Dominating the bustling Millennium Square and a short walk from the First Direct Arena, The Electric Press is home to Revolution, Tavernaki Bistro, Red Chilli, Be At One, Whistle Punks and Playroom.

There is extensive outdoor seating as well as a glazed, heated courtyard, making it the perfect destination whatever the weather. It is also home to Carriageworks Theatre, which offers the best national and international touring productions, and has firmly established itself as a key destination for audiences looking for an entertaining, inspiring and adventurous night out.

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Providing you with the most unforgettable nights, Revolution has been throwing parties for the past 20 years at the Electric Press. Showcasing some of the City’s most talented DJs, Chefs and Mixologists crafting up Revolution’s nationally acclaimed food and cocktail menu including their famous Bottomless Brunch.

Tavernaki Bistro

Tavernaki serves the best Greek and Cypriot dishes in a modern, warm and friendly atmosphere, with a range of wines and cocktails that have been specially chosen to complement its Mediterranean style and ambience. Tavernaki also caters for all events, weddings and parties.

Red Chilli

Red Chilli is on a mission to enhance your Chinese food experience, looking after your pocket, stomach and soul. The restaurant specialises in the finest Beijing and Sichuan dishes and has an exemplary wine list. Red Chilli Leeds was voted ‘Britain’s Favourite Chinese Restaurant’ at the 2012 Tsingtao Legacy Of Taste Awards.

Be At One

Be At One specialises in great cocktails and awesome service in a fantastic party atmosphere, with daily happy hours, tons of cocktails and tunes to keep you dancing all night. There is also a smartphone app where you can get additional offers.

Whistle Punks

Wrapped in a vibrant venue, expertly hosted by kick-ass instructors and backed up with a suitably pumping soundtrack, in no time at all you’ll be throwing axes like a pro and competing against your friends. Once you’re done sinking steel, stay for a drink from the well-stocked bar and grab a tasty slice of pizza!


Playroom is Leeds’ first dine, drink and dance destination offering day, night and late-night dining experiences with immersive lighting, live performers and DJs in the city’s most stylish setting. There is an exclusive private dining area, indoor heated courtyard and an outside terrace in the iconic Millennium Square.

Carriageworks Theatre

Inside the Main Auditorium you can expect a range of shows to inspire and entertain, from imaginative new plays to inventive adaptations of popular stories. The Studio is a cosy black box performance space and the perfect place to catch new innovative theatre, rising comedy stars and intimate gigs.

The Electric Press, 14 Great George St, Leeds LS1 3DW