Category Archives: North Bar

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 […]

Vertical Drinks Portfolio Party 15th June

Thursday 15th June we’re inviting you to spend the night with us as we host the likes of Verdant, Oskar Blues, Dry & Bitter, Track, Wylam, Kirkstall, Brighton Bier and Galway Bay, as well as our own North Brew Co beer! We’ll be launching Track’s new DIPA as well as ‘Chasing Kevin’ from Verdant, a […]

We won “Best Brewing Pub Company” at the Publican Awards 2017!

Our minds were blown this week when the North Bar group and our sister brewery North Brewing Company won “Best Brewing Pub Company” in the Morning Advertiser Publican Awards 2017, the biggest event in the UK pub industry calendar. Following the initial nomination, the bars and brewery were visited by journalists from The Morning Advertiser, the pub […]

Halloween at North Bar

Join us for a load of Halloween fun on 29th October! Magic Rock Brewing will be taking over our taps in true NB Halloween fashion and we’ll have carnival-esque entertainment by the SteelCats and stilt performers.. well aren’t we fancy? Free photobooth all night…So with that in mind, we’re doing a fancy dress and pumpkin […]