm every Sunday, a range of tasty Basque dishes and pastries will be on offer, alongside a bottomless range of alcoholic beverages, including Red Snappers, Mimosas, Frescas, juices, and coffee.

We’ll be there in a couple of weeks to see what makes Pintura’s offering stand out – we’ll let you know!

Reservations: 0113 430 0915

Where is it: 1 Trinity St, Leeds, LS1 6AP

Harvey Nichols host their Summertime Sipping Event

Whilst the summer so far has been a bit of a wash-out, there’s no reason to lose faith entirely. Harvey Nichols are hosting their summertime sipping event, a two-hour masterclass on 26th July designed to help you master the art of pairing great drinks with your barbecues.

With tickets only costing £10 and redeemable on purchases of £50 or more in the Foodmarket and Wineshop, this promises to be a great opportunity to improve your cocktail knowledge and to pick up some great ingredients to take home with you.

As well as this, Harvey Nichols are running their summer menu, offering three courses and a cocktail for just £22.

Reservations: 0113 204 8888

Where is it: Victoria Quarter, 107-111 Briggate, Leeds, LS1 6AZ

Victoria Gate restaurants starting to be announced as Le Pain Quotidien confirmed

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It’s really not long now until Victoria Gate opens in Leeds (when we drove past the other day, we noticed that even the John Lewis sign has gone up!) and restaurants/cafes lined up to feature in the development are starting to announce their exciting news.

Le Pain Quotidien is one of the first, set to occupy a prime position in the new retail development. We’ll be there to sample the baked goods and coffee after the opening, as we’re sure will many other Leeds folk who take their breakfast seriously!

Where is it: Victoria Gate, of course!

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