Azucar Tapas and Cantina Bar, Leeds

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Find us on Facebook Bookmark and Share Azucar is an absolute unqualified triumph, Yorkshire Evening Post Little Oliver 03.09.09

Azucar tapas food diningAbout Azucar

Azucar’s trademark is authentic, reasonably priced South American food served as tapas in a warm, informal and relaxing setting. In the words of Howard Marks “Azucar has established an excellent reputation for inexpensive, top quality tapas to suit all tastes. We look forward to bringing our knowledge of South American delicacies to Brewery Wharf and adding an informal eating experience to what has already become a popular, more traditional dining area.”

Combining a great selection of punchy cocktails, Spanish and Latin American beers and new world wines, and the odd cigar, Azucar promises to bring something very different to the area. The drinks menu include an extensive choice of wines, cocktails and course numerous tequilas and rums to choose from. Combine this with its stunning location and Azucar will soon become a hot destination for a quality drink. Think Erdinger on draught, bohemia beer, and Partida Agave Nectar Margaritas.

Local legend and author Howard Marks takes an active role in Azucar by drawing on his vast travel and writing experiences to add a creative edge to the bar. Howard, famous for a number of books including Mr Nice, has chosen Leeds as his home and lives one minute away from Azucar. He’ll use the bar as a base for when he’s writing or simply enjoying a monitor. In his own words, “You have to live life to write about it.”

The decor is dark and richly colourful. The walls are adorned with Howards travel memorabilia, while the furniture is an eclectic mix of old church benches and pews (with a pulpit functioning as a DJ booth) and comfortable sofas.