Leeds Innsider

Luke Christian is a male grooming and lifestyle blogger based in Leeds. An expert on everything from beard care to fragrance, he has partnered with some of the world’s leading brands to give you the lowdown on what the modern man should be using to look, smell and feel fantastic. He can be found over at his site,, where he keeps followers updated on the best new products, gives style advice and keeps you in the loop about what he’s been up to.

Luke was born in Leeds and has lived in the surrounding area all of his life – and he loves it. From its high-end stores to beautiful architecture and hidden spaces, Luke says he loves where Leeds is going.  


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Discover the best of Leeds with insight from our Innsider. Enjoy local attractions, cuisine and explore the lively city.

In the Know - Top Hotspots

Mrs. Atha's - A gorgeous little hideaway and independent family-run coffee shop, offering up an array of choices for breakfast.

Angelica's - a stylish bar and restaurant with a wraparound terrace and a stunning rooftop view of Leeds.
Belgrave - 1930's inspired Music Hall spread across three floors with regular live music, comedy, film and art exhibitions.

The Botanist – Gastropub-style dining with a rustic and industrial interior and wide variety of ales to choose from.
Laynes Espresso - A quick pit stop away from the hustle and bustle of Leeds with carefully sourced and freshly roasted coffee beans.

The Alchemist - Many alcoholic concoctions to choose from, all of which look amazing.
Corn Exchange - Historical landmark at the heart of Leeds with breathtaking Victorian Architecture and boutique stores inside.

Leeds Dock Water Taxi - Running from Granary Wharf to Leeds Dock, sit back and take in the city's skyline for free!
Victoria Gate - Leeds newest shopping centre joins the Victoria Quarter to bring a luxury and high end shopping destination for Leeds.

Athena Rising Mural - The UK's Tallest Mural is displayed across 46.8 metres from the ground and can be found just outside of Leeds Train Station.
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