Leeds Living

Liquor Studio – One of a Kind

The Liquor Studio, a spirit school, has expanded its offer to include rum. It’s the only spirit school in the country. The Studio, which is above Hedonist Bar on Lower Briggate in Leeds City Centre, has so far focused on gin, hosting very popular Gin Creation classes, where visitors make and take home their own […] Leeds Living …


Kuala Lumpur Café: Bringing Malaysia to Headingley

I had been meaning to go to Kuala Lumpur Café, the unassuming Malaysian restaurant located in the heart of Headingley, since it opened its doors, so last week was my first visit. The cosy restaurant and friendly staff made the evening enjoyable and the unusual flavours and textures of Malaysian food on offer created an […] Leeds Living …


Awesome Merchandise to Launch a Grant Scheme

Awesome Merchandise is celebrating its 15th birthday in the true spirit of community – introducing schemes to bring together and support local businesses, creatives and artists. With a customer base of over 97,000 (including the Brudenell and designer Drew Millward) Awesome Merchandise is also introducing a staff voucher scheme. Luke Hodson, Founder of Awesome Merchandise […] Leeds Living …



A Free Guide to Support World Suicide Prevention Day

Yorkshire-based wellbeing specialists Champion Health have released a free guide to mark Suicide Prevention day on 10 September. The guide provides advice on supporting someone with suicidal thoughts and goes some way to dispel some of the myths surrounding suicide. Entrepreneur Harry Bliss launched Champion Health in 2018, offering evidence-based workplace health programmes, offering a […] Leeds Living …


Lupes Cantina: Mexican Dining in Leeds

After years of saying I wanted to go to Lupes Cantina, I finally made a trip over to the family-run Mexican restaurant on Cardigan Road this weekend with my foodie friend.  After living in the deep south in the US, I was spoilt by incredible Mexican food on a near-daily basis, so it was high […] Leeds Living …


Blue Sakura – All you can eat sushi

As a lover of fresh Asian flavours and picky dishes, sushi is up there with my favourite food. Blue Sakura in Leeds offers all you can eat sushi, which seemed like heaven to me, but at £30 per person, I had always considered it too expensive to try. However, when I saw that Blue Sakura […] Leeds Living …


This is Your City: Welcoming Back Leeds’ Students in Style

It’s a dizzying five years since I was a student at the University of Leeds, but the vibrancy of my days there isn’t easy to forget. The feeling of leaving home for the first time, moving to a new city and being freshly 18 years old is pretty much unbeatable – I remember the sense […] Leeds Living …


Leeds Digital Festival Has Worldwide Appeal

Taking place for the second time this year, Leeds Digital Festival has increased its offering from 134 online events in April to an extremely impressive 294 events this September. Whilst the events in April were necessarily driven online by COVID-19 (the change planned and delivered within just 3 weeks) this autumn will see some physical […] Leeds Living …