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Shears Yard x Portobello Road Gin

Portobello Road Gin

Shears Yard X Portobello Road Gin Take Over Following the success of last year’s event between Shears Yard and Portobello Road Gin, we have teamed up once again for Leeds Indie Food Festival and this time we’ll be taking over the intimate and bohemian setting of Arts Cafe. Guests can enjoy an amazing 5 course […]

Wanted: Assistant Manager

We are looking for a talented and experienced Assistant Manager to join our team! This is a fantastic experience for anyone who is passionate about great food & drink and delivering excellent customer service! If you are interested please email your cv with a covering letter to [email protected]

Join our Team

We’re on the hunt for two new wonderful new additions to our Shears Yard front of house team! Experience is preferred but not essential. Most importantly we are looking for someone who is friendly, hard working with a passion for a good service and excellent food & drink! We are recruiting for two part time […]

Shears Yard x Duval Leroy: 5 Course Tasting Menu


For our first tasting dinner of 2015, we have teamed up with one of our favourite champagne houses. In partnership with Duval Leroy, we will bring you an amazing 5 course tasting menu. Each dish will be paired with a glass of their finest champagnes or a unique champagne cocktail, crafted by Shears Yard’s bar […]


It’s the chocolate that brought together Naomi Campbell, Stephen Fry, Einstein and Liberace around the dinner table in one of its most iconic TV adverts and also, on a personal level, a compulsory part of any Christmas feast. Growing up, I spent many Christmas day evenings wading through the empty wrappers that had been returned […]

Recipe: BBQ glazed pork cheeks with leek, chorizo & sweetcorn salsa.

I developed the following recipe for a recent event that Shears Yard did with Ilkley Brewery. The event was a 5 course tasting menu and this particular dish was paired with their beer Rye n dry, which is modelled on the classic American whisky and served with a twist of orange. Given the Southern American […]

January Deal: 50% Off Food

We are excited to announce that our 50% Off Food offer is returning in January This brilliant January deal is available all month Tueday – Friday and on Sundays. All you need to do to redeem the offer is sign up at the bottom of this page and download the voucher See you in the New […]

New Fixed Price Menu

On Tuesday 4th November, our new Fixed Price Menu launches offering two courses for £14.50 or three course for £17.50 with the option to add a bottle of house wine for just £10. The Fixed Price Menu is available all night Tue – Thur and between 5.30pm and 7pm on Fridays. The menu is below […]


For the fifth installment of our tasting menus, we are teaming up with one of our favourite purveyors of craft beer, the award winning Ilkley Brewery We have been working closely with Ilkley Brewery to develop a perfectly crafted beer and food-pairing menu – each course of Shears Yard food complimented by one of the […]

Christmas menu at Shears Yard

For all you early birds and organised people, we have released our 2014 Christmas menu. The menu starts November 25th and is £27.95 for three courses. To book please call 0113 2444144.   CHRISTMAS MENU STARTERS Roast squash & chestnut soup, sage oil & goat’s parmesan (V) Pressing of pork belly, ham hock & black […]