With a cheeky nod back to the days when editor’s and hacks alike savoured a pint whilst scooping a story the newly refurbished Editor’s Draft on Wellington Street pays homage to the history of the area whilst adding a touch of urban style to the city.
A £500K investment has transformed the two-bar venue into a haven for beer aficionado’s and cocktail lovers alike and celebrated with a VIP reception showcasing samplers and entertainment on Thursday 10th November from 4.00 pm. With choice clearly on the agenda manager Wayne Ince invited twitter fans to tweet their favourite brew to @EditorsDraught for the opportunity for it to feature in the 8 craft and 6 cask ale range. Whilst that might be a talking point, a tale or two was told as taste buds delight savouring the likes of Ilkley, Titanic, Thornbridge andamp; Brewdog, each offering a distinct taste. The new premium offer showcases chic cocktails with the perfect excuse to unwind at the weekend with 2-4-1 Saturday and Sunday. An extensive wine list and urban street food, add an array of hand-crafted pizza freshly made on site, and a recipe for success is made.
Breakfast debuts from 8am when the pub opens it’s doors to the public with fresh roast coffee served by Barista of the Year ‘Lily’ De Pietri, pimped up Eggs Benedict to bottomless brunch at the weekends accompanied by fizz or craft for an impressive £18. A host of treats throughout the week include burger and a drink on Monday; tasty tapas topping the list on Tuesday with 3 plates for £7; Wing Wednesday; Pizza Thursday and Fizz n Chips Friday. Roasts take centre stage on Sunday offering a range of quality cuts accompanied by the traditional Yorkshire puds and roasties.
Live music, quality quizzes and sport take turns to entertain, with acoustic tunes on Wednesday and Saturday, a tea-time quiz on Thursday and BT and Sky Sports broadcasting the best in sporting occasions throughout the week. Bookings make the occasion special, with table service an added treat.
Wayne, who has been running pubs in Leeds for the last 20 years said “Leeds is a city with a cocktail of culture, choice and great hospitality. The Editor’s Draught brings together the conviviality of the Loiners to locals, businesses and visitors alike. Our twist on trends enables us to offer great food and drink in a warm, welcoming, almost local pub environment where reading a book, talking to the team, savouring the music or taking in the sport with a pizza and pint makes for a memorable time.”
The pub opens 8am weekdays andamp; 10am weekends, and closes 11pm with a midnight finish Friday/Saturday. The first floor bar is available for private hire, whether it be breakfast/business meetings, team building games sessions or just a general party.