First look at the new exotic-themed restaurant in the Queens Hotel Leeds

Table top decorations.Table top decorations.
Table top decorations.
New images show the Raffles-inspired interior of Grand Pacific restaurant in the refurbished Queens Hotel Leeds.

Situated in the 80-year-old Leeds hotel, developer Living Ventures said it had sought to create a venue reminiscent of the iconic Raffles Hotel in Singapore.

A spokesperson said that the hotel was "paying homage to The Queens Hotel’s rich heritage" and added the Grand Pacific restaurant and bar is a "21st-century reincarnation of golden-age opulence".

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The all-day restaurant and bar opened this summer as part of the Grade II hotel’s £16 million refurbishment. .

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Featuring a 15 foot bespoke chandelier, it also features a 40 seat bar area, illuminated by a grand palm tree light fixture and looks through to the main restaurant area.

A spokesperson added: "Decorative tabletop lamps were added to create warm pockets of light, creating a low-level 1920s-style ambience.

"Decorative details such as ornamental pineapples, crystal light fixtures, and ornate, gilded gold mirrors were added to accentuate the lavish and eclectic style."

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Paul Moran, Living Ventures’ Managing Director, said: “Grand Pacific epitomises timeless, classic luxury. The interior design needed to reflect its sumptuous yet relaxed atmosphere - fusing tropical elegance with golden twenties splendour. It was a pleasure to bring this space to life as one of Leeds’ finest restaurants.”