Shears Yard Blog

NEW MENU: a journey through the fresh flavours of Yorkshire

The very best Yorkshire produce takes centre stage in the latest menu release from Shears Yard, the originators of casual fine dining in Leeds. With early summer produce in abundance, we have welcomed fresh flavours to our new menu in celebration of everything our region has to offer, with highlights including asparagus, sun stream tomatoes, […]

Shears Yard x Four Pillars Gin Hosted Tasting Dinner

Shears Yard x Four Pillars Gin  5-course  hosted tasting dinner and gin pairing  7pm, 19 April, £60pp Back and offering better value for money than ever before, the Shears Yard Tasting Dinner 2018 series begins with a one-off dynamic and interactive dining experience, hosted by award-winning Australian distillery, Four Pillars Gin. Diners are invited to taste experimental and […]

50% Off This January

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Banish the winter blues and indulge yourself in the only January sale that matters – our 50% off food offer! Available throughout the month of January, you can enjoy all the dishes on our a la carte menu at half price! This incredible offer is available 5.30pm – 10pm, Tue – Fri and 12.00 – […]

A Prize For Gin Lovers!

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Following on from the success of our 5 course tasting dinner with Portobello Road Gin, we are offering the perfect prize for gin-lovers: a bottle of Portobello Road Gin and £50 bar tab to spend at Shears Yard! Born on something of a whim, Portobello Road Gin has quickly established itself as a favourite amongst […]

New Year’s Eve Menu

Champagne Dinner by Tattinger

STARTERS Smoked potato & leek broth, cured egg yolk & chive (V) – £6.5 Lightly cured sea trout, smoked trout croquette, wasabi mayonnaise, cucumber & apple – £7 Venison tartare, celeriac, black garlic, coal oil & bitter chocolate – £9 Baked camembert with truffle, confit garlic & semi dried grapes, onion & truffle brioche (V) […]

Shears Yard x Portobello Road Gin Tasting Dinner

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Shears Yard x Portobello Road Gin  5 course tasting menu and gin pairing  7pm 14 November, £60 We are excited to announce that for our next tasting dinner we are teaming up with Capital Bracer, Portobello Road Gin, to host a 5 course tasting menu and gin pairing. Our talented bar manager, Simon Tate, has […]

Christmas Menu

Starters White onion & sage soup, Lincolnshire poacher tartlet (V) (GF) Smoked mackerel & watercress salad, croutons, raw turnip, parsley & lemon puree Ham hock & black pudding terrine, beetroot, dill & leek salad, crackling puffs (GF) Yorkshire blue cheese mousse, red cabbage jam, sourdough crackers, celeriac & apple (V) Mains All served with buttered […]

A Taste of New Zealand Wine Pairing Dinner

A Taste of New Zealand 7pm, 28th Sept £60 We are excited to announce that for our next tasting dinner we are teaming up with four of New Zealand’s acclaimed boutique, family-run producers to host a 5-course wine pairing dinner. The evening will feature wines from a quad of award winning wineries: Esk Valley; Vidal; […]

Win A Tasting Dinner & Drink Pairing For Two (Worth £100) In Partnership With Morgans


We’ve teamed up with the award-winning property agents and pioneers of city living, Morgans, to giveaway a tasting dinner with drink pairings for two. One lucky winner and a guest will enjoy our 5-course ‘Taste of Shears Yard’ menu with drink pairings worth £100! The menu showcases the best produce of the season while demonstrating […]

Shears Yard X Sipsmith 5 Course Tasting Dinner

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Shears Yard x Sipsmith Gin 5 course Tasting Dinner and Drink Pairing  Wed 2nd August, 7pm We are delighted to announce that we are joining forces with pioneers of the ‘ginaissance’, Sipsmith, for a very special tasting dinner! Taking place on Wednesday 2nd August, Sipsmith’s brand ambassador, Niall McGloin and Simon Tate, our talented bar […]