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Popular Leeds-based Cafe bar, Residence 74 is set to expand with a third venue due to land in Headingleynext month.

Residence 74 has fast become a favourite in the LS16 suburb of the city, known for its tasty breakfast and brunch, inventive cocktails, and stylish New York-inspired décor, backed up by a string of glowing press and TripAdvisor reviews.


Their latest project is considerably larger, set over two floors and sees the winning brand formula repurposed for the city’s thriving student area. With a strong focus on best-in-class cocktails, a brand new small and large plate menu to accompany the breakfast, brunch and indulgent dessert offering.


Residence 74 will channel a fresh and modish interior design with exposed brick, moody lighting, neon signage and lush plants. The venue's floor-to-ceiling windows create a bright and airy space with plenty of natural light, with space for 45 covers in the restaurant and 16 in the bar. The first floor has been designed to cater to private parties and on weekends, it will play host to the brand-new Bottomless Brunch, which is destined to be a must for Headingley regulars. 

New breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner hotspot for Headingley!


If you have yet to visit the original Residence 74, expect high quality, yet simple food in a lively environment. Their Full English receives rave reviews, with a veggie, vegan and gluten free options also available, catering for all dietary requirements. Other dishes like spruced up Avo on Toast with roasted veggies, pesto and feta! Or their signature dish, the must try Eggs Residence. An Eggs Benny twist with the usual hollandaise and Englishmuffin but with crispy bacon and hash browns. 


Fancy something sweeter? Pancakes stacked high with Nutella, banana and biscoff crumb are always a winner. Our favourite, the French Brioche Toast with bacon and maple syrup. On the lunch menu they have a wide selection of delicious lunch time burgers, sandwichesincluding the bestselling Steak and Cheese.


When day turns to night, guests can enjoy a range of creative small plates, from pulled pork croquettes, prawn saganaki to Korean fried cauliflower, along with larger plates including open Greek kebabs, a Chicken Parmiand a Sweet potato curry. The new menu will bring a variety of cuisines catering for all in the area.


Residence libations 


Cocktail lovers can look forward to a new intimate cocktail bar with an exciting ‘around the world’ menu. Expect a diverse range with plenty of different spirits and flavours. Including the tiki inspired cocktails from South America, laced with delicious rum and fruit flavours. British inspired cocktails with plenty of gin. You will see your favourite classics as well a wide spirit selection, perfect serve spirit mixer options and non-alcoholic cocktails. Two for £12 cocktail deals will help end your day or start your evening. 


Next chapter


Speaking ahead of the launch, Owner Salar Eftekharysaid:


‘’We’ve been overwhelmed with the amount of support from so many loyal customers since opening Residence 74 back in 2018 and can’t wait to begin the next chapter of our story. Our Headingley venue will feel familiar to regulars, but with enough twists to make it fresh at the same time.’’


‘’We wanted to create a space that could effortlessly transition from daytime breakfast and brunch to a lively cocktail and evening light bites venue. I’m confident we’ve achieved this - it’s a beautiful venue and our new menus are our tastiest to date. Team Residence 74 is prepped for what we hope will be our busiest and best year to date.’’

The new line-up taking over the range of bespoke vans includes The Golden Cricket, The Bad Boy Bagel Company, The Spicy Biker, Little Red Food Truck, and Yorkshire Cheese Grill. 

The five new arrivals are available to try at Trinity Kitchen from now until 19th March, taking residence within a converted VW Camper Van, a Citroen H van, a horse trailer, shipping container, and a J7 van. 

The Golden Cricket is a new vegan Chinese Street Food concept from Leeds favourite Mans Markets, serving 100% vegan, traditional Asian food, including a range of tofu dishes and bao buns, plus a ‘mini grasshoppers’ menu for children. 

The Bad Boy Bagel Company is serving their popular rainbow bagels with a selection of mouth-watering burgers and delicious loaded fries. 

Dishing up authentic Indian street food is The Spicy Biker, with a menu inspired by homemade family recipes, such as ‘Dad’s Onion Bhajis’ and ‘Mum’s Special Chicken Curry’. Guests can create and customise their own curry bowls, with a choice of different bases, curries and sides. 

Also taking a spot at Trinity Kitchen is a brand new concept from Little Red Food Truck, with handmade fried chicken burgers served in toasted brioche buns. Guests can also make their burgers gluten or dairy-free, all washed down with a variety of refreshing beers and cocktails. 

Back by popular demand is Yorkshire Cheese Grill – a must try for cheese-lovers! Take your pick from a selection of grilled cheese and toasted sandwiches, using locally sourced, Yorkshire produce. 

Josie Towning, Food and Beverage Manager at Trinity Leeds, said: “The New Year has brought a new line-up to Trinity Kitchen, with some exciting names being added to the bill. Trinity Kitchen continues to offer an ever-changing line-up of eateries all in one place, catering to everyone’s tastes. Whether you're trying something new for lunch or grabbing a bite to eat with friends, Trinity Kitchen has something for everyone.” 

The new street food vendors are trading alongside permanent eateries including Archie’s, Pho, Rola Wala, Tortilla, Pizzaluxe and Doner Shack. 

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Rudy's Pizza Napoletana is delighted to announce its third Leeds pizzeria on Otley Road, Headingley this spring, bringing 2,500 free pizzas for everyone. Rudy’s Headingley will join City Centre and Chapel Allerton locations.

The neighbourhood pizzeria has been serving the perfect and classic Neapolitan pizza since 2015 from its original Rudy’s in Ancoats, Manchester; and is now extending its Leeds sites as it aims to serve up fresh Neapolitan pizza daily to the people of Headingley.


Born out of passion for pizza, Rudy’s follows the authentic Neapolitan tradition of pizza making, serving classic recipes such as Marinara, Margherita and Calabrese – all originating from Naples, the birthplace of pizza.


Rudy’s dough is made fresh daily using Caputo ‘00’ flour which ferments for at least 24 hours, alongside the best quality ingredients imported from Naples, including San Marzano tomatoes grown on fields next to Mount Vesuvius, and Fior di Latte mozzarella.


All accordance to a truly authentic Neapolitan technique, the dough is cooked in a Stefano Ferrara oven for just 60 seconds – resulting in a soft and light pizza with an airy and raised cornicione (the edge or rim of the pizza).


Neal Bates, Managing Director of Rudy's, said, “We are delighted to announce that our next Rudy’s site will be located on Headingley’s bustling Otley Road. Leeds has been incredibly welcoming to the Rudy’s famiglia since we first opened here in 2020, and we can’t wait to expand our sites in this city. Headingley is a great location for Rudy’s, and we can’t wait to open our doors this Spring.


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