Shears Yard Blog

A Taste of Summer

SHEARS YARD PRESENTS… A TASTE OF SUMMER 7pm, 14.08.14 Book your place here  Join us on August 14th as we present a Taste of Summer – a five course tasting menu, using the finest ingredients the season has to offer. In true Shears Yard style, each course has been creatively crafted to include unusual, but perfectly paired […]

Half Price Cocktails

Take advantage of half price cocktails this summer at Shears Yard The offer is available Tue – Fri 12pm – 7pm and includes all our cocktails including our swing top sharing bottles Don’t say we never spoil you…

Tour De France Vegetarian Menu

Who ever said vegetarianism and French food don’t work together clearly hasn’t met our Head Chef. The vegetarian option for our upcoming Tour De France dinner on July 2nd is below and we reckon its on a par with the meat menu! Dinner starts from 7pm and tickets are just £29.95 for 5 courses and […]


We’re massive fans of Pisco here at Shears. The Peruvian grape brandy is a great cocktail ingredient and with all eyes on South America for this year’s World Cup, we thought we’d share our the recipe for one of our signature cocktails – The Pisco Disco! Pisco Disco Spec 1 Spoon Apricot Conserve 37.5ml Pisco […]

Tour De France Dinner

To celebrate the 2014 Tour De France Grand Depart taking place here in God’s own county, Shears Yard is hosting a five-course food and wine pairing meal that uses the finest Yorkshire ingredients with a classic French Twist. Taking place on July 2nd, tickets are just £29.95 for five courses. Each dish is paired with […]

SY in the pink shed

We were lucky to be invited to the Pink Shed  yesterday – a pop up restaurant in the centre of Trinity. Our Head Chef, Jamie Clinton, prepared a three course surprise meal using the finest ingredients that Yorkshire has to offer followed by a cocktail masterclass with our bar manager Ross Millar – making sure our […]


A 4 Course Food & Gin Cocktail Pairing Event We have teamed up with one of our favourite drink brands for an evening of food and gin-cocktail pairing. On June 4th, we are bringing you four courses of unmistakably Shears Yard food, with each dish paired to four carefully crafted Portobello Road Gin based cocktail. And fear […]

We’re hiring

Fancy joining the Shears Yard team & working for one of Leeds’ most interesting restaurants? We are looking for part-time floor staff who are available over the summer. Waiting experience is desired but not essential. Most importantly, we are looking for people with a passion for customer service, great food and a positive attitude. Must be […]

Our latest Early Bird Menu

With two courses costing just £14.50 and three for £17.50 you have no excuse not to indulge in our great value Early Bird It is available Tue – Fri between 12 and 3pm and 5.30 and 7pm, and on Saturday’s until 4pm. STARTERS Pressed ham hock, pickled spring vegetables, apple, piccalilli sauce & pork popcorn […]

How do you eat yours…?

Check out our Cream Egg Sorbet receipe… Easter is nearly here and to celebrate why not try our seasonal dessert of Crème Egg Sorbet. It tastes too good, so how could we not share the recipe? And its easy to make at home too! Ingredients 600ml milk 400ml water 600g cream eggs It’s easy! The […]