Full ‘Steam’ Ahead For New Leicester Bar

Full 'Steam' Ahead For New Leicester Bar

A new bar,  Head of Steam is set to launch in Leicester’s Market Street on Thursday 5 April replacing the will replace the former Reynard pub.

The bar will champion local breweries as part of its offering, including Brewsters, Charnwood and Framework & Langton. With 30 lines showcasing some of the best craft ale, real ale, cider and beers from around the world.

Set across two floors, the 3,509 square foot venue will offer a main bar, a VIP floor that can be reserved for special functions, and a beer garden with seating for 30 people.

The Head of Steam, is owned by Hartlepool-based Camerons Brewery, and will offer customers the chance to choose from more than 120 different brews which they can enjoy in a welcoming space designed with a modern-twist.

Stuart Handford, general manager for HoS Leicester and Mark Connor, openings manager get set for The Head Of Steam, as the chain arrives in Leicester.'

Stuart Handford, general manager for HoS Leicester and Mark Connor, openings manager get set for The Head Of Steam, as the chain arrives in Leicester.’

Speaking ahead of the launch, Chris Soley, chief executive at Camerons Brewery, said:

“It’s a really exciting time for us as we open in Leicester, as The Head of Steam family expands its offering into the south of the country. We pride ourselves on hand-selecting the perfect range of beer for our customers using expert knowledge from our team of passionate beer sommeliers.

“It is important to note that this isn’t just a place exclusive to the beer fanatics, our doors are open to families, friends and even dogs, with an open and inviting atmosphere, you can relax and enjoy great food, drink and entertainment.

“We have experts on hand to offer beer-parings with your food, and advice on what drink you might enjoy most from an extensive choice. Guests can also find out the latest guest brews via the Untappd social media app, where we are registered as a verified venue.”

'An idea of how the new bar could look, taken from the new Head Of Steam in Didsbury.

‘An idea of how the new bar could look, taken from the new Head Of Steam in Didsbury.

Wines, cocktails and spirits, will be on offer and the venue also serves up contemporary takes on classic pub grub, served from 11am, with specialties including its own ‘Full Head of Steam Burger’. There will also be regular live music and quiz nights, and a discount on cask ales for CAMRA members.

Established in 1995, The Head of Steam has 13 pubs across the North of England in cities such as Leeds, Newcastle, Hull, and Liverpool. As well as launching in Nottingham this March, it is preparing to open a further venue in Birmingham this spring/summer.

For more details visit www.theheadofsteam.co.uk, and keep updated on The Head of Steam Leicester’s Facebook and Twitter @HOS_Leicester.