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Upmarket restaurant group, Restaurant Bar & Grill, today (19th October) announces the launch of a mouthwatering new autumn/winter menu across their five restaurants (Leeds, Liverpool, Marlow, Opera and Bank).

Renowned for their iconic restaurants, located in grand historic buildings, Restaurant Bar & Grill’s new menu showcases their dedication to serving the best in seasonal classic cuisine, unforgettable steaks, and premium wine selections, and promises guests an unforgettable dining experience.

The exquisite new menu features a range of classic seasonal dishes along with premium quality cuts of beef, sourced from across Argentina, Australia and the British Isles, from exceptional breeds including Black Angus, Hereford, Shorthorn and Belted Galloway, dry-aged for a minimum of 32 days to offer an outstanding depth of flavour.

The new menu follows investment into world class grilling technology, the Southbend Steakhouse Grill, across dedicated restaurants. The grill technology, adopted by esteemed US steakhouses, ensures a perfectly cooked steak every time, searing beef at up to 1000°F to lock in moisture for a tender juicy steak with a crisp, caramelised outer crust.

Seasonal cuisine is at the heart of the new menu with iconic dishes such as Celeriac au Poivre; a peppered celeriac steak served with baby spinach, hash brown and port & mushroom sauce, and Slow Roast Crispy Duck served alongside braised red cabbage, caramelised squash puree and spiced jus.

Restaurant Bar & Grill have also announced the launch of a distinguished new raw bar menu, where expertly sourced seafood takes centre stage. The menu features Colchester Rock Oysters, Yellowfin Tuna Tataki and a sharing plate for guests who would like to savour each premium raw seafood dish on the menu, perfectly paired with a selection of the finest garnishes and dressings.

A new lunch menu, available weekdays from 12pm to 5pm, joins the restaurants exquisite evening offering. Guests can experience elegant dishes such as Smoked Haddock Hash Brown, Spicy Shrimp Risotto, Steak Frites and Burnt Basque Cheesecake from £22 for two courses and from £27.50 for three courses.

Mark Window, Head of Food Development at Individual Restaurants, says; “Restaurant Bar & Grill occupies some of the most iconic locations across the UK and the new autumn/winter menu elevates guests experiences even further. We’re incredibly proud of our latest investment across the brand into the Southbend Steakhouse Grill which guarantees a perfectly cooked steak every time, to each diner’s personal preference.

“Whilst steak is at the heart of our restaurants, the new menu also focuses on an exceptional raw bar, that boasts premium seafood – served on a bed of ice, married with expertly chosen garnishes and dressings. The launch of this new menu encapsulates the Restaurant Bar & Grill brand phenomenally – capturing the unforgettable elegance and impeccable quality of service and food.”

The restaurant group which is dedicated to creating memorable dining moments for guests marries grand and elegant surroundings with impeccable food, wine and service, also offer private dining rooms for special occasions and weekend entertainment.

Elevating guests dining experiences further, the restaurant which is renowned for its enviable wine selection celebrating the best producers and varieties from across the globe, have carefully curated a ‘Sommelier Suggestions’ menu along with an elegant new wine list that showcases the groups affinity for the finest wines.

Remarkable bottles include the Château Chavel Blanc from the Bordeaux region, part of the LVMH portfolio, and classified as Premier Grand Cru Classé ‘A’. The list also includes rare wines such as the Château Petrus from a small estate in Pomerol which produces very few bottles from the Merlot grape.

Dario Barbato, Head Sommelier at Individual restaurants, adds; “After extensive meetings with producers across the world, our wine list has been expertly selected from the very best in wines, that you won’t find elsewhere in the UK. Our expansive list includes the finest wines from across the globe, including from winemakers that specialise in organically grown grapes for authentically enticing flavours to delight the palette.”

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The Flat Iron team are thrilled to be bringing their single-minded commitment to serving remarkable steak at an affordable price to the city.

Flat Iron is set to open a two floor, 110 cover restaurant in the heart of Leeds, bringing its menu to the North of England for the very first time. Set to open on the corner of Albion Place and Lands Lane in the former Church Institute, Flat Iron will be conveniently nestled beside the Leeds Trinity shopping centre.

Flat Iron are continually celebrated for their quality offering and affordable pricing, making great steak accessible to everyone. The menu is led by the signature Flat Iron Steak; meticulously seam-butchered from the shoulder, the steak is tender, juicy and full of flavour. The menu also boasts an array of sides, including truffled macaroni cheese, crispy bone marrow garlic mash and homemade beef dripping chips.

The Flat Iron team have had roots in the North for over 10 years, with their own herd of cattle which has been reared under the watchful eye of third-generation beef farmer, Charles Ashbridge. Nestled in the hills above Sutton Bank in Thirsk, the Flat Iron herd thrive on luscious pastures, homemade hay, rolled barley, molasses and nuts. The Flat Iron herd beef features on the menu in their iconic Bearnaise Cheeseburger.

Leeds diners can also take their pick from the drinks menu, consisting of a curated selection of wine, cocktails and local draught beers. The team have their very own Flat Iron Malbec on offer, expertly blended using grapes grown in the Limoux area of the Languedoc in southern France.

When asked about the opening, Flat Iron’s Head of Beef, Fred Smith says “Yorkshire is the home of our Flat Iron herd, so it felt only natural to open a Flat Iron in Leeds with our very own beef just a few miles away. We’re really looking forward to bringing great steak to the North and welcome new guests to the Flat Iron family.

Flat Iron will open in Leeds at the end of November. Follow @flatironsteak on Instagram to keep up to date with more information regarding the opening.

Blue Pavilion, the highly anticipated, premium Oriental restaurant from the owners of Blue Sakura, has announced its official opening date of 30th October.

After months of preparation, Blue Pavilion will officially open its doors to the vibrant heart of Leeds, promising an unforgettable dining and entertainment experience.

Building on the success of the hugely popular Blue Sakura – an exceptional Japanese dining experience which has become a firm favourite amongst Leeds foodies – the team is excited to introduce the same commitment to quality and innovation to Chinese cuisine with its latest venture.

Located within the Merrion Centre in Leeds, the £3 million Blue Pavilion venue is set to bring a touch of elegance and culinary excellence to the city's dining scene.

Culinary enthusiasts can look forward to a diverse and tantalizing menu that combines centuries-old traditions with modern creativity and exquisite presentation.

With both set menus and an a la carte menu on offer, diners can experience the rich tapestry of flavours, textures, and aromas that reflect the diverse regional cuisines of China.

The drinks menu also includes a range of fine wines, including Chateau Haut-Brion Pessac-Leognan 1996, premium cocktails such as “Jiuzhaigou Hu” which is created with Roku, Aperitif Wine, Blue Curacao, Lemon, and Bitters. The menu also includes exclusive spirits, including The Macallan Sherry Oak (25-year-old).

The restaurant, which also boasts three private dining rooms that can accommodate between 11 and eight guests, isn’t just set to become a landmark destination for foodies, but also an after-hours hub of entertainment.

The site features a state-of-the-art adjoining karaoke venue, K-CUBE, where patrons can enjoy singing their hearts out in a private and stylish setting. The largest of the three private dining rooms also has its own private karaoke room.

We are excited to announce the official opening date of Blue Pavilion in Leeds. We can't wait to welcome guests to our beautiful venue and provide them with an unmatched experience,” said Director, Jack Lin at Blue Pavilion.

Chiu Tong Huang, Director at Blue Pavilion, added: "Our team has worked tirelessly to create a truly unique dining and entertainment experience that showcases the rich flavors of Chinese cuisine and the joy of karaoke.”

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