Location: Merrion Centre, Merrion Way, LS2 8NG
Budget: Splash the Cash £££
Type of night: After work drinks , Chatting and Drinking , Eating and Drinking , Something a little different
Type of venue: Restaurant , Lounge Bar , Restaurant Bar , Party Bar , Themed Bar
Want to know what's bursting onto Leeds' premium dining scene this year, setting up shop at the Merrion Centre? None other than Blue Pavilion, a luxury Chinese restaurant that's offering live music to boot. There'll be sleek marble, swanky leather, sparkling chandeliers, a golden mic stand and more across the in-house K Kube karaoke bar, with the main space boasting a more relaxed (but no less gorgeous) appearance. Think hanging flowers framing ceiling installations, all accompanied by complementary blue and orange accents throughout. What a looker.
Otherwise, there's a VIP room for privacy on special occasions, making this the ideal destination whether you're in a group or fancy a romantic meal. While there are further menu details to come, you can expect a contemporary feel similar to that offered by places like Tattu - meaning a choice of fine wine or cocktails inspired by flavours from China will wash it all down. And if popular sister venue Blue Sakura is anything to go by? It's bound to be a hit with your taste buds.
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