Tag : Drink

Lets Drink Our Way – Through St Paddy’s Day.

2 years ago / 0 comments

St Patrick’s Day isn’t all about shamrocks and a good excuse to dig out your god-awful green jumper amidst the dirty clothes at the bottom of your cupboard. No need to brag about your Irish roots (if you have any) because here in Leeds it is the best excuse to … Read More

Let’s drink some more Gin, shall we?

2 years ago / 0 comments

There comes a time, as editors, when we must compel ourselves to ‘take one for the team’. With this moral responsibility in mind, Gryphon editors Charlie Green and Will Hoole were invited down to the Botanist, Leeds, where they were obliged to sample the second best gin in the world. … Read More

The Stage is Set! New Coffee Bar Opens

2 years ago / 0 comments

Charlie Green talked to brothers Matthew and Martyn Jakeman, the proprietors of the speciality coffee bar Stage Espresso & Brewbar which recently opened on Great George Street. Where did the idea for the venture come from? How long has it been in the works? Basically, we’ve both always enjoyed coffee; … Read More

Kat’s Dry January Diary (or Dry-ary) for Brain Tumour Research

2 years ago / 0 comments

  Name: Kat Age: 23 Studying: Just graduated from an MA in English Literature Occupation: Barmaid LUU Societies: The Gryphon, SwingSoc, Jazz and Blues Drink of choice: Pint of cider in the pub, glass of red wine at home.   Why go dry? My reasons for giving up alcohol for … Read More

The Clock Cafe Returns

2 years ago / 0 comments

Settled right in the heart of Hyde Park corner, the aptly named LS6 café is a student landmark. With its lovely brunches, to-die-for milkshakes and arty aesthetics, it has long been the perfect location for reunions over lunch and catch-ups over coffee. It’s therefore not surprising that this artsy hub … Read More

Oktoberfest is coming!

2 years ago / 0 comments

Yes, October is here, but don’t fear, so is Oktoberfest! Celebrating days of Bavarian Food, Bier and music they will be bringing you… DRINK: Erdinger, one of Germany’s most popular brands is being bought to Leeds, alongside their haus beir. If bier’s not your thing, don’t worry! A range of German … Read More

#JackFriday at MEATLiquor – The best of both worlds

2 years ago / 0 comments

Take one-part award-winning cocktails, mix with a mouth-wateringly trendy menu, add a dash of live music and liberal amounts of Tennessee Whiskey, and what do you get? #JackFriday has come to Leeds. The event is distilled from the Jack Daniels tradition of gifting employees a bottle of JD on the … Read More

Pretend Friends?

6 years ago / 0 comments

The other week, I did my good deed for the year. I helped out a lad who was wandering in the midst of Hyde Park after being abandoned by his friends. People baffle me sometimes. Admittedly, it is easy to have a drink too many. However, when I see a … Read More