09 Sep 2016
Unlock the mysterious world of mixology and seasonal British fare at The Lost & Found, Leeds. An avant-garde all-day bar and restaurant located in the heart of the city on Greek Street, this Victorian botanical hideaway recalls the glamour of bygone eras offering a decadent drinking den that always has a story to tell. From one mythical Professor Virginia K. Stevenson’s study of birds which inspires the space, to experimental drinks and delicious food with old and new friends, there’s always something to discover at The Lost & Found.
Stepping through the glass doors and into the inviting space, guests are immediately greeted by soft lighting, dark wooden floors and an array of leather seating; evocative of an old-world hide-out. Striking bar stools set on slim bird-like legs and embroidered table chairs play reference to Professor Stevenson’s love for feathered friends, while the scattering of globes across the dining space are inspired by her worldly travels. Privacy-providing verdant trees, taxidermy decorations and hints of gold add notes of hedonistic indulgence to the bar. Descend the winding spiral staircase topped with topiary to find marble topped tables, velvet-backed chairs and hanging lights. Flick through one of the many ornithological books that line the walls or enter a true world of mystery through the secret telephone. When it rings, be sure to answer; you never know what might happen.
Carefully crafted cocktails and sumptuous spirits are mixed, muddled and beautifully served by the city’s most creative mixologists. Work your way through the extensive list of tipples all created by an expertly trained bar team, including a collection of signature ‘Lost’ cocktails, celebrating twists on forgotten drinks of the past. Delight in Ms. Stevenson’s Cup laced with The Kraken black spiced rum, which resembles a Caipirinha and a Dark ‘N Stormy, or sip on an Evergreen Tea of Ketel One vodka and Fentiman’s dandelion & burdock. An Old Fashioned Cherry Cola with Gentleman Jack, cola syrup and cherry bitters is a sweet, warming nightcap not to miss. ‘Found’ cocktails bring added decadence to our most-loved concoctions including a Sloe Gin Cobbler with Courvoisier VS and Sipsmith sloe gin and The Mockingbird, singing with. Aperol and Sauza hornitos tequila. Can’t decide which poison to drink? Navigate the ‘Taste map’ to find your signature sip or join Virginia’s cocktail club every Monday to Friday from 5pm-8pm and enjoy your ‘Found’ cocktail for £5. A bursting list of craft beers from Meantime to Anchor, and exciting new ciders from Old Mout and Rekorderlig are also available, alongside a selection of white, red and rosé European and New World wines to suit every taste.
Plates to Savour
Sit amongst leafy trees and indulge in a modern menu of dishes ranging from the classic to the intriguing. Steak fans will find a home away from home at The Lost & Found, with charcoal oven steaks handpicked from the finest beef producers across Britain and the US. Each steak is matured for a minimum of 28 days then cooked to order in the smoky Josper oven. Choose from 35-day matured British cuts of rump or sirloin, or opt for an USDA grade rib eye from the States. A 20oz tender chateaubriand is ideal for sharing with lashings of peppercorn or béarnaise sauce. For relaxed dining, sourdough pizzas are adorned with an array of toppings including blackened jerk chicken, chorizo iberico, smoked salmon and marinated buffalo mozzarella to name a few, before being cooked to perfection at 350 degrees in the wood fired oven. Why not chow down on beef burgers bedecked with bacon, cheese, smoky ketchup and a cream-enriched seeded bun or indulge in the wild mushroom linguine with black truffle and iron-rich spinach. Mystery, decadence and old-world detailing create a space that any good Victorian would delight in. Sip, savour and discover something new at The Lost & Found.
The Lost & Found
12 Greek Street
T: 01134 931 061
Issued on behalf of: Revere August 2016
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Notes to editors:
The Lost & Found Leeds is the second site from the award-winning Revere brand, the first having opened in Birmingham in 2012. Revere comprises a collection of cocktail bars, restaurants, pubs and boutique hotels, including the newly opened Foundry 39 in Edinburgh, the iconic bar The Fire Station in Waterloo London, the award winning The Lost & Found in Birmingham and The Huntsman of Brockenhurst in the New Forest.