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'SouthWestBand - Live at Leeds 2023' - A pre/post gig guide to Leeds.

Here is a guide for the best places to eat, drink, and stay in Leeds for the 'SouthWestBand - Live in Leeds' gig at The Wardrobe on 11th February:

Quick pre-gig feed

Leeds Kirkgate Market: A historic market that offers a range of street food stalls, serving up everything from burgers and hot dogs to Thai and Indian cuisine.

Trinity Kitchen: A street food market located in the Trinity shopping centre that offers a range of international cuisine.

Aagrah: Indian restaurant literally opposite the venue

The Wardrobe: The event Venue is also open and serve food from 12pm.

Pre/Post gig piss up?

Merrion Street: Head over to our favourite street in Leeds. A hub for Clubs and bars. MOJO, Verve, Parkside Tavern and many more.

Call Lane: Another nightlife hub with bars and clubs for whatever music, drinks or atmosphere you’re looking for. Smokestack, Call Lane Social, Brooklyn and tons more.

The Domino Club: A popular night club located below a Barber shop in the Grand Arcade. If you’re looking for more live music they have a house band on every Saturday from 10.30pm. They specialize in Jazz, Funk and Soul.

The HiFi Club: A club that features live music and DJ sets, as well as a range of cocktails and beers.

Belgrave Music Hall: A multi-level venue and bar, known for its diverse live music, street food stalls, rooftop terrace, and unique atmosphere.

Where to park?

Templar street: 5 min walk. Templar Street &, Edward St, Leeds LS2 7LP

Victoria Multi-storey: Well lit, just over the road, slightly pricier. 44 Victoria Gate, Leeds LS2 7AU

Crown Street car park: Crown St, Leeds LS2 7DE


Premier Inn Leeds City Centre (Bus Station): A budget hotel located near the bus station that offers comfortable rooms at affordable rates. Hepworth Point, Clay Pit Ln, Leeds LS2 8BQ

Travelodge Leeds Central: A budget hotel located in the city centre that is within walking distance of many popular venues. Blayds Court, Blayds Yard, Off Swinegate, Leeds LS1 4AD

IBIS (Crown Point) – 2, Hotel ibis budget Leeds Centre Crown Point Road, The Gateway North, Crown Point Rd, Leeds LS9 8BZ

Public Transport

Leeds Bus Station – Leeds bus station is just over the road, very handy for the journey in. They have late night bus services running to select locations.

Leeds Train Station – The Leeds train station is a 15-20 min walk from the venue. Be aware you may not make the last train after the show.

And there you have it folks, a helpful guide to Leeds for all you SouthWestBand fans out there! We hope this guide will make your experience of the city even better and that you have a fantastic time at our upcoming event 'SouthWestBand- Live in Leeds'.

We can't wait to see you all there! Let's make it a night to remember! Don't forget to bring your energy and your dancing shoes, it's going to be a wild ride!

See you soon,


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