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This page features Pub and Brewery news from around the Leeds area, plus one or two newsworthy snippets from the Leeds CAMRA branch.


For national CAMRA news, click here.


To see local news from the past year, see our News Archive.


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November  2019


The Owl, a gastropub, is the first ever pub to open in Leeds Kirkgate Market. Beers in the taproom will be from Northern Monk brewery.


A new bar is planned  to open in Morley called the Hop Station, no further details at this point.

Also in Morley, Chris from  Truth Hurts brewery has expanded his micro pub  Beer Thirty, he has 1 cask ale and a range of craft ales.


What was the Half Moon in Collingham is now called Cromwell's Bar & Kitchen. It has had a makeover with the separate back room being knocked through and a semi circular bar.


Phil at Hungry Bear in Meanwood has brewed a beer called Allotment Ale using locally grown hops, he is also working on a Xmas beer for sale on draft and in bottles.

The Terminus nearby celebrates 1 year since opening on 23rd Nov, a birthday beer is planned.


The first beers produced on the kit in the Malt Brewhouse have been on sale in the pub. A blonde ale and pale ale were on hand pump, more different beers are planned.


The Festival of Brewers, an event showcasing local small breweries,  is happening on Saturday 23rd Nov at the New Craven Hall in Leeds. Check out the website for details.



Foleys Tap House in Leeds was voted September Pub of the Month. The photo below

shows the Manager, Ellis, receiving the award.