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A beer lover’s guide to Leeds

Leeds has become a veritable haven for ale aficionados in recent times, with a wealth of inviting venues in which to drink and be merry. Something of an expert on the local scene, top beer blogger Leigh Linley presents his guide to the best bars, breweries and outlets in the city. Bars [Friends Of Ham] …

10 of the best bars in Newcastle

Newcastle is more than just a magnet for stag and hen dos. Local food and drink blogger Jeff Lyall offers his top tips for ten of the best bars in the city. For better or for worse, Newcastle Upon Tyne and drinking have, and most likely, will always go hand in hand. Continuously voted one of the top party …

Bars April 23, 2014

10 of the best bars in Belfast

Belfast is a city transformed in many ways in the last 20 years, but none of the changes have matched the pace of the local bar scene. Once known only for its traditional pubs, a new breed of bar owner has embraced the old warehouses and factories to create a varied scene that is growing …

Bars March 17, 2014

10 of the best bars in Dundee

Dundee has always had a decent drinking scene that’s managed to meet the demands of everyone from the traditionalists to the art-school crowd. Recently though, the city has seen a flurry of new cocktail joints and café bars opening up in response to the £1 billion pound waterfront transformation, which will become home to the …

Bars March 12, 2014

10 of the best pubs in Hull

While it’s often been wrongly maligned in the past, there’s no denying that Hull has always been a fantastic place for a night out, and an amazing blossoming of bars and eateries in the city’s Avenues area over the past 15 years or so has had the side-effect of spurring a renaissance for the pubs. The city centre’s …

Bars March 6, 2014

10 of the best bars in Manchester

Manchester is an exciting place to be as there’s always likely to be somewhere new and different to try, and it’s just full of hidden gems. Jen Scrafton takes a look at 10 of the best bars in Manchester. Whether you’re looking for a quiet pint of locally brewed ale in low-key surroundings, or a chic and …

Bars February 20, 2014

7 traditional pubs you have to try in Sheffield

In January, Sheffield made international news by being named as a beer destination by the New York Times with much praise for its pubs and ales, writes Ros Arksey The pubs name checked included The Sheffield Tap, located at Sheffield’s train station, which was described as “an inspirational introduction to the seriousness with which folk hereabouts …

Bars February 18, 2014

Beer of the month: Great Heck Yakima IPA

Beer blogger Leigh Linley kicks off his brand new column on WOW247 with a look at one of the nation’s most mind-blowing craft ales. Every month Leigh will be picking out a terrific tipple for you to try – and February’s recommendation is the irrepressible Great Heck Yakima IPA. Style: IPA ABV: 7.4% Web: www.greatheckbrewery.co.uk If …

Bars Beer February 3, 2014

8 of the most stylish bars in Manchester

Sponsored feature: From swish waterside hang-outs to stunning lounges specialising in Champagne, Manchester is home to a wide range of refined drinking destinations. Here, in association with WOW247 partner Aperol Spritz, we take a look at the most stylish bars in the city. Competition: Win an Aperol Spritz kit – scroll down to find out how to …

Bars August 6, 2013

9 of the most stylish bars in Edinburgh

Sponsored feature: While most of the Festival tourists are drawn to Edinburgh’s traditional pubs, there are plenty of more refined options which cater to those in the know all year round. Here, in association with WOW247 partner Aperol Spritz, we give you the inside track on the most stylish bars in Edinburgh. Tigerlily 125 George Street, 0131 …

Bars July 29, 2013

14 of the best beer gardens in Brighton and Hove

With a heatwave gripping most of the country, and temperatures soaring into the 30s on the south coast, Britain can, for once, enjoy the Mediterranean, al fresco lifestyle. While Brighton might be famous for its iconic picture-postcard seafront, there’s also a demand for the best pubs and bars with beer gardens. Here, Fran Villani of …

Bars July 18, 2013
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