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Leeds Beer Week 2017: De Struise Tasting (30th August)

As part of Leeds Beer Week 2017, North Bar presents… DE STRUISE BREWERY TASTING EVENING In 2008, a group of men from Vleteren, Belgium, were voted the world’s best brewers by Today, visitors to the village of Oostvleteren can swing by their brewery and taste the beer on site at the brewery which is housed in […]

Leeds Beer Week: Thornbridge Sour Beer Tasting (28th August)

  As part of Leeds Beer Week 2017, North Bar presents… THORNBRIDGE SOUR BEER TASTING EVENING Thornbridge Brewery will be in the house on Tuesday 28th August, hosting a one-off evening of eyebrow-raising, pout-inducing sour beer tasting fun, featuring some of their best and newest tangfastic bottles… Tart – Bakewell Sour Blueberry and Passionfruit Tart – […]

Sour Beer and Lambic Weekend @ North Bar Harrogate

12th – 13th August Summer is for sours! Join us as we crack open some special 700ml bottles that we’ve been saving in our cellar for a special occasion. An absolute must for longtime sour fans and anyone else with a taste for curiously tangy treats! All served with some fantastic cheese and meats from […]

Aperitivo and Antipasti Weekend @ North Bar Harrogate

5th – 6th August We thought about calling this a “Hambo Italiano Weekend” but decided against it. It will be Aperol Aplenty (another rejected name) on our special cocktail menu featuring Campari, Negroni and a load of other tasty spritzes. Nibbles served from 4pm till 7pm in true aperitivo style. Molto bene. Arrivederci!

HIRING! Deputy General Manager at The Cross Keys

Have you got what it takes to help run our largest Leeds venue? The Deputy General Manager is responsible for supporting the General Manager in maintaining and increasing the commercial success of the pub. In an increasingly competitive market, you must constantly adapt to ensure that the bar is profitable, pleasant and safe.  In the absence […]

20 Years of North Bar #NB20

July 1st marked the 20th anniversary of North Bar. Here we are, 7 bars and a brewery later. 2017 has been a fantastic year, on Monday we were voted ‘Best IPA in 2017’ in the Imbibe ‘IPA Challenge’ at Olympia, we’ve won Best Brewery Pub Company in The Publican Awards, Best New Brewery in West […]

North Bar team make Imbibe semi final

We’re pretty proud to say that a North Bar team, made up of our teams from Preston & Alfred made it through to the final of the Imbibe Tapsters competition to find the best Beer & Cider team in the UK. Good luck to the team from Pivovar & The Stable at Imbibe Live! South to […]

#NB20 Fundraising Year – £20k for St Gemma’s Hospice

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the flagship North Bar in Leeds,we’ll  be using the momentous occasion to launch #NB20: Our mission to raise £20,000 for St. Gemma’s Hospice, a charity which does wonderful things for people in the Leeds community. For the following 12 months we’ll be encouraging staff and drinkers from all seven […]

Skandinavian Beer Festival 2017 01/07 – 31/07

What’s all this then!? Well, it’s a big ol’ celebration of Skandinavian beers at North Bar Leeds (and its little brother and sister bars all over town) for the whole month of July! Pop into any North Bar venue throughout the month of May and you can sample our AMAZING special menus featuring all of […]

North Bar 20th Birthday!!

On a nondescript Tuesday in July 1997, John Gyngell and Christian Townsley hung the front door to their new bar on New Briggate with 5 minutes to spare before opening time. The walls were still wet with fresh paint as friends and family streamed in, glasses of Red Stripe, Fosters and Kronenbourg thrust into their […]