First images of new look restaurant and bar at Leeds's Queens Hotel revealed

The first images of how the new restaurant and bar at Leeds’s Queens Hotel have been revealed.

The hotel, part of The QHotels Group, is currently undergoing a £16 million refurbishment and is redeveloping its food and drink offer in partnership with Living Ventures’ Raffles-inspired restaurant and bar.

Named Grand Pacific, it will open to the public this summer.

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The 100-cover restaurant, private dining rooms and bar will offer a variety of fusion cuisine such as Asian spiced Duck Cottage Pie’ and ‘Tempura Szechuan sea bass’.

How the new Queens Hotel will look when it opens in Summer.How the new Queens Hotel will look when it opens in Summer.
How the new Queens Hotel will look when it opens in Summer.

There will also be a Sunday dinner option at the weekend accompanied by a live contemporary classical music.

In addition to the main restaurant and bar, the hotel will be home to Café Pacific, an all-day social hub offering coffees, drinks and snacks providing the perfect destination for dining, drinking, working or relaxing.

Richard Moore, group chief executive of The QHotels Group, said: “Throughout the refurbishment we have retained historical details that make the hotel so special but have introduced elements such as the social hub that accommodate and celebrate the new way people use hotel spaces.”

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Chairman of Living Ventures - who are partners in the refurbishment process - Jeremy Roberts, said: “We are delighted to bring this beautiful space back to life, echoing the glorious history of The Queens Hotel Its heritage as a place to relax, eat, drink and just enjoy some of the pleasures of life simply oozes from the walls. It is our privilege and pleasure to let it continue to be what it was always meant to be.”

The Queens Hotel is 80 years old.

Plans includes a much-anticipated renovation of all bedrooms, as well as adding an additional 16, bringing the room total to 232.