Weekender: Independent bar group snaps up speakeasy

Leeds-based Escapism Bar Group has added to its string of independent bars in the city centre announcing that it has taken over the popular speakeasy, The Maven. Husband and wife team Phil and Mel Harrison already operate six bars – The Mean Eyed Cat and Verve, both on Merrion Street, and Call Lane Social, Tiki Hideaway, Brooklyn, and Cuckoo all on Call Lane. Phil said: “The Maven is the original speakeasy cocktail bar and is legendary on the Leeds bar scene. Its previous owner Nino Lopes is a good friend of ours; he poured... You can carry on reading TheBusinessDesk.com for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...
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