22 August 2012 by

Grazia Local: Blogger Hollie Bradbury On Her Top Leeds Must-Dos This Weekend!

In this week’s issue of Grazia you’ll find our latest Grazia Local feature – a whopping eight pages of the best places to eat, shop, hang, party, drink and everything in between in Sheffield, Leeds and Newcastle. Many of the places in our top ten lists that have been recommended by you – our readers in the know – you’ll find brilliant discounts and offers on them for a limited time only, so be sure to pick up a copy fast and get thee to city centre!

We’ve also recruited Grazia Local ambassadors – girls about town who know exactly where to pick up the best fashion buys or take your girlfriends to tea. Today's ambassador is Hollie Bradbury - an aspiring journalist from Leeds, who blogs on her site [a target="_blank" href="http://www.goodgollymisshollie.com/">Good Golly Miss Hollie[/a] about everything from the latest beauty tips to where you should hunt down a good cocktail. And she's let us in on her weekend of fun in Leeds. Scroll through for her snippets...

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I recently visited 'The Leeds kitchen' which is a restaurant inside the Alea Casino housed on the fashionable Clarence Dock Leeds . It is run by the celebrity chef James Martin.

Although there is a full menu listing to choose from. I opted to try the six course taster menu, natch. Delicious!

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Like so many girls, I absolutely LOVE shopping.  I actually find the large TK Maxx store located on the Headrow always surprises with some great pieces - and as the store is so large it always has new lines coming through. This month I picked up two items that I absolutely love, the first is a faux fur bag (very AW12) and secondly I found this amazing cardigan that fuels my leopard print addiction.

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I love the nightlife in Leeds and I definitely enjoy a cocktail in the restaurant quarter, centred in Greek Street. I had the best cosmo at Prohibition – hence why I got half way through the drink before taking a picture…

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Back to shopping. I also like to hit the vintage stores in Leeds - Blue Rinse and Best Vintage are some of the best in the city centre. One of my favourite pieces that I found is this gold, embossed peacock belt. I really do love discovering unique pieces!


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